Public Schools in Watonwan County, Minnesota

There are 6 Public Schools in Watonwan County, Minnesota, serving a population of 10,936 people in an area of 435 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 1,822 people, and 1 Public School per 72 square miles.

In Minnesota, Watonwan County is ranked 46th of 87 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 55th of 87 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Watonwan County Public Schools

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


Armstrong School 500 3rd Avenue South St. James, MN

Butterfield Elementary 440 Hubbard Avenue Butterfield, MN

Eminnesota Online Academy 320 Buck Avenue Southeast Madelia, MN

Madelia Elementary 121 East Main Street Madelia, MN

St. James Northside Elementary 1273 10th Avenue North St. James, MN

St. James Secondary 1001 10th Avenue North St. James, MN

About Watonwan County Public Schools

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

Watonwan County Public School Statistics

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

Watonwan County Public School Enrollment
 Watonwan CountyMinnesota
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment320 (83.8%)61,164 (64.6%)
Kindergarten Enrollment104 (81.3%)63,077 (88.4%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)574 (89.5%)253,970 (89.1%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)430 (96.0%)259,736 (89.8%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)626 (97.7%)268,982 (91.8%)
Watonwan County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Watonwan CountyMinnesota
Less than 9th Grade Education712 (9.7%)109,242 (2.9%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)508 (6.9%)153,159 (4.1%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)3,036 (41.2%)930,058 (24.9%)