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.

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.

Literacy Curriculum Fair
Tuesday, March 07, 2017 10:30 AM

Share your thoughts and provide feedback.

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.

Student Council Hats
Friday, December 09, 2016 2:10 PM

The hats are here!

Cellphones for Soldiers
Friday, December 09, 2016 1:30 PM

The Student Council is recycling old cell phones to fund care packages to soldiers in remote areas overseas.

Winter Weather Is Here
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 7:50 AM

Be prepared if school is canceled. 

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.