Superintendent Dr. Curt Tryggestad has been offered a new position as Executive Director with the Perpich Center for the Arts. Dr. Tryggestad has tentatively accepted.
Nicholas Kremer has been hired as the director of curriculum and learning for Eden Prairie Schools.
The world is yours to confidently engage, inspire others and contribute purposefully!
Twelve Eden Prairie High School students earned National Merit Scholarships and one student received the Special Scholarship Award from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
Beginning Monday, June 12, the district’s buildings will move to summer schedules.
Eden Prairie Schools is adopting Math Expressions (grades K-5) and Big Ideas Math (grades 6-8) as new curricular resources for the 2017-2018 school year.
Eden Prairie parents praised the school district’s quality educational programs, staff, governance, fiscal responsibility and communication efforts in the latest community survey.
Eden Prairie High School’s class of 2018 has posted 11 perfect ACT scores to date. Congratulations to juniors Kieran Arora, Mitchell Cave, Winston Chen, Misha Korolev, Mike Leiter, Diane Li, Raymond Niu, Kelly Pu, Nibir Sarma, Carter Swift and Amy Wang for receiving composite scores of 36 on their ACT tests.
Eden Prairie Schools’ 17-month process to define the future of academic programming and facilities over the next 10 years was presented for a final recommendation at the Monday, May 22 school board meeting.
EPHS DECA chapter members earned the organization's highest honors at the annual International Career Development Conference.
Students who have completed grades 3-11 will be eligible to take their district issued device home over the summer months. It is an “opt-in” model, meaning that if students would like to participate, they will need a new summer i-Learn agreement submitted by their parents/guardians.
Eden Prairie Schools is continuing progress on implementing the results outlined in its community defined Strategic Plan. The district’s Core Planning team - made up of parents, staff and community members - met in April for the annual two-day review of the Strategic Plan.
Eden Prairie Schools has selected David Freeburg as the new associate principal for Prairie View Elementary School.
Fifth graders from Prairie View and Eden Lake finish in the top fifteen at the Math Masters competition on April 22.
Eden Prairie Schools and the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office invite the community to attend the #NOverdose Town Hall Forum on May 9 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. in the Eden Prairie High School Performing Arts Center.
EPHS Seniors Honored by Eden Prairie A.M. Rotary and Eden Prairie Schools.
Thirty-two students will compete with students from around the world.
Felicia Thames has been hired as the new principal for Prairie View Elementary School.
Congratulations to Eden Prairie High School juniors Kieran Arora, Mitchell Cave, Nibir Sarma and Carter Swift for receiving perfect scores of 36 on their ACT tests.
Personalized learning director, CMS associate principal, and director of student support services selected.
Eden Prairie Schools Assistant Superintendent Dr. Josh Swanson received the 2017 Outstanding Central Office Leader Award from the Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA).
Eden Prairie Schools’ teachers will see some of their classroom ideas come to life thanks to the Foundation for Eden Prairie Schools (FEPS).
The competition involves taking tests, performing labs and engineering.
Prairie View Principal Dr. Carol Meyer and Central Middle School Associate Principal Dennis Lambert have announced their retirements effective June 30, 2017.
Recently Prairie View first graders in Lisa Warbritton's class learned about the great adventure of their class stuffed animal Lucky who took part in a project with a 2014 EPHS graduate and aerospace engineering student at the University of Minnesota.
Congratulations to EPHS seniors Whitney Reek and Jer Yang Fredericks for winning awards at the annual Minnesota Scholastic Art Competition.
Tricia Clair, Executive Director of Student Support Services, has announced her retirement effective June 30, 2017.
Eden Prairie Schools is partnering with over 40 school district superintendents to develop a collective education plan to address integration, access, opportunity and educational achievement.
Sixth graders Victoria Schwob, Lori Derouin and Brinley Hopper placed first in Minnesota in the Wonder League Robotics Competition.
Congratulations to Sally Pearson and Nathan Volz who were selected as Eden Prairie Schools 2017 Triple A Award nominees.
Congratulations to juniors Alexa Dobchuk and Isaac Nebeker who were named the Eden Prairie High School Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership (ExCEL) Award Nominees.
Seven Eden Prairie High School students received “Best in State” from the Verizon Innovative Learning App Challenge.
Eden Prairie Schools Personalized Learning and Instruction Department is offering two free opportunities for community members to attend sessions on Kids and Social Media and New Realities: Personalized Learning.
Eden Prairie teachers Nadi Bajda and Shelly Streich will receive Exceptional Teacher Awards from TIES, a Minnesota education technology collaborative.
Eden Prairie Schools Superintendent, Dr. Curt Tryggestad has been named the 2017 Minnesota Superintendent of the Year by the Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA).
