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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.

"Open Enrollment" allows families to enroll their children in Minnesota New Country School. Class sizes are limited and your student may be placed on a waitlist. Enrollment closes for the 2020-2021 School Year on March 12, 2021.

This site is the central location for enrollment documents for the District.


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

2020-2021 School Year

Enrollment Closes for 20-21 School Year on March 12, 2021


2020-2021 New Student Enrollment

2021-2022 School Year

Enrollment Button

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:

7-12 email:

Also be sure to set up a school tour!

STEP 3: Class sizes are limited and your student may be placed on a waitlist. 20-21 Enrollment closes March 12, 2021.

2021-2022 K-12 Enrollment Applications (Lottery Forms) - in order to be included in the 21-22 Enrollment Lottery, forms are due to MNCS no later than April 5, 2021

2021-2022 Enrollment Lottery will be held on April 19, 2021 at the School Board Meeting at 5:30pm.

We will contact you and let you know the status of your students enrollment.

STEP 4: Once enrolled in MNCS; 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:

Jamie Bergstrom

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

Phone:507-248-3353 x222

Family Tour - contact Joan Skelly

MNCS Secondary - Location