Public Schools in Rice County, Minnesota

There are 28 Public Schools in Rice County, Minnesota, serving a population of 65,251 people in an area of 496 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 2,330 people, and 1 Public School per 17 square miles.

In Minnesota, Rice County is ranked 73rd of 87 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 12th of 87 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Rice County Public Schools

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


Arcadia Charter School 1719 Cannon Road Northfield, MN

Bridgewater Elementary 401 Jefferson Parkway Northfield, MN

Cannon River Stem School 1800 14th Street Northeast Faribault, MN

Cannon Valley Special Ed Coop 140 Division Street South Northfield, MN

Discovery Public School Faribault 126 8th Street Northwest Faribault, MN

Early Childhood Special Education 2800 1st Avenue Northwest Faribault, MN

Faribault Area Learning Center 2855 1st Avenue Northwest Faribault, MN

Faribault Middle 704 17th Street Southwest Faribault, MN

Faribault Senior High 330 9th Avenue Southwest Faribault, MN

Greenvale Park Elementary 700 Lincoln Parkway Northfield, MN

Jefferson Elementary 922 Home Place Faribault, MN

Lincoln Elementary 510 Lincoln Avenue Northwest Faribault, MN

Longfellow Elementary School 201 Orchard St S Northfield, MN

Lonsdale Pre K-4 1000 Idaho Street Southwest Lonsdale, MN

McKinley Early Childhood Center 930 4th Avenue Northwest Faribault, MN

Mn Academy For The Blind 400 6th Avenue Southeast Faribault, MN

Mn Academy For The Deaf 615 Olof Hanson Drive Faribault, MN

Mn Correctional Facility-Faribault 1101 Linden Lane Faribault, MN

Montgomery-Lonsdale Elementary School East 1000 Idaho Street Southwest Lonsdale, MN

Nerstrand Charter School 205 2nd Street South Nerstrand, MN

Northfield Area Learning Center 201 Orchard Street South Northfield, MN

Northfield Middle 2200 Division Street South Northfield, MN

Northfield Senior High 1400 Division Street South Northfield, MN

Reflections 128 8th Avenue Northwest Faribault, MN

Roosevelt Elementary 925 Parshall Street Faribault, MN

Sibley Elementary 1400 Maple Street Northfield, MN

W-E-M Public Schools 23 Ann Street East Morristown, MN

Waterville-Elysian-Morristown Jr. 23 Ann Street East Morristown, MN

About Rice County Public Schools

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

Rice County Public School Statistics

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

Rice County Public School Enrollment
 Rice CountyMinnesota
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment661 (65.6%)61,164 (64.6%)
Kindergarten Enrollment777 (86.8%)63,077 (88.4%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)2,697 (83.0%)253,970 (89.1%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)3,057 (88.1%)259,736 (89.8%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)2,965 (94.6%)268,982 (91.8%)
Rice County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Rice CountyMinnesota
Less than 9th Grade Education1,505 (3.6%)109,242 (2.9%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)2,466 (5.9%)153,159 (4.1%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)12,895 (31.0%)930,058 (24.9%)