Education

The Blackduck area features outstanding educational opportunities for all ages, from K-12 to regional colleges and universities. Plus, Blackduck has a variety of educational attractions for those who love to study and learn.

Students in the Blackduck school district consistently score higher on assessment tests than other area schools. In fact, Blackduck High school students score well above the state average in virtually every subject.


Blackduck Public Schools (k-12)

Blackduck Public Schools serves approximately 620 students grades k-12. Blackduck offers the opportunity to have all of your children educated under one roof. We are the only school in the area with an agriculture program and we provide late rides two nights a week for students involved in extra curriculas. Some of the activities offered include: Football, Boys' & Girls' Basketball, Volleyball, Wrestling, Track & Field, Boys' & Girls' Golf, Softball, Baseball, Speech, Drama, FFA, Robotics, Knowledge Bowl, Math League, Band, and Choir.

156 1st Street Ne
P.O. Box 550
Blackduck, MN 56630


Camp Rabideau

Summer Program:

Second week of June through the second week of August. (Youth ages 14-17).

  • Resume Building
  • Painting
  • Light Construction
  • Replanting native plants, grasses, and flowers
  • Grow vegetables in green houses for market
  • Earn school credit

Blackduck Community Education

Some of the classes offered include: Driver's Education, Firearm Safety, Snowmobile Safety, Yoga, Zumba, Dance, ECFE/SR, ATV Safety Class, Swim Lessons, Defensive Driving, Youth Hockey, Indoor Walking, Wednesday Night Volleyball, Friday Night Baseball, Flag Football, Youth Softball, and Camps.

Community Education 
P.O. Box 550
Blackduck, MN 56630
(218) 835-5206  rgrow@blackduck.k12.mn.us


Pre-kindergarten

Early childhood education and child care.


Blackduck Early Childhood Programs

  • Recognized as a 4 Star Parent Aware Program from the MN Department of Education
  • Early Learning Pathway II Scholarship Recipient
  • New curriculum: Creative Curriculum

Early Childhood Family Education is a family centered program for children 0-5. Parents attend a two hour class once a week during the school year with their child. ECFE provides a safe and developmentally appropriate learning environment for families and children to play and learn together. A typical class includes; play time together, circle time, snack and a parent education session. Blackduck Schools will be offering class each Tuesday with two available times: 8:30am-10:30am and 10:30am-12:30pm.

School Readiness is a preschool class available to children who will be going into Kindergarten the following fall. The purpose of SR is to help children transition into the Kindergarten classroom by introducing them to Kindergarten skills and routines. A few examples would include name recognition, beginning writing, and number and letter recognition. School Readiness will be on Wednesdays & Fridays from 8:15am-4:20pm during the regular school year. Classes begin September 3rd. Bussing to and from school will be available.

For more information and to stay in touch with the programs and instructors, visit the website at: snord.weebly.com or call the cooperating teacher Sherry Nord at (218) 835-8990.


Blackduck Bi-CAP Early Head Start & Head Start Programs


Monthly Parent Meetings

Early Head Start:

Home visits and two social events (parents/kids interact in the classroom; become familiar with a classroom and the setting).

3 Year Olds:

Three home visits and one day a week class instruction.

4 Year Olds:

Three instruction days, and one home visit.

Head Start:

Pregnant Women - home visits to educate about child preparation.

289 Summit Ave W
Blackduck, MN 56630
(218) 835-6326


Little Lambs Learning Center

Child Care Center

Accepts children ages of: toddler, preschool age, and school age.

P.O. Box 189
Blackduck, MN 56630
(218) 835-4355