• Independent School District 318 serves over 4,000 students and offers additional programs that serve individuals from birth to adult. ISD 318 includes Bigfork School, Cohasset Elementary, East Rapids Elementary, West Rapids Elementary, Robert J. Elkington Middle School, Grand Rapids High School, Area Learning Center, Invest Early, Early Childhood Family Education, Itaskin Education Center, and Community Education.

    The current district mission is “Teaching and Learning for Life to Achieve Excellence.” The strategic aims are:

    • Environment For Learning
    • Standards & Curriculum
    • Evidence-Based Practices
    • Data For Learning

    In 2021, the school district embarked on a process of updating the mission, vision and values of the school district; preparing a strategic plan; and creating a brand identity.