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 May is ACHIEVEMENT.






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. 

Child Reading Book
Book Exchange
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 8:55 AM

Hiawatha and Howe will have a ”Book Exchange” for students that bring in a book to trade on Thursday, May 23rd.

Comprehensive District Design 2019-2022
Monday, May 6, 2019 12:55 PM

Comprehensive District Design 2019-2022

Multiple Choice Boxes
FAST Testing Schedule
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 11:55 AM

FAST testing will begin at Hiawatha on May 2nd.

Howe Mileage Club
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 1:30 PM

The mileage club begins Tuesday, April 9th.

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 7, 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.

Fall 2018 Supply List
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 1:40 PM

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

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 2:15 PM

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