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 6th on the Minnesota section of the "Most Challenging High Schools" list, formerly published by the Washington Post, for 2018 and Cooper made the list at number 25. 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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Cultural Exchange Flyer
All Invited to a Cultural Exchange Forum and Expo on Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Robbinsdale Area Schools is planning a community-wide Cultural Exchange Forum and Expo for Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at Armstrong High School, from 11:00am to 6:00pm. The district is excited to announce Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison will be the keynote speaker for the event.
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State of School Finance Meeting May 23, 2019
Tom Melcher, Minnesota Department of Education-Division of Finance Director, will be presenting at the upcoming Robbinsdale Area Schools Financial Advisory Council. Mr. Melcher will discuss state and local trends, and developments in school finance.
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Billie Pace-Graczyk-Melson
Life & Earth Sciences Teacher at Sandburg Middle School Named Robbinsdale Teacher of the Year
Billie Pace-Graczyk-Melson, Life and Earth Sciences Teacher at Sandburg Middle School, was named the Robbinsdale Area Schools 2019 Teacher of the Year during an evening ceremony on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, hosted by the Seven Dreams Education Foundation and Robbinsdale Federation of Teachers.
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