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Minnesota New Country School (MNCS), located in Henderson, MN, is a project-based, public charter school established in 1994.  MNCS currently operates an Elementary site grades K-6, and a Secondary / High School site grades 7-12.


STEP 1: Fill out the online Enrollment Form (below) or download and complete the pdf form here to be placed on our waitlist and entered in our Lottery for the 25-26 school year.

2024-2025 School Year

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2024-2025 New Student Enrollment

STEP 2: Follow up with the school to make sure we received your form, and if you have any questions.

K-6 email: [email protected]

7-12 email: [email protected]

Also be sure to set up a school tour!

STEP 3: Once there is an opening; You will be contacted by MNCS with more information, and placed with a Teacher/Advisor to set up a pre-school conference.

STEP 4: Fill out online registration forms on JMC

If you have any questions, please contact the office of the school your student will be attending, we are happy to help.

**Important Information About the MNCS Enrollment Applications & Annual Enrollment Lottery**

517 Enrollment and Lottery Policy 8.2022

Annual Deadline/Admissions Cut-off Date is March 8, 2024

  • MNCS closes admission of new students the 2nd Friday in March each year.

  • March 8, 2024 will be the last date for student admissions during the 2023-2024 school year

  • Completion of an MNCS Enrollment Application does not guarantee enrollment

Annual Enrollment Lottery Applications due by April 5, 2024

  • A completed MNCS Enrollment Application received on or before the deadline of April 5th is required in order to be included in the annual lottery and/or placement on the waiting list (or the next business day if April 5th falls on a weekend or holiday) . If you send in your form after April 5th you will go to the bottom of the waiting list.

  • The lottery for all Grades K-12 will be held at the first MNCS Board of Director’s meeting following the application deadline to determine placement for the following school year. The lottery is open to observation by general public

2024-2025 MNCS Enrollment Lottery Results

Contact Us

Elementary (K-6)

127 N. 8th Street, PO Box 7 Henderson, MN 56044

If you have any questions contact:

Brianne Fuhrmann [email protected]

Phone: 507-868-0071

MNCS Elementary - Location

Secondary/ High School (7-12)

210 Main Street, PO Box 488 Henderson, MN 56044

If you have any questions contact:

Ashley Poppler [email protected]

Phone:507-248-3353 x0

MNCS Secondary - Location