Bloomington Public Schools is an educational leader in academics, athletics and the arts, serving over 10,000 students in a community that holds education in high regard. The district’s innovative schools and programs range from early childhood services to the use of technology in the classroom to an internationally-recognized gifted program.
Normandale Community College is an urban two-year college serving primarily the southwestern communities of the Minneapolis/Saint Paul metropolitan area. Established in 1968, the college is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. More than 10,000 students from diverse backgrounds take courses at the college annually.
There are many other colleges and universities in the area, including Rasmussen College, Minnesota State University, France and Northwestern Health Sciences University.