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Folwell Elementary School

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



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Folwell Community School offers a high-quality community school experience
Located in South Minneapolis’ Standish neighborhood, Folwell Community in fall 2021 becomes a PK-5 community school serving nearby students and families. Those who attend Folwell will help shape the way the school reflects and exemplifies the culture and fabric of its community. Families can expect an empowering, welcoming environment for all. Folwell celebrates diversity  and values it as essential in preparing all students for lives of social responsibility, active citizenship and academic achievement.
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 PreK 
  • Arts, Music and Technology  
  • Advanced instruction, including Telescoped Math 
  • EL programming 
  • Students have the same teacher for multiple years (grade level looping K-1, 2-3, & 4-5) 
  • Special Education service
  • EL services 
  • Restorative Practices  
  • E3 (Education, Excellence & Equity/SEL) programming 
  • After-school activities: Community Education and ALC offerings including GEMS & GISE, debate, theater, dance, and other enrichment programs


ATTENDANCE AREA MIDDLE SCHOOL: Andersen Community Middle 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

Community: 23, 18, 3, 17
Citywide: False
Magnet: False
Magnet List:


South High School

3131 19th Avenue South
Grades: 9-12
Students: 9-12

Community: 23, 18, 3, 17
Citywide: False
Magnet: False
Magnet List:

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1250 W. Broadway Ave., 55411
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