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Dowling Community — K-5

Address: 3900 W. River Parkway
MInneapolis, 55406
Grades: K-5
Principal: Lloyd Winfield
Hours: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Phone: 612.668.4410
Fax: 612.668.4420
Email: Lloyd.Winfield@mpls.k12.mn.us
Website: dowling.mpls.k12.mn.us

Dowling Community School offers a high-quality community school experience

A Department of Natural Resources School Forest site, Dowling Community is located in South Minneapolis’s Longfellow neighborhood on 20+ acres of land along the Mississippi River. In Fall 2021, Dowling becomes a community school serving nearby students and families. Those who attend Dowling will help shape the way the school reflects and exemplifies the culture and fabric of its community. Families can expect an empowering, welcoming environment for all. Dowling celebrates diversity and values it as essential in preparing all students for lives of social responsibility, active citizenship, environmental stewardship and academic achievement. 


  • Advanced learner support
  • Outdoor learning opportunities
  • Advanced instruction, including Telescoped Math
  • Swimming
  • Service learning
  • EL programming
  • Special Education services with highly specialized developmental/cognitive programming
  • After-school activities 
  • Minneapolis Kids school-age care 


ATTENDANCE AREA MIDDLE SCHOOL: Andersen Community Middle School
3900 W. River Parkway
MInneapolis, 55406

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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