MINNESOTA SCHOOLS AND NEIGHBORHOODS: WE ARE HERE TO HELP
SchoolsK-12.com is a site designed around the needs of a relocating family with school age children. It is a site that allows the family to search public and private Minnesota schools, but understands that choosing the right Minnesota neighborhood is equally important to a successful move. Through a network of local sponsors and experts, Schoolsk-12.com can guide a family through the process of choosing an excellent Minnesota school located in a great neighborhood taking into account such things as affordability, accessibility to work, to shopping, the traffic patterns and more.
ABOUT Minnesota SCHOOLS
Minnesota schools boast a total statewide student population of 950,435 attending 2,795 schools in 510 public school districts and 629 private schools. Public school revenue and expenditures vary by school district but Minnesota public schools spend an average of $7,176 per student each year. That ranks Minnesota schools number 27 nationally.
Student teacher ratio is an important statistic cluing parents into the probable attention their child might receive individually in a classroom setting. Minnesota public schools average a student teacher ratio of 12:1. Minnesota private schools average 10:1. Also, high schools in Minnesota average a student body population of 275, while Minnesota middle schools and elementary schools average student body populations of 262 and 311 respectively.
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CHOOSING THE BEST SCHOOL FOR YOUR CHILD: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
It wasn\'t so long ago that a child\'s education was limited to geographical boundaries set by the local school district. Increasingly, government is injecting "choice" into the equation by allowing children to enroll in the school of their choosing, regardless of where they live, as long as there is sufficient classroom space available.