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Lyndale Community

Address: 312 W. 34th St.
Minneapolis, 55408
Grades: Pre-K-5
Principal: Andree James
Enrollment:
Hours: 8:40 a.m. - 3:10 p.m.
Phone: 612.668.4000
Fax: 612.668.4010
Email: Andree.James@mpls.k12.mn.us
Website: lyndale.mpls.k12.mn.us

WE OFFER: High Five + Band + Orchestra + Choir +Talent Development and Gifted Education +English Learner (EL) Program: Somali, Spanish + Parent-Involved Leadership + Parent-Teacher Organization + Special Education + Visual Arts + Vocal Music + Arabic Language Instruction + Community Partnerships + Walking School Bus + Student Leadership + STEM Opportunities

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Children's Theatre Company Neighborhood Bridges program culminates in the students performing on the Children's Theatre stage
  • Reading Cors, Experience Corps, Reading Partners, additional Elinglish Learner Literacy Support
  • Twelve-year collaboration with The Bakken Museum to develop and strengthen the Science unit on magnetism and electricity
  • Specialists in Art, Media/Technology, Physical Education and Vocal Music
  • High individual student growth rates
  • Second Step curriculum to reinforce social-emotinal learning
  • Family-focused evening activities to nurture parental involvement and community-building
  • Interactive white boards, document cameras, digital projectors, Audio Enhancement, iPads, AppleTV and internet access in every classroom
  • Lyndale Readers Club
  • Student performance opportunities: drama, showcase assemblies, art extravaganza, STEM fair, Spelling Bee, International Night Celebration
  • Advance Differentiation and Talent development within the framework of a gifted education model
  • Staff trained by Minneapolis Institute of Arts in Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS)
  • Pleasant Pathway Walking School Bus
  • Recycling/Composting program
  • Quality Performance Award recipient
  • Minnesota Academic Excellence Award for community partnerships

EXTENDED-DAY ACTIVITIES: Minneapolis Kids child care, academics, Reading and Math support, Spanish and Somali (fee-based), GEMS/GISE, student leadership, Kids in the Kitchen, a number of other Community Education classes, Ukele instruction
 
PATHWAY: Ramsey Middle

What we look like:
Student Race School District
Native American 1 % 4 %
African American 56 % 36 %
Asian American 3 % 6 %
Hispanic American 14 % 20 %
White American 26 % 34 %

Students School District
Receive ELL Services 43 % 24 %
Qualify for free or reduced lunch 70 % 63 %
Receive Special Education Services 11 % 14 %
312 W. 34th St.
Minneapolis, 55408

English Language Learner Programs

  • English as a Second Language - General
  • Somali
  • Spanish

Academic Opportunities

  • ST Math - self-paced learning
  • Arts
  • English Language Learner Program
  • Gifted and Talented Program/Telescope Math
  • Interdisciplinary Curriculum
  • Departmentaizing/Teaming of core content areas in grades 3-5
  • Schoo-wide STEM activites
  • Media Arts
  • Physical Education
  • Visual Arts
  • World Languages (Arabic)

After-school Activities

  • Art Club
  • Ukele Lessons
  • Community Education Classes
  • Cooking
  • GEMS/GISE
  • Media/Technology
  • Reading Classes
  • Spanish Homework Help
  • Sports
  • Somali Tutoring
  • Academic Learning Center

Before and After School Care

  • Minneapolis Kids
  • YMCA PHD Program (after-school)

Extra-curricular Activities

  • Band/Instrumental Music
  • Choir
  • Orchestra
  • Science Fair
  • Lyndale Eagles of the Month
  • Theatre/Performing Arts

World Languages

  • Arabic

Pre-Kindergarten Programs

  • High Five (AM and PM)

Kindergarten Options

  • All Day Kindergarten

Family and Student Support

  • Continuous Learning Plans
  • Family Fun/Learning Nights
  • Parent Teacher Organization
  • Language Specific Parent Groups
  • Site Council
  • Student Leadership

School Information

  • Computer Lab(s)/iPad carts
  • Internet Connection in Every Classroom
  • Renovated Playground
  • Responsive Classroom
  • Second Step curriculum to promote socio-emotional development
  • Promethean Boards in Every Classroom
  • 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.