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Kenny Community — K-5

Address: 5720 Emerson Ave. S.
Minneapolis, 55419
Grades: K-5
Principal: William Gibbs
Hours: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Phone: 612.668.3340
Fax: 612.668.3350
Email: William.Gibbs@mpls.k12.mn.us
Website: kenny.mpls.k12.mn.us

Kenny Community School shows “the harder you work the smarter you get!"
Located in its namesake neighborhood in Southwest Minneapolis, Kenny Community nurtures  academic success through experiential learning that promotes nature literacy and environmental stewardship. Students enjoy learning in a beautiful campus, which houses exceptional water and perennial gardens installed and maintained by Kenny families and staff. Each day, Kenny supports students’ growth into knowledgeable, skilled, and confident citizens capable of succeeding into the 21st century. 


  • Minnesota Reading Corps
  • Advanced instruction, including Telescoped Math
  • Band in grade 5
  • Special Education services with highly specialized autism programming
  • EL programming
  • After-school activities
  • Minneapolis Kids school-age care

ATTENDANCE AREA MIDDLE SCHOOL: Anthony Community Middle School
5720 Emerson Ave. S.
Minneapolis, 55419

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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