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Top 10 Best Bismarck Public Schools (2023-24)

For the 2023-24 school year, there are 33 public schools serving 13,931 students in Bismarck, ND (there are , serving 1,997 private students). 87% of all K-12 students in Bismarck, ND are educated in public schools (compared to the ND state average of 93%).
The top ranked public schools in Bismarck, ND are Roosevelt Elementary School, Apple Creek Elementary School and Highland Acres Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Bismarck, ND public schools have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the North Dakota public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 43% statewide average). Schools in Bismarck have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of North Dakota public schools.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the North Dakota public school average of 28% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Best Bismarck, ND Public Schools (2023-24)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Roosevelt Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
613 W Avenue B
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4240
Grades: K-5
| 117 students
Rank: #22.
Apple Creek Elementary School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2000 93rd St Se
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 223-7349
Grades: PK-5
| 85 students
Rank: #33.
Highland Acres Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1200 Prairie Dr
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4160
Grades: K-5
| 195 students
Rank: #44.
Victor Solheim Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
325 Munich Dr
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 323-4260
Grades: K-5
| 532 students
Rank: #55.
Sunrise Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3800 Nickerson Ave
Bismarck, ND 58503
(701) 323-4300
Grades: K-5
| 650 students
Rank: #66.
Centennial Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2800 Ithica Dr
Bismarck, ND 58503
(701) 323-4290
Grades: K-5
| 467 students
Rank: #77.
Prairie Rose Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2200 Oahe Bend
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 323-4280
Grades: K-5
| 117 students
Rank: #88.
Naughton Elementary School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9101 123rd Ave Ne
Bismarck, ND 58503
(701) 673-3119
Grades: PK-8
| 20 students
Rank: #99.
Liberty Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5400 Onyx Dr
Bismarck, ND 58503
(701) 323-4320
Grades: K-5
| 624 students
Rank: #1010.
Manning Elementary School
Math: ≥50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
10500 Hwy 1804 S
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 223-0082
Grades: K-8
| 19 students
Rank: #1111.
Century High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1000 E Century Ave
Bismarck, ND 58503
(701) 323-4900
Grades: 9-12
| 1,332 students
Rank: #1212.
Northridge Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1727 N 3rd St
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4210
Grades: K-5
| 431 students
Rank: #1313.
Horizon Middle School
Math: 42% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
500 Ash Coulee Dr
Bismarck, ND 58503
(701) 323-4550
Grades: 6-8
| 1,065 students
Rank: #1414.
Grimsrud Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
716 W St Benedict Dr
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4150
Grades: K-5
| 282 students
Rank: #1515.
Rita Murphy Elementary School
Math: 45% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
611 N 31st St
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4190
Grades: K-5
| 574 students
Rank: #1616.
Lincoln Elementary School
Math: 49% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3320 Mccurry Way
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 323-4310
Grades: K-5
| 653 students
Rank: #1717.
Robert Place Miller Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1989 N 20th St
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4170
Grades: K-5
| 411 students
Rank: #1818.
Simle Middle School
Math: 34% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1218 Simle Dr
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4600
Grades: 6-8
| 1,025 students
Rank: #1919.
Dorothy Moses Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1312 Columbia Dr
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 323-4180
Grades: K-5
| 331 students
Rank: #2020.
Wachter Middle School
Math: 34% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1107 S 7th St
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 323-4650
Grades: 6-8
| 1,066 students
Rank: #2121.
Bismarck High School
Math: 22% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
800 N 8th St
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4800
Grades: 9-12
| 1,239 students
Rank: #2222.
Will-moore Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
400 E Avenue E
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4270
Grades: K-5
| 232 students
Rank: #2323.
Legacy High School
Math: 20% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
3400 E Calgary Ave
Bismarck, ND 58503
(701) 323-4850
Grades: 9-12
| 1,385 students
Rank: #2424.
Pioneer Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1400 Braman Ave
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4220
Grades: K-5
| 276 students
Rank: #2525.
Jeannette Myhre Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
919 S 12th St
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 323-4200
Grades: K-5
| 285 students
Rank: n/an/a
Becep Center
720 N 14th St
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4400
Grades: PK
| 312 students
Rank: n/an/a
806 N Washington St
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4101
Grades: K-5
| 41 students
Rank: n/an/a
806 N Washington St
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4101
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
806 N Washington St
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4101
Grades: 6-8
| 10 students
Rank: n/an/a
Bismarck, ND 58503
(701) 323-4001
Grades: n/a
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Bismarck, ND 58503
(701) 323-4001
Grades: n/a
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
406 S Anderson St
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 323-4520
Grades: 9-12
| 103 students
Rank: n/an/a
3315 Unviersity Dr
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 530-0677
Grades: K-7
| 52 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Bismarck, North Dakota

Bismarck, North Dakota Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
1221 College Dr
Bismarck, ND 58506
(701) 323-4340
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Bismarck Spec Ed Unit (Closed 2021)
Special Education School
806 N Washington St
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4028
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
1200 College Dr
Bismarck, ND 58506
(701) 323-4340
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
4007 State St Ste 101
Bismarck, ND 58503
(701) 258-6299
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
128 Soo Line Drive Ste 102
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 751-4041
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
720 N 14th St
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 221-3450
Grades: K-6
| 138 students
406 South Anderson St
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 323-4230
Grades: K-6
| 116 students
523 N 21st St
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 323-4250
Grades: K-5
| 220 students
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the top ranked public schools in Bismarck, ND?
The top ranked public schools in Bismarck, ND include Roosevelt Elementary School, Apple Creek Elementary School and Highland Acres Elementary School.
How many public schools are located in Bismarck, ND?
33 public schools are located in Bismarck, ND.
What percentage of students in Bismarck, ND go to public school?
87% of all K-12 students in Bismarck, ND are educated in public schools (compared to the ND state average of 93%).
What is the racial composition of students in Bismarck, ND?
Bismarck, ND public schools minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority American Indian and Hispanic), which is less than the North Dakota public schools average of 28% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

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