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Education InvestmentsAhead of the Class

With some of the best schools in the nation, Fargo, Moorhead and West Fargo is a regional center for learning. The area is home to two universities, a well-respected private college, a community and technical college, a business school and a skills and techology center for custom training and retraining. High-quality elementary and secondary education is also a priority.

Public Schools

Location Facilities Enrollment
Barnesville Public Schools

2 885
Casselton Public Schools 1 824
Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton Public Schools 2 1520
Fargo Public Schools 22 11,045
Hawley Public Schools 3 951
Mapleton 1 79
Moorhead Area Public Schools 8 5,620
Northern Cass 1 576
West Fargo Public Schools 15 8541

 

Private and Parochial Schools

Location Facilities Enrollment
Fargo    
Dakota Montessori School 1 173
JP II Catholic Schools Neetwork 4 1,058
Grace Lutheran School 1 110
Oak Grove Lutheran School

2 458
Moorhead    
Park Christian School 1 415
St. Joseph’s School 1 218


Post-Secondary and Higher Education

Facility Location Enrollment
Concordia College Moorhead 2,398
Minnesota School of Business Moorhead (online) 350
Minnesota State Community & Technical College Moorhead 3,600
Minnesota State University Moorhead Moorhead 6,308
North Dakota State College of Science Wahpeton 3,033
North Dakota State College of Science Fargo 298
North Dakota State University Fargo 14,747

Rasmussen College

Fargo, Moorhead, Bismarck 831
University of Mary/Fargo Center Fargo 174

Based on fall enrollment 2014

College Entrance Test Scores ACT

Location ACT
Minnesota Average Composite Score 22.9
North Dakota Average Composit Score 20.6
National Average Composit Score 21.0

Sources: ACT, Inc.; 2014 ACT National and State Scores SAT Scores Comparison ChartSAT

SAT Participation Critical Reading Math Writing Total
North Dakota

2% 612 620 584 1816
Minnesota 6% 598 612 578 1786
National Average   497 513 487 1497

Sources: College Board (www.collegeboard.com); 2014

PRE-SCHOOL AND CHILD CARE

CityLicensed Centers/Homes
Barnesville 13
Casselton10
Dilworth26
Fargo 218
Hawley 14
Moorhead 119
West Fargo   94

Source: ChildCare Aware of North Dakota

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