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Loring Elementary School

Address: 2600 - 44th Ave. N.

Grades: Pre-K-5

Principal: Ryan Gibbs

Hours: 8:25 a.m. - 2:55 p.m.

Phone: 612.668.2060

Fax: 612.668.2070



Get to know us
Loring Community School shows up all the time, for all children
Located in the Victory neighborhood of North Minneapolis, Loring Community promotes high standards and expectations for all children in order to foster growth academically, socially and personally. Loring offers an intimate setting ideally suited for young learners in kindergarten through grade 5. In a safe, joyful learning environment, Loring grows young problem-solvers who are both creative and critical thinkers. Loring continuously receives national recognition as one of America’s healthiest schools, cultivates unique partnerships to enhance learning—it has its own beehive!—and promotes family involvement as a key to student success. Loring is working towards becoming an IB/PYP (International Baccalaureate/Primary Years Program). 
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 Pre-K
  • Vocal and instrumental music 
  • Spanish language instruction PreK-5
  • Bilingual staff-Spanish, Somali and Hmong
  • Advanced instruction, including Telescope Math 
  • Special education services 
  • Monthly family events 
  • School garden and outdoor classrooms 
  • Nationally recognized health and wellness focus 
  • After-school activities 
  • Minneapolis Kids school-age before and after school daycare
  • School lunch program led by a classically French-trained chef, focusing on True Food: food made from scratch with whole ingredients that support the long-term health of our students
ATTENDANCE AREA MIDDLE SCHOOL: Olson Community Middle School
PATHWAY: Loring Community School students move on to Olson Community Middle School and finish their MPS academic career at Patrick Henry High School.
A2 Walk Zone
Student Race School District
Native American 5% 5%
African American 46% 35%
Asian American 6% 5%
Hispanic American 4% 14%
White American 39% 41%
Students School District
Receive ELL Services 7% 17%
Qualify for free or reduced lunch 53% 48%
Receive Special Education Services 19% 15%
Pathway Schools

Olson Middle School

1607 - 51st Ave. N.
Grades: 6-8
Students: 6-8

Community: 11, 10, 21, 25, 24
Citywide: False
Magnet: False
Magnet List:


Henry High School

4320 Newton Ave North
Grades: 9-12
Students: 9-12

Community: 11, 10, 21, 25, 24
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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