The First City School serves youth ages 10 to 18 residing at the Northwestern Minnesota Juvenile Center.  Our school educates students through four separate programs, each designed to meet a specific needs of the courts:

  • Residential Treatment
  • Satellite Homes
  • Non-secure Detention
  • Secure Detention

First City School provides an individualized curriculum designed to further students’ abilities in all areas, but is focused on improving their math, reading, and written language skills.  The diagnostic, prescriptive curriculum stresses the skills necessary to pass the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment II Exams as well as preparing students to earn their diploma or GED certificate.