East Bethel MN! Whether you are new to East Bethel MN or have been a long-time resident, we are pleased you have selected our city for the place you call home. East Bethel is a growing community of 11,607 people located just 40 minutes north of the Twin Cities. Our location makes for easy commuting to many metro area destinations, without that crowded, “big city” feeling. We have provided the following information on a variety of topics, we hope it assists you with any needs you may have.
The City of East Bethel MN is pleased to present the East Bethel MN Resident’s Guide. Topics include internet/gas/electric providers, community information, licenses, permits, and Utilities, services, elected officials, education, and clubs and organizations, and MANY more!
Whether it’s a spacious luxury property or that first home of your dreams, there is something for everyone in the East Bethel real estate market. First-time homebuyers will find lovely starter homes in neighborhoods like Shade Tree Crossing, Norseland Manor, Whispering Aspen, Brywood Acres and Idlewood. If you are shopping in the middle of the East Bethel real estate market price range, consider a home in Meadows of Fish Lake, Cedar Creek Meadows, Eagle Ridge, Cedar Trails or Whispering Oaks. Luxury home shoppers will love the prices of higher-end East Bethel homes for sale. Be sure to check out the high-end residences in Hidden Haven Country Club Estates, Bear Hollow, Briar Creek and Northern Oaks.
If residents or new home buyers like to fish, East Bethel beckons. Home to Coon Lake, anglers pull in northern pike, largemouth bass and white crappie. Coon Lake’s waterfront is the perfect place to settle down.
Two school districts serve the children of East Bethel, Forest Lake Area ISD 831 and St. Francis ISD 15. St. Francis Elementary School receives 9 points out of a possible 10 at GreatSchools.org. Under Minnesota’s open enrollment statute, about 30 percent of parents exercise some form of school choice. The options include open enrollment, charter schools, magnet schools, online learning and state-approved alternative programs.
East Bethel is a city in Anoka County, Minnesota. It was founded in 1875. The population is 16,953. There are four schools within the city of East Bethel: Wilson Elementary School, Glenwood Elementary School, Oak Grove Junior High School and East Bethel High School. Wilson Elementary School has an enrollment of 890 students and contains grades PK-5th grade in one building. The school offers a variety of enrichment programs that include art, music and physical education and has an after-school program called “Big Guys” which is for 6th graders only that teaches leadership skills to prepare them for high school life. Glenwood Elementary school has an enrollment of 590 students with grades K-4th grade in one building with full day kindergarten available as well as before-school care for prekindergarten children on site from 7:00 AM to 8:30 AM each day starting at $3 per hour per child or $12 per hour for unlimited hours each day from 7AM to 4PM weekdays). Oak Grove Junior High School has an enrollment of 965 students which includes 6th through 8th grade inside one building with a variety of enrichment programs such as “SP