Award Year: 2019

TCU Lonsdale PreK-6 Elementary School

1000 Idaho Street SW
Lonsdale, MN, 55046-5028

(507) 364-3024

Ms. Mollie Meyer, Principal at time of Nomination

Tri-City United School District

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Mission

Lonsdale Elementary is a school that provides a nurturing, caring learning environment by creating a collaborative partnership between students, parents, staff, and community organizations. We will provide rigorous and relevant individualized learning opportunities that ensure ALL students reach their highest learning potential and are empowered as contributing citizens.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 3%
  • White: 79%
  • Hispanic: 5%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Native American: 2%
  • Two or more races: 9%
Application
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Tri-City United (TCU) is a progressive school district that prides itself on personalizing instruction for each student while focusing on their unique learning preferences. The District is proud to serve the communities of Lonsdale, Montgomery, Le Center, and the surrounding area. TCU offers the benefits of a small school while affording big opportunities. As just one of 30 districts in the United States, TCU has been nationally recognized as a "Distinguished District" for its Project Lead The Way (STEM) programs.

TCU Lonsdale Elementary provides a nurturing learning environment by creating collaborative partnerships with students, parents, staff, and community organizations. Building relationships and leadership habits are central to the collective work at TCU Lonsdale. Each of our stakeholders is a valued leader and asset to our community. Additionally, the experienced staff believes in providing rigorous, relevant, and personalized learning opportunities through the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework. Implementation of UDL, in concert with leadership habits, ensures that all students reach their personal goals and are empowered as contributing citizens. TCU Lonsdale Elementary School has been recognized for success in the math progress of students overall as well as for success in the consistent attendance of students receiving special education services.