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Distance Learning - Packet Pickup

Monday, April 6: Pick-up and Drop off Day 7 am - 6 pm - South Doors

ACGC School Age Care – Kids Are Great

Following the directive of the MN Department of Education, ACGC’s School Age Care will be suspended until in-person school resumes. This will begin on March 18, 2020

Childcare for emergency workers is available during the regular school hours from 7:30 to 4:00, Mondays-Fridays. This is free school-age care for the children of emergency workers (including providers of healthcare, emergency medical services, long-term and post-acute care; law enforcement personnel; personnel providing correctional services; public health employees; firefighters and other first responders; and court personnel)

We will need to provide an employment badge or paystub to confirm you are an emergency worker.
Please call 320-244-4623 to reserve a spot for your children.

ALL community education classes are postponed until further notice

Perception Survey of ACGC School District

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Sports Announcement for 4/1/20

Junior High Spring Sports for the 2020 season have been cancelled

Atwater Summer Rec

Atwater Summer Rec Registrations will now be due FRIDAY, APRIL 17th.

Please drop forms and payment off at the Atwater City Office, or mail to the city office at 322 Atlantic Ave, Atwater, MN 56209.


ACGC Community Ed Youth Dance

ACGC Community Ed Youth Dance will begin on May 11th and will be on May 18th, May 26th(Tuesday), June 1st (picture day), June 2nd (Tuesday), June 8th, 15th, 22nd, 23rd (Tuesday, dress rehearsal), June 29th is the Recital.

Order the 7-12 Yearbook

There is a new way to order 7-12 grade yearbooks.

Go to Recommended browser Google Chrome.

If redirected to main page, enter school: Atwater Cosmos Grove City

Click on the yearbook icon

Enter your students name and grade, then shop

2020-2021 Preschool Registration

2020-21 Preschool registration is open. We are taking online registrations. You can register by going to the Early Childhood link located on the ACGC School Website under the Early Childhood section or Click Here

Community Education: Firearm Safety

The community education firearms safety class can be taken online through the DNR.

Go to the following link:
Click on: Education & Safety
Click on: Firearms safety certification

The test at the gun range will be offered at a later date.

Kindergarten Registration

ACGC Kindergarten Registration, ACGC Elementary School, 302 south 2nd Street, Atwater. Monday, April 6th, 2020

School Day

Pre-K thru 4th

Start time is 8:00.
End Time is 3:50.

Buses leave at 3:55.

5-12 School

Start time is 7:45
End Time is 3:30

Buses leave at 3:35

INNOVATION Thrives here at ACGC!

Thank you for visiting our website.

We are a school that offers:

  • Personal and caring staff who are committed to each student.
  • High expectations of our learners, raising each of them to rigorous units of study.
  • Individualized attention to student academic needs for adaptations and interventions.

At ACGC, we pay close attention to creating a safe and welcoming environment where students become successful socially and academically. Each day students have opportunities throughout their education careers from early learning school through our high school which offers college course work through both the University of Minnesota and Southwest Minnnesota State University.

At Atwater Cosmos Grove City Public Schools we believe:

  • School promotes a supportive educational environment where every person has dignity and worth.
  • School will provide experiences which allow the student to realize his/her fullest potential.
  • Learning is a life-long skill.
  • Students, staff, parents and community members working together are our most important strength in making our school district successful.
  • Every student should be prepared to be a productive citizen in a global society because our children are our future.

Please contact one of our administrative team if you have questions about selecting ACGC for your child's education.

Nels Onstad
Robin Wall
5-12 Principal and District Assessment Coordinator
Kodi Goracke
Elementary Pre-K to Grade 4 Principal and Title I Coordinator

We would be happy to answer any questions about how ACGC Innovates.