In Jamestown, the opportunity for quality education exists no matter your age. From preschool to post-secondary studies, you can reach your educational goals in Jamestown. Our educational standards rank consistently higher than the national average in testing at all levels and our schools are accredited with commendation. And if the ivy-league feel of vine-covered brick buildings and students walking to class under a canopy of tree fulfills your college dream, then the University of Jamestown is the place for you to advance your academic career. No matter your educational needs, Jamestown has it.

Jamestown Public SchoolsJamestown Public Schools

Jamestown Public Schools serves 2,200 PreK-12 students. The district is comprised of five elementary schools grades K-5, a middle school grades 6-8, and a high school grades 9-12. Buffalo Valley Special Education Unit provides special needs services and the James Valley Career Technology Center vocational and adult education courses.

The patrons of Stutsman County are proud of the high school built in 2004 and the recent remodeling of the middle school. The community is a strong supporter of quality education in Jamestown with quality administration, master teachers, and a student body embracing academic rigor.

Private Schools

  • Anne Carlsen Center for Children The Anne Carlsen Center for Children offers a rich tradition of residential, therapeutic and educational services on one campus. Our individualized services include care for children and young adults with cerebral palsy; orthopedic, vision and hearing impairments; autism, pervasive and other behavior disorders; and many other medical challenges.
  • 7th Day Adventist School The school can be reached by calling (701) 252-5409.
  • St. John’s Academy The school can be reached by calling (701) 252-3397.

Higher Education

University of Jamestown    Ranked the #1 college in North Dakota by US News & World Report. 

Located on a 110-acre campus in the middle of beautiful Jamestown, North Dakota, the University of Jamestown offers over forty areas of study. The state's Liberal Arts college has an enrollment of 1100 students. If your academic goals are not served by a traditional major, you may design your own major spanning several academic departments including psychobiology, nursing, recreation management, human development, social science, public relations, engineering and health and wellness.  

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