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Education

Excellence in education is a cornerstone in the I-94 West community. From preschool through graduate studies, residents are assured outstanding learning opportunities at every level.

PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Numerous public schools dot the map of the I-94 West Region, furnishing students from preschool through grade 12 with high-quality education. Supplementing each school’s core curriculum are special programming such as: Advanced Placement and gifted courses, International Baccalaureate programs, dual-credit and technical education programs, as well as opportunities for developmentally disabled students and English language learners. In addition to these options are a plethora of extracurricular activities such as: athletics, band, choir and theatre, as well as a long list of student organizations.

Every school serving the I-94 West area strives to prepare each student for the fast-paced, 21st century world. The following school districts are an integral part of this community and continue to work to enhance academic and social offerings for students and their families:

Anoka-Hennepin School District 11, Serving all or part of Dayton

Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose Schools, Serving all or part of Hanover, Corcoran and Hassan

Delano Public Schools, Serving all or part of Corcoran, Loretto, Medina and Rockford

Osseo Area Schools, Serving all or part of Corcoran, Dayton and Hassan

Independent School District 728, Serving all or part of Albertville, Dayton, Otsego, Rogers, St. Michael and Hassan

Orono Schools, Serving all or part of Medina

Rockford Area Schools, Serving all or part of Rockford and Corcoran

St. Michael-Albertville Schools, Serving all or part of Albertville, Otsego, St. Michael and Hanover

Wayzata Public Schools, Serving all or part of Corcoran, Medina and Hamel

PAROCHIAL INSTITUTIONS

Alternatives to the area’s public schools are readily available for students. Numerous private parochial institutions are located in and closely surrounding the I-94 West area, offering parents and students a distinctive educational environment infused with faith based instruction. Local options include, but are not limited to, the following schools:

Kids of Peace Preschool (3-5 y/o), Rogers
Mary Queen of Peace Catholic School (PreK-8), Rogers
Redeeming Grace Lutheran Preschool (ELS) (3-4 y/o), Rogers
St. John’s Lutheran School (PreK-8), Corcoran
St. Michael Catholic School (K-6), St. Michael
Salem Lutheran School (WELS) (PreK-8), Greenfield

HIGHER LEARNING

University of Minnesota

College-bound students and adult learners don’t have to travel far from home to take advantage of outstanding higher learning opportunities. Several community colleges and technical schools are available in closely surrounding communities, while a number of notable colleges and universities, such as the University of Minnesota, are available in nearby Minneapolis-St. Paul. Local higher education options include:

Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Coon Rapids
Anoka Technical College, Anoka
Hennepin Technical College, Brooklyn Park and Eden Prairie
Minnesota School of Business, Blaine, Brooklyn Center, Elk River, Minneapolis and Plymouth
North Hennepin Community College, Brooklyn Park

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