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Waite Park Community — Pre-K-5

Address: 1800 - 34th Ave. NE.
Minneapolis, 55418
Grades: Pre-K-5
Principal: Rochelle McGinness
Hours: 9:10 a.m. - 3:40 p.m.
Phone: 612.668.1600
Fax: 612.668.1610
Email: Rochelle.Mcginness@mpls.k12.mn.us
Website: waitepark.mpls.k12.mn.us

Waite Park Community School encourages students to reach ambitious goals
Located in the far northeast neighborhood of Minneapolis with the same name, Waite Park Community shares picturesque grounds Minneapolis Parks and Recreation and helps students achieve excellence through challenging classes in math, language arts, science, and technology. Waite Park’s devoted staff provide a caring and encouraging learning environment with clear rules and natural consequences. Students actively engage in setting goals for themselves and in learning and modeling positive, responsible behavior—and all students are encouraged to read for pleasure.


  • Half-day PreK
  • Advanced instruction, including Telescoped Math
  •  Vocal music and band
  •  Special Education services with highly specialized emotional/behavioral programming
  •  EL programming
  • After-school activities 

ATTENDANCE AREA MIDDLE SCHOOL: Northeast Community Middle School
1800 - 34th Ave. NE.
Minneapolis, 55418

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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