(701) 387-4413


Welcome to the Lion’s Den – Lion Pride!

Sterling Elementary School is located in Sterling, North Dakota. We are a small, rural school that offers PK-8th grade public education. We have many opportunities for our students and welcome you to our website.

Mission Statement

Providing all students with the knowledge and skills necessary to become active, informed, and productive members of society

Vision Statement

Empower all learners to be choice ready and succeed in a changing world

What We Offer Our Students

We are so fortunate that we can offer our students:

  • 1:1 laptop and iPad
  • 2020 Math and Reading Curriculum
  • 2023 New Science and Social Studies Curriculum
  • Diversified (Individualized) instruction
  • 2023 Promethean Active Panels in each classroom
  • WiFi (Wireless Internet)
  • Access to: Bookmobile, classroom and school library
  • Breakfast and Lunch prepared and served on-site
  • Educational field trips throughout the year


Sterling School Staff

Tonya Bauer

Principal/Grades PK-1        Title IX Coordinator 

Brenda Meier

Grades 2-4

Megan Jangula

Grades 4-7

Melinda Berg


Sasha Bell

Cook / Custodian

Sharon Lang


McKayla Thomsen


Chloe Bell


Kodi Schmidt


Shirley Ryberg

Business Manager