Rank School District Population (2012)
1 Minneapolis Public School District, Minnesota 384,178
2 St. Paul Public School District, Minnesota 285,935
3 Anoka-Hennepin Public School District, Minnesota 225,128
4 Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District, Minnesota 145,251
5 Osseo Public School District, Minnesota 136,758
6 Rochester Public School District, Minnesota 120,450
7 Robbinsdale Public School District, Minnesota 98,729
8 St. Cloud Public School District, Minnesota 97,055
9 Duluth Public School District, Minnesota 94,826
10 South Washington County School District, Minnesota 91,912
11 Bloomington Public School District, Minnesota 83,310
12 North St. Paul-Maplewood School District, Minnesota 77,657
13 Mounds View Public School District, Minnesota 74,724
14 Burnsville Public School District, Minnesota 66,270
15 Elk River Public School District, Minnesota 65,674
16 Mankato Public School District, Minnesota 63,019
17 White Bear Lake School District, Minnesota 62,104
18 Hopkins Public School District, Minnesota 61,219
19 Wayzata Public School District, Minnesota 59,824
20 Stillwater Area Public School District, Minnesota 59,335
21 Eden Prairie Public School District, Minnesota 57,978
22 Roseville Public School District, Minnesota 54,304
23 Eastern Carver County District 112 Public Schools, Minnesota 52,488
24 Lakeville Public School District, Minnesota 51,867
25 St. Louis Park Public School District, Minnesota 44,346
26 Brainerd Public School District, Minnesota 43,975
27 Forest Lake Public School District, Minnesota 42,785
28 Moorhead Public School District, Minnesota 42,746
29 Shakopee Public School District, Minnesota 42,303
30 West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan School District, Minnesota 42,228
31 Minnetonka Public School District, Minnesota 41,976
32 Winona Area Public School District, Minnesota 39,697
33 Richfield Public School District, Minnesota 39,695
34 Edina Public School District, Minnesota 39,221
35 Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools, Minnesota 38,777
36 Bemidji Public School District, Minnesota 37,538
37 Centennial Public School District, Minnesota 32,647
38 Farmington Public School District, Minnesota 32,144
39 Hastings Public School District, Minnesota 32,105
40 Spring Lake Park Public Schools, Minnesota 31,844
41 St. Francis Public School District, Minnesota 31,599
42 Faribault Public School District, Minnesota 31,221
43 Buffalo Public School District, Minnesota 30,678
44 Owatonna Public School District, Minnesota 29,228
45 Inver Grove Heights Schools, Minnesota 28,873
46 Alexandria Public School District, Minnesota 28,818
47 Austin Public School District, Minnesota 28,331
48 Cambridge-Isanti Public School District, Minnesota 27,848
49 Grand Rapids Public School District, Minnesota 27,836
50 Northfield Public School District, Minnesota 27,753
51 Willmar Public School District, Minnesota 26,027
52 Columbia Heights Public School District, Minnesota 25,182
53 St. Michael-Albertville School District, Minnesota 24,321
54 Sauk Rapids Public School District, Minnesota 23,488
55 Albert Lea Public School District, Minnesota 23,385
56 Monticello Public School District, Minnesota 22,421
57 Princeton Public School District, Minnesota 21,216
58 Chisago Lakes School District, Minnesota 21,167
59 North Branch Public Schools, Minnesota 20,374
60 South St. Paul Public School District, Minnesota 20,044
61 Fergus Falls Public School District, Minnesota 19,618
62 Red Wing Public School District, Minnesota 19,526
63 New Ulm Public School District, Minnesota 19,373
64 Waconia Public School District, Minnesota 19,161
65 New Prague Area Schools, Minnesota 18,652
66 Hutchinson Public School District, Minnesota 18,264
67 St. Louis County School District, Minnesota 17,839
68 Little Falls Public School District, Minnesota 17,550
69 Hibbing Public School District, Minnesota 17,417
70 Westonka Public School District, Minnesota 17,339
71 Big Lake Public School District, Minnesota 16,913
72 Sartell-St. Stephen School District, Minnesota 16,734
73 Detroit Lakes Public School District, Minnesota 16,722
74 Marshall Public School District, Minnesota 15,854
75 Worthington Public School District, Minnesota 15,415
76 Fridley Public School District, Minnesota 15,141
77 St. Peter Public School District, Minnesota 14,482
78 Cloquet Public School District, Minnesota 14,354
79 Mahtomedi Public School District, Minnesota 13,905
80 Lake Superior Public School District, Minnesota 13,355
81 Thief River Falls School District, Minnesota 13,276
82 Glencoe-Silver Lake School District, Minnesota 13,229
83 Waseca Public School District, Minnesota 13,215
