Our Mission Statement

Our Mission is to maximize individual student potential through the use of technology, differentiation, critical thinking, and high expectations within a nurturing and diverse community of learners.







Hiawatha Community School is a MESPA School of Excellence located within a culturally diverse, urban community.  Kindergarten-2nd grade are housed at the Hiawatha Campus and 3rd-5th grade are housed at the Howe Campus.  The two campuses are about four blocks apart.


Thank You, Volunteers
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 8:30 AM

We celebrate our Volunteers the week of April 16-20!

2018 Community Education Summer Session
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 8:00 AM

Inside you’ll find listings of Community Education summer programs in locations all around the city.

Starred Test Schedules
MCA Test Schedule
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 12:20 PM

MCA testing is March 26th - May 4th. Click to see when your child's classroom is testing.

100% Compliance Certificate
Wednesday, March 07, 2018 9:15 AM

Congratulations to Hiawatha staff on having 100% compliance with special education due process deadlines.

Teacher/Staff Wish List
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 11:45 AM

Recently updated: A list of items needed by teachers and staff.  New items in Bold.

Fifth Grade Recognition Date Changed!
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 3:25 PM

Due to the change of the last day of school, our fifth grade recognition ceremony will be Thursday, June 7th at 9:30 A.M.

Minneapolis Public Schools’ Last Day
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 12:00 PM

Minneapolis Public Schools' last day for students to be June 8th.

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Tuesday, November 07, 2017 1:10 PM

Choose "Hiawatha PTO Inc." as your preferred non-profit.

The Sheridan Story
Sheridan Project
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 1:45 PM

This service provides a child/family with a consistent supply of nutritious food for the weekend.