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Nellie Stone Johnson Elementary School

Address: 807 - 27th Ave. N.

Grades: Pre-K-5

Principal: Kelly Wright

Hours: 8:05 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.

Phone: 612-668-2930

Fax: 612-668-2940



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Nellie Stone Johnson Community School prepares future leaders with supportive partners

Nellie Stone Johnson (NSJ) Community is conveniently located in the Hawthorne neighborhood of North Minneapolis. NSJ offers learners a climate of cooperation, academic excellence, and social-emotional competence in order to help students reach their full potential. Believing today’s  risk takers are tomorrow’s leaders, NSJ staff build strong relationships with families, students and all members of the school community to guarantee success in middle and high school. Numerous partners generously support students’ academic needs and mental wellbeing so they are ready to learn each day. 

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
  • Northside Achievement Zone partner
  • Advanced instruction, including Telescoped Math
  • One-to-one reading support
  • YMCA Beacons & ALC After-school Program
  • Special Education services with highly specialized developmental/cognitive programming
ATTENDANCE AREA MIDDLE SCHOOL: Anwatin Community Middle School
C1 Walk Zone
Minnesota Report Card Data

The Minnesota Report Card is a tool to help inform families and communities about their schools so they can make important decisions and meaningfully engage with schools and educators. However, Minnesota Report Card data only provides a partial snapshot of what the experience may be like at any given school. MPS recommends connecting directly with school leaders and communities through school tours, open houses and other events to gain a fuller understanding of how our schools support students and families.

Minnesota Report Card: Nellie Stone Johnson Elementary School

Student Race School District
Native American 7% 5%
African American 65% 35%
Asian American 5% 5%
Hispanic American 14% 14%
White American 9% 41%
Students School District
Receive ELL Services 14% 17%
Qualify for free or reduced lunch 92% 48%
Receive Special Education Services 16% 15%
Pathway Schools

Anwatin Middle School

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

North High School

1500 James Avenue North
Grades: 9-12
Students: 9-12
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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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1250 W. Broadway Ave
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