Hiawatha Elementary School

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4201 42nd Ave S

Minneapolis, MN 55406

(612) 668-4610

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 330

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

7 Parent Reviews for Hiawatha Elementary School

Hiawatha/Howe Community school has provided my children a fantastic education - taught at their academic level. The staff and teachers are experienced, devoted, and caring. Parents are heavily involved in the school community. And this a small school with kids from the community - so everyone knows ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/29/13

I love that from kindergarten they put the kids on a course to college. When I enrolled my kids in this school the first year they opened it was in part because they were going to teach my kids how to speak spanish. Instead the offer of a bilingual school brought in a majority of hispanic students and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/17/13

The teachers are great, the principal is wonderful. I think Hiawatha does an excellent job of fostering s school identity, and this is evident in the children's hard work and the parent involvement. It is important to remember that this test scoresn(and thus the Grest Schools rating) reflect progress ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/06/12

Because it is a diverse inner city community school working very hard to educate children under tough conditions.

Posted by a other on 04/24/10

I'm an alumni of Hiawatha, and wish I was still a student! the atmosphere there is like a family, and the staff is wonderful! The students and parents are some of the nicest people I could ever meet!

Posted by a other on 07/01/08

The faculty and administration go the extra mile to ensure the students receive a solid educational foundation. As well, I've never seen a more involved PTO. Truly an exemplary school.

Posted by a other on 04/04/08

Hiawatha School provides a small town feeling and has separated classrooms with doors to help the teachers keep the kids focused. The curriculum is challenging, the teachers are smart and care. Lower test scores reflect the diversity of languages not the quality of the education.

Posted by a student on 07/31/06

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Test scores
Test scores for Hiawatha Elementary School

MCA-II* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Hiawatha Elementary School
Minneapolis Public School Dist.
* In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-II (MCA-II) to test students in reading in grades 3 through 8 and 10, and math in grade 11. The MCA-II is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Minneapolis schools — Hiawatha Elementary School is located at 4201 42nd Ave S, Minneapolis MN 55406. 4201 42nd Ave S is in the 55406 ZIP code in Minneapolis, MN The school district for Hiawatha Elementary School is the Minneapolis Public School Dist.. Hiawatha Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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