New Ulm Public Schools

Information for Parents

Learn about our schools, programs, and the wonderful community of New Ulm.

Calendars and Schedules

About New Ulm

City of New Ulm
New Ulm, the City of “Charm and Tradition,” is nestled just 90 miles southwest of the Twin Cities, in the heart of the scenic Minnesota River Valley.
Learn more about our city >



If you are interested in enrolling your child in New Ulm Public Schools, contact the following:

New Ulm High School
Grades 9 -12: Contact the Principal’s Office at (507) 233-6400

New Ulm Middle School
Grades 5-8: Contact the Guidance Office at (507) 233-6100

Jefferson Elementary
Grades 1 – 4: Contact the Principal’s Office at (507) 233-3500

Washington Learning Center
Grade K: Contact the Principal’s Office at (507) 233-8300

Early Childhood Family Education
Early Childhood: Contact the ECFE Office at (507) 233-8300

If you want to register personally, please download and complete the NUPS Registration Form (pdf) before coming in.

District Info/Contacts
Need to reach a particular building or program? Check out our Contact Us page for all the details.


Special Education

Special Education Services are provided through River Bend Education District.
Visit River Bend’s site here

Student Device Program

Student devices allow New Ulm staff and students unique opportunities to personalize the learning experience.
Student Device Program Page

Campus Portal Information

The New Ulm Public Schools Campus Portal enables parents to view information about your child’s grades, class schedule, attendance, assignments, test scores, immunizations and fees. The system provides timely communication between families and the school. An account is required to access the Portal.
Campus Portal Information Page

Health Services

Our goal is to maintain, improve, and promote the health of all students through health assistants at all buildings.
Health Services Department

Food Service
Meals at New Ulm Public Schools are provided through Chartwells Dining Services.
Food Service Department
District Transportation
Transportation is contracted through New Ulm Bus Lines.
Transportation Department
Safe Routes to School
The Heart of New Ulm has partnered with New Ulm area schools to offer many safe routes walkers and bikers can use to get to our schools and around the community.
Safe Routes to School Page
Brown County Family Resource Guide


Early Childhood/Preschool

New Ulm offers several early childhood/preschool opportunities for children at all levels through programs such as ECFE and Eagles Preschool.
ECFE/Preschool Page

Kids Connection
Kids Connection is a school-age child care program for students in grades K-6.
Kids Connection Page
Friends of ISD 88
The Friends of ISD 88 was formed in 2012 to help provide additional support for New Ulm’s public school system.
Visit the Friends of ISD 88 site >
Eagles Unified Booster Club
The Eagles Unified Booster Club was established to support the athletic teams and programs of New Ulm.
Visit the Eagles Unified Booster Club site
ISD 88 Foundation
ISD 88 Foundation
The foundation’s mission is to enhance the quality of education in ISD 88 by creating partnerships between our schools, our communities and alumni.
Visit the ISD 88 Foundation site >

Our Mission, Vision, and Goals

New Ulm Public Schools will provide educational excellence in partnership with students, families, and the community.

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

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