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Folwell Elementary School

Address: 3611 - 20th Ave. S.

Grades: Pre-K-5

Principal: Lacy Cannon

Hours: 8:25 a.m. - 2:55 p.m.

Phone: 612-668-4550

Fax: 612-668-4560



Get to know us
Folwell Community School offers a high-quality community school experience. Folwell Community School is located in South Minneapolis’ Standish neighborhood and serves families in the Ventura Village, Phillips, Corcoran and Standish communities. Students in pre-K to grade 5 actively participate in relevant curriculum and instruction that is reflective of the diverse cultures in our building. Families can expect a caring community with compassionate staff, we believe in the Beauty, Brilliance and Strength of our students and all students will demonstrate academic growth.
Community school description
Community Schools

Community schools reflect the rich histories of our city’s unique neighborhoods and celebrate our students' diverse cultural backgrounds. Community schools provide high-quality academic programs with smooth academic pathways from elementary to through high school that build students’ skills and fuel their interests each step of the way.

  • Full day pre-K and kindergarten
  • Arts, Music and Technology-integration  
  • Advanced instruction, including Telescoped Math
  • ECSE and ASD programing
  • Restorative Practices 
  • Somali and Spanish speaking staff 
  • After-school activities via Community Education and ALC offerings that include GEMS & GISE (robotics), spelling bee, theater, dance, and other enrichment program


ATTENDANCE AREA MIDDLE SCHOOL: Andersen Community Middle School
D4 Walk Zone
Minnesota Report Card Data

The Minnesota Report Card is a tool to help inform families and communities about their schools so they can make important decisions and meaningfully engage with schools and educators. However, Minnesota Report Card data only provides a partial snapshot of what the experience may be like at any given school. MPS recommends connecting directly with school leaders and communities through school tours, open houses and other events to gain a fuller understanding of how our schools support students and families.

Minnesota Report Card: Folwell Elementary School

Student Race School District
Native American 14% 5%
African American 34% 35%
Asian American 1% 5%
Hispanic American 32% 14%
White American 18% 41%
Students School District
Receive ELL Services 36% 17%
Qualify for free or reduced lunch 74% 48%
Receive Special Education Services 12% 15%
Pathway Schools

Andersen United Middle School

1098 Andersen Lane
Grades: 6-8
Students: 6-8

South High School

3131 19th Avenue South
Grades: 9-12
Students: 9-12
Need Help?

English : 612.668.1840
Español: 612.668.3700
Soomaali: 612.668.3700
Hmoob: 612.668.1840

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

1250 W. Broadway Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55411

Ph: 612.668.1840
Fax: 612.668.1841

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