Contract for deed homes in Bloomington, MN
Bloomington is the fifth largest city, as of 2016 estimates, in Minnesota. It is located in Hennepin Countyon the north bank of the Minnesota River, above its confluence with the Mississippi River. Bloomington lies 10 miles (16 km) south of downtown Minneapolis. The city’s population is 85,319 as of 2016.
SD 271 has served the K–12 education of the city since the 1960s with an operating fund revenue of $94.6 million in 2007.15 public schools in Bloomington are operated by the district and is governed by a seven-member elected school board, appointing current Superintendent Les Fujitake in 2006. The previous Superintendent Gary Prest won the Superintendent of The Year for 2005 in Minnesota.The city’s first public charter school, Seven Hills Classical Academy, opened in 2006. As many families remain or continue to move into the city, there has been support for levy increases. In 1999 they approved the then-largest school bond issue in Minnesota history, funding a $107 million school expansion and renovation project.
The two high schools are John F. Kennedy High School in the east and Thomas Jefferson High School in the west. The determining boundary for high school attendance runs near the center of Bloomington on France and Xerxes Avenues, though both schools have open enrollment.
|Public schools in Bloomington|
|Elementary schools||Middle schools||High schools|
|Indian Mounds||Olson||John F. Kennedy|
|Hillcrest Community||Oak Grove||Thomas Jefferson|
|Normandale Hills||Valley View|
|Seven Hills Classical Academy|
Bloomington’s third high school, Abraham Lincoln High School (originally Bloomington High School), was closed in 1982 and was sold to the Control Data Corporation in the mid-1980s. Bloomington Stadium, located next to the former high school, is still used by both Kennedy High School and Jefferson High School for home football, lacrosseand soccer games.
Bloomington has more jobs per capita than either Minneapolis or Saint Paul, due to the United States’ largest enclosed shopping center, the Mall of America , and the only IKEA in Minnesota. The headquarters of Ceridian, Donaldson Company, HealthPartners and Toro, and major operations of Express Scripts, Seagate Technologies and Wells Fargo Bankare also based in the city.
BLOOMINGTON CONTRACT FOR DEED HOMES