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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LPTV: Governor Walz Visits Nisswa Elementary on Statewide Education Tour
Posted on 7/22/2021
Governor Tim Walz’s tour of schools throughout Minnesota to celebrate historic investments in education continued today at Nisswa Elementary. ...
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Brainerd Dispatch: Brainerd School Board approves letter of equity, garners boos from attendees
Posted on 7/20/2021
Board members reiterated that the letter of equity has no basis in critical race theory — an academic concept the school district doesn't incorporate in its curriculum, never has and has no plans to — but opponents remained adamant Monday's resolution represented a push to undermine American values. ...
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Brainerd Dispatch: Board approves schematic designs for Brainerd Learning Center remodel
Posted on 7/06/2021
The project is set to take place in summer 2022. ...
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Brainerd Dispatch: School Board approves child literacy program
Posted on 6/18/2021
"Read Well by Grade 3" is a data-driven literacy program, with a special bent for tackling learning issues like dyslexia that could hamper student progress. ...
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