Welcome to Cokato Elementary!

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  • Educate. Innovate. Succeed.

    Cokato Elementary takes pride in providing high-quality education through our high-quality staff.  

Upcoming events at Cokato Elementary

Fundraising Opportunities

Please help us raise additional funds for our schools! Below is a list of ways you can help by saving or recycling items you either purchased or no longer use.

Name Description
Box Tops Look for products with BOX TOPS for Education coupon. Each coupon is worth $$$! Please check the expiration date and trim the coupon. Sometimes we will have a special event for the program. The students enjoy collecting for a special goal. BOX TOPS have gone digital - please see the link below!
Food Club/Cash Wise Labels for learning is an easy rewards program. There is a separate printing attached to your receipt with the points for redemption. Please clip this, check the expiration date, and send into school with your student. (If you would like to collect for a while, count the points and then tally and send that to us--yea!) We need to send in the points in bundles of 2,500.
Casey's Rewards With Casey’s Rewards, you can earn points on everyday Casey’s purchases – in-store, online or at the pump. Turn those points in to donations to our school! See full terms and conditions at caseys.com.

BOX TOPS HAVE GONE DIGITAL!

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  • Cokato Elementary

    200 5th Street SW
    Cokato, MN 55321
    Main (320) 286-4100 ext. 1300
    Fax (320) 286-4131
    Principal: Brian Franklin
    Start/End Times: 8:00am/3:15pm
    *First bell rings at 8:00am, tardy bell rings at 8:10am.

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Meet our Principal

  • Principal Franklin

    Welcome to Cokato Elementary, I'm Principal Brian Franklin.  At Cokato Elementary we are excited to help your students grow through excellence in education.

    I've been in education for 24 years as a 6th-grade teacher, Middle School Dean of Students, Middle School Principal and now as Cokato Elementary's Principal.

    One of my favorite memories is once umpiring a softball game between Bethel University and the Thailand National Softball team in Bangkok, Thailand.

    You can contact me at 320-286-4100 Ext. 1304, email: brian.franklin[at]dc.k12.mn.us, or by stopping by my office.  I look forward to seeing you around school! 

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Congratulations!

  • Congratulations Mr. Barton, the 2020-2021 Cokato Elementary Leadership in Educational Excellence Award Winner!

    Mr. Barton

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  • Congratulations Ms. Pennala, the 2020-2021 Cokato Elementary Educational Support Staff Recognition winner.

    Ms. Pennala

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