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Waite Park Elementary School

Address: 1800 - 34th Ave. NE.

Grades: Pre-K-5

Principal: Rochelle McGinness

Hours: 9:10 a.m. - 3:40 p.m.

Phone: 612.668.1600

Fax: 612.668.1610



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Waite Park Community School encourages students to reach ambitious goals
Located in the far northeast neighborhood of Minneapolis with the same name, Waite Park Community shares picturesque grounds Minneapolis Parks and Recreation and helps students achieve excellence through challenging classes in math, language arts, science, and technology. Waite Park’s devoted staff provide a caring and encouraging learning environment with clear rules and natural consequences. Students actively engage in setting goals for themselves and in learning and modeling positive, responsible behavior—and all students are encouraged to read for pleasure.
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 PreK
  • Advanced instruction, including Telescoped Math
  •  Vocal music and band
  •  Special Education services with highly specialized emotional/behavioral programming
  •  EL programming
  • After-school activities 
ATTENDANCE AREA MIDDLE SCHOOL: Northeast Community Middle School
Student Race School District
Native American 3% 5%
African American 14% 35%
Asian American 6% 5%
Hispanic American 6% 14%
White American 70% 41%
Students School District
Receive ELL Services 7% 17%
Qualify for free or reduced lunch 25% 48%
Receive Special Education Services 10% 15%
Pathway Schools

Northeast Middle School

2955 Hayes St. NE.
Grades: 6-8
Students: 6-8

Community: 15, 13, 19, 14
Citywide: False
Magnet: False
Magnet List:


Edison High School

700 22nd Avenue NE
Grades: 9-12
Students: 9-12

Community: 15, 13, 19, 14
Citywide: False
Magnet: False
Magnet List:

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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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