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Heritage Academy — 9-12

Address: 1042 18th Av SE
Mpls, 55414
Grades: 9-12
Principal: Michael Luseni
Hours: 7:45-3:05
Phone: 612-668-1560
Fax: 612-668-1570
Email: Michael.Luseni@mpls.k12.mn.us
Website: heritage.mpls.k12.mn.us

Heritage Academy celebrates Somali culture and creative thinking
Heritage Community — one of Minneapolis’s best-kept secrets for grades 9-12—embodies a learning environment where everyone feels safe, supported and able to achieve socially, emotionally and academically. During the 2020/2021 school year, Heritage will embark on a robust transformation to a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) focus. Instruction will include intentional STEM integration into core subjects and STEM electives. Students will have opportunities to become STEM literate, think critically and become leaders with a sense of discovery. Currently serving many Somali students, Heritage in Fall 2021 will relocate to the Wilder Building, accessible through South Minneapolis bus routes. he foundation of academic success at Heritage is attributed to the teachers’ ability to create individualized learning opportunities for students, so that they can progress at their own unique pace.

  • Values cultural heritage and language including Somali 
  • Special Education for speech, SNAP and other health disabilities 
  • Bilingual  staff 
  • Individualized learning 
  • Language support for EL students 
  • After-school activities 
  • College and careers preparation opportunities through PSEO and MPS Career and Technical Education (CTE) 
  • Mentorships 
  • Afterschool STEM Themes Specific Programs 
  • Summer STEM programs 
  • Weekly meetings with Career College Center Coordinators 
  • Personalized college admissions counseling 
  • Career exploration opportunities

1042 18th Av SE
Mpls, 55414

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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