The Mesabi East School District #2711 is a large school district encompassing 405.3 square miles in Northeastern Minnesota. It is a twice consolidated district, first with the consolidation of Aurora, Hoyt Lakes and the surrounding area. Subsequently, Aurora-Hoyt Lakes consolidated with Biwabik creating Mesabi East.
The school district's population is approximately 8,000 residents concentrated in the three communities of Aurora, Biwabik and Hoyt Lakes. The district is bounded by the following school districts: St. Louis County, Lake Superior, Duluth, Virginia, and Eveleth-Gilbert.
It is the mission of the Mesabi East Schools to enable all students to achieve high levels of success so they can become self-directed, lifelong learners and informed, productive citizens in a changing world.
Every day, every student will come to school and be met with learning opportunities at his or her personal developmental level in all subject areas. He or she will leave school having been challenged, feeling successful, and looking foward to tomorrow.