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Minnetonka Public Schools Overview

As one of Minnesota's top performing public school districts, Minnetonka is focused on world-class, child-centered excellence in early childhood, elementary and secondary education.

The District serves ten communities in the West Metro and welcomes 3,350 open-enrolled students from 42 other school districts. We ensure all students envision and pursue their highest aspirations while serving the greater good. Minnetonka is nationally recognized for using technology as an accelerator of learning.

Minnetonka has the state's largest language immersion program, offering either a Spanish or Chinese Immersion option at every school in the District.

The District is known for academic rigor, excellence in the arts and athletics, and choice and flexibility for students and families.

Purpose
Public school district serving more than 11,000 students
Vision
As a world-class organization dedicated to child-centered excellence, the Minnetonka School District will:

Challenge and support all students in the pursuit of their highest levels of academic and personal achievement.

Practice prudent and innovative management of public resources.

Advocate for strong academic and strong co-curricular programs.

Attract, develop, and support the highest quality teachers and other educational professionals.

Demand the highest standards of professional excellence in every level of the organization.

Create, pursue, and champion outstanding early childhood education opportunities so that all children enter kindergarten ready to learn and succeed.

Tailor learning experiences to the needs of individual learners.

Create positive, enjoyable learning environments.

Foster the development of good character and social responsibility.

Inspire students to understand and serve the greater good.

Instill an abiding appreciation for the rights, privileges, and values of America’s system of government.

Produce outstanding graduates who are ready to contribute and thrive in a wide array of future pursuits and engage in life-long learning.

Earn and maintain broad-based community support.
Mission
The mission of the Minnetonka School District is to ensure all students envision and pursue their highest aspirations while serving the greater good. In a community that transcends traditional definitions of excellence, we use learning and teaching as tools to value and nurture each person, inspire in everyone a passion to excel with confidence and hope, and instill expectations that stimulate extraordinary achievement in the classroom and in life.
Additional Culture Details
We believe that:

An educated populace is integral to a democratic society.

Families have the primary responsibility to ensure the education of their children.

All adults are responsible for the care and welfare of all children.

All people deserve the opportunity to pursue their individual potential.

A person’s attitude is the most significant determinant of success.

Personal fulfillment comes from pursuing one’s passion.

Each person has fundamental, intrinsic worth.

The dignity of each person is sacred.

All people need to love and be loved.

All people have a right to live and work in a safe environment.

The uniqueness of each individual enriches the community.

All people have the right to express matters of conscience.

Effective communication is essential to building relationships and strengthening mutual commitment to purpose.

Integrity is essential to a meaningful relationship.
Values
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Headquarters
Minnetonka, MN
Employees
1580 US Employees
Industry
Independent Public School District
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