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.

Help Us Increase Equity In Our Schools
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 7:40 AM

Come lend your voice about equity and integration in our schools

Meeting Tuesday, May 2nd at the Davis Center 6-8:30pm

Family Service Fair
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 7:30 AM

On May 1st, the PTO will be hosting a Family Service Fair open house in the Howe gym from 5:00-7:00 P.M.

MCA Test Schedule
Monday, March 13, 2017 1:55 PM

MCA testing is April 17 - May 4th. Click to see when your child's classroom is testing.

2017-2018 Hiawatha School Budget
Monday, March 06, 2017 1:50 PM

Hiawatha has received its budget allocation for the 2017-2018 school year.

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.

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.

Fall 2016 Supply List
Thursday, August 18, 2016 11:45 AM

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

Wednesday, November 04, 2015 2:15 PM

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