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that is deeply child centered, grounded in community, and that propels each child to realize their full potential.

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Welcome to Hiawatha College Prep-Northrop
Opening in Minneapolis in August 2018 and currently accepting applications for the founding fifth grade class. Enroll today!


Our mission is that all scholars at Hiawatha Academies will be empowered with the knowledge, character and leadership skills to graduate from college and serve the common good.

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Devyn Pittorf teaching a kindergarten class at Hiawatha Leadership Academy-Morris Park elementary school in the Morris Park area of Minneapolis.Photo: Joe Dickie/Big World Films, via Hiawatha AcademiesNew York Times.Opinion.By Conor P. WilliamsDr. Williams, a former first-grade teacher, is an expert on school choice and educational equityJune 2, 2018At Hiawatha Academies’ elementary school in [...]
Press Release MINNEAPOLIS – Hiawatha Academies’ Board of Directors is proud to announce Colette Owens, an accomplished educational leader from St. Louis, as its new executive director. Ms. Owens, a 15-year educator and administrator, will succeed Eli Kramer, who will step down from the position next month.“We are excited to welcome [...]

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