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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.

The two campuses serve more than 200 students, with students from 13 surrounding communities within a 45-mile radius. With opportunities for ALL students, and located in the beautiful Minnesota River Valley, we are happy to welcome you to our District.

If you have any questions contact;  507-868-0071 x0 for Elementary or 507-248-3604 x222 for High School.


STEP 1: Fill out the Enrollment Form (below), and Email all enrollment Forms to: [email protected]

2021-2022 School Year

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2021-2022 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: 2021-2022 K-12 Enrollment Applications (Lottery Forms) - Enrollment Forms for the Lottery were due to MNCS by April 5, 2021. Enrollment Lottery was held on April 19, 2021, following the School Board Meeting.

Missed the Lottery? No problem, your Student will be placed on our waiting list.

STEP 4: Once there is an opening; You will be contacted by MNCS with more information, and a Teacher/Advisor to set up a pre-school conference.

Step 5: 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.

Contact Us

Elementary (K-6)

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

If you have any questions contact:

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:

Nancy Pfarr [email protected]

Phone:507-248-3353 x222

Family Tour - contact Joan Skelly [email protected]

MNCS Secondary - Location