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Seward Montessori Magnet — Pre-K-5

Address: 2309 - 28th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, 55406
Grades: Pre-K-5
Principal: Tammy Goetz
Hours: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Phone: 612.668.4950
Fax: 612.668.4960
Email: Tammy.Goetz@mpls.k12.mn.us
Website: seward.mpls.k12.mn.us

Seward Montessori Magnet supports every child’s unique learning style
Seward Montessori Magnet is located in a quiet southeast Minneapolis neighborhood of the same name, adjacent to the Matthews Community Center and Park. Seward staff embrace students from diverse backgrounds and teach them to channel curiosity and respect when interacting with others. In kindergarten through fifth grade, Seward uses an individualized, self-directed approach to learning based on Montessori theories, practices and materials that support students progressing at their own pace. Strong family  and community involvement enrich the opportunities for growth among students. 


  • Montessori school
  • Multi-ethnic, multi-racial student population 
  • Hands on learning
  • Montessori lessons and materials promote curiosity, questioning, and physical development of the child 
  • Child progresses at own pace
  • Child centered/focused environment
  • Multi-age classrooms
  • Child develops concentration
  • Montessori trained teachers 
  • Band and choir (grades 4-5)
  • EL programming
  • Rain garden, peace garden
  • After-school activities
  • Special Education citywide EBD (Social and Emotional) services
  • Lego Robotics 
  • Chess Club 


2309 - 28th 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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