Why Choose E. Carver Co. Schools?

We provide the best personalized education.

We are replacing the factory model of education by asking the question, “What’s best for the academic and social growth of each learner?” Our students are given the power to shape their education, supported by high academic standards and guided by caring and knowledgeable staff. Personalized learning created learners who are motivated and excited about coming to school. Students have opportunities to develop passion projects where they can make connections between school and topics that they care about. High-achieving students are never held back, but are encouraged to go as far and as fast as they can. Students who need additional support can choose to learn in the ways that work best for them. We are student-centered with teaching practices that adapt to the student. Eastern Carver County Schools is a model for a 21st century education.

Elementary School

More than 900 elementary students district-wide work above grade level – because we challenge all students their learning level, removing artificial barriers to authentic learning.

Middle School

Students are carefully guided as they explore their evolving interests and build independence. Our middle schools go beyond the core curriculum with more choices to suit their individuality and their interests.

High School

Three high schools allows each student to be in the limelight. While other high schools in our area have been expanding beyond 2,500 students, residents of Eastern Carver County Schools voted for smaller high schools – doubling the opportunities for your student while maintaining small-school environments.


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Statistics are from a 2018 scientifically-valid, random sample parent survey

Eastern Carver County Schools is a school district leading personalized learning. This sounds like a buzz-word, but it is not. Personalized learning has specific, defined elements that we are putting in place across the district. Instead of passive learning where students “sit and get,” students play an active role in shaping their learning, guided by knowledgeable, caring teachers.


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Benefits to our students start in preschool & go beyond graduation

high school credits earned while in middle school (graduating class of 2015)

elementary students work above grade level in reading or math

Eastern Carver County Schools students learn at their own pace — it’s part of personalized learning. Students can easily work above grade level in reading and math, and in a few cases some students have gone to a middle school or high school for what they need. In middle school, students can start earning credit for high school. In high school, students are prepared for what comes next, whether it’s 2-year college, 4-year university, military service or a vocation.