Details overview

Hours 7:50 AM - 4:00 PM
School leader Eli Kramer
District Hiawatha Leadership Academy
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Uniforms
Schedule Extended / longer school day

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus Multiculturalism / Global
Humanities
Instructional / curriculum models used Standards-based
Independent study
Individually guided instruction
College preparatory
Direct instruction
Hybrid / Blended learning

Classes

2
Visual Arts
including: Drawing / Sketching
2
Music
including: Jazz band
1
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Jazz band
Performing & written arts Dance
Media arts None
Visual arts Painting
Drawing / Sketching
World languages taught Spanish

Support

12
Facilities
including: Music room
Facilities Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Computer lab
Gym
Internet access
Kitchen
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
Music room
Performance stage
Playground
Extra learning resources (misc.) Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Extra learning resources Remediation
Counseling
Acceleration
Level of special education programming Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular special education needs
Level of ESL/ELL programming Intensive - school offers a full program for many languages and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program school-wide for at least 25% of the population

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered No

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
Hispanic 84% 7%
Black 11% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 3% 2%
White 2% 73%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 2%
Source: See notes

Students by group

  This school State average
Female 53% 49%
N/A 47% 51%
Male 47% 51%
Students participating in a free or reduced-price lunch program 95% 37%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

2
Girls Sports
including: Basketball
2
Boys Sports
including: Basketball
6
Clubs
including: Art club
Girls sports Soccer
Basketball
Boys sports Basketball
Soccer
Clubs Art club
Arts and crafts
Book / reading club
Dance club
Drum line
Robotics club
Extended care / Extended programs None

Culture

Parent involvement (misc.) Hiawatha Family Academy
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school

Awards

Community service award Innovation Partner
Year received 2014
Community service award Welcoming School Seal of Excellence
Year received 2013
Academic award MN Future Award
Year received 2013
Academic award Beating the Odds
Year received 2013
Academic award Local Government Innovation Award
Year received 2013

Teachers

13
Staff
including: ELL / ESL Coordinator
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
Computer specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Coach(es)
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Reading specialist
School counselor
Special education coordinator
Speech therapist(s)
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
World languages spoken by staff Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans provided for students
Partnerships with local resources and organizations Yes
Partner Minneapolis Parks and Recreation
  Way to Grow
  Minneapolis Public Schools
  Minneapolis Rotary Club

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.hiawathaacademies.org/enroll/
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 02/13/2015
# of applications received 1134
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 858
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012
Students by group NCES, 2011-2012