Education

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Learning is a life long journey.  Greater Mankato prides itself on its investment in to education, both in terms of opportunity and access.  Year after year, our school district ranks above average in statewide ratings for Reading, Science and Math.  Whether you’re plotting the course for your first born or interested in learning a new skill yourself, there are boundless experiences available in Greater Mankato.

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Public Schooling

Mankato Area Public Schools (MAPS) distinguishes itself with early educational offerings, robust programming through the Community Education Department and it’s neighborhood school design.

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Early Learning (Pre-K)

Early Childhood Family Education is a MN State funded educational program for families with children from birth to 5 (not yet in kindergarten). The mission of Early Childhood Family Education is to strengthen families through the education and support of all parents and to help parents provide the best possible environment for the healthy growth and development of their children.

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Community Education

Mankato Community Education supports the educational, social and recreational needs of the community by serving children ages birth to five, youth and adults throughout the Mankato Area Public Schools communities. Assuring learning excellence and readiness for a changing world by providing programming to reach all, teach all, and include all.

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Featured School

At Prairie Winds Middle School, classrooms are designed with sliding glass doors that open to extend the classroom into flexible learning spaces. In addition to a gym, multi-purpose athletic fields, common areas for community use on evenings and weekends, and a one-mile walking trail outside for out-of-doors learning, exercise and enjoyment. It is also a middle school that models science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM).

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Charter & Parochial

Greater Mankato offers a variety of educational options for K – 12.  There are faith based options as well as Charter school opportunities.

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Post-Secondary

College life:  The classes.  The clubs.  The friends.  Greater Mankato boasts 5 post-secondary institutions that offer great experiences, amazing facilities, and opportunities to build a foundation for a career.

Minnesota State University, Mankato

620 South Road, Mankato MN 56001

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Bethany Lutheran College

700 Luther Drive, Mankato, MN 56001

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South Central College

1920 Lee Blvd, North Mankato, MN 56003

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Rasmussen College

130 St Andrews Dr, Mankato, MN 56001

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Gustavus Adolphus College

800 College Ave, St Peter, MN 56082

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Community Learning

There are a variety of organizations and programs that have a focus on education in Greater Mankato

Community Partners

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Mankato Clinic
Mayo Clinic
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Coughlan Companies
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