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


Pail and Shovel on Sandy Beach
Drama Production
Wednesday, March 07, 2018 9:15 AM

Come see Beach Party 2018 on Wednesday, March 28th at Howe School. 

Woman Gardening
Garden Camp Volunteers Needed
Wednesday, March 07, 2018 8:55 AM

Garden Camp is a unique experience for our 3rd grade students to use the Howe garden to integrate language, math, and science.

Teacher/Staff Wish List
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 11:45 AM

Recently updated: A list of items needed by teachers and staff.

Fifth Grade Recognition Date Changed!
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 3:25 PM

Due to the change of the last day of school, our fifth grade recognition ceremony will be Thursday, June 7th at 9:30 A.M.

ACCESS Testing Schedule
Thursday, February 08, 2018 7:15 AM

ACCESS testing will begin on Tuesday, February 20th. 

Minneapolis Public Schools’ Last Day
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 12:00 PM

Minneapolis Public Schools' last day for students to be June 8th.

Winter Weather Is Here
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 11:50 AM

Be prepared if school is canceled. 

Gift bags
Shopping on Amazon?
Tuesday, November 07, 2017 1:10 PM

Choose "Hiawatha PTO Inc." as your preferred non-profit.

The Sheridan Story
Sheridan Project
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 1:45 PM

This service provides a child/family with a consistent supply of nutritious food for the weekend.