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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
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

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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