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

  • Discovery Room Open House

    Prairie Elementary School invites Community Members to our Discovery Room OPEN HOUSE! Are you a community member who is interested in checking out Prairie’s amazing Discovery Room? Then this event is for you! Wednesday, January 31st 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm Stop by and check out our interactive educational trip into OUTER SPACE! La escuela… Continue Reading

    January 29, 2024
  • Prairie Elementary Only – No School

    There is no school for Prairie Elementary only on Friday, December 8, due to Parent/Teacher Conferences. Inside… District District Office COVID-19 Dashboard Listening Session School District Policies Human Resources Trustmark Voluntary Benefit Plans Benefits Health Savings Account and Flex Spending Account Open Enrollment Employee Assistance Program Dental Insurance Health Insurance Life Insurance Vision Insurance Learn… Continue Reading

    December 6, 2023
  • Prairie Parent/Teacher Conferences

    Prairie Elementary Parent/Teacher Conferences Thursday, December 7 3:30 – 7:30Friday, December 8 8:00 – 3:00 Inside… District District Office COVID-19 Dashboard Listening Session School District Policies Human Resources Trustmark Voluntary Benefit Plans Benefits Health Savings Account and Flex Spending Account Open Enrollment Employee Assistance Program Dental Insurance Health Insurance Life Insurance Vision Insurance Learn From… Continue Reading

    December 6, 2023
  • Prairie Elementary Back to School Conferences

    Back to School Conferences at Prairie ElementaryThursday, August 248:00 AM – 8:00 PMPlease attend at the time you have been scheduled. Contact the office for you conference date and time if you didn’t receive a letter in the mail.* School pictures by Rickers Studio* Pay fees (lunch, field trip, iPad insurance) First day of school… Continue Reading

    August 10, 2023
  • Prairie Elementary T-Shirt Project

    Prairie Elementary received a grant from the Southwest Minnesota Arts Council (SMAC) for a t-shirt project. A grant was written to have artist Bobbie Alsgaard-Lien visit the Prairie Elementary Art classroom for a short residency in working with all first and second grade students for this two weeks project.  Some of the topics Bobbie covered… Continue Reading

    February 20, 2023

CONTACT INFO

Address:
1700 1st Avenue SW
 Worthington, MN 56187

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

Email:
 
prairie@isd518.net

Map/Directions

 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 technology@isd518.net or contact Mrs. Meyer or Ms. Gjerde at 507-727-1250.

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