Baxter Elementary School

5546 Fairview Rd.  Baxter, MN 56425
Office: 218-454-6400  Fax: 218-454-6401
Steve Lundberg, Principal
Twitter: @BaxterSchool
Facebook: Baxter Elementary School
Baxter Info Sheet

Fast Facts

  • Year Built – 1955
  • Right Size Capacity – 425
  • Current Enrollment – 484 in Kindergarten-4th Grade & approx. 63 in Early Childhood Programs
  • Building Size – 58,000 Sq. Feet
  • Land Area – 6.5 Acres
  • Needed Maintenance - $5.7 million

The needs at this school

  • Safety, security and accessibility 
  • Drop-off & Pick-up 
  • Expanded Core Spaces (examples: library, gymnasium)
  • Parking 
  • Classroom space for the students enrolled and for additional future enrollment 
  • Maintenance 
  • See photos of the needs

The Plan for current school Building 

  • Repurpose existing Baxter building as Early Childhood Education center and move elementary to a newly constructed school

the plan for new school building

  • 625 students in Kindergarten-4th Grade

The cost for REPURPOSING the current school building

  • Proposed Plan (includes some maintenance): $5 million

The cost for proposed new school BUILDING

  •  Proposed Plan: $26 million



Current Baxter Elementary

Proposed New Baxter Elementary


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