A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A-
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    B-
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
Address
1875 Greeley St S
Stillwater, MN 55082
Telephone
(651) 351-8340
Website

Stillwater Area Public Schools Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
72%
Percent Proficient - Math
70%
Average Graduation Rate
88%
Average SAT
1270
19 responses
Average ACT
27
299 responses
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Students

Diversity
C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
8,565
Free or Reduced Lunch
16.5%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
$67,534
Teachers in First/Second Year

Finances

Total Expenses
$103,775,000
Expenses Per Student
$12,381/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    65%
  • Support Services
    31%
  • Other
    4%

Stillwater Area Public Schools Reviews

21 reviews
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As a mature adult citizen, and a lifelong learner, I can write this about our school district: I attended Stillwater Area schools from second grade up, and I graduated from Stillwater Area High School. There are many great various elementary, and charter schools. There is a choice of two Jr. High Schools and one charter school. These come together in the High school, charter school, and an alternative learning center. In the High School there are AP classes where students may attend a nearby Community College to graduate early.
I went to a great elementary school with awesome leadership. Then, I went to Stillwater Jr. High, and I feel security was bad; I wrote myself a note to get out of school once, and they honored it. Finally I went to Stillwater High School. There was not enough directional momentum to either the workforce or to pick a degree program at college, when I attended High School.
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Stillwater Area Public Schools have provided me with many opportunities throughout my time spent here. I have been offered many Honors, Advanced Placement, and College In the Schools courses throughout junior high school and senior high school, and I believe all of these classes as well as other "regular" classes have helped me prepare for college greatly. I have always had teachers that want to help all their students succeed, as well as coaches who encourage their athletes to put their focus on academics. The main thing I would like to see change is the diversity of the student population. Stillwater has always been a predominantly white population, and I think that leads to a lack of cultural awareness among my classmates. I would like to see an increase in cultural awareness and to see my classmates more informed on current events in our country and globally.
The atmosphere that encompasses Stillwater Area High School is quite conflicting. Stillwater may not be culturally or racially diverse, but there sure is variety of opinions personalities. The sports teams are above average and that is reflected in the expansion to athletic facilities and the focus on Stillwater Ponies. Stillwater is adding grade 9 to the highschool, and grade 6 to the two middle schools, so the upcoming 2017-2018 school year will be a year of transition for everyone.