2500 28th Street - PO Box 57 - Slayton, MN 56172

Local Schools

The Murray County area is served by several school districts. Click HERE for a map of the school districts.


Chandler Christian School

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Edgerton Public School

Edgerton Public School is located in Edgerton, Minnesota.
We are a small public school with approximately 425 students in grades PK-12.
We have many quality programs in our school that provide students with the opportunity to excel in Academics, the Arts, and Athletics.
With our exceptional staff, we are implementing best practices to make sure all of our students have the education needed to prepare them for whichever path they choose after high school.
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Fulda Elementary

The elementary office hours are Monday-Friday, 7:00-3:30. 
Please call if you have any questions about your family's lunch account, grades online or family id and password.
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Fulda High School


Murray County Central Schools

If you are considering sending your student to Murray County Central, please know that our outstanding academic programming, our caring and supportive teaching staff, the strong sense of school spirit and family like atmosphere, and the way our community consistently steps up to help our kids are some of the hallmarks of our district.
Our staff, first and foremost, values the power of building positive relationships with students.
They understand that each student is a unique individual with specific set of gifts and abilities and that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to education.
These relationships help to motivate and inspire individuals to achieve their highest potential.
It is also in the context of these relationships that we teach the values of our mission- providing educational excellence through diverse learn
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Pipestone Area Schools

  • Grades 9-12
  • 327 students
  • Students earn credits on a semester based seven period day.
  • All students have opportunities to reach high levels of learning through our diverse curriculum and specialized learning through our learning center.
  • College and career ready opportunities in the area of Industrial Technology, Ag, Business, FACS, Art, and Mass Communications.
  • Spanish & French offered as foreign languages.
  • Students have access to Chromebooks through the districts one to one device initiative.
  • Full service media center and accessible ITV options.
  • Nationally certified as a PLTW pre-engineering program.
  • PSEO Options with colleges such as MN West
  • Licensed Teacher to Student Ratio 15:1
  • Teaching staff: 21
  • Teaching staff with masters: 38%
  • Counseling services for academic and career guidance
  • Gymnasium that seats 1775
  • 200 seat auxiliary gym
  • 630 seat auditorium
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Russell Tyler Ruthton Public Schools

The RTR Public School District is roughly 298-square-miles located in southwest Minnesota.
The current student enrollment in September of 2021 was 650 students.
RTR Public School employs 50 licensed staff, 44 non-licensed staff, two principals, a dean of students, and a full-time superintendent.
The school district operates its own food service program.
The school district's transportation service program is run by a private, contracted company.
Special education director and business management services are provided by the Southwest West Central Service Cooperative.
The school district passed a facility bond election on February 12, 2019 and built a PreK-12 new school which opened in September of 2021.

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Southwest MN Christian Schools

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Tracy Area Public Schools

Tracy Area High School
934 Pine St
Tracy, MN 56175

Tracy Area Elementary
700 S 4th St
Tracy, MN 56175

Tracy Area Public Schools has four separate buildings which provide services ranging from day care for infants to college/vocational level courses for high school students.
TAPS supports Tracy Kids World which is an on campus child development center in the Little Panther Den that offers infant, toddler, and before/after school programs for children up to age 12.  The Little Panther Den also includes a Head Start Program for pre-school age students along with the Little Panthers Pre-School.  Balaton also has a Little Panther Den which has a pre-school program for the children in our district.
Tracy Area Elementary School offers a Transition Kindergarten program which is available for children five years of age who are eligible to attend kindergarten but are not academically or socially ready.  TAES also provides all day every day kindergarten with class sizes around 16 which include one full time para-professional in each class.   The TAES building is located directly next to the Little Panther’s Den.   Class sizes are generally ranging from 15-20 in the lower grades to 22-24 in the upper grades five and six.
Tracy Area High School prides itself on our small class sizes, a variety of Advanced Placement Courses, College Courses, Vocational Curriculum, and a strong Fine Arts Program.  TAPS also offers social and emotional support to our students along with a wide range of before and after-school academic support.  TAHS offers all the opportunities of a large school in a small school environment.

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West Elementary

Welcome to West Elementary school where academic success, student achievement and safety are of our utmost concern.
We pride ourselves in the ability to enhance your child’s educational experience with our high quality staff and cutting edge technology.
Our staff is a complementary combination of seasoned teachers with a few recent hires that continually work on program enhancements and peer coaching.
Their dedication and commitment to their jobs is demonstrated in our test rankings as our students consistently test among the highest in the state as well as this area.
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Westbrook Walnut Grove ISD 2898

WWG Elementary
601 Washington St
Walnut Grove, MN 56180
(507) 859-2141

WWG High School
344 8th St 
Westbrook, MN 56183
(507) 274-6111

Welcome to Westbrook-Walnut Grove Schools, an educational oasis amidst the rolling prairie of Southwest Minnesota.
We offer students a comprehensive Preschool - 12th grade education, emphasizing the basic core classes, while also providing most if not all of the electives that we all grew up with.
We're located approximately 160 miles southwest of the Twin Cities and approximately 50 miles east of the South Dakota border, serving the proud communities of Revere, Walnut Grove, Westbrook, and Dovray.

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