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.  Pre-K-2nd grade are housed at the Hiawatha Campus and 3rd-5th grade are housed at the Howe Campus.  The two campuses are about six blocks apart.

February PTO Meeting Date Changed
Friday, February 17, 2017 1:45 PM

February's PTO meeting is now Tuesday, February 21st 6:30-8:00pm at Howe Campus

Reimagine Minnesota - Association of Metropolitan School Districts Meeting
Friday, February 17, 2017 1:30 PM

A commitment to create lasting equity and excellence in education for all students.

Howe's Access Testing Schedule
Friday, February 10, 2017 2:55 PM

Access testing will begin at Howe on Monday, February 13th.

2017 Heritage Cultural Night
Thursday, February 09, 2017 10:55 AM

We are looking for families to help out on Heritage Cultural Night on Wednesday, March 8th. 

Sanctuary Resolution
Friday, January 13, 2017 12:35 PM

The Minneapolis Board of Education passed the resolution to strengthen existing Minneapolis Public Schools’ (MPS) policies and practices and to declare MPS a safe place for all students and families, regardless of their immigration status, national origin or language.

Student Council Hats
Friday, December 09, 2016 2:10 PM

The hats are here!

Cellphones for Soldiers
Friday, December 09, 2016 1:30 PM

The Student Council is recycling old cell phones to fund care packages to soldiers in remote areas overseas.

Winter Weather Is Here
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 7:50 AM

Be prepared if school is canceled.