Welcome to the Brainerd Lakes Area!

Brainerd Public Schools proudly serves all area residents and welcomes approximately 6,300 + PreK-12 students within our 512 square mile district. To check your attendance zone click here. Verify this information with the Transportation department.

What You Need to Enroll Your Student(s)

  • A copy of your child's immunization records is required.
  • A copy of your child's birth certificate, passport or other similar identification forms.
  • Early Childhood Screening is required for entrance into Kindergarten.

Early Childhood Screening & Kindergarten Registration

It is a state law that children be screened before kindergarten. This screening provides an opportunity for children and their parents to participate in a health and developmental screening. Identifying potential problems or concerns early allows time for intervention during the critical formative years. Register for screening HERE.

The forms below are available to print, complete and submit, and are also available at Washington Educational Services Building (WESB). Email completed forms to andrene.crook@isd181.org.

Registration Forms

Contact Us

Welcome Center
Washington Educational Services Building
804 Oak Street
Brainerd, MN 56401

Phone: 218-454-6900 
Fax: 218-454-6901

Office Hours: 8 am to 4:30 pm

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