Elementary Schools

Centennial serves 2,706 elementary students with a curriculum that includes communication, math, science, art, health, social studies, physical education, music, media and computer technology. The health program includes conflict resolution through The Peace Works curriculum.

Blue Heron Elementary

Blue Heron Elementary is a school where minds soar and dreams take flight! Located in Lino Lakes, Blue Heron serves 860 students in a safe, respectful, purposeful, and high-achieving learning environment. The school’s focus on building strong relationships among staff, students and families results in a welcoming, inclusive culture that attracts students from Centennial communities as well as many open enrollees from neighboring areas.



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Centennial Elementary

Centennial Elementary, located in Circle Pines, inspires learners to grow academically and socially every day through meaningful educational opportunities. With a deep commitment to the success of both students and teachers, Centennial offers a supportive, cooperative culture that balances high expectations and hard work with warmth and fun. The school serves 470 students in grades kindergarten through 5 and is a Celebration school, the designation given by the Minnesota Department of Education to schools to recognize increases in student achievement. 

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Centerville Elementary

Centerville Elementary prepares students for a successful today and tomorrow! Caring staff, respectful students and a small-town feel distinguish this school serving nearly 600 young people in grades kindergarten through five. Centerville students have a long history of high achievement and a dedication to Cougar Pride—growing in respect, responsibility, right choices and readiness. Its close-knit community boasts an enormous amount of parent involvement.

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Golden Lake Elementary

Golden Lake Elementary, located in Circles Pines, prepares students for life by focusing on the acquisition of high-level academic skills and on healthy social, physical and emotional development. With a diverse student body, Golden Lake is a top-performing school, earning the state’s “Reward School” designation twice for remarkable achievements in individual academic growth, student proficiency and achievement gap reductions. We couple high expectations for our students with a deep commitment to relationships, understanding that positive relationships are the fuel that drives the engine of success.

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Rice Lake Elementary

Rice Lake Elementary is dedicated to teaching each student according to individual needs; to strengthening staff through alignment of purpose, open communication, staff enrichment and shared ideas; and to creating a campus known for honesty, excellence, acceptance, respect and trust (HEART).

Rice Lake Elementary photo

Kindergarten Information

New in 2014, the Centennial School District is providing all day, every day kindergarten at no cost to parents.

two kindergarten students in the classroom