Navigator Program

Do you think Navigator might be the right fit for your child?

The Navigator Program serves a small, very unique group of exceptionally gifted students (IQs of 140 and above) in second through fifth grade. Navigator classrooms are located in Excelsior and Scenic Heights Elementary schools, but serve students from across the district and beyond through open-enrollment.

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Applications to the Navigator Program for the 2021-22 school year are due Friday, January 15, 2021.

Parent Information Sessions

Register for an Information Session

Join us for a virtual informational presentation shared by the Navigator Director and teachers. Learn about the unique mission and instructional design of the program, and hear from parents about the impact Navigator has had on their highly gifted children. Application steps and criteria for placement will be reviewed, and parents will have the opportunity to ask questions.

  • Tuesday, November 10 from 6:30-8 p.m., virtual meeting
  • Monday, November 16, from 6:30-8 p.m., virtual meeting

Please complete this brief registration form before noon on the day you wish to attend.  Shortly before the session, you will receive a Google Meeting link via the email account you used to register.  We hope you’ll join us!

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navigator program Contact

Diane Rundquist
Director of Advanced Learner Programs
diane.rundquist@minnetonkaschools.org
952-401-5100


Submit questions and feedback online and receive a response within one business day through Let’s Talk.

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Resources

Contact Us

Student last names A-L:
Ashley Carlson
ashley.carlson@minnetonkaschools.org
952-401-5009

Student last names M-Z:
Lori Schwartz
lori.schwartz@minnetonkaschools.org
952-401-5012

Office Hours
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Fax: 952-401-5092

Mailing Address:
Minnetonka Schools Student Registration
5621 County Rd 101
Minnetonka, MN 55345

*Please note, to schedule a tour you may call the school of interest directly or complete our visit form.


Astronomy Night

Second and third grade Navigator students enjoyed hanging out with high school students from the MHS Astronomy Club on a recent clear night. The high school students planned cool learning activities inside, then headed out for a look at the moon and stars in the night sky.