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. 

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FAST Testing Schedule
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 11:55 AM

FAST testing will begin at Hiawatha and Howe on Wednesday, September 12th.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 10:10 AM

The Move-a-thon will be October 5th (Rain Date is October 8th). 

Help Fund Your School
Applying for Educational Benefits
Wednesday, September 05, 2018 1:00 PM

ALL families with children enrolled in the district should complete an Application for Educational Benefits each year.

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018 3:20 PM

For many Minneapolis Public Schools students, school starts August 27. Learn about what you need to do to get your family ready for the 2018-2019 school year! 

Fall 2018 Supply List
Monday, July 30, 2018 9:45 AM

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

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

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

Gift bags
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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.

Wednesday, November 04, 2015 2:15 PM

Get the Hiawatha mural on a T-shirt, magnet, mug, or card.