2024/25 School Year

Back to School
  • The 2024/25 school year is right around the corner, and we’ve compiled a few important reminders by grade level below.

    Reminder: All families, with the exception of Kindergarten, must complete the annual update paperwork before the start of school. These updates can be completed online in Infinite Campus.

    Please allow 2-4 business days for teacher assignments and back to school mailings to arrive from any mail dates listed below.

    Early Childhood Families

    • Teacher assignments and back to school information will be mailed to families on August 6, 2024.
    • Save the Date: Connect & Celebrate will be Tuesday, September 3 with three sessions between 10AM - 6PM and Wednesday, September 4 with two sessions between 8AM - 4PM. Sign up information will be included in the August 6 mailing.
    • The first tuition payment is due August 15, 2024. Payment can be made online or at Pearson Early Learning Center. Click here for more information.

    Elementary Families (Grades K-5)

    • Teacher assignments and back to school information will be mailed to families on August 16, 2024.
    • Save the Date: Connect & Assess will be Tuesday, September 3 and Wednesday, September 4 at each of our 5 elementary schools; a link to select a time will be provided via email on August 20, 2024. 

    Middle School Families (Grades 6-8)

    • Back to school information will be mailed to families on August 16, 2024.
    • Schedules will be live in Infinite Campus on August 28, 2024 and available at the Open House.
    • Save the Date: Open House will be Wednesday, August 28 at both East and West Middle Schools from 3:30-7:30PM; 3:30-4:00PM is reserved for 6th grade families.

    High School Families (Grades 9-12)

    • Back to school information will be mailed to families on August 16, 2024. 
    • Save the Date:
      • Schedule pick-up, student IDs and school photos: Tuesday, August 20 from 8:00AM – 4:00PM and Wednesday, August 21 from 8:00AM – 4:00PM (Field House on west side of the school, specific times by Academy to be sent in August 16 mailing).
      • 9th Grade Orientation: Monday, August 26 from 8:00AM-12:00PM
      • Open House: Tuesday, August 27 from 4:00-7:00PM
        • Schedules will be live in Infinite Campus on August 27, 2024 and available at the Open House

    Tokata Learning Center

    • Save the Date: Open House: Tuesday, August 27 from 4:00-7:00PM

    Transportation

    Log into infinite Campus on or after August 19 to obtain bus route details. Students enrolled in Special Education services will receive information directly from Palmer Bus Services by August 30.  If you have questions, please  email transportation@shakopee.k12.mn.us 

    School Meals Reminder

    Breakfast and lunch for all students is free. Free or reduced meals can be offered to families that qualify. Applications also impact school funding. Applications will be mailed to households the week of August 1, 2024 and are included in the online annual update process. Applications are also available at the Welcome Center and school buildings as well as online here. Meal account payments can be made online in Infinite Campus. Click here for more info.

Helpful Resources

  • 2024/25 School Calendar

    Click here to access the 2024/25 school year calendar.

    School Pictures

    Lifetouch will have optional school photos available at each back-to-school event (i.e. Connect & Assess, Open House, Schedule Pick-Up). Details will be sent home to each family in the summer and include a specific school code for ordering.  For Pearson Early Learning Center, photos will be taken on October 7 and 8. 

    Free Early Childhood Screenings

    Free early childhood screenings, which are required within 90 days of attending Stepping Stones Preschool and to enter Kindergarten, can be scheduled online here.

    Elementary YMCA Before/After Care, No School Day Support

    Click here for River Valley YMCA details or contact: McKenzie.Allard@ymcamn.org

    New Student Registration

    New to the district or need to complete enrollment paperwork?  Please click here or visit the Welcome Center at 1200 Shakopee Town Square, Monday - Thursday during the summer from 8:00AM - 4:00PM, call 952.697.8714 or email welcomecenter@shakopee.k12.mn.us for further assistance.