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North Metro Education Junior Achievement-JA in a Day Blaine High School Graduation S chools are focusing their efforts on preparing students with high-tech computer skills and knowledge regarding a global economy. K-12 SCHOOLS HIGHER EDUCATION There are eight different school districts located within the borders of Anoka County: Anoka- Hennepin #11, Centennial #12, Columbia Heights #13, Elk River #728, Forest Lake #831, Fridley #14, Spring Lake Park #16, St. Francis #15, and White Bear Lake #624. The north metro is also home to several alternative, private, and charter school options. There are several options for higher education in this area. Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Anoka Technical College, Dunwoody and Rasmussen College all offer a variety of skills and training. Whether you are seeking a certificate for a particular trade or a more formal two-year or four-year degree, our higher educational institutions are ready to help you achieve your goals. To find schools and other educational facilities in our area, see these categories in the Business Directory: • Beauty School • Education • Libraries • Preschools • Tutoring Paladin Career & Technical High School, Blaine Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Coon Rapids 8 | MetroNorth Chamber of Commerce | metronorthchamber.org