Schools

Early Childhood and Preschool

Early Childhood Family Center

Stillwater’s Early Childhood Family Center has been open since August of 2013. This wonderful new facility houses a variety of programs for district residents from birth through adulthood. 

Preschool

Our early childhood preschool program brings preschool age children together with the goal of offering engaging, nurturing, creative learning opportunities in a safe and enriched classroom.

Elementary Schools

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Afton-Lakeland Elementary

Afton-Lakeland is a friendly and welcoming neighborhood school located along the St. Croix River. With an outstanding staff supporting them, our students are challenged and thrive academically and socially.

Three students working on laptops

Andersen Elementary

We have a long tradition of excellence at Andersen Elementary. We first opened our doors in 1919, and nearly 100 years later continue to provide an outstanding education to our students. We're located in Bayport - along the St. Croix River. 

Brookview Elementary

Brookview Elementary opened in August of 2017 serving families in the southwestern corner of the Stillwater school district.

Spanish Immersion at Lake Elmo

Lake Elmo Elementary

Our school is proud of its rich tradition of providing high quality instruction to all our students. The diversity of our students makes Lake Elmo a unique place to grow and learn. 

Lily Lake Elementary

Lily Lake Elementary School is located in Stillwater, MN and in the heart of the beautiful St. Croix River Valley. We help each of our children reach their academic potential and develop the skills to be outstanding citizens in our community

Rutherford preschool students

Rutherford Elementary

Rutherford School is an exceptional learning environment! Key elements which drive us are learning, innovation and creativity. We believe positive relationships and collaboration are essential for students to succeed.

Stonebridge Elementary

Stonebridge Elementary was established in 1971 and has been a Peace Site since 2001. Stonebridge accommodates the unique learning styles of its students and helps them develop independence and responsibility. 

Middle Schools

Students in Art Class

Oak-Land Middle School

Oak-Land Middle School is one of two middle schools in the Stillwater Area Public School District and serves students from Afton-Lakeland, Andersen, Lake Elmo and Brookview elementary schools. With a unique and diverse student body, we celebrate differences and work together to create community.

Stillwater Middle School

Stillwater Middle School is one of two middle schools in the Stillwater Area Public School District, and serves students from Lily Lake, Stonebridge and Rutherford elementary schools. Our school is home to students who are active and involved in our local as well as in our global community. 

High School

Students in Science class

Stillwater Area High School

Welcome to the home of the Ponies. Founded in 1873, Stillwater Area High School has a long tradition of high expectations and outstanding achievement. In academic, arts, and athletics, Stillwater students succeed!

Alternative Education

St. Croix Valley Area Learning Center

The St. Croix Valley ALC is a state-approved alternative program designed to provide options for at-risk students who experience challenges succeeding in the formal school system. We offer smaller classroom settings where teachers and courses allow added academic and affective attention. 

Targeted Services

Classes are offered to eligible students in grades 1-8 throught the school year and during the summer. Start and end times/dates as well as eligibility standards will very by building.

Credit Recovery

Opportunities for students to make up credits needed for graduation.

Transition

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18-21 Transition

Transition provides opportunities for students with disabilities, ages 18-21, to gain independent living skills, transition skills, social and functional skills and self-advocacy in real-life settings.