About Owatonna Online

Owatonna Online is a comprehensive K-12 school open to all students in Minnesota, with no cost to attend. 

  • Owatonna Online for grades K-5 provides live, online interaction paired with independent online activities through an Owatonna educator each day. Our teachers have training and experience in teaching both in person and online.
  • Owatonna Online for grades 6-8 is a blended model of live teaching and independent work that provides greater student flexibility the older they are.

  • Students in Grades 9-12 will engage in self-paced, flexible learning with goal setting and timelines to ensure successful completion of course requirements.

  • Owatonna Online works alongside students, families, and staff to design a program that works best for every student's individual learning style while adhering to state education requirements. 

  • Owatonna Online provides extensive family involvement through frequent communication. At the K-8 level, a home-supported learning coach model is used to support student success.

  • The curriculum is a blend of proven online curriculum strengthened by Owatonna School’s high quality curriculum and teachers.
  • Owatonna Online provides each student with an iPad (K-1) or Chromebook (2-12). We have a robust technology support system to assist with technology needs.
  • Students in Owatonna Online will have access to support services (including social workers, counselors, English language learner teachers, and special education teachers) to meet individualized student needs.

  • Owatonna Online is a state-approved, comprehensive online education provider.

Questions about Owatonna Online?

Contact us at mkrell@isd761.org or 507-444-8613