Working Together; Learning for Life
Home of the NORTHERN FREEZE!
Tri-County Public School is a small, PreK-12 school located in the northwest Minnesota town of Karlstad and includes the communities of Halma, Lake Bronson, Karlstad, and Strandquist. With a student body of approximately 200 students, every student enjoys a personalized one-on-one education, small student-to-teacher ratios, a large selection of electives, college-credit classes, and the ability to participate in almost every available activity. We strive to enhance each student to their fullest potential!
Tri-County School is always looking for reliable individuals who are interested in driving bus either for regular routes, subbing on routes, or extra curricular activities (Type III vehicle). Tri-County School pays competitive driving rates. If interested, please fill out an application and return it to the District Office. If you would like more information, please contact the District Office at (218) 436-2261.
Tri-County School is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
PARENTS/GUARDIANS: In the event of student absence, please contact the school as soon as possible to let us know. Please call 436-2374 as there is now a voicemail system you can leave a message with.
Click on button to download & print Free/Reduced Application. Application is in PDF form.
Tri-County Illness Policy
Please remember that if your child has vomited, the 24 hour rule is in place. No returning to school until 24 hours without either of those. We also implement the 24 hour fever free rule, without the aid of fever reducers.
MCA Test Schedule
The Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments are tests required for all children attending public school in the state of Minnesota. We will be testing students in grades 3-11 in the areas of reading, math, and science.
Please check this test calendar. Mark the dates on your calendar, and please refrain from scheduling absences during your child's testing period. Please make sure students have a restful night of sleep on the day prior to the test session.
If you have any questions, contact Mr. Amb at 436-2374
Academic Testing CalendarReleased
The 2016-17 Academic Testing calendar has been posted. Please click here for more information. (link to) https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5V_HRW3A6lqNlBmQjVMTXJPUnZpU2JuR1RxU25FOURENktj/view
Donuts for Dads
Tri-County Spelling Bee
Tri-County School held their annual Spelling Bee on Friday, January 13th for students in grades five through eight. There were 17 students participating this year. Each student did a great job representing their grade level. Jackson Spilde, 8th grade son of Sean and Jodi Spilde, won this year's Spelling Bee. While Keaton Klegstad, 8th grade son of Daryll and Jennifer Klegstad, was the runner-up. Jackson will advance to the Regional Spelling Bee on Wednesday, February 8th. Congratulations Jackson and best of luck at the Regional Spelling Bee!
Kindergarten Making Gingerbread Houses
Tri-County Veterans Day Program
TCS One of 500 Top Schools in America!
TCS works very hard to provide a quality experience for our students and it is genuinely an honor to be recognized for the hard work of our student, faculty, staff, and families. To read more about the recognition and the processed used to select the 500 best schools in America, go to http://www.newsweek.com/high-schools/beating-odds-2016.