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Metro Deaf School
Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow

Facilities Rental

If you are interested in renting spaces for a function, please contact MDS at 651-224-3995 and ask for the Business Office.

Building use/rental Policy:

Metro Deaf School, District #4005, expects members of the community who use the facilities and equipment to do so with respect for school district property and an understanding of proper use. Individuals and groups shall be responsible for damage to facilities and equipment.

The following procedures must be followed in order to secure permission to use District #4005’ building for personal or organizational use in the evenings or on weekends. The person/group making this request is hereinafter referred to as the Renter.

A Building Use Request Form must be filled out and submitted to District #4005’s Business Office 10 days in advance of the date needed. Once approved, a permit will be issued to the renter for use of the building. Fees must be paid in full before the event.

The building is available to rent between 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. daily.

For information regarding rental fees, contact Esther Thorpe at or 651-259-1057 (Voice).

A building monitor will be assigned the entire time the building is being used.

The Renter is responsible for setting up and taking down as needed.

If the cafeteria is used for refreshments, the Renter is responsible for clean up. This includes any dishes and utensils used as well as disposing of garbage in outside garbage bin.

Due to liability issues, use of some District #4005 equipment is not permitted. This includes but is not limited to computers and digital cameras. Renters must provide their own computers. Guest wifi is available.

The Renter must supply all materials to be used including but not limited to dry erase markers, copy paper etc.

If the Renter brings children: No children are permitted in any of the classrooms. Games, toys and other materials for children must be supplied by the Renter. District #4005 materials are for instructional purposes only and are not to be used.

All children must be supervised. Metro Deaf School, District #4005, is not responsible for accidents. This includes supervision when using the outdoor playground area.