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2015-2016 Application

Northern Lights Community School is a tuition free public charter school for grades 6-12 located in Warba, MN and is open to any student in the state. NLCS is a state of Minnesota independent public school. NLCS has four main pillars:

Small accepting learning community

Environmental focus

Authentic hands-on projects

Students drive their education.

We believe the...

the future needs a different student!


Northern Lights Community School

305 Bridge Street Warba, MN 55793

Phone: 218-492-4400

District 4146

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Northern Lights Community School Mission Statement

Northern Lights Community School will create a safe, small and enthusiastic

learning community in which all students are known well, taught as individuals,

and encouraged to be good stewards of our environment.


Every student will be treated as a unique individual and will each have a Personalized Learning Plan (PLP).

Every student will be ensured a safe family-oriented learning environment that focuses on continual growth.

Every student will learn to be environmental stewards community service oriented citizens.

Every student will acquire essential life skills to ensure success in the 21st century.

Every student will learn through authentic hands-on projects.

Every student will have autonomy over their education as they drive toward mastery.
Proud Member of the International Green Schools Alliance

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2007-2009 Northern Lights Community School
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