Hiawatha Leadership Academy

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3810 E 56th St

Minneapolis, MN 55417

(612) 987-5688

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Grades: K - 4

School Type: Public, Charter

Student Enrollment: 400

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

12 Parent Reviews for Hiawatha Leadership Academy

I have great respect for all of the teachers and leaders who work at this school. They walk the talk and make it all about the kids success. Teachers believe in making learning fun. Parents are incredibly involved and amazing to work with. They love the school and love that their children are being ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 12/02/13

Executive leadership is ruthless about student achievement. It's all about the results at Hiawatha. It's a TFA mecca if you like that sort of thing. I lost my job because I didn't want to work the long hours. The principal runs the place like a business. I can't complain though. School is getting the ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 09/21/11

Fantastic school to work for. The school's leadership has a compelling vision. I feel like a true professional here. From great professional development to the generous performance pay, I'm proud to be a part of Hiawatha. This is not a place to expect a paycheck or be entitled. It's all about the kids ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 05/13/11

School's leadership is the best I've ever worked for. This place is really about the kids and the school's principal Mr. Shannon is relentless about making sure the right staff stay and is quick to get rid of the staff that need to go!

Posted by a teacher on 03/24/11

Fantastic Teachers and School Leader. Discipline i strict but my child is learning a ton and loves his school. Keep us focused on the path to college Hiawatha!

Posted by a parent on 01/18/11

Hiawatha is the most promising school in all of Minneapolis. Excellent school leadership that will not accept mediocrity or tolerate academic failure. The staff works extremely hard and getting the job done

Posted by a other on 04/17/10

I've taught in many poorly run schools. This school is amazing! Strict discipline, high expectations and a principal and staff that is passionate about the achievement gap! Hoot Hoot. HLA!

Posted by a teacher on 04/15/10

days too long - children up and gone for 12 hours. school starts 745 ends 415. pick up starts 6am kids home latest 6pm most of time buses run late. children come home exhausted woren out from long day. school is ran military style. less than 15% of the student body is english speaking. its a school ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 03/26/10

Best elementary school in Minneapolis. My son has done wonders here!

Posted by a parent on 10/07/09

Fabulous Academy. Hard working staff.

Posted by a parent on 10/07/09

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Test scores for Hiawatha Leadership Academy

MCA-II* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
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* 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 Leadership Academy is located at 3810 E 56th St, Minneapolis MN 55417. 3810 E 56th St is in the 55417 ZIP code in Minneapolis, MN The school district for Hiawatha Leadership Academy is the Hiawatha Leadership Academy. Hiawatha Leadership Academy is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 4.
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