Cass Lake-Bena Public Schools
About the Company
Cass Lake-Bena Public Schools are located on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation in Minnesota and proudly serve a student population rich in Ojibwe culture and history. The student body is comprised of 90% American Indian students. Indian studies classes in language, history, and culture are offered to all students in all grades. The school district covers 296 square miles of land, and 129 square miles of water area. Points of pride include: Beautiful rural campus with updated facilities offering a variety of student-centered programs Special education services on site at each school, with additional services available through Bemidji Regional Inter-District Council Pre-K, ALC & ABE, in-school small group instruction and after school tutoring programs Research-based education methods, including project based learning, grade-specific initiatives, and career pathways Wide variety of activities and clubs for students, including sports, arts, STEM and Robotics Student support services: on-site counseling, home-school advocates, School Social Worker and School Resource Officer Cooperative efforts with Leech Lake Tribal College, Bemidji State University, Johns Hopkins University and the University of Montana. The school district operates its own food service program as well as transportation services.