CONTRACT FOR DEED HOMES PRIOR LAKE
Prior Lake is a city 20 miles southwest of downtown Minneapolis seated next to Savageand Shakopee in Scott County in the state of Minnesota. Surrounding the shores of Lower and Upper Prior Lake, the city lies south of the Minnesota River in an area known as South of the Riverand establishes the urban fringe of the south-southwest portion of Minneapolis-St. Paul, the sixteenth largest metropolitan area in the United States. The population of Prior Lake was 22,796 at the 2010 census.
Prior Lake was first incorporated as a village in 1891. Prior Lake is one of the oldest cities in the south metro area. The city’s modern rapid growth is due in part to the ease of access for commuters to the rest of the region, via the upgraded State Highway 13.
Upper Prior Lake and Lower Prior Lake sit at the center of the city in an elongated shape towards the southwest to Spring Lake. Prior Lake as a whole is the largest lake in the southern metro area.
The City of Prior Lake is within the Prior Lake-Savage School District. Prior Lake -Savage Area Schools (PLSAS) serve students in the communities of Prior Lake, Savage, Credit River Township, Spring Lake Township, Sand Creek Township, and Cedar Lake Township.
- Prior Lake High School
- Bridges Alternative Learning Center
- Hidden Oaks Middle School
- Twin Oaks Middle School
- Edgewood School
- Five Hawks Elementary
- Glendale Elementary
- Grainwood Elementary
- Jeffers Pond Elementary
- Westwood Elementary
- Redtail Ridge Elementary
- SAGE Academy
Prior Lake also has a private Roman Catholic parochial school, St. Michael Catholic School, which serves grades PreK through 8. Prior Lake also has a Lutheran church Missouri Synod parochial school, St. Paul’s Lutheran School Prior Lake, which serves children from infant through grade 8.
The eastern portion of Spring Lake along Scott County Road 12 is also located within the City of Prior Lake. Spring Lake, with 290 acres, but being a few minutes further out from the metro area offers similar recreational opportunities as Upper Prior Lake with a more rural character and less traffic. Spring Lake, being several feet higher in elevation, flows north, into Upper Prior Lake via a non-navigable spillway and culvert under County Road 12.
PRIOR LAKE CONTRACT FOR DEED HOMES
- City website
- Prior Lake / Savage Area Schools site