The Partner Schools

Midwest School Transformation Project

EdVisions is excited to announce our first round of Partner Schools impacting 2,987 students! The EdVisions’ coaching team is ready to empower teachers and students to design and build student centered learning environments.  The partner schools vary in size, geography, student demographics, type of community and governance (charter, district, private).  Explore the map and take a look!

Size range:  17 – 810 students per school

Grade level range:  schools serve PreK – 12 and beyond (18-21 year olds)

Location:  2 urban, 3 suburban, 4 cities (greater MN), 2 rural

School type: 8 district, 2 charter, 1 private

Student Demographics:

All students combined, receiving free or reduced lunch:  55%, the range by school is 10-98%.

Schools report the % of the student body – not white:
0-10% = 3 schools
11-50% = 3 schools
51-90% = 1 school
91-100% = 4 schools


Bridges Prior-Lake-Savage Area Learning Center

Address 15875 Franklin Trail SE, Suite 108, Prior Lake, MN 55372  

Location 25 miles south of Minneapolis, Minnesota
District Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools
Total District Enrollment 8,700 students
Community Description   Suburban; 55,753 residents in Prior Lake and Savage
Type of School District-Sponsored Area Learning Center
Number of Years Open Since 2009
Student Enrollment Approximately 100 students
Grade Levels Served 9-12
Leadership/Staff Composition Coordinator/11 staff total; 8 certified staff
 
Project Contact
Heather Fitzloff, Program Coordinator
hfitzloff@priorlake-savage.k12.mn.us
952-226-0846
 
Student Demographics
Hispanic or Latino 6 %
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3 %
Asian 3 %
Black or African American 14 %
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 %
White 66 %
Two or More Races 7 %
Free/Reduced Lunch 34 %
English Language Learners 6 %
Special Education 15 %
Homeless 5 %

Mission:  “Our mission is to help at-risk youth make successful progress toward acquiring their high school diploma, leading to gainful employment or post-secondary education.”

Vision:  “Our Vision is to be the premier provider of alternative education to students in the Twin Cities metropolitan area and surrounding communities.”

https://www.priorlake-savage.k12.mn.us/our-schools/bridges-area-learning

Caledonia Area Elementary School

Address 511 West Main Street, Caledonia, MN 55921
Location 155 miles Southeast of Minneapolis, Minnesota
District Caledonia Area Public Schools
Total District Enrollment 690 students
Community Description   Rural; 3,435 residents in Brownsville, Caledonia, Eitzen, and Freeburg
Type of School Public Elementary School
Number of Years Open Since 1978
Student Enrollment Approximately 300 students
Grade Levels Served PreK-5
Leadership/Staff Composition Principal/40 staff total; 21 certified staff

Project Contact
Gina Meinertz
gina_meinertz@cps.k12.mn.us
507-525-5205, ext. 1002

Student Demographics
Hispanic or Latino <1%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0 %
Asian 0 %
Black or African American <1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 %
White 97%
Two or More Races <1%
Free/Reduced Lunch 30%
English Language Learners 0 %
Special Education 19%
Homeless 3 %

Mission:  “To provide the best education to empower all learners to thrive in our changing world.”

https://www.cps.k12.mn.us/page/2455

Career Pathways

Address   1355 West Pierce Butler Rt, St. Paul, MN 55104
Location 3 miles east of Minneapolis, Minnesota
Type of School Urban Public Charter School
Authorizer Minnesota Guild of Public Charter Schools
Number of Years Open Since 2015
Student Enrollment Approximately 125 students
Grade Levels Served 6-12
Leadership/Staff Composition Executive Director/19 staff total; 12 certified staff
 
Project Contact
Joan Arbisi Little, Ed.D.
joan@cpathmn.org
612-540-0770
 
Student Demographics
Hispanic or Latino 5 %
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0 %
Asian 0 %
Black or African American 87 %
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 %
White 7 %
Two or More Races 1 %
Free/Reduced Lunch 79 %
English Language Learners 51 %
Special Education 13 %
Homeless 1 %
 
Mission: Career Pathways works to include underserved and disenfranchised students who don’t achieve well in traditional settings, but who will flourish in this unique multi-age/multi-graded environment which promotes application of learning. Research shows that all students learn better when they experience the real-life responsibilities of the job.”

