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District 241






















The Schools of

District 241

Albert Lea Area Schools

Halvorson Elementary

Hawthorne Elementary

Lakeview Elementary


Sibley Elementary

SW Middle School

Senior High School

Brookside Administrative

Offices, Community Ed

and Alternative Learning


Pen & ink drawings of  the

schools courtesy of

Eloise Adams


Who we are -

   The Education Foundation of Albert Lea is a non-profit corporation 501(c)(3) formed in 2000 by a group of citizens who shared a concern for the future of education in the Albert Lea area.  Since its inception the Foundation has worked to provide enhancements to the educational experience of the students of the Albert Lea Area Schools.

   Our fund raising activities have resulted in gifts totaling over $600,000 for programs, equipment, improvements and permanent endowment funds that benefit the student in District 241.

Our Vision -

    The vision of the Education Foundation of Albert Lea is to foster and support the optimal education experience for all District 241 students.

Our Mission -

    The mission of the Education Foundation of Albert Lea is to serve the students in District 241 by identifying educational needs and creating financial support through the following means:

      --creating permanent endowments which will  provide a continued source of funds for unmet student needs, scholastic improvement, scholarships, and special program grants;

     --developing funding for the creation and maintenance of new programs that will enhance the curriculum for students;

     --cooperating with alumni in supporting Legacy Projects;

     --supporting other activities which are beneficial to students in the district.

Contact us -

Education Foundation of Albert Lea

P. O. Box 828

Albert Lea, MN  56007