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.


Our character trait for the month of January is DETERMINATION.






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. 

Vision Screening is Coming
Friday, January 18, 2019 12:25 PM

Phillips Eye Institute will be completing a vision screening at Hiawatha and Howe Schools.

Event! Megaphone
Event Coordinators Needed
Wednesday, January 09, 2019 12:50 PM

The PTO is looking to fill two key volunteer coordinator positions.

Explore Minneapolis Public Schools
Enrollment for 2019-2020 Now Open
Wednesday, January 09, 2019 12:45 PM

Online school enrollment is now open! School requests are due Friday, February 8th.

Multiple Choice Boxes
FAST Testing Schedule
Saturday, December 08, 2018 11:55 AM

FAST testing will begin at Hiawatha on January 8th.
FAST testing will begin at Howe on January 14th.

Walk Bike To School
Winter Wellness Week
Wednesday, December 05, 2018 11:55 AM

Winter Wellness Week is February 4-8, 2019. Winter Walk to School Day is February 6th. 

Winter Weather Is Here
Wednesday, December 05, 2018 11:50 AM

Be prepared if school is canceled. 

Boxtops for Education logo
Boxtops for Education
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 6:55 AM

Please send Boxtops to school with your child or drop them off in the office at Howe or Hiawatha.

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.