Vision:  Career Pathways vision is that with multi-teaching/learning approaches, hands-on/experiential learning, concurrent high school and college credits, credentialed career pathways, each student will leave CPATH ready for life, employment ready, and prepared for post-secondary.”

http://cpathmn.org

Chatfield Elementary

Address  11555 Hillside Drive, Chatfield, MN   55923
Location 110 miles southeast of Minneapolis, Minnesota

District Chatfield Schools
Total District Enrollment Approximately 840 students
Community Description   Rural; 2,779 residents in Chatfield

Type of School Public elementary school

Number of Years Open Since 1978
Student Enrollment Approximately 450
Grade Levels Served PreK-6

Leadership/Staff Composition Principal/66 staff total; 37 certified staff

Project Contact
Shane McBroom
smcbroom@chatfield.k12.mn.us
507-867-4521, ext. 4012

 

Student Demographics
Hispanic or Latino 2 %
American Indian or Alaskan Native <1 %
Asian 1 %
Black or African American <1 %
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 %
White 94 %
Two or More Races 2 %
Free/Reduced Lunch 17 %
English Language Learners 0 %
Special Education 13 %
Homeless <1 %

Mission:  “Equip all learners with the knowledge to thrive in a world of change by expanding and enhancing each individual’s educational environment.”

https://www.chatfieldschools.com/pre-k-6

Wichakini Owayawa  

New Life for the People School

Lakota Language Immersion Nest

Address   Family Support Center, Sitting Bull College

9299 Highway 24, Fort Yates, ND   58538

Location 425 miles northwest of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Standing Rock Indian Reservation

Type of School Dual Language Immersion School

Number of Years Open Since 2015

Student Enrollment Approximately 17 students

Grade Levels Served PreK-4

Leadership/Staff Composition Project Director/4 staff total; 2 instructors

Project Contact

Yuliya Manyakina

yulia.manyakina@sittingbull.edu

701-854-8056

 

Student Demographics

Hispanic or Latino 0 %

American Indian or Alaskan Native 100 %

Asian 0 %

Black or African American 0 %

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 %

White 0 %

Two or More Races 0 %

Free/Reduced Lunch 90 %

English Language Learner 0 %

Special Education 0 %

Homeless 0 %

Mission:  “To revitalize our Dakota/Lakota language, equipping students with the tools necessary to achieve high standards of learning and to become conscientious decision-makers, life-long learners and quality citizens of our people and communities.”

Vision:  “Fluent speakers, sovereign thinkers.”

http://wotakuye.weebly.com

Bridges Prior-Lake-Savage Area Learning Center

Address 15875 Franklin Trail SE, Suite 108, Prior Lake, MN 55372  

Location 25 miles south of Minneapolis, Minnesota
District Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools
Total District Enrollment 8,700 students
Community Description   Suburban; 55,753 residents in Prior Lake and Savage
Type of School District-Sponsored Area Learning Center
Number of Years Open Since 2009
Student Enrollment Approximately 100 students
Grade Levels Served 9-12
Leadership/Staff Composition Coordinator/11 staff total; 8 certified staff
 
Project Contact
Heather Fitzloff, Program Coordinator
hfitzloff@priorlake-savage.k12.mn.us
952-226-0846
 
Student Demographics
Hispanic or Latino 6 %
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3 %
Asian 3 %
Black or African American 14 %
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 %
White 66 %
Two or More Races 7 %
Free/Reduced Lunch 34 %
English Language Learners 6 %
Special Education 15 %
Homeless 5 %

Mission:  “Our mission is to help at-risk youth make successful progress toward acquiring their high school diploma, leading to gainful employment or post-secondary education.”

Vision:  “Our Vision is to be the premier provider of alternative education to students in the Twin Cities metropolitan area and surrounding communities.”

https://www.priorlake-savage.k12.mn.us/our-schools/bridges-area-learning

Bridges Prior-Lake-Savage Area Learning Center

Address 15875 Franklin Trail SE, Suite 108, Prior Lake, MN 55372  

Location 25 miles south of Minneapolis, Minnesota
District Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools
Total District Enrollment 8,700 students
Community Description   Suburban; 55,753 residents in Prior Lake and Savage
Type of School District-Sponsored Area Learning Center
Number of Years Open Since 2009
Student Enrollment Approximately 100 students
Grade Levels Served 9-12
Leadership/Staff Composition Coordinator/11 staff total; 8 certified staff
 
Project Contact
Heather Fitzloff, Program Coordinator
hfitzloff@priorlake-savage.k12.mn.us
952-226-0846
 
Student Demographics
Hispanic or Latino 6 %
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3 %
Asian 3 %
Black or African American 14 %
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 %
White 66 %
Two or More Races 7 %
Free/Reduced Lunch 34 %
English Language Learners 6 %
Special Education 15 %
Homeless 5 %

Mission:  “Our mission is to help at-risk youth make successful progress toward acquiring their high school diploma, leading to gainful employment or post-secondary education.”