84 Fairmont Area School District, Minnesota 12,867
85 Orono Public School District, Minnesota 12,291
86 Rocori Public School District, Minnesota 12,271
87 Park Rapids Public School District, Minnesota 11,986
88 Litchfield Public School District, Minnesota 11,831
89 Milaca Public School District, Minnesota 11,508
90 Becker Public School District, Minnesota 11,248
91 Hermantown Public School District, Minnesota 11,220
92 Mora Public School District, Minnesota 11,159
93 Proctor Public School District, Minnesota 10,800
94 Delano Public School District, Minnesota 10,790
95 Virginia Public School District, Minnesota 10,784
96 Pine City Public School District, Minnesota 10,582
97 Crosby-Ironton Public School District, Minnesota 10,354
98 Staples-Motley School District, Minnesota 10,267
99 Perham Public School District, Minnesota 10,081
100 Annandale Public School District, Minnesota 9,996
101 East Grand Forks Public School District, Minnesota 9,986
102 Dassel-Cokato Public School District, Minnesota 9,959
103 Aitkin Public School District, Minnesota 9,945
104 International Falls Public School District, Minnesota 9,848
105 Kasson-Mantorville School District, Minnesota 9,752
106 St. Anthony-New Brighton Schools, Minnesota 9,647
107 Crookston Public School District, Minnesota 9,596
108 Rockford Public School District, Minnesota 9,490
109 Minnewaska School District, Minnesota 9,353
110 Pequot Lakes Public School District, Minnesota 9,232
111 Lake City Public School District, Minnesota 9,162
112 New London-Spicer School District, Minnesota 9,142
113 Watertown-Mayer Public School District, Minnesota 9,040
114 Foley Public School District, Minnesota 9,002
115 Belle Plaine Public School District, Minnesota 8,865
116 Brooklyn Center School District, Minnesota 8,779
117 Melrose Public School District, Minnesota 8,710
118 Long Prairie-Grey Eagle School District, Minnesota 8,663
119 Eveleth-Gilbert School District, Minnesota 8,653
120 Stewartville Public School District, Minnesota 8,590
121 Albany Public School District, Minnesota 8,556
122 Redwood Area School District, Minnesota 8,422
123 Jordan Public School District, Minnesota 8,421
124 Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted Public School District, Minnesota 8,405
125 La Crescent-Hokah School District, Minnesota 8,393
126 Montgomery-Lonsdale School District, Minnesota 8,370
127 Blue Earth Area Public School District, Minnesota 8,295
128 Greenway Public School District, Minnesota 8,216
129 Norwood Public School District, Minnesota 8,043
130 Plainview-Elgin-Millville Public School District, Minnesota 7,988
131 Sibley East School District, Minnesota 7,978
132 Cannon Falls Public School District, Minnesota 7,922
133 Jackson County Central School District, Minnesota 7,876
134 Sauk Centre Public School District, Minnesota 7,753
135 Mesabi East School District, Minnesota 7,737
136 Montevideo Public School District, Minnesota 7,671
137 Pipestone Area School District, Minnesota 7,650
138 Wadena-Deer Creek School District, Minnesota 7,617
139 LeSueur-Henderson School District, Minnesota 7,447
140 Pelican Rapids Public School District, Minnesota 7,324
141 Lac Qui Parle Valley School District, Minnesota 7,245
142 Hinckley-Finlayson School District, Minnesota 7,200
143 Morris Public School District, Minnesota 7,140
144 Walker-Hackensack-Akeley School District, Minnesota 7,100
145 East Central School District, Minnesota 7,086
146 Luverne Public School District, Minnesota 7,060
147 Triton School District, Minnesota 7,055
148 Byron Public School District, Minnesota 6,990
149 Pine River-Backus Public School District, Minnesota 6,962
150 Frazee-Vergas Public School District, Minnesota 6,943
151 Roseau Public School District, Minnesota 6,809
152 Yellow Medicine East School District, Minnesota 6,735
153 Zumbrota-Mazeppa School District, Minnesota 6,636
154 Rush City Public School District, Minnesota 6,483
155 Warroad Public School District, Minnesota 6,425
156 St. James Public School District, Minnesota 6,383
157 Waterville-Elysian-Morristown School District, Minnesota 6,294
158 Caledonia Public School District, Minnesota 6,266
159 United South Central School District, Minnesota 6,206
160 Maple River School District, Minnesota 6,184
161 Paynesville Public School District, Minnesota 6,059
162 Windom Public School District, Minnesota 6,048
163 Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial School District, Minnesota 6,043
164 Pine Island Public School District, Minnesota 6,021
165 Onamia Public School District, Minnesota 5,950
166 Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton School District, Minnesota 5,935
167 ACGC School District, Minnesota 5,895
