Robbinsdale Area Schools

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Robbinsdale Area Schools is an award-winning district committed to academic excellence for ALL students. We serve all or parts of seven cities with more than 100,000 residents in the northwest suburbs of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Michelle Kope teacher of the year 2022

Michelle Kope was selected as the 2022 Robbinsdale Teacher of the Year, an award bestowed annually since 2012 by the Robbinsdale Federation of Teachers (RFT). Kope has worked for the district for 24 years as an English teacher at Cooper High School. 

  • Cooper High School
  • Direct Line Newsletter
  • Discover Newsletter
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Group of people meeting

Thank you to all those who shared their ideas and comments on the draft of the strategic plan framework. There were many opportunities for families, staff and others to contribute to this important work that will shape our plans going forward. 

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Cooper baseball players

Robbinsdale Cooper High School student newspaper, The Quill, won first in the state for Photojournalism: Sports Photo, which you can see above; they won fifth in the state for Newspaper Page Design; and they earned fourth in the state for Newspaper Feature Story.

  • Cooper High School
  • Discover Newsletter
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nutrition services van

Robbinsdale Area Schools Nutrition Services is hitting the road and serving free lunches Monday through Friday, June 13 through Aug. 12, 2022  at area parks this summer to anyone 18 and under.

  • All District
  • Discover Newsletter
  • Neill Elementary Newsletter
  • Sandburg Middle School Newsletter
  • School of Engineering & Arts Newsletter
Bird Dash

The Bird Dash – a brand-new family fun run, 1K and 5K – takes place at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 18, at Bassett Creek Park in Crystal. The event will benefit Seven Dreams Education Foundation, which raises funds for hands-on learning in Robbinsdale Area Schools.

  • All District
  • Direct Line Newsletter
  • Discover Newsletter
  • District
  • Sandburg Middle School Newsletter
  • School of Engineering & Arts Newsletter
Metro Dining Club

Looking to try some new places to eat this summer or just get out of the house? Metro Dining Club cards are available for purchase from the district’s Human Resources Department. For $30, you receive a box with more than 130 cards from participating restaurants to use like coupons with discounts, such as $10 off a purchase of $20 or more. You can use each card once per month, meaning each card offers 12 months of savings.

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  • Direct Line Newsletter
  • Discover Newsletter
kids standing at bus entrance

Robbinsdale Area Schools is moving to an opt-in transportation system for the 2022-2023 school year. Even though the deadline has passed for completing the opt-in form for school bus transportation for next school year, if you have not done so, we still need you to complete the form. 

  • All District
  • Discover Newsletter
In response to the school shooting in Texas

There are no words that help express the profound sadness, hopelessness or anger we’re collectively feeling in the wake of another school shooting. These emotions are especially heavy on this rainy Wednesday afternoon as we learn more details about the tragedy and about the lives who were lost due to this violent act. 

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Transportation Opt-In 2022-23

All families with students enrolled in Robbinsdale Area Schools must fill out a bus transportation form for the 2022-23 school year. If you haven’t already, please complete a form for each student by May 20, 2022.

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  • Noble Elementary Newsletter
band sign up

WELCOME TO 5TH GRADE, AND TO BAND. Registration is happening soon, don't miss out! WHICH INSTRUMENT WILL CHOOSE YOU?

  • District
  • Elementary
  • School of Engineering & Arts
  • School of Engineering & Arts Newsletter
college 4 kids summer program

Robbinsdale Area Schools is partnering with Hennepin Technical College (HTC) to offer the College 4 Kids Summer Program. It's a free program that provides middle school students exposure to various career pathways through hands-on courses and fun activities.

  • District
  • FAIR School Crystal
  • Plymouth Middle School
  • Robbinsdale Middle School
  • Sandburg Middle School
Lakeview Students pose

Robbinsdale Area Schools is in the process of gathering information to create a new strategic plan. We are seeking your help to develop a strategic plan that combines the current strengths of our schools with everything we’ve learned in the pandemic.

  • All District
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student with glasses reading

Neighborhood and Magnet Schools are hosting information nights/Open Houses. At this event, students and their families will tour the school, meet the principal, get a school supply list and learn all about what to expect at Kindergarten. 

  • Discover Newsletter
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  • FAIR School Crystal
  • Forest Elementary
  • Lakeview Elementary
  • Meadow Lake Elementary
  • Neill Elementary
  • Noble Elementary
  • Noble Elementary Newsletter
  • Northport Elementary
  • Robbinsdale Spanish Immersion
  • School of Engineering & Arts
  • Sonnesyn Elementary
  • Zachary Lane Elementary
robbinsdale area schools individual focus. infinite potential.

School start times will change beginning in the 2022-23 school year. The change in start times will affect all schools in our district including elementary, middle and high schools and our Early Learning Programs.

  • All District
  • Discover Newsletter
  • Noble Elementary Newsletter
  • Sandburg Middle School Newsletter
HTCopen house and free grocery events

The community is invited to two free events at HTC. The HTC open house takes place from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 28 at the college’s Brooklyn Park campus, 9000 Brooklyn Blvd. in Brooklyn Park.

  • Discover Newsletter
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summer community ed program

In the all-new Summer Explorers Program, each week features a different theme and adventure. Offered through Robbinsdale Area Schools Community Education, Summer Explorers invites K-5 students to have fun as they learn through science, nature and creative projects.

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