Pre-K thru 4th

Start time is 8:00.
End Time is 3:50.

Buses leave at 3:55.

5-12 School

Start time is 7:45
End Time is 3:30

Buses leave at 3:35


ACGC School Board Community Meetings

The Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City School Board will be hosting community meetings to gather stakeholder input regarding facility maintenance needs throughout the district.

If you are unable to attend any of the meetings listed below, please fill out the Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City Community Input and Facility Survey

Click here for survey


July 17th @ 6 PM, Atwater Elementary Media Center. Stakeholders will have a tour of the building and take part in a discussion of facility maintenance needs.


July 18th @ 6 PM, at the Cosmos Community Center. Stakeholders will be able take part in a discussion accompanied by a presentation of facility maintenance needs.

Grove City

July 19th @ 6 PM Grove City JRSH Theatre. Stakeholders will be able take part in a discussion accompanied by a presentation of facility maintenance needs.

2018-19 School Supplies

Click here for Prek - 12

INNOVATION Thrives here at ACGC!

Thank you for visiting our website.

We are a school that offers:

  • Personal and caring staff who are committed to each student.
  • High expectations of our learners, raising each of them to rigorous units of study.
  • Individualized attention to student academic needs for adaptations and interventions.

At ACGC, we pay close attention to creating a safe and welcoming environment where students become successful socially and academically. Each day students have opportunities throughout their education careers from early learning school through our high school which offers college course work through both the University of Minnesota and Southwest Minnnesota State University.

At Atwater Cosmos Grove City Public Schools we believe:

  • School promotes a supportive educational environment where every person has dignity and worth.
  • School will provide experiences which allow the student to realize his/her fullest potential.
  • Learning is a life-long skill.
  • Students, staff, parents and community members working together are our most important strength in making our school district successful.
  • Every student should be prepared to be a productive citizen in a global society because our children are our future.

Please contact one of our administrative team if you have questions about selecting ACGC for your child's education.

Nels Onstad
Robin Wall
5-12 Principal and District Assessment Coordinator
Kodi Goracke
Elementary Pre-K to Grade 4 Principal and Title I Coordinator

We would be happy to answer any questions about how ACGC Innovates.