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Welcome. We're Glad You're Here!

We teach students the academic and social skills necessary to be lifelong learners, with the arts and scientific inquiry at the heart of learning.


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District 196 winter weather protocols

Snowstorms and frigid temperatures are all part of Minnesota winters. Here's how we address and communicate during inclement weather.

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Apply today for Educational Benefits Program

Formerly known as the Free and Reduced-Price Meals Program, approved applications are more than just for meals but also provide your school with critical funding. 

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A District 196 Magnet School

Glacier Hills Elementary School of Arts & Science is proud to be an award winning, nationally certified magnet school through Magnet Schools of America. We offer a curriculum that focuses on the arts and science while fostering creativity, curiosity and innovation.


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Three District 196 elementary magnet schools have been selected for recognition in Magnet Schools of America’s 2024 Merit Awards program. Diamond Path Elementary School of International Studies and Echo Park Elementary School of Leadership, Engineering and Technology are being recognized as Schools of Distinction, and Glacier Hills Elementary School of Arts and Science is one of a select group of schools in the nation to be named a Top School of Excellence.