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Richfield Dual Language School
7001 Elliot Ave S, Richfield, MN 55423
The Richfield Dual Language School is located in the Elliot Education Center, next to the Richfield S.T.E.M. SchoolMore campus. The school was opened for the 2007-08 school year as a two-way immersion school that works with both native English and Spanish speaking students. Kids begin at this school as kindergartners and will continue through to 5th grade. Kindergarten is almost entirely in Spanish and as the kids move through the grades, teachers begin to use English more. The school's goal is to turn out well-educated and bilingual students. Hopefully, other Richfield schools will eventually have an immersion strand to keep these students learning. Currently the school runs to 3rd grade, but will be a K-5 institution by fall 2012.
Partnership Academy Charter School
305 E 77th St, Richfield, MN 55423
This public charter school rents space in Assumption Catholic Church, but is not religiously affiliated. Since 2002,More Partnership Academy has been educating students specifically from low-income families in Minneapolis, Richfield and Bloomington. The school's mission is "to empower teachers, students, families and the broader community as partners in creating an exceptional school." Uniforms are required and busing is available.
Centennial Elementary School
7315 Bloomington Ave, Richfield, MN 55423
Centennial Elementary School is in southeast Richfield, just a few blocks from the Richfield S.T.E.M. School. The schoolMore works to ensure that students are part of an environment that is focused on early development of math, speaking, reading and writing skills. Throughout the week, students also work with four different teaching specialists for art, media/library, music and physical education.
Richfield Senior High School
7001 Harriet Ave, Richfield, MN 55423
Richfield Senior High School (RHS) was established in 1954 and is home to the Richfield Spartans. The school plans itsMore curriculum to meet all district requirements and goals. In addition, RHS offers a variety of electives such as global languages, art, family and consumer sciences, music, band, business and marketing and technology education. The school also offers advanced courses, off-campus programs through Hennepin Technical College, special education and ESL classes. The school also wants to ensure the building is safe for its students and staff. The school has about 50 security cameras, indoors and out, nineteen of which were added before the beginning of the 2010-11 school year.
Richfield S.T.E.M. School
7020 12th Ave S, Richfield, MN 55423
Richfield S.T.E.M. School, formerly Richfield Intermediate School, was launched in the fall of 2010. S.T.E.M. is a focusMore school and stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. While its curriculum meets all district requirements for all subjects, teachers and students dive more deeply into the sciences. The goal of teachers and school administrators is to create an environment that students enjoy learning in. The school believes if students are engaged and excited, there will be high performance and completion. The first unit all students embarked upon was the study of the monarch butterfly. The school has computer, science and engineering labs, so kids can be hands-on learners and explorers.
Blessed Trinity Catholic School
7540 Penn Ave S, Richfield, MN 55423
Blessed Trinity Catholic School has two locations in Richfield. This location on Penn Avenue teaches preschool throughMore third grade, while the Nicollet Avenue location handles fourth through eighth grade. Blessed Trinity is a parish school and is supported by three local churches: St. Richard's Catholic Church, which this location is attached to, Church of St. Peter and Church of The Assumption. The school uses the Catholic religion as part of its core curriculum. The school hopes to inspire its students to discover their "God-given talents" and to prepare them for a successful life. Blessed Trinity also offers before and after school care for all of its students; the programs are organized by age.
Richfield Middle School
7461 Oliver Ave S, Richfield, MN 55423
Richfield Middle School was established at the beginning of the 1999-00 school year. Prior to that, the school was knownMore as Richfield Junior High and taught seventh and eighth graders. With the reinvention of the facility into a middle school, sixth grade was added to the academic structure. In addition to standard and mandatory courses, students in each grade level have the opportunity to take exploratory classes such as general music, band, choir, Spanish, computer skills, technology, art, health and physical education. Generally, students take two of these courses each quarter, on alternating days. These classes allow students to get a taste of elective courses that can be taken in high school, which is just a couple short years away.
Blessed Trinity Catholic School
6730 Nicollet Ave, Richfield, MN 55423
Blessed Trinity Catholic School is the parish school of Assumption, St. Peter and St. Richard Churches. The schoolMore describes itself as a "Catholic, intentionally inclusive" institution and boasts excellent academics. It educates children to reach their greatest potentials as images of God. The extended care programs are for all registered students, preschoolers through 8th grade. The location on Penn Avenue has preschool through third grade, while the location at Nicollet serves grades four through eight.
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