Eden Prairie Schools welcomes families of incoming kindergartners (fall of 2017) to attend Kindergarten Kick-Off this November to meet the principal and fellow parents, tour the school, and gather information needed for this important step in their child’s life.
Five students were recently honored for receiving the highest scores on the 2015 ACT and SAT tests.
Conferences begin the week of Oct. 10 - please take advantage of this opportunity to become actively involved in your student's education and meet the staff at Eden Prairie Schools.
Eden Prairie Schools has been selected by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture to showcase its kitchens and the use of its rotisserie ovens through the department’s Farm to School grant dollars.
The EPHS Cross Country team is looking to introduce the sport of cross-country to all students in fourth through sixth grade by holding a one-mile race on Thursday, Oct. 6.
At the Monday, Sept. 26 regular school board meeting, the board unanimously passed - in a 7-0 vote - the recommendation to further develop grade configuration as presented in a workshop on Monday, Sept. 12 through the second phase of the Designing Pathways process.
EPHS is among the top four in Minnesota with 15 National Merit Semifinalists.
Phase 1 recommendations were made during the Sept. 12 School Board Meeting. A full recommendation report is available now.
The Eden Prairie High School Marching Band will host its 25th Annual Prairie Colors Band Festival this Saturday, Sept. 10.
Each elementary school and Central Middle School will be hosting Parent Information Nights in the coming weeks to explore the grade-level curriculum.
Eden Prairie Schools’ Title-I Programs will be presenting a series of free classes for parents during the 2016-2017 school year.
Find a complete list of school supplies for all schools to get prepped for Sept. 6 - the first day of school!
All elementary schools, Central Middle School and Eden Prairie High School will hold Open Houses to meet students and their families as the first day of school – Tuesday, Sept. 6 - approaches.
For the past seven years Eden Prairie High School has maintained the largest average percentage of graduates who attend college compared to any of our counterparts in the Lake Conference.
These yearly tests are used as one tool to help gauge students’ progress in meeting expectations on Minnesota state standards for reading, math and science.
Ronald Meyer has been hired as the director of finance and will begin his position on August 1.
"I am very excited to join the Eden Prairie Schools Personalized Learning and Instruction team,” said Meyer. Her start date with Eden Prairie Schools was July 1.
The academic options in Phase 1 of the Designing Pathways process have been revised by the 21-member Academic Design Team of parents and staff based on community feedback through nine input sessions, and over 1,700 responses to an online voluntary survey.
If you have questions or need assistance please plan to contact schools during their open hours.
We wish all of the 662 graduates the best of luck in the future. Click to see lists of Gold, Silver and Red Cord Honor students.
After careful consideration, Eden Prairie Schools in partnership with the School Board and our consultants at TeamWorks International, have decided to extend the timeline for Phase 1 of the Designing Pathways process to August 2016.
Kelsey Snyder has been selected as the 2016 Minnesota History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
Four locations will have the opportunity to bring in volunteers to assist children with reading and math for the 2016-2017 school year.
On April 22, district fifth graders competed in the Math Masters Competition. Congratulations to all the participants.
Jodi Markworth has been hired as the new principal at Cedar Ridge Elementary. Her start date with the district is July 1.
Twenty-four percent of the plan was deemed operational during the team's two-day review session.
All nominees and recipients will be honored at a recognition dinner on Wednesday, May 4 at Bearpath Golf and Country Club beginning at 5:30 p.m.
The district welcomes Hernan Moncada to the district. Moncada is currently the principal at Academia Cesar Chavez Charter School in St. Paul.
Eden Prairie Schools is proud to announce a reduction in class sizes for second grade at all elementary schools next year.
Help your child be test-ready with some tips, test samplers and ways to alleviate test anxiety.
EPHS has been honored with the SupportMusic Merit Award.
Sixth grade students participated in the Math Masters regional competition.
Eden Prairie High school seniors Taylor Del Vecchio and Abigail Rechkin were announced as winners in the the Minnesota Aspirations for Women in Computing Awards.
Eden Prairie Schools is hosting a screening of the documentary, "Most Likely to Succeed" on April 12 at 7 p.m. in EPHS' Performing Arts Center.
Since its inception in 1998, FEPS has provided more than $700,000 to schools, teachers and students.
During the past two weeks, students were able to view actual lunar samples brought back by the 12 astronauts who collected them during six Apollo missions.
Eleven of the finalists were recently awarded National Merit Scholarships.
Instructional coaches work with students and teachers at each elementary school on effective reading strategies.
Students at Eden Prairie Schools are spreading happiness this Valentine’s Day through service projects to celebrate the holiday.
