Edina Public Schools

Defining Excellence

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  • Summer art projects win awards at State Fair

    Sept. 14, 2017 - Summer fun became award winning art for some Edina students last month. Approximately 150 works of art created by 88 students were on display in the Education Building at the Minnesota State Fair.

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  • 16 EHS students named National Merit Semifinalists

    Sept. 13, 2017 – The National Merit Scholarship Program has announced that 16 Edina High School (EHS) seniors have been named 2018 semifinalists. The EHS students are among 300 semifinalists from Minnesota and about 16,000 in the nation, which represents less than 1 percent of U.S. high school seniors.

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  • District to host Operating Levy Community Conversations

    Sept. 7, 2017 - Families, staff and community are invited to come together to learn more about district finances and have conversation about Edina Public Schools’ future at upcoming Operating Levy Community Conversations set for next month.

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2017 Operating Levy

  • 2017 Levy Referendum | Vote Nov. 7, 2017

    2017 Operating Levy: Continuing to Define Excellence

    At its Aug. 14, 2017 meeting, the Edina School Board voted unanimously to authorize a special election on Tuesday, Nov. 7 for the community to vote on a ballot question for an operating levy. 

    The operating levy question seeks to renew the expiring operating levy and increase the district’s local revenue authority to provide needed operating funds for day-to-day expenses such as teachers, curriculum, transportation and utilities.

    Why a Proposed Levy Renewal and Increase

    Sustain Quality of Educational Programs

    • Attract and retain quality teachers and staff
    • Ensure students have skills needed to be prepared for college, career and life
    • Provide a personalized learning experience for each and every student
    • Remain competitive nationally and internationally

    Maintain Community's Investment

    • Current operating levy of $13.3 million expires June 30, 2018
    • Provides 12% of day-to-day operating budget

    Learn more about the proposed operating levy referendum

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