Welcome to Mountain Lake Public Schools!

Independent School District 173 enjoys a rich heritage of community support, pride, and cooperation. The district's mission is to educate a diverse population of students in a caring and safe environment, equipping them with lifelong skills to succeed in society by providing quality educational experiences. 


      Regular Monthly School Board Meeting Set For Monday, November 17th, 2014 @ 6:00pm
The Southwest Marketing Advisory Center(SMAC)  is conducting a survey to gather thoughts on the earlier start date of the school year, along with the ending date of the school year. Please take a few minutes to complete this survey by clicking on the below link.



Free and Reduced Lunch Application Notice

  • Free/Reduced Lunch Applications need to be filled out yearly. The Minnesota Department of Education allows a 30 day grace period to carry over your status from the previous school year. This 30 day grace period expired on September 30th, 2014. If you have not submitted an application by October 6th, 2014 @ 8:00 am your account status will change to “Paying” for the 2014/2015 school year. Click here to download an electronic version of the application. Please submit your application to the High School/Elementary or District Offices.

Fall Community Education Schedule



We welcome your ideas and concerns regarding recent and future building referendums.

Mountain Lake Public School 
450 12th St., PO Box 400 
Mountain Lake, MN 56159

High School: (507) 427-2325

Elementary School: (507) 427-3151

"In accordance with federal law and U. S. Department of Education policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.
To file a complaint, write U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights, 500 W. Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago IL 60661. Tel 312.730.1560. Fax. 312.730.1576. TDD 312.730.1609. USDE and ISD #173 is an equal opportunity provider and employer."