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Bryn Mawr Community — Pre-K-5

Address: 252 Upton Ave. S.
Minneapolis, 55405
Grades: Pre-K-5
Principal: Laura Cavender
Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Phone: 612.668.2500
Fax: 612.668.2510
Email: laura.cavender@mpls.k12.mn.us
Website: brynmawr.mpls.k12.mn.us

Bryn Mawr Community School passionately helps children grow and learn


Located adjacent to scenic Theodore Wirth Park in its namesake neighborhood, Bryn Mawr Community offers academic rigor through literacy, math and the highest degrees of individual student learning. All of the school’s collaborative, compassionate staff work closely with families and community partners to meet the academic, social and emotional needs of students. Bryn Mawr’s diverse, resilient students learn cooperation and kindness through living out the school motto: “Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Safe.”



  • Half-day PreK
  • Small class size and small school environment
  • Accelerated math and literacy
  • Inclusive Special Education and EL programming
  • DNR School Forest Designation- adjacent to Theodore Wirth Park
  • Science specialist
  • Onsite dental, mental health and vision services
  • Artist residencies
  • Hmong, Somali and Spanish bilingual staff
  • GEMS & GISE after-school programming
  • Minneapolis Kids school-age care






C2 Walk Zone

252 Upton Ave. S.
Minneapolis, 55405

If you have questions about the enrollment process, please contact us at sps.department@mpls.k12.mn.us or call us at 612.668.1840.
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