Welcome to Shakopee  is a city in and the county seat of Scott County, Minnesota. It is located southwest of downtown Minneapolis. Sited on the south bank bend of the Minnesota River, Shakopee and nearby suburbs comprise the southwest portion of Minneapolis-Saint Paul, the sixteenth-largest metropolitan area with 3.3 million people. The population of Shakopee was 37,076.

The city is known for the Valleyfair amusement park and the Canterbury Park racetrack.

Shakopee Public Schools include five elementary schools, one Sixth Grade Center, two junior high schools and one senior high school. The schools are:

  • Shakopee Senior High
  • Shakopee West Junior High
  • Shakopee East Junior High
  • Pearson Sixth Grade Center
  • Red Oak Elementary
  • Sun Path Elementary
  • Sweeney Elementary
  • Eagle Creek Elementary
  • Jackson Elementary

In the beginning of 2018-2019 school year, all Ninth Grade students will be moving into the Shakopee Senior High School after the school completes its renovations. Students in sixth grade attend the Pearson Sixth Grade Center, formerly known as Pearson Elementary. The school will be temporarily shut down, in an effort to lower district costs. Shakopee Junior Highs are known as Shakopee East Junior High and Shakopee West Junior High. Shakopee East was formerly known as the Middle School, which taught grades 6 and 7. Shakopee East Junior High teaches grades 7-9. Shakopee Junior High West, formerly known as Shakopee Junior High, previously taught grades 8 and 9, but now, like Shakopee East, Shakopee West currently teaches grades 7-9. This will change to grades 6 through 8 for both East Junior High School and West Junior High School for the 2018-2019 school year. A border divides the Junior High aged kids to East or West. Shakopee Senior High School currently has grades 10 through 12. Shakopee is also the location of the Shakopee Area Catholic Schools.

The city of Shakopee also has a campus of the Globe University/Minnesota School of Business, a private career college offering programs in business, health sciences, legal sciences, multimedia and design and information technology.

  • Brookwood Community Church
  • Cross of Peace Lutheran Church
  • Friendship Church
  • Hosanna! Lutheran Church
  • Mount Olive Evangelical Lutheran Church
  • Slavic Baptist Church
  • Saints Joachim & Anne
  • ValleyView Baptist Church
  • Living Hope Lutheran Church
  • River Valley Church
  • The Light of the World Church
  • La Luz Del Mundo/The Light of the World

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