Intermediate District 287 is a consortium of 12 west metro school districts offering more than 120 programs and services specially designed to help meet the unique learning needs of member district students. For our many programs listed below, students are referred by their district of residence. In some cases, students and parents can choose to enroll directly.
In addition to student services, District 287 offers other educational support services including: staff development; conference center; legal services; testing and assessment services; and student accounting and billing services.
District 287 is an education partner focused on innovative solutions for twelve Member Districts including: Brooklyn Center, Eden Prairie, Edina, Hopkins, Minnetonka, Orono, Osseo, Richfield, Robbinsdale, St. Louis Park, Wayzata and Westonka. We also serve students from non-member districts and our on-line classes include students from across the country and Canada.
The administration of Intermediate District 287 ensures that the mission of the district and its strategic plan are aligned so that each member district student receives the best education possible.
Sandra Lewandowski, Superintendent, serves as the District’s educational leader. The Executive Cabinet provides leadership for all parts of the district’s strategic plan. For a list of the members, click here.
The district owns and operates 9 buildings and leases 11 additional buildings within the geographic boundaries of its member districts. There are 886 employees serving about 11,000 full or part time students.
The district operates on a fee for service basis. Revenue to fund student services is generated by tuition billing. District 287 manages an $83 million budget.