Spread out across 516 square miles, including Cass, Crow Wing and Morrison Counties, Brainerd Public Schools serves more than 6,700 students per year.

Brainerd Public Schools has six elementary schools, one middle school, one high school, and three alternative programming sites.

In 2014, all six of our elementary schools were awarded the National Blue Ribbon Award.

Recent News

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Brainerd Dispatch: School district scales down proposed parking lots
Posted on 12/05/2018
Compromise is brewing in Brainerd. City council and school board members are beginning to see eye-to-eye on school parking needs. ...
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Brainerd Dispatch: Board reviews designs for Harrison Elementary update
Posted on 11/27/2018
Preliminary designs are in place for the addition and updates to Harrison Elementary School, and they could alter the district's property acquisition plans. ...
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ISD 181 Viewpoint: Virtual reality comes to Brainerd Public Schools
Posted on 11/25/2018
Brainerd Public Schools students have been traveling the world this school year learning about places, cultures, history, science, and more through the use of virtual reality. ...
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Brainerd Dispatch: 'We're not those kids': BLC students create business, bust stereotypes
Posted on 11/20/2018
Often subjected to different treatment than other high schoolers, a group of students at the Brainerd Learning Center want to break the stereotypes associated with their school. ...
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