Educational Services

Lake Park School

Lake Park School provides the education program to the Boys Group Home and Girls Group home residents through the Willmar Public Schools. Since 1991, the program has served youth, ages 10-18 from all areas of Minnesota.

Prairie Lakes Education Center

Prairie Lakes Education Center provides the education program to Secure and Non-Secure residents through the Willmar Public Schools.  Since 1991, the program has served youth, ages 10-19 from all areas of Minnesota.  The mission of Prairie Lakes Education Center is "to provide a safe and supportive environment for learning to occur that fosters a belief and confidence in students."

 

These Care and Treatment programs works with 340-400 students per year from approximately 80 school districts. School program highlights include:

 

  • Full day, year-round school

  • Transition to and from home school district and other placements

  • Special education services

  • GED preparation and testing through Ridgewater College

  • Vocational evaluations and classes through the Career Assessment Center

  • Continual learning plans for each student

  • Educational standards implemented in coursework

  • School credit toward graduation

  • Minnesota Basic Skills Testing

  • Individual instruction as needed

  • Career Assessment Center

 

Lake Park School and

Prairie Lakes Education Center

1804 Civic Center Drive

Willmar, MN 56201

Telephone: 320-214-6696

Fax: 320-235-3654

Coordinator: Dan Halvorson

halvorsond@willmar.k12.mn.us 

Secretary: Kelly Schneck 

schneckk@willmar.k12.mn.us

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