Join our School of Champions!

Our schools stand at the heart of the community life in Perham. Academic, artistic, athletic, and musical achievements of our young people create a spirit of involvement that extends to young and old alike. Numerous civic organizations and businesses stand ready to offer support to enhance educational opportunities for students and their families. Our community effort, wonderful staff and educators, and motivated students make Perham a School of Champions in every way. We encourage you to get involved with our schools and the future of our community. 


Kids Adventure Preschool

  • 16 Children per class maximum
  • Children must be at least 3 years old by Sept. 1st of the start of the school year.
  • Children ages 3 to 5
  • 2 and 4 Day Full Day class for 4/5 year olds. Also 1/2 days sessions in the AM or PM for 3, 4 and 5 year olds.
  • Children must be 3 years old by Sept 1st of the start of the school year.
  • Tuition based on family income

425 4th Avenue SE, Perham MN 56573

Phone: 218-346-1618

Contact: Denise Kunze

Perham Headstart

  • Income Guidelines
  • Children Ages 3 to 5
  • Two Sessions Four days a Week, Morning and Afternoon
400 4th Street SE, Perham MN 56573
Phone: 218-346-1480 
Fax: 218-346-1492
St. Paul's Precious Lambs Preschool
Times: 8:20am to 11am or 12:20pm to 3pm

3 years old (3 years until Kindergarten)
Tuesday & Thursday mornings

4 years old (2 years until Kindergarten) 
Monday & Wednesday mornings

5 years old (1 year until Kindergarten) 
Monday, Wednseday & Thursday afternoons

500 6th Avenue SW, Perham MN 56573
Phone: 218-346-7725
Heart of the Lakes Elementary School (HOTL)
Kindergarten - 4th grade
810 2nd Avenue SW, Perham MN 56573
Phone: 218-346-5437 Fax 218-346-4634
Contact: Jen Hendrickson

St. Henry's Area Catholic School

Kindergarten - 6th grade 
253 2nd Street SW, Perham MN 56573
Phone: 218-346-6190
Contact: Principal Jason Smith

St. Paul's Lutheran School

Preschool - 6th grade 
500 6th Ave SW, Perham MN 56573 
Phone: 218-346-2300


Prairie Wind Middle School
5th - 8th Grade
480 Coney Street, Perham MN 56573
Phone: 218-346-1701
Contact: Principal Scott Bjerke


9th - 12th Grade
200 5th Street SE, Perham MN 56573
Phone: 218-346-6500
Contact: Principal Ehren Zimmerman