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Austin Public Schools

401 3rd Street NW
Austin, MN  55912
507-460-1900

District Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
7:30AM - 4:30PM

Elementary School Transition Updates

The Minnesota Department of Education's flexible learning year provides optional scheduling approaches for students and educators for a school year by building or program. Sumner Elementary School has utilized a 45/15 schedule for several years in the Austin Public Schools. Starting in the 2023-2024 school year, Sumner Elementary School will return to the same calendar as the other elementary schools in the district.

This means that beginning with the 2023-2024 school year, all Austin Public Schools will be on a traditional calendar when all students begin in the fall, have traditional breaks throughout the year, and have most of the summer off.   This transition in schedule also means that all elementary students in the Austin Public Schools will eventually begin the process of adhering to attending their neighborhood elementary school. The elementary boundaries have not changed. This transition will involve several changes throughout the district, and we would like to share as much as possible with you here.

Please see the Frequently Asked Questions below, and if you don't see the answer you are looking for, please feel free to contact us using the Submit a Question form, and we will get back to you with an answer as soon as we can.

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