District 742 Overview

  • A state and nationally recognized leader in innovative education, St. Cloud Area School District 742 is the 15th largest school district in Minnesota serving a population of over 100,300 residents within 250 square miles throughout four counties.

    In partnership with the surrounding community, District 742 prepares, engages, educates, empowers and inspires over 10,000 students to be successful in today's and tomorrow's society. With 896 teachers, 75 leadership team members and 896 support staff, a total of 1,788 full and part-time employees strive daily to create a safe and caring climate and culture ideal for optimal learning.

    District 742 is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is proud to employ top talented educators of whom 66 percent have advanced degrees. Through an extensive staff development program, District 742 provides employees with numerous opportunities for support, growth and renewal.

Quick Facts

  • Our Schools:
    8 Elementary Schools
    3 Middle Level Schools
    2 Senior High Schools
    9 Preschool locations
    3 Alternative Schools
    Early Childhood Center
    Community Education Center


    Our Staff:
    1,788 Total Staff
    896 Teachers
    817 Support Staff
    75 District Leadership


    Our Students:
    10,093 Students