Education Data Visualization Tool
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The Northland has eleven campuses across 8 cities. The data for each school represent the number of fall enrollees at each institution and the number of conferred degrees as reported by each university or college. In addition to large numbers of people with bachelor’s and advanced degrees, particularly in the greater Duluth area, the region as a whole boasts one of the highest concentrations of associate’s degrees in the nation.
The institutions total around 6,200 graduates each year.
- University of Minnesota Duluth (Duluth)
- University of Wisconsin Superior (Superior)
- College of St. Scholastica (Duluth)
- Lake Superior College (Duluth)
- Northeast Higher Education District (5 community and technical colleges in Ely, Grand Rapids, Hibbing, Virginia/Eveleth, and International Falls)
- Fond Du Lac Tribal & Community College (Cloquet)
- Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College Superior (Superior)
Minnesota is renowned for its strong public education system. The State of Minnesota spends $13,016 per student for K-12 education; that’s $581 more than the national average. There are 14.5 pupils per teacher; that’s about one less than in the United States as a whole. Test scores frequently exceed state and national averages, and partnerships with local universities allow high school students to earn technical skills and college credits before graduation. Northland schools set kids on paths for success in all walks of life, from degrees at world-renowned universities to skills and trades for professions that strengthen the region’s eonomy.
Data includes all traditional public high schools in the Northland. Private, charter, and alternative learning options also exist within the region.
|High School||Grad. Rate||Annual Grads (2015)||Average ACT (2016)||Pupil/Teacher Ratio|
|Cook County (Grand Marais, MN)||82%||36||20.8||16.4|
|Greenway (Coleraine, MN)||99%||66||19.6||19.5|
|Mesabi East (Aurora, MN)||89%||47||18.3||18.6|
|North Woods (Cook, MN)||87%||41||20.1||16.7|
|Northeast Range (Babbitt, MN)||88%||22||17.9||16.7|
|Northwestern (Maple, WI)||94%||107||20.4||14.1|
|South Ridge (Culver, MN)||80%||37||19.8||16.7|