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Cedar Park Elementary School Facts
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)

A Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) magnet is designed for students who enjoy challenges and investigating the world around them. Teachers will use an innovative, hands-on curriculum to involve the children in asking questions and finding answers to real world issues. In this technologically advanced school, technology will be a strong tool to help students learn. With engineering, the students will work on projects that allow them to creatively design and build, putting into practice their math, science, reading, and communication skills.

Cedar Park Elementary is one of 18 elementary schools in Independent School District 196, Minnesota's fourth largest school district located in the south suburban area of Minneapolis/St. Paul.

In 2010, Cedar Park Elementary STEM, was named a Magnet School of Distinction from the Magnet Schools of America.


We currently have approximately 630 students and 80 staff members in kindergarten through fifth grades. Class size average is 20 to 1 in grades K-3 and 26 in grades 4-5.

We believe a positive learning and working environment will net success for all. We hold high expectations for our students and strive to reach each student's potential. Cedar Park is a vibrant learning community.

Teachers at Cedar Park have received training in restitution, a proactive process that ties in closely to our belief system.


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