Vision:  “Our Vision is to be the premier provider of alternative education to students in the Twin Cities metropolitan area and surrounding communities.”

https://www.priorlake-savage.k12.mn.us/our-schools/bridges-area-learning

Bridges Prior-Lake-Savage Area Learning Center

Address 15875 Franklin Trail SE, Suite 108, Prior Lake, MN 55372  

Location 25 miles south of Minneapolis, Minnesota
District Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools
Total District Enrollment 8,700 students
Community Description   Suburban; 55,753 residents in Prior Lake and Savage
Type of School District-Sponsored Area Learning Center
Number of Years Open Since 2009
Student Enrollment Approximately 100 students
Grade Levels Served 9-12
Leadership/Staff Composition Coordinator/11 staff total; 8 certified staff
 
Project Contact
Heather Fitzloff, Program Coordinator
hfitzloff@priorlake-savage.k12.mn.us
952-226-0846
 
Student Demographics
Hispanic or Latino 6 %
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3 %
Asian 3 %
Black or African American 14 %
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 %
White 66 %
Two or More Races 7 %
Free/Reduced Lunch 34 %
English Language Learners 6 %
Special Education 15 %
Homeless 5 %

Mission:  “Our mission is to help at-risk youth make successful progress toward acquiring their high school diploma, leading to gainful employment or post-secondary education.”

Vision:  “Our Vision is to be the premier provider of alternative education to students in the Twin Cities metropolitan area and surrounding communities.”

https://www.priorlake-savage.k12.mn.us/our-schools/bridges-area-learning

Bridges Prior-Lake-Savage Area Learning Center

Address 15875 Franklin Trail SE, Suite 108, Prior Lake, MN 55372  

Location 25 miles south of Minneapolis, Minnesota
District Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools
Total District Enrollment 8,700 students
Community Description   Suburban; 55,753 residents in Prior Lake and Savage
Type of School District-Sponsored Area Learning Center
Number of Years Open Since 2009
Student Enrollment Approximately 100 students
Grade Levels Served 9-12
Leadership/Staff Composition Coordinator/11 staff total; 8 certified staff
 
Project Contact
Heather Fitzloff, Program Coordinator
hfitzloff@priorlake-savage.k12.mn.us
952-226-0846
 
Student Demographics
Hispanic or Latino 6 %
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3 %
Asian 3 %
Black or African American 14 %
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 %
White 66 %
Two or More Races 7 %
Free/Reduced Lunch 34 %
English Language Learners 6 %
Special Education 15 %
Homeless 5 %

Mission:  “Our mission is to help at-risk youth make successful progress toward acquiring their high school diploma, leading to gainful employment or post-secondary education.”

Vision:  “Our Vision is to be the premier provider of alternative education to students in the Twin Cities metropolitan area and surrounding communities.”

https://www.priorlake-savage.k12.mn.us/our-schools/bridges-area-learning

Bridges Prior-Lake-Savage Area Learning Center

Address 15875 Franklin Trail SE, Suite 108, Prior Lake, MN 55372  

Location 25 miles south of Minneapolis, Minnesota
District Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools
Total District Enrollment 8,700 students
Community Description   Suburban; 55,753 residents in Prior Lake and Savage
Type of School District-Sponsored Area Learning Center
Number of Years Open Since 2009
Student Enrollment Approximately 100 students
Grade Levels Served 9-12
Leadership/Staff Composition Coordinator/11 staff total; 8 certified staff
 
Project Contact
Heather Fitzloff, Program Coordinator
hfitzloff@priorlake-savage.k12.mn.us
952-226-0846
 
Student Demographics
Hispanic or Latino 6 %
American Indian or Alaskan Native 3 %
Asian 3 %
Black or African American 14 %
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 %
White 66 %
Two or More Races 7 %
Free/Reduced Lunch 34 %
English Language Learners 6 %
Special Education 15 %
Homeless 5 %

Mission:  “Our mission is to help at-risk youth make successful progress toward acquiring their high school diploma, leading to gainful employment or post-secondary education.”

Vision:  “Our Vision is to be the premier provider of alternative education to students in the Twin Cities metropolitan area and surrounding communities.”

https://www.priorlake-savage.k12.mn.us/our-schools/bridges-area-learning