Public Schools in Brainerd, Minnesota

There are 13 Public Schools in Brainerd, Minnesota, serving a population of 13,394 people in an area of 12 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 1,030 people, and 1 Public School per square mile.

In Minnesota, Brainerd is ranked 310th of 1018 cities in Public Schools per capita, and 246th of 1018 cities in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Brainerd Public Schools

Find Brainerd, Minnesota public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Brainerd Senior High 702 South 5th Street Brainerd, MN

Discovery Woods Montessori School 810 Northwest 7th Street Brainerd, MN

Discovery Woods Montessori School 604 North 7th Street Brainerd, MN

Early Childhood Center 311 10th Avenue Northeast Brainerd, MN

Garfield Elementary 1120 10th Avenue Northeast Brainerd, MN

Harrison Elementary 1515 Oak Street Brainerd, MN

Isd 181 Learning Center 311 10th Avenue Northeast Brainerd, MN

Lincoln Education Center 604 South 6th Street Brainerd, MN

Lowell Elementary 704 3rd Avenue Northeast Brainerd, MN

Middle Level Alternative Program School 311 10th Avenue Northeast Brainerd, MN

Paul Bunyan Special Education 315 Charles Street Brainerd, MN

Port Educational Services School 115 North 1st Street Brainerd, MN

Riverside Elementary 220 Northwest 3rd Street Brainerd, MN

About Brainerd Public Schools

Brainerd Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Brainerd, MN. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Minnesota, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Brainerd Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Brainerd school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Brainerd Public School Statistics

Find Brainerd Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Brainerd Public School Enrollment
 BrainerdMinnesota
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment171 (89.1%)61,164 (64.6%)
Kindergarten Enrollment109 (83.8%)63,077 (88.4%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)654 (95.1%)253,970 (89.1%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)591 (93.7%)259,736 (89.8%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)533 (91.0%)268,982 (91.8%)
Brainerd Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 BrainerdMinnesota
Less than 9th Grade Education144 (1.7%)109,242 (2.9%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)656 (7.5%)153,159 (4.1%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)2,788 (32.1%)930,058 (24.9%)