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Field Community

Address: 4645 - 4th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, 55419
Grades: 5-8
Principal: VaNita Miller
Hours: 8:05 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.
Phone: 612.668.3640
Fax: 612.668.3661
Email: VaNita.Miller@mpls.k12.mn.us
Website: field.mpls.k12.mn.us

WE OFFER: Full Band • Jazz Band • Rock Band • Audition and Non-Auditon Choir • Orchestra • General Music • Guitar • Spanish • Visual Arts • Media Technology • Physical Education • Special Education • Athletics • Student Leadership • AVID (sixth through eighth grades) • Autism Program


  • Hale and Field together comprise one school on two campuses with kindergarten through fourth grade at Hale and fifth through eighth grades at Field
  • Highly motivated staff, experienced in working with diverse students, challenge each child's individual needs
  • 21st-century technology to maximize teaching and student achievement
  • Accelerated math for all students
  • Participation in annual Spelling Bee, History Day and Science Bowl Competition
  • Award-winning choir; band and orchestra; partnership with Minnesota Orchestra
  • Active PTA, Site Council and Hale-Field Foundation
  • Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)
  • Student council government
  • GEMS and GISE program
  • Athletics


MIDDLE SCHOOL: Building on a solid foundation, Hale/Field continues a strong emphasis on academics. We offer a comprehensive core curriculum in language arts, math, science and social studies. We require basic enrichment skills time for our students to further strengthen reading and math skills. Our elective opportunities include visual, vocal and instrumental arts; Spanish; media technology; and physical education. Other components incorporated into our program include advisory, Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID), special education support as well as the citywide autism program.

EXTENDED-DAY ACTIVITIES: Minneapolis Kids child care program for students in fifth and sixth grades; academic support programs; after-school tutorial services in math and reading; athletic program; Science Bowl; student council; Girls in Engineering, Math and Science (GEMS); Guys in Science and Engineering (GISE).


What we look like:
Student Race School District
Native American 1 % 4 %
African American 17 % 36 %
Asian American 4 % 6 %
Hispanic American 5 % 20 %
White American 73 % 34 %

Students School District
Receive ELL Services 2 % 24 %
Qualify for free or reduced lunch 22 % 63 %
Receive Special Education Services 14 % 14 %
4645 - 4th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, 55419

Academic Opportunities

  • Arts
  • History Day
  • Media Arts
  • Physical Education
  • Support Math
  • Support Reading
  • Visual Arts
  • World Languages

After-school Activities

Past Offerings (May change/Dependent on Funding)

  • Chess Club
  • Community Education Classes
  • Math Masters/Math Counts
  • Rocketry Club
  • Reading Classes
  • School newspaper
  • Sports
  • Tutoring

After School Care

  • Minneapolis Kids

Extra-curricular Activities

  • Band/Instrumental Music
  • Choir
  • Girls in Engineering Math and Science (GEMS)
  • Science Bowl
  • GISE (Guys In Scienc, Math and Engineering)
  • Music
  • Orchestra
  • School Newspaper
  • Strings
  • Student Council
  • Athletics

World Languages

  • Spanish

Family and Student Support

  • Site Council
  • Student Leadership
  • Tutoring

School Information

  • Computer Lab(s)
  • Internet Connection in Every Classroom
  • Responsive Classroom
  • Science Labs
  • Audio Enhancement System

Please contact Nagashia.Jackson@mpls.k12.mn.us, Web Site Administrator,
for any questions/concerns you have about information posted on this site.