No two students learn at the same pace or in the same way. Our teachers strive to provide different ways for students to learn based on each child’s unique learning style, interests, personal experiences and strengths. Educators call this differentiation. But really - it’s just good teaching!

We believe that students, parents, and district educators share the responsibility of making sure that students are learning all they need to know, not just to meet Minnesota State Standards but to ensure success in life.
Check out the Shared Responsibility and Student Performance Measures (Policy R 1.0)

Meeting Learners at Each Level

We are committed to meeting the needs of all of our learners and work hard to personalize learning experiences at all levels.

Students working on math


We’ve renewed our focus on keeping our kids active, helping them choose more nutritious foods, and encouraging healthier lifestyles.
Weight room

Spanish Language Immersion

Amigos Unidos (Friends United)

Student writing at table

Native American Parent Advisory Committee (NAPAC)

A statutorily mandated committee of American Indian parents, grandparents, elders, students, and community members; with ISD834 teachers and staff.

Our Middle Schools

We're excited to offer a middle school experience for our sixth, seventh and eighth grade students.

Middle school science class

Our Elementary Schools

Learning is academically engaging with fun projects, and lots of movement and activity throughout the day.

two students writing

Our High School

Big opportunties await students in our grades 9-12 high school.

High school student studying

Human-Centered Design

The district has adopted human-centered design as a framework, and is using the process on everything from strategic planning to curriculum development. 

Ready, Set, Go Conferences

Elementary students and their teachers have an opportunity each summer to get to know one another prior to the start of the school year as part of Ready, Set, Go Conferences.

Preparing for Parent/Teacher Conferences

Parent/teacher conferences are a place to talk about how your child is doing - not just academically, but socially and emotionally, too. Learn more about what to expect.

Career Pathways & Possibilities

We're providing students with new ways to think about and plan for their future with our Pathways & Possibilities program.

Distance learning during COVID-19

Learn more about the distance learning expectations for students and families and find resources and materials.

Recursos de aprendizaje a distancia

El aprendizaje a distancia comenzará el lunes 30 de marzo. Obtenga más información sobrlas expectativas de los estudiantes y las familias y encuentre recursos y materiales.