Winterquist Elementary School
is a public preK-6 school serving a student population of approximately 640. It is staffed by 63 certified and non certified staff committed to
excellence in education through up-to-date teaching strategies, the digital engagement initiative, and a positive
discipline program. The school's curriculum and instruction is aligned
with the Minnesota State Standards.
Winterquist has 28
classroom teachers with 3-4 sections per grade. The school has a
full-time principal, media specialist, counselor, nurse, and psychologist. It
also provides specialists in music, technology, physical education, and Title I.
Special education services
are provided for specific learning disabilities, speech/language
therapy, emotional behavior disorders, occupational/physical therapy,
mild/moderate/severe mental impairments, early childhood special
education, and blindness. Other services are provided by the Cloquet
Area Special Education Cooperative. The district also provides an
enrichment coordinator, school-age daycare, and Early
Childhood Family Education.
Winterquist was awarded
the Minnesota Elementary School Principals' Association's "School of
Excellence Award" in 1991, and the Minnesota Department of Education Reward School for the last three years in a row. Winterquist takes pride in its well behaved students and
supportive parents and community.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 218-879-3361, or fax 218-879-7490.
I am asked quite often what enrichment opportunities we have for our
students. We send home notes and list events in the school paper, but I
know sometimes those come at times we are busy as parents. Here is a list
of activities and programs that we offer.
- Destination Imagination - grades k-12
- Inventor's Fair - grades 4-12
- Junior Great Books - grades 2-4
- Math Masters - grades 5-6
- Spelling Bee - grades 5-8
- Geography Bee - grades 5-8
- Knowledge Bowl - grades 5-12
Winterquist Elementary School has an open environment that encourages
parent involvement. We are very proud of our volunteers and
welcome others to join us. If you are interested in volunteering you can
contact Joyce Bergstedt our Volunteer Coordinator at 218-879-3361 ext.