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2023 Best Schools in Rice County

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  1. Shattuck-St. Mary's School

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    Private School,



    94 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says I love going to Shattuck, the teachers care about the students and the athletics are amazing!Shattuck is getting me ready for College by working on my timemamgement skills, study habits, and teaching us how to take responsibility of ourselves and our actions. My coaches work very hard to make us better and think about what we want to do and where we want to go after high school. We pend time in the weight room and have practice 4-5 days a week so we are...My soccer schedule is worked into my academic schedule and the teachers, coaches, advisors all work with me to help me create good habits in and out of the classroom. I feel like I have lots of...I have teammates from all over the world and I feel Shattuck does a very good job making everyone feel welcome and I love making friends from all over the world..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 404,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  2. Northfield Senior High School

    Northfield Public School District, MN,


    172 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Northfield Senior High School provides opportunities and preparation for those who are interested in attending college, service academies, ROTC programs, trade or professional schools, or to start a...I certainly learned a lot in my high school career and I appreciated how well supported I felt in choosing to pursue Post-Secondary Education Options. Several teachers have and will continue to make...Northfield High School promotes and offers opportunities to serve our local community and to participate in very competitive high school sports. Overall I would recommend Northfield High School to....

    Read 172 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Students: 1,370,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 42 to 1,

  3. Arcadia Charter School

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    Public School,



    9 Niche users give it an average review of 4.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says The small amount of teachers at Arcadia makes them all very approachable. All teachers are referred to by their first names, which makes for a more personal experience. This school is project based,...The class sizes are really small and everyone is really welcoming but still tight-knit. There are distinct friend groups but they intermingle and no one is left out.There are opportunities to take classes at the Northfield High School if needed, for example I know someone who has taken AP Physics there. Transportation is not provided.I love this school so much..

    Read 9 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Students: 109,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  4. Faribault Senior High School

    Faribault Public School District, MN,


    147 Niche users give it an average review of 3.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The teachers and staff at Faribault Senior High School are dedicated and hard-working. They always do their best to help every one of their students succeed. This school produces several....

    Read 147 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B minus,

    Students: 1,105,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 16 to 1,

  5. Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf

    Minnesota State Academies, MN,

    PK, K-12,

    9 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says This deaf school has been good and deaf cultures, social media, sports, and education. This is so great to into deaf school and uses in Amercian Sign Language and there are the dorms who far as long....

    Read 9 reviews.

    Students: 97,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 4 to 1,

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