Niche.com names Hopkins Public Schools a 2018 ‘Best School District in America’

Hopkins earned sixth-place in the category of “Best School Districts in Minnesota" and did well in a number of other categories including best teachers and safest schools.
March 08, 2018

Once again, Hopkins Public Schools has been named a "Best School District in America" by Niche.com, a website that helps parents find the right school for them. Hopkins earned sixth-place in the category "Best School District in Minnesota," an increase from last year when Hopkins earned eighth-place. Hopkins achieved this ranking by scoring highly on a variety of factors including SAT/ACT scores, student-teacher ratio, the quality of colleges that students consider, and reviews from students and parents.

Hopkins Public Schools did well in a number of other categories rated by Niche, as well. Hopkins earned third place in the category "Best Places to Teach in Minnesota," fifth-place in the category "Districts with the Best Teachers," and eighth-place in the category "Safest School Districts in the Minneapolis Metro."

The 2018 Best Public Schools ranking is based on eight different factors that have varying weights. The factors include Academics (50%), Culture and Diversity (10%), Health and Safety (10%), Student and Parent Surveys (10%), Teachers (10%), Resources and Facilities (5%), Clubs and Activities (2.5 %), and Sports (2.5%). Niche also uses data from the Common Core, the U.S. Department of Education, the Civil Rights Data Collection and from parent surveys to develop its overall ranking.

You can view Hopkins Public Schools Report Card here, or write your own review of Hopkins Public Schools!

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