Spread out across 516 square miles, including Cass, Crow Wing and Morrison Counties, Brainerd Public Schools serves more than 6,700 students per year.

Brainerd Public Schools has six elementary schools, one middle school, one high school, and three alternative programming sites.

In 2014, all six of our elementary schools were awarded the National Blue Ribbon Award.


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Brainerd Dispatch: Brainerd Lakes Center for the Arts leads name suggestions for new addition
Posted on 2/23/2021
Community members submitted 154 entries, Community Education Director Cori Reynolds told school board members Monday, Feb. 22. ...
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Brainerd Dispatch: Middle, high schoolers to return to the classroom
Posted on 2/05/2021
Fifth through 12th grade students at Brainerd Public Schools will move to a modified in-person learning model beginning Feb. 16. ...
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Brainerd Dispatch: Another 1st day of school as 3rd, 4th, 5th graders return
Posted on 2/01/2021
It’s like having the whole family home again. ...
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Brainerd Dispatch: Community input sought for new performing arts center name
Posted on 1/26/2021
Name suggestions can be submitted at blueprint181.org through Feb. 12. ...
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