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Principal's Message

Kathryn Lenertz

To help improve the teaching and learning that goes on in our school every day, Mrs. Lenertz is regularly in the classrooms and observing teachers.

If you need immediate assistance or to schedule a meeting, please contact the secretary at 727-3310. Thanks for reaching out to us.

Military Resources

Minot AFB Website:


Minot AFB School Liaison Website:


Military Interstate Compact Commission site:


Department of the Air Force, Education Services (provides list of all School Liaisons):


Military One Source:

FMP/Special Education Support for Military Students:


Military One Source Plan My Move:


Military One Source MFLC:


Free or Reduced School meals Application

June 10, 2022 the Free School Lunch program for students will end.

How to apply for Free or Reduced meals: One application per family.

Online: myschoolapps.com- preferred method-link on MPS website

District website: Print "letter to Households and Application", fill out, turn in to your child's school or the district office.

Paper copy: Pick up application at your child's school or the district office.

All approved applications will have a 30 day grace period for the upcoming school year 2022-23 as the new application is being processed. Any questions please contact nutrition Services District Office at 701-857-8728.

Important Information!

If you moved houses either on base or downtown it is necessary for a proof of residence be taken to the MPS Admin Bldg as soon as possible. A POR is mandatory for addresses to be changed in PowerSchool.

Student PCSing or downtown moves!

If you are PCS'ing or moving your child to a downtown school. Please call the Office as soon as possible with the last day of attendance at Dakota. Thank you!

Parents Right to Know

Through federal regulation law, parents have the right to request information on the professional qualifications of the teachers and paraprofessionals at our school.If you are interested in learning this information, please contact the school office at 727-3310. Upon this request, you will receive detailed explanation of the licensing, education and experience of each of our teachers and paraprofessionals.

Dakota Title 1 Schoolwide Plan

Dakota Elementary School 2023/2024 Title I Schoolwide plan (also called a strategy Map) is in the office and can be viewed by staff and families. Please check with our office staff to make an appointment, if you are interested in reading through this document.

Positive Staff & Student Shout Outs!

Please click on the link below to leave a positive staff or student shout out. Wednesday mornings Principal Lenertz will go to classrooms and read the shout out to the staff or student who receives the shout out. Thank you!


Web Page Accessibility

If you cannot fully access the information on any web page of this site, please let us know Shelby Brown, Secretary at 701-727-3310. We will try to provide the information to you in an alternate format and/or make the necessary improvements to make the information accessible.