168 St. Charles Public School District, Minnesota 5,878
169 Chisholm Public School District, Minnesota 5,847
170 Bagley Public School District, Minnesota 5,840
171 Moose Lake Public School District, Minnesota 5,817
172 Red Lake Public School District, Minnesota 5,760
173 GFW Schools, Minnesota 5,707
174 Braham Public School District, Minnesota 5,628
175 Sleepy Eye Public School District, Minnesota 5,450
176 Kenyon-Wanamingo School District, Minnesota 5,429
177 Benson Public School District, Minnesota 5,423
178 Wabasha-Kellogg Public School District, Minnesota 5,413
179 Deer River Public School District, Minnesota 5,344
180 Maple Lake Public School District, Minnesota 5,301
181 Pierz Public School District, Minnesota 5,290
182 Cook County Public Schools, Minnesota 5,213
183 Pillager Public School District, Minnesota 5,194
184 Kingsland Public School District, Minnesota 5,191
185 Holdingford Public School District, Minnesota 5,162
186 Ely Public School District, Minnesota 5,151
187 West Central Area Schools, Minnesota 5,105
188 Esko Public School District, Minnesota 5,080
189 Tracy Area Public School District, Minnesota 5,063
190 Breckenridge Public School District, Minnesota 4,982
191 Bird Island-Olivia-Lake Lillian Public School District, Minnesota 4,976
192 Chatfield Public Schools, Minnesota 4,967
193 Murray County Central School District, Minnesota 4,965
194 Eden Valley-Watkins School District, Minnesota 4,833
195 Fillmore Central Schools, Minnesota 4,788
196 Hayfield Public School District, Minnesota 4,734
197 NRHEG School District, Minnesota 4,705
198 Lake Park Audubon School District, Minnesota 4,668
199 Buffalo Lake-Hector School District, Minnesota 4,554
200 Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton Public School District, Minnesota 4,522
201 Northland Community Schools, Minnesota 4,470
202 MACCRAY School District, Minnesota 4,470
203 Kimball Public School District, Minnesota 4,437
204 Renville County West School District, Minnesota 4,411
205 Cass Lake-Bena Schools Public Schools, Minnesota 4,396
206 Barnesville Public School District, Minnesota 4,360
207 Martin County West Public School District, Minnesota 4,310
208 Blooming Prairie Public School District, Minnesota 4,292
209 Mountain Iron-Buhl School District, Minnesota 4,284
210 Dover-Eyota Public School District, Minnesota 4,276
211 Lewiston-Altura Public School District, Minnesota 4,268
212 Rushford-Peterson Public Schools, Minnesota 4,266
213 Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa School District, Minnesota 4,219
214 Carlton Public School District, Minnesota 4,112
215 LeCenter Public School District, Minnesota 4,092
216 Battle Lake Public School District, Minnesota 4,051
217 McGregor Public School District, Minnesota 4,009
218 Barnum Public School District, Minnesota 3,992
219 Warren-Alvarado-Oslo School District, Minnesota 3,915
220 Osakis Public School District, Minnesota 3,903
221 Canby Public School District, Minnesota 3,882
222 Nashwauk-Keewatin School District, Minnesota 3,840
223 Hawley Public School District, Minnesota 3,828
224 New York Mills Public School District, Minnesota 3,810
225 Madelia Public School District, Minnesota 3,780
226 Mahnomen Public School District, Minnesota 3,778
227 Willow River Public School District, Minnesota 3,718
228 Fosston Public School District, Minnesota 3,718
229 Ogilvie Public School District, Minnesota 3,694
230 Blackduck Public School District, Minnesota 3,676
231 Ortonville -Bellingham Public School District, Minnesota 3,668
232 Royalton Public School District, Minnesota 3,632
233 Southland Public School District, Minnesota 3,604
234 Red Rock Central School District, Minnesota 3,574
235 Lake of the Woods School District, Minnesota 3,554
236 Isle Public School District, Minnesota 3,542
237 Waubun Public School District, Minnesota 3,531
238 Win-E-Mac School District, Minnesota 3,484
239 RTR Public School District, Minnesota 3,396
240 Menahga Public School District, Minnesota 3,383
241 Springfield Public School District, Minnesota 3,333
242 Medford Public School District, Minnesota 3,282
243 Mountain Lake Public Schools, Minnesota 3,179
244 Clearbrook-Gonvick School District, Minnesota 3,023
245 Lester Prairie Public School District, Minnesota 2,939
246 Dawson-Boyd Public School District, Minnesota 2,887
247 Sebeka Public School District, Minnesota 2,878
248 Goodhue Public School District, Minnesota 2,847
249 Houston Public School District, Minnesota 2,822
250 Cedar Mountain School District, Minnesota 2,814
251 Henning Public School District, Minnesota 2,776
252 Eagle Valley Public School District, Minnesota 2,772
