The City of Shakopee is served primarily by the Shakopee School District 720; however, a small portion of the city’s industrial park falls into the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191. The city also has two parochial elementary schools.
Shakopee Public Schools
The Shakopee School District serves more than 8,000 students in Shakopee, Savage, Prior Lake and the Jackson, Louisville and Sand Creek townships. The school district includes an early childhood center, five K-5 elementary schools, two 6-8 middle schools, one 9-12 high school and a 10-12 alternative learning center. It is governed by a seven-member Board of Education.
Shakopee Public Schools are known for its diverse student population (more than 40 languages are spoken), Project Lead the Way engineering program, college-prep opportunities and dedicated teaching staff.
School District Information
The Shakopee district serves more than 8,000 students in Shakopee, Savage, Prior Lake, and the Jackson, Louisville, and Sand Creek Townships. Our district is located in one of the fastest growing suburbs in the Twin Cities.
Their Mission: Shakopee Schools, in partnership with our community, will educate lifelong learners to succeed in a diverse world.
We offer a myriad of programs and activities that give our students of all ages, backgrounds and interests the chance to learn, share, explore and expand their knowledge, talents, skills and abilities in academics, arts, athletics, community service, and so much more. We also offer a variety of high potential classes at all grades as well as programs at the high school that can earn student’s college credits.
The Shakopee School District is committed to providing the best opportunities for our students. We are dedicated to helping them excel and achieve their educational goals and teaching them to be good citizens of our community, our nation and our world.
The Shakopee school district is proud to serve a very diverse population of students and families with more than 70 languages and dialects from around the world spoken in our schools. As of the 2017-18 school year, our student population consists of 61% Caucasian, 13% Asian, 13% Hispanic/Latino, 11% Black/African American and 2% American Indian.
Shakopee Area Catholic School
Shakopee Area Catholic School (SACS) is a pre-kindergarten through eighth-grade school serving area families since 1970. It is a consolidation of the three Catholic Shakopee parishes, which have been providing Catholic education for 150 years. The 840-student school is known for its integrated Catholic faith foundation, challenge academics, service learning and strong sense of community and family connection.
Living Hope Lutheran School
Living Hope Lutheran School is a pre-kindergarten through fourth-grade school that provides Christian education. A campus of Bloomington Lutheran School, it serves approximately 135 students. It is known for its strong Christian education, high academic standards and growing mind, body and soul.
SouthWest Metro Educational Cooperative
SouthWest Metro Educational Cooperative is comprised of ten member school districts located in Carver and Scott counties, providing customized programs and services to complement the district’s existing programs. SouthWest Metro also offers Adult Basic Education programming for English Language Learning, GED preparation and testing, academic brush-up for college or career readiness and more.