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Welcome to Oak Ridge Elementary School of Leadership, Environmental and Health Sciences!

At Oak Ridge magnet school, students are encouraged to observe, wonder, conduct research and make discoveries on their own using our magnet theme as inspiration along the way.

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District 196 planning for elementary return to in-person learning

Gov. Walz announced a change in the state’s Safe Learning Plan to allow a phased-in return of elementary students to in-person learning. More details will be shared by January 8. 

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Magnet application window for 2021-22 school year now open

Submit an application by Jan. 6, 2021, to be considered for one of the five elementary magnet schools and by Feb. 10, 2021 for Valley Middle School of STEM.

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2020 Magnet Schools of America School of Distinction Badge

Oak Ridge earns Magnet School of Distinction Award

The award recognizes high-quality instructional programs that promote choice, equity, diversity and academic excellence for all students.

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Oak Ridge Elementary School of Leadership, Environmental and Health Sciences is a magnet school where we develop students to grow as leaders in our school, our community and our world.


Weekend/After Hours COVID-19 Form

If it is outside of the school day and you suspect that your child has COVID-19 or your child has been confirmed to have COVID-19, please complete this form.