Education

Fergus Falls is recognized for quality schools and innovations in education. Nearly 3,500 students are enrolled in grades K-12 at three public neighborhood elementary schools, the middle school and the high school. Open enrollment options are available. Our public school system offers early childhood and family education programs as well as the Prairie Wetlands Learning Center specializing in natural resources and environmental education. Fergus Falls also has five private schools.

Businesses from various industries have successfully collaborated with area community and technical colleges to ensure a wellspring of qualified workers are ready to fill area jobs. Students of higher learning will appreciate the numerous college and university options all within a one hour drive of Fergus Falls.

Education Resource Contacts and Links

Pre schools
Head Start – Otter Tail – Wadena Community Action Council

Phone: 218-998-2054
Web site: www.otwcac.org
Early Childhood Family Education

Phone: 218-736-7458
Web site: www.fergusfalls.k12.mn.us
Children’s Corner and Infant Corner

Phone: 218-739-2847
Web site: N/A
Shover Nursery School

Phone: 218-736-3487
Web site: N/A
K-12 schools
District #544 Public Schools

Phone: 218-998-0544
Web site:www.fergusfalls.k12.mn.us
Hillcrest Lutheran Academy

Phone: 218-739-3371
Web site: www.ffhillcrest.org
Morning Son Christian School

Phone: 218-736-2477
Web site: www.morningson.org
Twin Oaks – Lifetime Learning Center

Phone: 218-736-6035
Web site: N/A
Area Alternative Learning Center

Phone: 218-998-0544
Web site:www.fergusfalls.k12.mn.us
Fergus Falls Adult Basic and Community Education
Community Education

Phone: 218-998-0544
Web site:www.fergusfalls.k12.mn.us
Prairie Wetlands Learning Center

Phone: 218-736-0938
Web site: www.fws.gov/midwest/pwlc
Area Technical and Traditional Higher Learning Institutions
Minnesota State Community and Technical College – Fergus Falls campus

Phone: 218-739-7500
Web site:www.minnesota.edu/campuses/fergus_falls
University of Minnesota Morris

Web site:www.morris.umn.edu
Minnesota State University – Moorhead

Web site:www.mnstate.edu
Concordia College – Moorhead

Web site:www.cord.edu
North Dakota State University – Fargo

Web site:www.ndsu.nodak.edu
North Dakota School of Science – Wahpeton

Web site:www.ndscs.nodak.edu
Alexandria Technical College

Web site:www.alextech.edu
Lutheran Brethren Seminary

Phone: 218-739-3375
Web site: www.lbs.edu
Educational Support Service Institutions
Lakes Country Service Coop

Phone: 218-739-3273
Web site: www.lcsc.org
Univ. of MN Extension Service Regional Center

Phone: 218-998-5787
Web site: www.extension.umn.edu

 

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