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.

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!

Teacher Wish List
Friday, November 30, 2012 11:55 AM

A one-stop website where you can always find the latest “Wish List” from your child’s teacher. 

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

The use of IXL online math program to supplement math instruction in the classroom is in it's second year at Hiawatha.