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 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.

Hiawatha School Celebrating 100 Years
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 8:00 AM

We will celebrate Hiawatha School's Centennial Year on Saturday, October 15th from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. 

Visit Minneapolis Schools
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 8:00 AM

Minneapolis Public Schools is welcoming families, neighbors and community members to explore our Pre-K–8 schools during “Visit Our Schools Month.” Visit us between Oct. 15 and Nov. 7 and learn why we’re so proud of the work we do.

Parent/Teacher Conferences
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 8:00 AM

Parent Teacher Conferences are Tuesday, October 18th and Wednesday, October 19th. 

Flu Shots Available
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 8:00 AM

Flu shots will be available at both Hiawatha and Howe Schools on Tuesday, October 18th.

Minneapolis Public Schools’ 2016 Referendum
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 7:50 AM

On Nov. 8, Minneapolis voters will be asked to renew the school district’s current operating referendum authorization, which expires after the 2016-17 school year.

Coat Drive
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 7:00 AM

The Student Council will be collecting gently used coats during the month of October.

Hiawatha/Howe Community School Earns School of Excellence Award
Friday, September 02, 2016 12:35 PM

Hiawatha/Howe Community School have earned a prestigious award!  Click here to read the Press Release.