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We take pride in our school’s average 14:1 student teacher ratio, college courses, school gardens, fine arts, sporting opportunities and championships. Find a school district that is right for both you and your family!

Link to Benson
Link to Benson
  • Students have the opportunity to earn over 50 college credits
  • Offers over 70 elective credits
  • Offers families on-site childcare for children six months – school age


Link to Canby
Link to Canby
  • $1,000.00 scholarship to ALL graduating seniors with a 2.0 GPA
  • Survey shows around 90% of the students feel safe at school.
  • Offers 24 college credits


Link to Lac Qui Parle
Link to Lac Qui Parle
  • Highly qualified and welcoming staff
  • Receives steadfast support from communities
  • Offers college-credit, remedial, and technical ed courses

Lac Qui Parle

  • Four-star Parent Aware Preschool Program
  • Opportunity for students to attend three post-secondary institutions while in high school
  • Successful 4-day school week


Link to Montevideo
Link to Montevideo
  • Early Childhood Sanford Education Center
  • Offers advanced technology, 1:1 Chromebook initiative
  • 3 preschool programs offered at Ramsey Elementary


Link to Dawson-Boyd
Link to Dawson-Boyd
  • Highly qualified, student-focused staff
  • Chances to excel academically, athletically, and in the arts
  • Strong engagement with and from the community


Link to K-M-S
Link to K-M-S
  • Small, student centered schools
  • Caring staff
  • Students explore opportunities, realize potential


Link to Yellow Medicine East
Link to Yellow Medicine East
  • 30 concurrent enrollment credits through PSEO college classes
  • Elementary School offers small class sizes, innovative technology practices, gifted and talented program

Yellow Medicine East

Link to St. Peter's
Link to St. Peter's
  • 307 4th St W
    Canby, MN 56220
  • Phone: (507) 223-7304

St. Peter's

Link to Clarkfield Area Charter
Link to Clarkfield Area Charter
  • 301 13th St
    Clarkfield, MN 56223
  • Phone: (320) 669-1995

Clarkfield Area Charter

Higher Education

Minnesota West has been nationally recognized as an Aspen Prize Top 150 Community College, Best Online College in Minnesota, and Top Digital Community College. They are dedicated to providing an affordable, accessible, and supportive setting, serving students of all ages and ethnicities. Minnesota West places a strong emphasis on small class sizes, personalized attention, and hands-on learning. Register today, and take the first step towards a meaningful career.

Canby Campus 1011 First Street West Canby, MN 56220 | (800) 658-2330

Granite Falls Campus 1593 11th Avenue Granite Falls, MN 56241