Public Schools in Polk County, Minnesota

There are 19 Public Schools in Polk County, Minnesota, serving a population of 31,564 people in an area of 1,971 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 1,661 people, and 1 Public School per 103 square miles.

In Minnesota, Polk County is ranked 39th of 87 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 68th of 87 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Polk County Public Schools

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


Area Special Education Co-Op 1505 Central Avenue Northwest East Grand Forks, MN

Central Middle 1827 Bygland Road Southeast East Grand Forks, MN

Climax Elementary 111 East Broadway Climax, MN

Climax Secondary 111 East Broadway Climax, MN

Crookston Secondary 402 Fisher Avenue Crookston, MN

East Grand Forks Senior High 1420 4th Avenue Northwest East Grand Forks, MN

Fertile-Beltrami Elementary School 210 South Mill Street Fertile, MN

Fertile-Beltrami Secondary Mill Street South Fertile, MN

Fisher High School 313 Park Avenue Fisher, MN

Fisher Secondary 313 Park Avenue Fisher, MN

Fosston Secondary 301 1st Street East Fosston, MN

Highland Elementary 801 Central Avenue North Crookston, MN

Magelssen Elementary 700 1st Street East Fosston, MN

New Heights Elementary 1427 6th Avenue Northwest East Grand Forks, MN

New Paths Area Learning Center 202 East 4th Street Crookston, MN

Northern Lights Academy 600 Bruce Street Crookston, MN

South Point Elementary 1900 13th Street Southeast East Grand Forks, MN

Washington Elementary 724 University Avenue Crookston, MN

Win-E-Mac Secondary 23130 345th Street Southeast Erskine, MN

About Polk County Public Schools

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

Polk County Public School Statistics

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

Polk County Public School Enrollment
 Polk CountyMinnesota
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment375 (81.9%)61,164 (64.6%)
Kindergarten Enrollment412 (88.4%)63,077 (88.4%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)1,500 (87.8%)253,970 (89.1%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)1,517 (93.8%)259,736 (89.8%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)1,562 (94.3%)268,982 (91.8%)
Polk County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Polk CountyMinnesota
Less than 9th Grade Education654 (3.1%)109,242 (2.9%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)1,072 (5.1%)153,159 (4.1%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)6,837 (32.3%)930,058 (24.9%)