enroll for the 2022–2023 school year!

Portage is a free, state-approved online learning program serving Minnesota K–12 students. Interested students outside of the Northfield School District boundaries can open enroll to take advantage of this innovative program.

Portage provides students and their families with a learning environment that:

  • Is safe and comfortable
  • Provides the ability to learn from any location with internet access
  • Offers enough flexibility to fit a variety of lifestyles
  • Allows for individualized student support in a convenient online environment
  • Empowers students to learn in new and different ways while still having access to personalized interactions

Elementary enrollment is now closed for the 22-23 school year. Secondary students can enroll during the enrollment windows at the start of each quarter.

Enroll in the 2022–2023 School Year

Contact List for Families

Elementary Portage (K–5)

Elementary students benefit from synchronous scheduled classroom meetings via Zoom where they can learn from and interact with their teachers and classmates.

Elementary Portage

Middle & High School Portage (6–12)

Middle and high school Portage students are supported by one of the district’s learning coaches and can learn at their own rate using the Edgenuity platform. They are still able to participate in co-curricular and athletic programs.

Middle and High School Portage


The Portage program will prepare every student for lifelong success through customized access to an education designed to meet the unique interests and abilities of every enrolled student resulting in measurable student engagement and academic growth.


Email the Portage Director if you have questions about the program.