Greenleaf Elementary School

Greenleaf Elementary
13333 Galaxie Ave.
Apple Valley, MN 55124

OFFICE HOURS 7:45-4:30
SCHOOL HOURS 9:25-3:45
Principal - Michelle deKam Palmieri

Phone: 952-431-8270
Fax: 952-431-8274
Attendance Line: 651-683-6969
Ext: 95146

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Welcome to Greenleaf Elementary

Greenleaf Elementary School is a neighborhood school nestled on a 30-acre campus, including 10 acres of wooded trails. Students and their families are warmly welcomed into a school where effective, challenging and engaging instruction empowers students to reach their full potential. Through academic excellence, along with CARES school-wide behavior expectations (cooperation, assertion, responsibility, empathy, self control), each student is successful.The dedicated staff ensures that each student is honored and respected by offering a nurturing and meaningful learning environment. Greenleaf is proud to have a strong school/home partnership. We have approximately 900 students attending Greenleaf each year.

What makes Greenleaf Elementary a top-rated school? Our school offers:

  • Outdoor learning classroom set in 20 acres of woods and trails to provide engaging, real life learning experiences;
  • Each classroom is equipped with the latest technological learning tools such as projectors, interactive whiteboards and document cameras;
  • Other technology options for students such as two computer labs, three laptop computer labs, and classroom iPads;
  • Extended day opportunities such as chess club, writing class, Destination Imagination, and DaCapo choir, art club, and reading opportunities;
  • Literacy Connection to foster strong life skills and interest in learning;
  • Active parent and community volunteer program to support student learning;
  • Parent literacy, math, physical education and art/music events;
  • Art Adventure, Jr. Great Books, student council and Go-Getters physical education clubs;
  • Kindness retreat to support a positive community school where relationships are fundamental;
  • School-wide behavior expectations - CARES (cooperation, assertion, responsibility, empathy, self control) to ensure optimal learning and provide a welcoming school for all;
  • Committed, caring staff provide a rigorous, supportive and warm learning environment that meets the needs of individual learners.

District 196 School Board Members
Jackie Magnuson, Chairperson
Gary Huusko, Vice Chairperson
Joel Albright, Clerk
Bob Schutte, Treasurer
Art Coulson, Director
Mike Roseen, Director