Prairie Elementary

Excellence in Action

At Prairie Elementary, we provide excellent educational opportunities to approximately 680 students from Early Childhood through Second Grade. Educators at Prairie Elementary are extremely dedicated to the young people of this community. Our shared vision encompasses meeting the needs of all learners through establishing a collaborative culture with a focus on learning and results. At Prairie Elementary we use a full range of educational services to respond to the individual learning needs of students. We are devoted to meeting the social, emotional, and academic needs of every student.

We invite you to stay connected and involved with our schools as we work together to ensure success for all children.

  • Student and Parent creating a gingerbread house
  • Students with Grinch hats
  • Student singing with arms raised
  • Students on raisers for music program
  • Students dressed in pajamas holding books
  • Students on a snowpile throwing snowballs
  • Zero the Hero getting hugs from students
  • Zero the Hero in the cafeteria
  • Student with Zero the Hero on the 100th day of school
  • Zero the Hero with classroom of students
  • Zero the Hero with classroom of students

ISD 518 Virtual Calming Room

The ISD 518 Virtual Calming Room provides helpful tools and resources to assist you in managing stressors and regulating your emotions.

News & Updates

  • Prairie Elementary Back to School Conferences

    Prairie Elementary Back to School ConferencesWednesday, August 24 8:00 am – 8:00 pm Please attend at the time you have scheduled. Contact the office for your conference date and time if you didn’t receive a letter in the mailSchool pictures by Rickers StudioPay fees – lunch, field trip, iPad usage fee First day of school… Continue Reading

    August 3, 2022
  • 4th Grade Open House Band Instrument Display

    On April 28, 2022-2:30-8:00, parent(s) are invited to attend the INSTRUMENT FAIR in the Prairie Elementary School Gym. Rent an instrument through a music store or bring in a used instrument to be checked over. Sign-up for summer band. All new band members are encouraged to participate. Inside… District District Office COVID-19 Dashboard School District… Continue Reading

    April 25, 2022
  • Kindergarten Registration

    Kindergarten Round-upIf you haven’t turned in your registration papers for children who will be Kindergarten students in the fall, please mail them to:Prairie Elementary1700 1st Ave SWWorthington, MN 56187 Inside… District District Office COVID-19 Dashboard School District Policies Human Resources Benefits Health Savings Account and Flex Spending Account Open Enrollment Employee Assistance Program Dental Insurance… Continue Reading

    March 10, 2022
  • Kindergarten Round-up

    Attention Future Prairie KindergartenersPlease join us at Prairie Elementary on Monday, March 28th for Kindergarten Round-up.Chose a time that works for you – 11:00 am or 5:30 pmThe event will be held in the gyms at Prairie Elementary.* Meet Prairie Kindergarten staff* Take fun pictures* Turn in any registration paperwork* Tour the school* Possible bus… Continue Reading

    March 10, 2022
  • Prairie Elementary Parent/Teacher Conferences

    Prairle Elementary Parent/Teacher ConferencesMonday, March 7 3:30-7:30 pmThursday, March 10 3:30 – 7:30 pmFriday, March 11 7:30 am – 3:30 pmPlease call the office or check in with your child’s teacher if you did not receive a card in your child’s backpack with your conference date and time. Inside… District District Office COVID-19 Dashboard School… Continue Reading

    March 9, 2022


1700 1st Avenue SW
 Worthington, MN 56187

Phone: 507-727-1250
Fax: 507-727-1255
Attendance Line: 507-727-1272



 Principal: Mrs. Meyer
Assistant Principal:
Ms. Gjerde

Start time: 8:15 a.m.
Dismissal: 3:10 p.m.

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Excellence in Action
Focused on Learning
Focused on Results
Focused on Collaboration

Standards-Based Report Cards

School Improvement

If you need assistance reading the School Improvement documents, please send a detailed email to or contact Mrs. Meyer or Ms. Gjerde at 507-727-1250.

Advisory Team