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.


May word of the month:  INFER
The character trait for May is ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT.



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.     

 What's Happening at Hiawatha/Howe Campuses 
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Literacy Tutor – Minnesota Reading Corps
Monday, May 04, 2015 9:00 AM

Would you love to help children grow their reading skills, succeed in school and get extra support? 

Summer Fun and Learning at Howe School, June 15th – July 31st
Thursday, April 30, 2015 8:45 AM

Minneapolis Community Education is providing summer enrichment programming at Howe School (3733 43rd Ave. S.) for seven weeks this summer beginning June 15th.   We offer both morning and afternoon enrichment opportunities as well as early morning drop off options, extended day care, and middle school camps.

Classroom Placement for 2015-2016 Year
Friday, April 17, 2015 8:40 AM

Your child’s teacher is a great resource for discussing your child’s individual learning style. Although, you might have a conversation with the current teacher about “I would really like my child in _____classroom”, please know that specific teacher requests are not accepted.


Minneapolis School 2015-16 Calendar Approved
Monday, February 23, 2015 3:15 PM

2015-16 Calendar Approved. It is posted here for your convenience.

School Tours
Thursday, January 22, 2015 11:30 PM

Schedule your school tour today!

Featured Volunteer Opportunity
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 11:15 PM

Use your photography talents to capture the students creating Art during their Art Specialist time!

State of the School
Friday, September 26, 2014 10:45 AM

On September 25th, Principal Regnier delivered the "State of the School" address to families at Curriculum Night at Hiawatha School.  Assistant Principal, Kevin Oldenburg, gave the address at Howe School.