CONTRACT FOR DEED HOMES EDEN PRAIRIE
Eden Prairie is an edge city 12 miles southwest of downtown Minneapolis in Hennepin County, and the 12th-largest city in the State of Minnesota. It is the 7th-largest suburb in the Twin Cities, with a population of 60,797 people.
Eden Prairie is an affluent suburb, yet with a mixed income city model, known for acclaimed schools, home to 7,213 firms and related jobs, and “renowned municipal and regional parks, conservation areas, trails, and recreational facilities that attract people of all ages and abilities.
Eleven Eden Prairie students scored perfect ACT scores in 2017.Walking trails include around its lakes, namely Purgatory Creek and Staring Lake,and the Minnesota River Bluffs Regional Trail. The city has more than 170 miles of multi-use trails, 2,250 acres of parks, and 1,300 acres of open space.
The first school in Eden Prairie was Anderson School, a schoolhouse near a farm. At the time of its construction, it was in the center of the city. The old Eden Prairie Consolidated School, built in 1924, is now the school district Administration Building and is next to Central Middle School.
Eden Prairie currently operates eight K-12 schools, six elementary (K-6) schools, (including one Spanish immersion), one middle school (7-8), and one high school (9-12). Eden Prairie High School is the second largest high school in the state, with approximately 3,300 students, and is near the grounds of Round Lake Park.
The district has a record of success with twelve Eden Prairie High School juniors scoring perfect ACT scores in 2017. Some students attend public schools in other school districts chosen by their families under Minnesota’s open enrollment statute.
Eden Prairie does not have any charter schools as of 2018.
Eden Prairie has one private school, The International School of Minnesota, which offers a private, non-denominational, college preparatory education for students from preschool through grade 12. The school, founded in 1985, features non-selective admissions and year-round open enrollment, daily world language education beginning in preschool, and 19 AP courses at the upper school level. The student body consist of 85% local residents and 15% international students.
There is one technical college campus in Eden Prairie. Hennepin Technical College (whose main campus is in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota) has an enrollment of roughly 7,000 full- and part-time students. The college offers day and night classes.
EDEN PRAIRIE CONTRACT FOR DEED HOMES