Matoska International is a K-5th Grade International Baccalaureate School in White Bear Lake, Minnesota

Our Mission Statement

Matoska International Elementary is a globally-minded school providing its students with both a worldwide perspective and a strong connection to the local communities in which we live.  The Matoska International Parent Teacher Organization (MIPTO) aims to build a strong community, representing all students and families, focusing on the philosophy and goals of Matoska International School for its long-term growth and success. 

Why your gift matters

Most importantly, as an International Baccalaureate school, our goal is to develop lifelong learners who are compassionate and knowledgeable inquirers.  As a means to accomplish this goal, we must provide our students with a variety of learning opportunities with which to explore and discover.  In addition, with the state withholding close to 40% of public school education funding to balance the state’s budget, schools must find a way to continue to meet all of their monthly financial commitments with only 60% of the funding. The MIPTO raises money each year to help enhance the quality education here at Matoska International.

How your gift will be used

Matoska International’s PTO has six main financial priorities: 

- Classroom, Teacher, & Student Support - Service Learning Projects - Community Building Programs/Cross-Age Connections - Literacy & Technology Support - Student Enrichment (Art, Field Trips) - 4th & 5th Grade Camps 



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