New Ulm Public Schools

Welcome to New Ulm Public Schools

Fast Facts

New Ulm Public Schools offer students unlimited opportunities to prepare them for life after high school. Students from Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade have passionate and dedicated staff who challenge and encourage each student, ensuring they have the necessary supports to be successful.

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District Schools

Washington Learning Center

Pre K - K

Jefferson Elementary

Grades 1-4

Middle School

Grades 5-8

High School

Grades 9-12

About Us

New Ulm Public Schools is located in Brown, Nicollet and Blue Earth Counties and covers 365 square miles. The population of the school district exceeds 19,000. Student enrollment is at approximately 2100 in grades K-12.

The communities served in New Ulm Public Schools include Cambria, Courtland, Essig, Hanska, Klossner, Lafayette, New Ulm, St. George, and Searles.

New Ulm Public Schools will provide experiences and opportunities that support all learners through:
  • Providing personalized learning opportunities for all
  • Offering mental health programs and supports
  • Creating multiple pathways for learning and preparation for post secondary
  • Encouraging and enhancing school pride throughout our communities 
  • Strengthening community engagement and outreach to our  marginalized populations

Empowering our learning community through equitable, engaging and  innovative programming.

  1. Increase student growth in state/national assessments 3% each year
    • Focused use of data to inform instruction
    • High expectations of every student
    • Intervention programs to close the achievement gap
    • Personalized learning for all
  2. Advance equity, diversity and inclusion in our schools
    • Professional development and learning for all staff and board members Collaborate with MSBA on policy review using an equity lens Review practices that may create barriers for certain populations
  3. Strengthen community engagement and outreach
    • Highlight programs and student success
    • Telling our story to our communities
    • Connecting with families who are underrepresented
Washington Learning Center

910 14th St N
New Ulm, MN 56073

Jefferson Elementary

318 S Payne St
New Ulm, MN 56073

Middle School

414 S Payne St
New Ulm, MN 56073

High School

1600 Oak St
New Ulm, MN 56073

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