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About Staples-Motley Public Schools

Staples- Motley Schools serve over 1150 students, grades PreK - 12,  in three sites throughout the District.  Our enrollment contributes to a wide variety of educational opportunities, yet still is of such a size that each student is known and treated as an individual.  Staples-Motley is a "right size" school district that offers -

  • College in the Schools  - over 53 credits at no cost
  • Connections High School - a Project Based school within the High School
  • Computers Labs for School and Community use
  • Accelerated Reader Program
  • Outstanding Fine Arts Programs and Specialists
  • Over 40 Extracurricular and Co-curricular Programs
  • Jumpstart Early Kindergarten Program
  • Little Cardinals Academy - An all day - all year Day Care Program
  • A wide variety of Early Learning Programs for children birth - 5
  • Generous community service organizations that support our academics, athletes and fine arts programs

Our school district lies within the communities of Motley and Staples.  We are a rural district that includes parts of Cass, Todd, Morrison and Wadena counties.

Staples hosts a  Pre  K - 3  elementary school;   Motley hosts the 4-7  Middle School as well as PreK programs; and students in grades 8-12 attend High School in Staples.   A Pre K - 5 Parochial School is also an option for families.  

The community of Staples Motley is committed to its school district.  It has a strong agricultural base, but is also home to major business, small businesses, and governmental agencies.  Examples include:  3M, Trident, Morey's Fish, Twin City Optical, Sterns Manufacturing, Lakewood Health System, Region Five and National Joint Powers to name a few.   Several of these business are currently in the process of expansion. 

The Staples Motley Community offers many services including, medical, dental, eye care, law enforcement, fire departments, a Community Center, and pre-K through college education. 

Recreational and cultural opportunities also abound here:  snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, two golf courses, Summer Youth Recreation, adult leagues, theatre, music and community education courses and activities. We hope you can visit us soon!  

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR AREA
New to the area?  Considering moving?  Learn more about Staples and Motley by visiting www.greaterstaples.com