2019 SchoolDigger Rankings

Friends of Education congratulates its schools in the 2019 SchoolDigger.com district rankings. SchoolDigger ranks districts based on average score obtained in each grade on state assessments compared to the state average score. 

Many congratulations!

2019 Minnesota School District Rankings (out of 452)

Schools in Bold are Friends Schools
1.       St. Croix Preparatory Academy
2.       Nova Classical Academy
3.       Math & Science Academy
4.       Eagle Ridge Academy
5.       Orono School District
6.       Mahtomedi School District
7.       Yinghua Academy
8.       Esko Public School District
9.       Minnetonka School District
10.   St. Michael-Albertiville School District
17.  Cologne Academy
35.  Parnassus Preparatory School
50.  Aspen Academy
52.  Seven Hills Preparatory Academy
57.  DaVinci Academy


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