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Welcome to Ely Public Schools

Independent School District 696 is comprised of Ely Memorial High School and Washington Elementary. We are located at the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. Our 530 students truly get the best of all educational worlds: dedicated teachers who know every student, a variety of state-caliber sports and extracurricular activities in which to excel, and a safe environment and supportive community in which to learn. Though our beautiful buildings are historic, students have access to the latest technologies; they learn using 1:1 Chromebooks for their research assignments or creative impulses. We are proud of our school, community, and our students!

School Calendar

Meeting Notices:

School Board Regular Meeting

Monday, July 8th at 6:00 p.m.

Media Center
New Building
600 E. Harvey St.

School Board Study Session

Monday, July 22nd at 6:00 p.m.

Media Center
New Building
600 E. Harvey St.

Facilities Committee Meeting

Monday, July 25th at 11:00 a.m.

Submarine Conference Room
New Building
600 E. Harvey St.

Purpose:  Facilities Planning

School Board Regular Meeting

Monday, August 12th at 6:00 p.m.

Media Center
New Building
600 E. Harvey St.

School Board Study Session

Monday, August 26th at 6:00 p.m.

Media Center
New Building
600 E. Harvey St.

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