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Lake Harriet Upper Elementary School

Address: 4912 Vincent Ave. S.

Grades: 3-5

Principal: Walter Schleisman

Hours: 9:20 a.m. - 3:50 p.m.

Phone: 612.668.3310

Fax: 612.668.3320



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Lake Harriet Upper and Lower Elementary Schools guide and empower students to love learning 
Serving grades 3-5, Lake Harriet Upper Elementary is located in the heart of the Fulton neighborhood of Southwest Minneapolis. Lake Harriet Upper is committed to supporting the learning needs of all students in grades 3-5 in an inclusive environment, with its grades K-2 counterpart, Lake Harriet Lower Elementary, less than two miles away. Everyone at Lake Harriet Upper Campus encourages academic rigor and fosters growth in the arts, physical health, social skills development and social responsibility.  Staff strive to respect each child’s unique learning style using differentiated teaching methods and to challenge students to reach their greatest potential in a rapidly changing world.
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.

  • After-school activities including GEMS/GISE 
  • Minneapolis Kids school-age care (housed at lower campus)
  • Visual Arts and Music classes 
  • Telescoped Math pathway 
  • Strong family engagement 
  • Special Education services with highly specialized developmental/cognitive programming 
ATTENDANCE AREA MIDDLE SCHOOL: Anthony Community Middle School
E1 Walk Zone
Student Race School District
Native American 1% 5%
African American 4% 35%
Asian American 6% 5%
Hispanic American 2% 14%
White American 88% 41%
Students School District
Receive ELL Services 1% 17%
Qualify for free or reduced lunch 4% 48%
Receive Special Education Services 10% 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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