Public Schools in Jackson County, Minnesota

There are 7 Public Schools in Jackson County, Minnesota, serving a population of 10,104 people in an area of 703 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 1,443 people, and 1 Public School per 100 square miles.

In Minnesota, Jackson County is ranked 32nd of 87 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 66th of 87 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Jackson County Public Schools

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


Heron Lake-Okabena Elementary 321 Stearns Avenue Heron Lake, MN

Heron Lake-Okabena Secondary 124 North Minnesota Avenue Okabena, MN

Jackson County Central Middle 205 4th Avenue North Lakefield, MN

Jackson County Central Senior High 1128 North Highway Jackson, MN

Pleasantview Elementary 110 Milwaukee Street Lakefield, MN

Riverside Elementary 820 Park Street Jackson, MN

Southwest Star Concept Secondary 124 North Minnesota Avenue Okabena, MN

About Jackson County Public Schools

Jackson County 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 Jackson County, 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:
  • Jackson County Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Jackson County school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Jackson County Public School Statistics

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

Jackson County Public School Enrollment
 Jackson CountyMinnesota
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment219 (86.9%)61,164 (64.6%)
Kindergarten Enrollment89 (89.0%)63,077 (88.4%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)402 (94.6%)253,970 (89.1%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)473 (91.8%)259,736 (89.8%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)539 (98.2%)268,982 (91.8%)
Jackson County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Jackson CountyMinnesota
Less than 9th Grade Education165 (2.3%)109,242 (2.9%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)324 (4.6%)153,159 (4.1%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)2,435 (34.2%)930,058 (24.9%)