Pine River-Backus School District

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In Minnesota your child can attend any school outside the district (called interdistrict choice). Charter schools are also available.

Under the federal No Child Left Behind law, students attending a Title I school designated as "in need of improvement" have the right to attend a higher performing school in the district.
GreatSchools Rating: 3 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
This district's rating is based on its schools' test results; 10 is best.
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980 First St North
Pine River, MN 56474
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PH: (218) 587-4720
FAX: (218) 587-4120
yellow arrow Grades PK, 1-12
yellow arrow 939 students
yellow arrow 6 schools
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Pine River-Backus Elementary School

The previous letter was no doubt written by some disgruntled parent, teacher or staff p...

Posted 35 days ago

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