253 Parkers Prairie Public School District, Minnesota 2,766
254 Westbrook-Walnut Grove Schools, Minnesota 2,757
255 Glenville-Emmons School District, Minnesota 2,685
256 Greenbush-Middle River School District, Minnesota 2,672
257 Fulda Public School District, Minnesota 2,654
258 Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg Public School District, Minnesota 2,650
259 Ada-Borup Public School District, Minnesota 2,642
260 Fertile-Beltrami School District, Minnesota 2,588
261 Minneota Public School District, Minnesota 2,563
262 Lakeview School District, Minnesota 2,551
263 Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley Public School District, Minnesota 2,550
264 Nicollet Public School District, Minnesota 2,500
265 St. Clair Public School District, Minnesota 2,468
266 Truman Public School District, Minnesota 2,443
267 Wabasso Public School District, Minnesota 2,436
268 Underwood Public School District, Minnesota 2,411
269 Nevis Public School District, Minnesota 2,408
270 Adrian Public School District, Minnesota 2,391
271 Browerville Public School District, Minnesota 2,374
272 Mabel-Canton Public School District, Minnesota 2,353
273 Bertha-Hewitt Public School District, Minnesota 2,352
274 Cleveland Public School District, Minnesota 2,345
275 Red Lake Falls Public School District, Minnesota 2,317
276 Spring Grove School District, Minnesota 2,299
277 Edgerton Public School District, Minnesota 2,285
278 Wheaton Area School Public School District, Minnesota 2,196
279 Kittson Central School District, Minnesota 2,182
280 Norman County East School District, Minnesota 2,174
281 Upsala Public School District, Minnesota 2,165
282 Hills-Beaver Creek School District, Minnesota 2,131
283 Randolph Public School District, Minnesota 2,117
284 Tri-County School District, Minnesota 2,063
285 Wrenshall Public School District, Minnesota 2,013
286 Granada-Huntley-East Chain Public School District, Minnesota 2,000
287 LeRoy Public School District, Minnesota 1,975
288 Brandon Public School District, Minnesota 1,924
289 Swanville Public School District, Minnesota 1,917
290 Marshall County Central Schools, Minnesota 1,911
291 Laporte Public School District, Minnesota 1,905
292 Littlefork-Big Falls School District, Minnesota 1,824
293 Stephen-Argyle Central Schools, Minnesota 1,766
294 Grand Meadow Public School District, Minnesota 1,740
295 Ulen-Hitterdal Public School District, Minnesota 1,680
296 Verndale Public School District, Minnesota 1,675
297 Lanesboro Public School District, Minnesota 1,631
298 Cromwell-Wright Public Schools, Minnesota 1,610
299 Hill City Public School District, Minnesota 1,582
300 South Koochiching School District, Minnesota 1,566
301 Alden-Conger Public School District, Minnesota 1,566
302 Norman County West School District, Minnesota 1,534
303 Heron Lake-Okabena School District, Minnesota 1,534
304 Evansville Public School District, Minnesota 1,532
305 Lake Benton Public School District, Minnesota 1,516
306 Floodwood Public School District, Minnesota 1,428
307 Ashby Public School District, Minnesota 1,319
308 Ivanhoe Public School District, Minnesota 1,288
309 Hancock Public School District, Minnesota 1,285
310 Oklee Public School District, Minnesota 1,266
311 Chokio-Alberta Public School District, Minnesota 1,180
312 Grygla Public School District, Minnesota 1,179
313 Comfrey Public School District, Minnesota 1,174
314 Kelliher Public School District, Minnesota 1,163
315 Lyle Public School District, Minnesota 1,139
316 Badger Public School District, Minnesota 1,081
317 Herman-Norcross School District, Minnesota 1,073
318 Butterfield Public School District, Minnesota 1,056
319 Rothsay Public School District, Minnesota 1,053
320 Climax Public School District, Minnesota 1,037
321 Hendricks Public School District, Minnesota 1,031
322 Fisher Public School District, Minnesota 1,017
323 Lynd Public School District, Minnesota 1,012
324 Brewster Public School District, Minnesota 1,004
325 Ellsworth Public School District, Minnesota 1,004
326 Campbell-Tintah Public School District, Minnesota 967
327 Goodridge Public School District, Minnesota 947
328 Plummer Public School District, Minnesota 883
329 Round Lake Public School District, Minnesota 830
330 Cyrus Public School District, Minnesota 817
331 Lancaster Public School District, Minnesota 791
332 Browns Valley Public School District, Minnesota 772
333 Prinsburg Public School District, Minnesota 726
334 Milroy Public School District, Minnesota 629
335 Nett Lake Public School District, Minnesota 424
336 Pine Point Public School District, Minnesota 289
337 School District Not Defined, Minnesota 210
338 Franconia Public School District, Minnesota 152