St. Michael-Albertville Middle School East 4862 Naber Ave NE, Saint Michael, MN55376 St. Michael-Albertville Middle School East opened in 2001, and is now one of two buildings serving middle school…More students in District 885, as of 2010. The building is also home to the district's aquatics center, which hosts community education events, as well as the Knights' swim team.
Albertville Primary School 5386 Main Ave NE, Albertville, MN55301 Albertville Primary School is the kindergarten center for school district 885. The school was completely remodeled…More in a district-wide construction project, giving students new amenities including reading areas, group activity centers and in-building security. The building is home to the district's Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) program and many after-school activities for kids. The school serves more than 455 kindergarten students with a no-charge half-day program and Kindergarten Express, a fee-based, full-day option.
Building on the motto "Excellence is our tradition," St. Michael-Albertville High School is home to more than 1,400…More students in 2010-2011.
The current building opened in September 2009 as one of the largest high schools in the state of Minnesota. The facility boasts a performing arts theater that is state-of-the-art, a gymnasium to host hundreds of Knights fans and a community fitness facility that is accessible before and after school hours.
STMA High School is the crown jewel of District 885, and was the final piece to a puzzle that saw the district construct two new schools and revamp its middle schools to accommodate a growing district.
The oldest building in the St. Michael-Albertville School District, St. Michael Elementary has also served as an…More elementary school and middle school in District 885. It is now home to more than 500 elementary school students, serving St. Michael's south side. Sheila Bichler is the school principal.
On May 3, 2010, the St. Michael-Albertville school board unanimously voted to approve the implementation of an elementary Chinese language program. Xie Hui (Shannon) started working with students at St. Michael Elementary in the fall of 2010. Students in grades 1 through 4 will have a 30- to 40-minute Chinese class once every six days. The integration of various content areas, such as social studies, science and language arts, allows Chinese to be seamlessly incorporated into the existing student day. Currently, only seven Minnesota school districts (2 percent) offer Chinese at the elementary school level.
The addition of Chinese places STMA in the forefront of world language education. STMA is dedicated to providing its students with the necessary tools to thrive in a global and multicultural economy.