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Kenwood Elementary School

Address: 2013 Penn Ave. S.

Grades: K-5

Principal: Heidi Johnson

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

Phone: 612.668.2760

Fax: 612.668.2770



Get to know us
Kenwood Community School cultivates the courage to dare and dream
In the heart of the Kenwood neighborhood near the School Forest at Cedar Lake, Kenwood Community School provides an inclusive, joyful, and student-centered atmosphere for children to learn and grow. Kenwood's commitment to the arts, academics, rigor, and race equity inspires creativity, collaboration, and civic engagement. Relationships with families and community partners are integral to Kenwood students’ success. Arts residencies at every grade are what spark the Kenwood slogan: Smarts+Arts=Kenwood Community School.


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.

  • Celebrates Smarts + Arts 
  • Artist residencies at every grade 
  • School Forest learning
  • 5th Grade trip to Camp Northern Lights near Ely, MN
  • Differentiated instruction, including Telescoped Math 
  • Special Education services, including a Citywide Autism Program
  • EL programming 
  • Before-school activities 
  • Minneapolis Kids school-age care
ATTENDANCE AREA MIDDLE SCHOOL: Anwatin Community Middle School
C3 Walk Zone


Student Race School District
Native American 2% 5%
African American 28% 35%
Asian American 9% 5%
Hispanic American 4% 14%
White American 56% 41%
Students School District
Receive ELL Services 9% 17%
Qualify for free or reduced lunch 32% 48%
Receive Special Education Services 15% 15%
Pathway Schools

Anwatin Middle School

256 Upton Ave. S.
Grades: 6-8
Students: 6-8

Community: 22, 20, 9
Citywide: False
Magnet: False
Magnet List:


North High School

1500 James Avenue North
Grades: 9-12
Students: 9-12

Community: 22, 20, 9
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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