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Lighthouse School is a unique educational opportunity for the highly gifted.

The uniqueness of Lighthouse School comes from the curriculum approach that focuses on the 21st century skills of critical and creative thinking, inquiry, collaboration and competition. Providing opportunities for in-depth learning, the inquiry approach opens the doors for motivated students to satisfy their curiosity. Engaged in inquiry, students use their critical thinking skills, their questions and their creative skills to deepen their learning. 

Lighthouse School provides an enriched learning environment that matches the needs of motivated, gifted students ages 6- 18, from within or from outside the district, with curious minds who are driven to make meaning of their world.

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Lighthouse School Mission and Vision

Lighthouse Mission

The purpose of Lighthouse School is to provide an enriched learning environment that matches the needs of self-directed, gifted and insatiable learners with curious minds, who are driven to make meaning of their world.

Lighthouse Vision

The Lighthouse is a school for gifted and insatiable learners aligned around: 

  • inquiry-based, complex learning, self direction and collaboration with intellectual peers under the guidance of a nurturing staff providing high expectations, choice and challenge
  • fostering personalized experiences so that each student feels valued, inspired, challenged, and has a sense of belonging
  • resulting in innovative and successful participation in future academic, life and career endeavors 
Two Lighthouse students building rockets

Its uniqueness emerges in the curriculum approach that focuses on the 21st century skills of critical and creative thinking, inquiry, collaboration and competition.

Contact Us

Lighthouse School Coordinator:
Kevin Berdine, kberdi@district16.org

Main Office:
763-600-5200

Attendance:
763-600-5209

Fax:
763-600-5213

School Nurse: 
763-600-5104

School Hours:
8:10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Office Hours:
7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Address:
7925 Able Street NE, Door 28 Spring Lake Park, MN 55432