About Us
Dodge Nature CenterGarlough Environmental Magnet School serves kindergarten-4th grade students in School District 197, a close-knit community of schools located just minutes south of both Minneapolis and St. Paul, serving all or parts of the communities of Eagan, Inver Grove Heights, Lilydale, Mendota, Mendota Heights, Sunfish Lake and West St. Paul.

School District 197’s five elementary schools, two middle schools and one unified high school all offer personalized, technology-enhanced learning from highly qualified, caring teachers. School District 197 is focused forward — we’re committed to giving students the knowledge and skills they need to be successful after graduation. Learn more about Garlough on the Our School page.


OUR SCHOOL
Discover what's special about Garlough

CONTACT US
Important phone numbers, map and more

DIRECTORY
Contact information for Garlough teachers, staff

ENROLLING IN DISTRICT 197
Information for new families

MAGNET THEME
Garlough's focus on the environment

COMMUNITY PARTNERS
Garlough benefits from the generous support of many area organizations
SCHOOL INITIATIVES
Ongoing programs that shape life at Garlough

STUDENT HANDBOOK
Procedures and guidelines for student conduct

GARLOUGH GEAR STORE
GEMS spirit wear

PARENT TEACHER ORGANIZATION (PTO)
Working together to support Garlough

DISTRICT 197 HOMEPAGE