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Print Friendly, PDF & Email has ranked Orono among the top five school districts in Minnesota. The 2020 Best School Districts ranking is based on rigorous analysis of academic and student life data from the U.S. Department of Education along with test scores, college data and ratings collected from Niche logo

Specifically, the ranking is composed of:

  • Academics (50 percent)
  • Teachers (15 percent)
  • Culture and diversity (10 percent)
  • Parent/student surveys on overall experience (10 percent)
  • Health and safety (5 percent)
  • Resources and facilities (5 percent)
  • Clubs and activities (2.5 percent)
  • Sports (2.5 percent)

More detailed information about how school districts are ranked can be found here.

Orono also ranked among the best in Minnesota for having the best teachers, being the best place to teach and being the safest.

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