District Site

410 Central Ave. N.
New Prague, MN 56071

phone: 952-758-1700
fax: 952-758-1799


Per the Governor’s Executive Order 20-82, COVID case data, and in consultation with the Minnesota Department of Health, the New Prague Area School District is currently operating in a hybrid model for grades K-12.

Families can read our updated Return to School Guide here.  

Educational Services

The New Prague Educational Services Department is committed to providing high quality services that support improved student achievement.  The Educational Department is responsible for overseeing the entire educational learning program from pre-K through Graduation. We believe that all students can and will meet the challenging goals set by our Board of Education. New Prague Area Schools Educational Department supports our school sites with a variety of programs, services, and resources. Standards-based instruction is of primary importance that builds on the skill and knowledge that each student brings to us. The instructional program is enhanced by textbooks, instructional materials, assessment, technology and other services and resources that assist students.


Tony Buthe
Director of Educational Services
Phone: 952-758-1767
Email: tbuthe@isd721.org

Julie Schmitz
Marketing and Communications Specialist
Phone: 952-758-1741
Email: jschmitz@isd721.org

Maren Bahler
Director of Curriculum & Assessment
Phone: 952-758-1740
Email: mbahler@isd721.org

Shawn Brandt
Director of Technology Integration
Phone: 952-758-1709
Email: sbrandt@isd721.org


The New Prague Area Schools missions is "To Engage and Support Everyone in High Levels of Learning" and orchestrate the work of many toward common goals that focus to be a premier school district that models excellence and embraces the challenges of the 21st Century.