Robbinsdale Area Schools (Independent School District 281) is an award-winning district committed to academic excellence. We take pride in the choice we have provided to our families and students for nearly a century. We serve all or parts of seven communities with more than 100,000 residents in the northwest suburbs of Minneapolis, Minn.

Armstrong High School has been ranked 10th on the Minnesota section of the Washington Post's "Most Challenging High Schools" list for 2017 (up from 2016), and Cooper made the list, for the first time, at number 27 in 2016. We are very pleased to see recognition of the excellence of these two schools. Read more about these prestigious rankings here.

Cooper High School also made Newsweek's "Beating the Odds List of Top 500 High Schools!" Cooper was also ranked number 7 out of high schools from the state of Minnesota. Read more here.

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Armstrong Senior Named as Honorable Mention Winner in 2nd Annual PAYBACK Challenge
Robbinsdale Area Schools is pleased to announce Caroline Wilcox, a senior at Armstrong High School, has been named an Honorable Mention Winner in the 2nd annual national PAYBACK challenge sponsored by Next Gen Personal Finance (NGPF), a non-profit committed to ensuring students leave high school with skills needed to thrive in an increasing complex financial world.
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Learning Assessments at Robbinsdale Area Schools
Robbinsdale Area Schools is committed to providing students with a high-quality learning environment. Our Unified District Vision compels us to ensure every student graduates career, articulated skilled trades and college ready. We are excited to share information about the connection between performance on learning assessments and readiness for the rigor of college and careers.
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2019 Minnesota Student Survey
Robbinsdale Area School District is asking students in grades 5, 8, 9 and 11 to participate in the 2019 Minnesota Student Survey (MSS).
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