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.


Our character trait for the month of October is RESPONSIBILITY.






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. 

Collect Shoes to Raise Money for Camp Audubon
Monday, September 24, 2018 7:25 AM

Help us reach our goal of 2,500 pairs of shoes by November 15th.

Picture Day is coming!
Monday, September 24, 2018 6:55 AM

Picture Day is coming Friday, October 12th.

Parent/Teacher Conferences
Monday, September 24, 2018 6:50 AM

Parent/Teacher Conferences are Tuesday, October 16th and Wednesday, October 17th. 

Flu Shots Available
Monday, September 24, 2018 6:45 AM

Flu shots will be available at both Hiawatha and Howe Schools on Tuesday, October 16th.

Fall 2018 Supply List
Monday, July 30, 2018 9:45 AM

Click here to see the school supplies needed for your students.

Gift bags
Shopping on Amazon?
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.

Wednesday, November 04, 2015 2:15 PM

Get the Hiawatha mural on a T-shirt, magnet, mug, or card.

IXL in the Classroom and Home
Monday, September 10, 2012 10:30 AM

IXL is a comprehensive math practice site with unlimited math practice questions.