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Kenny Elementary School

Address: 5720 Emerson Ave. S.

Grades: K-5

Principal: Vicki L. Turner

Hours: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Phone: 612.668.3340

Fax: 612.668.3350



Get to know us
Kenny Community School shows “the harder you work the smarter you get!"
Located in its namesake neighborhood in Southwest Minneapolis, Kenny Community provides a nurturing environment with a focus on emotional well-being where children achieve high academic success through an anti-racist and culturally responsive education. Students enjoy learning in a beautiful campus, which houses exceptional water and perennial gardens installed and maintained by Kenny families and staff. 
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.

  • Minnesota Reading Corps
  • Advanced instruction, including Telescoped Math
  • Band in grade 5
  • Special Education services with highly specialized autism programming
  • EL programming
  • Music, Art, and Physical Education classes
  • After-school activities
  • Strong Family Engagement
  • Minneapolis Kids school-age care
ATTENDANCE AREA MIDDLE SCHOOL: Anthony Community Middle School
Student Race School District
Native American 1% 5%
African American 9% 35%
Asian American 4% 5%
Hispanic American 1% 14%
White American 84% 41%
Students School District
Receive ELL Services 1% 17%
Qualify for free or reduced lunch 6% 48%
Receive Special Education Services 11% 15%
Pathway Schools

Anthony Middle School

5757 Irving Ave. S.
Grades: 6-8
Students: 6-8

Community: 2, 1, 8, 16
Citywide: False
Magnet: False
Magnet List:


Southwest High School

3414 West 47th Street
Grades: 9-12
Students: 9-12

Community: 2, 1, 8, 16
Citywide: False
Magnet: False
Magnet List:

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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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