North Dakota
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North Dakota Public Schools

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

Overview

Public Schools Overview North Dakota School Districts by City
Number Of Students 113,995
Number Of North Dakota Schools 536
Number Of North Dakota School Districts 236
Spending Per Student $16,513

State Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Reading/English Language Arts Tests

Reading/English Language Arts Tests Reading Proficiency
3rd Grade 46.62851150316
4th Grade 44.6801259836667
5th Grade 49.8067976460776
6th Grade 46.5493577368577
7th Grade 48.0549969044894
8th Grade 44.9891213780836
10th Grade 54.5244071935014

Math Test

Math Tests Math Proficiency
3rd Grade 48.9693790428109
4th Grade 43.8581615303857
5th Grade 40.461484639266
6th Grade 37.725924101916
7th Grade 37.8679905446223
8th Grade 36.2676028647662
10th Grade 34.1799690097197

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This State Nation
White (non-hispanic) 76.9% 50.6%
Black 4.5% 16.0%
Hispanic 4.6% 26.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.5% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 12.5% 1.5%
Special Needs Groups This State Nation
Economically Disadvantaged 34.4% 48.4%
English Language Learners 2.8% 9.3%
Students With Disabilities 13.3% 13.3%

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR STATE 12.30
AVG FOR NATION 16.50

North Dakota Education Environment

Population State Nation
Population 760,077 327,167,434
Population Density (per sq. mile) 11 91
Population distribution by age STATE NATION
4 Years Old And Below 7.0% 6.1%
5-19 Years Old 19.0% 19.3%
20-44 Years Old 35.4% 33.3%
45-64 Years Old 24.1% 26.0%
65 Or Older 14.6% 15.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS STATE NATION
Number Of Households 314,903 117,952,415
Single Parent Households With Children 8.2% 8.9%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.5% 87.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 29.5% 31.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION STATE NATION
$150,000 or more 11.4% 13.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 16.5% 14.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.3% 12.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.1% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.1% 17.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.7% 13.9%
$15,000 or less 9.9% 10.9%

Education Expenditures

For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,321 $834,539,095 44.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $414 $47,178,425 2.5%
Staff $421 $47,997,303 2.5%
General Administration $487 $55,565,240 3.0%
School Administration $654 $74,512,280 4.0%
Operation $1,068 $121,793,214 6.5%
Transportation $522 $59,456,745 3.2%
Other $374 $42,690,391 2.3%
Total Support $3,941 $449,210,623 23.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $5,252 $598,682,041 31.8%
Total Expenditures $16,513 $1,882,450,560 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%