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Franklin STEAM Magnet Middle School

Franklin STEAM Magnet Middle School

Address: 1501 Aldrich Ave N.

Grades: 6-8

Principal: Karon Cunningham

Hours: 8:40 a.m. - 3:10 p.m.

Phone: 612.668.2600

Fax: 612.668.2649



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Franklin STEAM Middle School offers rigorous STEAM experiences 
Franklin STEAM Middle School has a STEAM (Science,Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) focus. Located in Minneapolis’ Near North neighborhood,  Franklin’s updated facilities --  including a swimming pool -- offer students an opportunity to continue their education with a community pathway from elementary through high school. The citywide school has a cutting edge STEAM education will allow students to make the connection between the concepts learned in class and how those concepts apply to the real-world. For students to develop problem-solving skills, STEAM education starts with students mastering foundational skills, then challenges them to use their critical thinking skills to solve a variety of real-world problems by having a holistic STEAM curriculum in their classes and extracurricular activities.
Magnet school description
Magnet Schools

Citywide magnet schools welcome students from all neighborhoods across Minneapolis. Magnet schools provide innovative programs focused on specific themes such as the Arts, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics), Dual Language, Montessori, and Global Studies and Humanities.

  • STEAM focus 
  • First Tech Challenge
  • Project Lead the Way 
  • Swim lessons  
  • Advanced instruction, including Telescoped Math 
  • Special Education inclusion in STEAM programming
  • Vocal and instrumental music
  • Athletic and after-school activities 
  • Performing and visual arts including drumline 
  • Social emotional skills learning groups 
  • Community partnership with YWCA  
  • Future Boys/Girls 
  • Lego Robotics
PATHWAY: Community High School based on home address
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1250 W. Broadway Ave., 55411
Ph: 612.668.1840
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