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New Families

The Park Rapids Area Schools have a history of vision, excellence and success that is summed up in our mission: "Preparing today's learners for tomorrow's challenges." It is our goal to meet each child's individual needs, whether that child is a preschooler, a high school senior, or any age in between!

If your family is considering a move to our area you probably have many questions. Use the links at the top to help guide you to your answer.

Clicking the link below will allow you to enroll your child online and create your account(s) through ParentVUE. This is the best way to begin the enrollment process. Click: Create a New Account to begin.

Click here for Online Enrollment

Below are links to the initial forms that need to be filled out for student enrollment. Most of these are completed online through the link above or will be given to you by school personnel. However, they are linked below in case you need a hard copy. Please note:

  • These forms will need to be turned in to the specific building in which you are enrolling your child.  
  • Each building will also have additional forms that will need to be filled out.
  • You will also need to provide a copy of a birth certificate for each child being enrolled.
  • If you live outside of the Park Rapids school district please fill out the Statewide Enrollment Options form, found in the District Forms area below.

We are happy to welcome your student to Park Rapids Area Schools! 

School Supplies

District Forms

These forms are used by all schools in the District, but may not be required for all families. Most of this information is completed on the Online Application Link above. However, they are posted here for your use if needed.

Open Enrollment

Indian Student Forms

School-Specific Forms

These forms are used specifically by individual schools in the District. If you completed the Online Application Form above it is probably not necessary to access these here. However, they are posted for your convenience if needed.

Park Rapids Area Virtual Academy (PRAVA) Forms

PRAVA, the Park Rapids Area Virtual Academy, is a Minnesota State-Approved Online Learning Provider offering comprehensive courses in grades 6-12. Minnesota licensed and certified teachers provide instruction, guidance, and support for online students. All course curricula are aligned to Minnesota Academic Standards through the Apex Learning virtual platform.

Students have access to coursework 24/7, but meet at least weekly with their instructors. In addition to teacher meetings, direct communication and meetings with the PRAVA advisor support students in their online educational journey. Special education, mental health, and additional interventional services are available for enhanced student support. A Park Rapids district email account, Google Suite access, and Apex Learning account credentials will be provided, with Google Chromebook and wifi hotspot availability to students upon request.