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Hiawatha Community - Howe Campus — 3-5

Address: 3733 - 43rd Ave. S.
Minneapolis, 55406
Grades: 3-5
Principal: Kevin Oldenburg
Hours: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Phone: 612.668.4640
Fax: 612.668.4650
Email: Kevin.Oldenburg@mpls.k12.mn.us
Website: hiawatha.mpls.k12.mn.us

Howe and Hiawatha Community Schools continue a tradition of excellence

Located in its namesake neighborhood in Southeast Minneapolis, Howe Community is a third- through fifth-grade school within walking distance of Minnehaha Fallsand 4 blocks from its kindergarten through second-grade counterpart, Hiawatha Community. Howe and Hiawatha maximize individual student potential through strategic use of technology, instruction according to student need, critical thinking, and high expectations within a nurturing and diverse community of learners. Strong partnerships and investments by the community, families and school staff ensure a quality education for all Hiawatha-Howe students. 



  • Small school environment
  • Advanced instruction, including Telescoped Math
  • Band (grades 4-5)
  • Vocal and instrumental learning
  • Focus on social and emotional learning (SEL)
  • Special Education services with highly specialized developmental/cognitive programming
  • EL programming
  • Spanish bilingual support
  • After-school activities
  • Minneapolis Kids school-age care (at Hiawatha Campus)

ATTENDANCE AREA MIDDLE SCHOOL: Sanford Community Middle School


G1 Walk Zone

3733 - 43rd Ave. S.
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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