Eastern Carver County Schools

We Are Exceptional Personalized Learning

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. 

Happening at Eastern Carver

Board reviews revised two-year cost containment and budget cut plan

In early 2019, the School Board approved a proposed two-year cost containment plan for the district. The failure of the November 2019 Operating Referendum, along with inconsistent state and federal funding, continue to impact the district’s budget. At the April 12 School Board Work Session, DeeDee Kahring, Director of Finance and Operations, presented an updated report on budget cuts for the current fiscal year and proposed budget cuts for the 2021-22 school year. In addition to the $6 million cuts to the budget for this current school year, the district must cut an additional $3.1 million in next year’s budget.

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Safe Return to Learn Update

As many of you may be aware, last night the Minnesota Department of Health put out a press release warning of an outbreak of a variant of the COVID-19 virus centered in Carver County. MDH’s press release calls for a two-week pause for all Carver County school and youth sports starting Monday, March 8, and also includes additional measures, including keeping secondary students in a hybrid model.  Our district leadership has been working over the weekend to go through these recommendations and determine next steps. 

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Safe Return to Learn Update

Over the last week, district staff have been working through the state’s revised Safe Learning Plan, analyzing our district data, and doing careful and thoughtful planning around our district learning models.  On Monday, March 22 we will be welcoming back our middle and high school students in-person, four days a week.  Wednesdays will remain a distance learning day for our secondary students.

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Why Choose Eastern Carver County Schools ?

93%

of parents say the quality of education is excellent or good

635

high school credits earned while in middle school

1,000

elementary students work above grade level in reading or math

98%

of parents agree the overall school environment is positive

Personalized Learning Happens in the Classroom

Purposeful Learning

Purposeful Learning

Teachers in Eastern Carver County Schools not only lead instruction but also facilitate learning for each student. They teach by guiding students towards mastery of content and instilling 21st century skills. 

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Engagement with Learning Tools

Engagement with Learning Tools

With teachers as facilitators, students use a variety of educational tools and resources to maximize learning. Our goal is to prepare students for success beyond high school, wherever their aspirations take them.

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Collaborative Environment

Collaborative Environment

We are redefining learning spaces with a variety of furniture, layouts and technology that facilitate collaboration, creativity, comfort, and safety. 

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Learner Voice & Choice

Learner Voice & Choice

Students have the freedom to design the way they showcase their learning based on individual styles, experiences, passions, and needs. Respected as capable co-designers, learner agency is cultivated throughout all learning.

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