The Random Acts of Kindness Fund grows in donations to help support Eden Prairie High School students in need.
This two-phase comprehensive process will address district needs for the next decade or more.
Sophomore students based their presentations on topics related to the literature of the Honors English class.
Four Eden Prairie elementary schools have been recognized as among the highest performing Title I schools in the state according to the new Multiple Measurements Ratings (MMR).
Eden Prairie's Sun Current newspaper has announced Eden Prairie High School as the "Best Public School", Conn McCartan as "Best Principal" and Tom Sybrant as "Best Teacher".
Eden Prairie Schools has launched a new electronic flyer communication system called, Peachjar.
Stay up-to-date on student activities happening this winter at Eden Prairie Schools.
Eden Prairie parents and residents uniformly praised the district’s quality educational programs, staff, governance, fiscal responsibility and communication efforts in the latest community survey.
During the month of November, students and staff at Eden Prairie High School engaged in activities promoting gratitude.
Sara Nelson and Jean Tushie will receive Exceptional Teacher Awards from TIES because of their leadership in technology education.
Thirty-seven students were recognized at the ceremony on Friday, Nov. 13.
The district is slated to begin outlining a community process that will be revealed in Jan. 2016.
Mark Henry, a senior trombone player at Eden Prairie High School, has been accepted to perform in the 2016 Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall.
Eden Prairie elects incumbent, three newcomers to school board.
On Nov. 3 residents of Eden Prairie will have the opportunity to elect four of seven School Board members to serve 4-year terms.
Once completed, the Welcome Center will serve as a centralized location for families new to the district.
The Eden Prairie High School Eagle Band took first place in the Class AAA Minnesota State Championship.
Vince Elke, maintenance operations coordinator at Forest Hills Elementary and Prairie View Elementary, was awarded the 2015 Outstanding Contributor Award.
Students were recently honored for receiving the highest scores on the 2014 EXPLORE, ACT and SAT tests.
Download Eden Prairie Schools' free mobile app for quick access to grades, news, staff directories, lunch menus and more.
Sixth grade teacher Brent Bovitz is one of only 100 teachers worldwide to be named an Elite 100 teacher by IXL, an online learning environment that tracks student progress through interactive activities and challenges.
The Perch, located within EPHS, is a student-run branch of Royal Credit Union.
The program is planned and taught by students in the parenting and child psychology classes at the high school.
The district finalizes school/district construction and outlines long range planning.
Dr. Curt Tryggestad will present his research at the Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) conference this month.
Eden Prairie Schools’ is pleased to announce that Jason Mutzenberger, executive director of business services, has earned the Certified Administrator of School Finance and Operations® certification.
Eden Prairie High School senior Mengdi Lou earned a top composite score of 36 on the ACT test. Lou is the third student in the EPHS class of 2016 to receive a perfect score.
Four school board seats are up for election this fall as the terms for board members Karla Bratrud, Dave Espe, John Estall and Holly Parker end in Jan. 2016.
A student-run credit union branch, powered by Royal Credit Union, is now open at Eden Prairie High School.
Eden Prairie students are well above the state in meeting the college readiness benchmarks.
Four Eden Prairie elementary schools have been recognized as among the highest performing Title I schools in the state.
This fall, the district is expanding a program that has proven results in preparing students for college.
Students continue to perform above the state average yet technical problems provide district with an incomplete picture.
Gretchen Kleinsasser has been hired as associate principal at Oak Point Elementary effective July 14.
Molly Hollenbeck has been hired as associate principal at Eden Prairie High School beginning July 1.
The EPHS commencement ceremony was held on Friday, June 5. See photos and check out some impressive facts about the 741 graduates.
Click to see photos of students throughout the district enjoying their last day of school.
EPHS National Merit Finalists to receive financial awards.
Neetij Krishnan is the first student in the class of 2016 to receive a perfect score of 36.
Eden Prairie Schools has been selected to receive a 2015 Gold Medallion Award for its 2014 Referendum Campaign: Sustaining Excellence.
“We are creating a culture in our school where people understand and appreciate others,” said Principal Ann Swanson.
Last week, the district’s core planning team met for its two-day review of the district’s strategic plan.
Applications are available for high school students interested in attending an 11-day summer science research trip to Costa Rica in July 2017.
It is important that all students be up-to-date with the required immunizations, especially kindergartners and seventh graders.
More Eden Prairie High School graduates attend college and achieve a degree within six years than graduates from neighboring southwest metro high schools says National Student Clearinghouse.
Student and teacher speakers for the ceremony at Mariucci Arena have been chosen, along with class song and motto.
The online calendar can be customized to each family according to the schools their children attend.