South Education Center

Welcome to South Education Center. We are the premier provider of specialized services in meeting the unique learning needs of our students.

The SEC is at the fore front of innovation and responsiveness in meeting students’ most challenging academic, and social emotional needs.

The SEC uses assessment data to focus instruction in increasing student achievement. The data gathered from a variety of assessments guide the individualized instruction for each student.

The SEC is one of 11 schools in District 287. The faculty consists of licensed and non-licensed professionals committed to ensuring a safe and nurturing educational environment for all students.

Address: 7450 Penn Avenue South, Richfield, MN 55423

Office: 612-355-5800
Fax: 612-355-5801


News & Information

Did you know that we have a published children's book author in our midst?  Well we do.  Geoff Saign, an Education Assistant at South Education Center has three published children's books - A Series called the WhipEye Chronicles.

The WhipEye Chronicles, follow the fantastical world saving adventures of Samantha, a nature loving nerd and her side kick Jake.  Geoff's book series began with the first novel titled WhipEye which is the winner of the International Book Award for Children's Fiction.  

WhipEye was shortly followed by 2 other novels in the series, Gorgon and DrasiNe.  These stories touch on love, caring for nature, resilience and perseverance - great lessons for kids and adults.

In addition to being an accomplished writer, Geoff teaches novel writing and self awareness classes and enjoys nature walks and scuba diving in his spare time.

Students at South Education Center will soon have an amazing play field for exercise and sports. Want to hear the cool part? The grounds will also have garden beds and berry bushes. Students will learn, grow, and eat their hearts out as part of the curriculum! We held a ribbon cutting ceremony on June 2 to celebrate!


    • MonFeb26 Breakfast

      Belgium Waffle Sticks, Maple Syrup, Variety Juice, Fresh Fruit, Milk

    • MonFeb26 Lunch

      Chicken Nuggets, BBQ Sauce, Mashed Potatoes, Chicken Gravy, Mixed Vegetables, Dinner Roll, Fruit and Salad Bar, Milk

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1820 XENIUM LANE NORTH Plymouth, MN 55441
PH: 763-559-3535

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