District Office

District office building

Registration Information

News & Updates

  • Early Dismissal October 20

    All District 518 Schools will dismiss early on Wednesday, October 20.Prairie – 12:20WMS – 11:55WHS and LC – 11:30, students may stay for lunch until 12:00

    October 11, 2021
  • No School October 21 and October 22

    All District 518 schools will be closed on Thursday and Friday, October 21 & 22. Classes will resume on Monday, October 25.

    October 6, 2021
  • Advance Child Tax Credit Payments

    IRS offers the Child Tax Credit Eligibility Assistant in English and Spanish on This interactive tool can help your family determine whether you qualify for the #ChildTaxCredit. Get started at Did you know?• People who receive government benefits may not have signed up for the Child Tax Credit advance payments because they think… Continue Reading

    October 4, 2021
  • Food Shortages and Menu Changes

    September 28, 2021 Dear ISD 518 Families, ISD 518 is participating in the United State Department of Agriculture (USDA) Seamless Summer Option (SSO) for the entirety of the 2021-22 school year. This means that our school provides free meals to all students! This program provides additional support and flexibility for our district to continue serving… Continue Reading

    September 30, 2021
  • Help your school by applying for free/reduced price meals by Sept. 29

    While meals for the 2021-2022 school year will be provided at no cost to all District 518 students, district families are encouraged to complete the free or reduced-price lunch application by Sept. 30 to see if they qualify for other benefits, such as reduced activity fees or community education class scholarships. Applications may be completed at… Continue Reading

    September 13, 2021

Mission Statement, Vision Statement and District Goals

Mission Statement

Educational Excellence for All Learners to be Successful Citizens in the Future — “Excellence in Action”

Vision Statement

District 518 is a leader in Southwest Minnesota and in the State of Minnesota that provides educational opportunities for all students to be productive global citizens and successful lifelong learners. District 518 will capitalize on opportunities that will lead to student success in school, the region, the state and the world through strong educational programming that meets the goals of the World’s Best Work Force.

District 518 will increase student achievement:


All Children Ready for Kindergarten: The percentage of children who participate in the district preschool program will increase in kindergarten readiness from 75% to 80% as measured by earning a score of 52 or more on Kindergarten Entry Profile tool.


100% of students will read at grade level by grade 3 as determined by earning a proficiency score on the Reading MCAs.


Part A: Reading: The reading proficiency achievement gap will be reduced in half for each student group by 2023 as measured by the Minnesota Comprehensive Reading Assessment.

Part B: Math: The math proficiency achievement gap will be reduced in half for each student group by 2023 as measured by the Minnesota Comprehensive Math Assessment.


The percentage of students in Worthington School District who are college and career ready will increase from 75% – 80%, as measured by having career goals/pathway plan in a written format, completing a career assessment, and having a 90% or higher attendance rate (MDE data), and meeting all graduation requirements.


The percentage of student graduates in the Worthington School District will increase from 78.9% to 85% (7-year), as measured by MDE graduation data.

Contact Info

1117 Marine Ave.
Worthington, MN 56187
Main Phone: 507.372.2172
Fax: 507.372.2174

Map / Directions


John Landgaard

Lisa Ahrenstorff
Administrative Assist. to the Superintendent & Election Clerk

David Skog
Director of Management Services

Patrick Morphew
District Accountant / MARSS Coordinator

Carmen Johnson
Human Resources Coordinator

Kelsey Hagen
Human Resources Assistant

Katy Phillips
Human Resources Generalist

Jodi Bohn

Tracy Kunkel
Accounts Receivable / Payable/Free and Reduced Lunch

Communications Coordinator

DeeAnn Crall
Food Service Director

District Wellness

Committee Members

Committee Meeting Minutes

Building Action Plans

Health Assessment

If you need assistance reading the Health Assessment, please send a detailed email to or contact us at District Office 507-372-2172.

Wellness Committee Invite


Crisis Management