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Seward Montessori Elementary School

Address: 2309 - 28th Ave. S.

Grades: Pre-K-5

Principal: Ana Bartl

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

Phone: 612.668.4950

Fax: 612.668.4960



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Seward Montessori Magnet supports every child’s unique learning style
Seward Montessori Magnet is located in a quiet southeast Minneapolis neighborhood of the same name, adjacent to the Matthews Community Center and Park. Seward staff embrace students from diverse backgrounds and foster curiosity and community. Seward uses Montessori theories, practices and materials to support individualized self-directed learning and allow students to progress at their own pace. Strong family and community involvement enrich the opportunities for growth among students. 


Magnet school description
Magnet Schools

Citywide magnet schools welcome students from all neighborhoods across Minneapolis. Magnet schools provide innovative programs focused on specific themes such as the Arts, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics), Dual Language, Montessori, and Global Studies and Humanities.

  • A Montessori school
  • Full and half day pre-K
  • A Multi-ethnic, multi-racial student population
  • Montessori trained teachers 
  • Hands on and self-directed learning
  • A child-centered environment
  • Multi-age classrooms
  • Montessori lessons and materials promote curiosity, questioning, and physical development of the child 
  • Rain and peace gardens
  • Instrumental Music (grades 4-5)
  • EL programming
  • After-school activities
  • Special Education citywide EBD (Social and Emotional) services
  • Lego Robotics 


Student Race School District
Native American 3% 5%
African American 51% 35%
Asian American 4% 5%
Hispanic American 5% 14%
White American 37% 41%
Students School District
Receive ELL Services 22% 17%
Qualify for free or reduced lunch 50% 48%
Receive Special Education Services 8% 15%
Need Help?

English : 612.668.1840
EspaƱol: 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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