Description of Our School

A picture of the Elgin/New Leipzig Public School

  Elgin/New Leipzig Public School

Elgin-New Leipzig Public School has about 170 students and is home to K-12th grade. There are 22 licensed staff members serving our students K-12.  We have 17 classroom instructors on staff. We offer a full curriculum with
the inclusion of a full selection of ITV courses available for our students, along with a large number of extra-curricular activities.  We have students in our school from Elgin, New Leipzig, and some students from Carson, Mott and Glen Ullin. We Co-Op with Flasher Public School for football and track.

We boast a strong FFA program.  We have had a student recognized as star farmer in 2018 and 2019.  In 2018 our FFA Ag. Mechanics team placed 3rd in the nation.  Our FBLA had members placed in nations in 2018.  The Grant County Coyotes Girls Basketball team took the state championship in 2018.  We host a yearly science fair which produces state competing projects.  We have also had Acalymic teams place at state.

A picture of the Elgin Pool

                                    Elgin Pool

Our school has been a nationally recognized Title I school (2014-2015).  Our title coordinator was also recognized as an Exceptional Title I Educator (2016-2017). We are part of the Southwest Special Education unit. We are also implementing Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) in our school to provide targeted instruction for all of our students.

Our school sports a full sized in-door swimming pool.  In partnership with the local park board we offer swimming instruction in the summer, water aerobics, open swim, water safety instructor training, and incorporate swimming into our physical education instruction.  We also provide archery as a part of our physical education program.

Coyote Pep Club Sign

                                 Coyote Sign

Our school is located in the city of Elgin, which has a hospital, bank, dollar store, grocery store, and a number of other businesses. Our community has several active organizations such as Lions, 4-H, Community Betterment, Job Development Authority, Cubs Scouts, and Girls Scouts. Since we are an hour and a half away from Dickinson or Bismarck, the city of Elgin is self-sufficient. The population of Elgin is about 650, New Leipzig 250, Mott 700 and Carson 275. Elgin is located about 35 miles south of Interstate 94 at the junction of Highway 49 and Highway 21. Elgin/New Leipzig Public School is located in Grant County which is one of the the top ten economically disadvantaged counties in the state of ND.

Color Run Group Photograph

Color Run Group Photograph