• Crossing Lexington Avenue

    Turtle Lake Elementary School is partnering with Ramsey County and the city of Shoreview to enhance the safety of pedestrians crossing
    Lexington Avenue near school. Earlier this month, Turtle Lake asked parents to share their opinions on the safety of crossing LexingtonYellow walk sign with black figure of a person walking Avenue. What did they say?

    • 73% believe walking or biking to and from school is healthy.
    • 84% say the safety of intersections and crossings affects their decision to allow their child to walk or bike to school.
    • 77% said they would probably let their child walk or bike to or from school if the safety of intersections and crossings were addressed or improved.

    Click here to view the entire survey results.

    In partnership with Ramsey County, the District is applying for a Safe Routes to School grant to address the Lexington Avenue crossing. Stay tuned for updates in the coming months.