Robbinsdale Area Schools
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We are asking families to complete the yearly Application for Educational Benefits.
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Kindergarten enrollment is now open. 
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Believe. Belong. Become.

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Unique learning pathways
Explore the district's different learning pathways and how Robbinsdale Area Schools can nurture your child's passions.
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Our mission is to inspire and educate all learners to develop their unique potential and positively contribute to their community.

Tools for Families

Kindergarten enrollment

Learning to love learning

Establishing a strong foundation in a nurturing environment. 

Apply for educational benefits today

Meals will no longer be free for families unless they qualify for educational benefits. 

Join our team

Looking for individuals with a passion to make a difference 

View current job openings and apply online.

Fine Arts

Discover your passion

Explore our Dance, Music, Visual Arts and Theater programs.  Check out our Fine Arts page to view our music performances. 


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Updated school year calendar

Last year the School Board voted to change the 2022-23 school year calendar. To accommodate two holidays – Yom Kippur on Oct. 5, 2022, and Eid celebrated on April 21 and 22, 2023.

Parent and infant

Robbinsdale Area Schools offers a wide variety of Early Learning programming. Learn more about our preschool program, including evening options. We offer a variety of classes for all ages.

AHS students going to Germany

Rachel Olson, Natalie Storlie, and Carly and Grant Redelsheimer, all juniors at Armstrong, make up one of three teams in the United States that received an all-expenses paid trip to Germany for the Young Economic Summit (YES!) in September. 

Hispanic Rec month

Join Robbinsdale Area Schools as we celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 through Oct. 15). Learn more about the history, cultures and contributions of Hispanic Americans.

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Before school starts, download the free Durham Bus Tracker app to view routes and scheduled stops, see messages related to route delays and track buses.


Make sure you're following your school and the district's social media accounts to get all the latest news and information. Keep up with us by following #Rdale281. 

Students getting on a bus

I am happy to report that we currently have drivers to staff all transportation routes and busing to school activities. In addition, we believe we have hired enough staff to be able to cover our routes if our drivers call out sick or need to take extended leaves. 

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Starting this fall, school meals will no longer be free to all students. Students who qualify for free or reduced-price meals through the Educational Benefits application will have access to meals at no cost or a reduced cost.

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Students who attend public schools in Minnesota are required by state law to have specific immunizations (or written proof of exemption) before they can attend school

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