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Olson Middle School

Address: 1607 - 51st Ave. N.
Minneapolis, 55430
Grades: 6-8
Principal: Steven Emerson
Enrollment:
Hours: 8:45 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Phone: 612.668.1640
Fax: 612.668.1650
Email: Steven.Emerson@mpls.k12.mn.us
Website: olson.mpls.k12.mn.us

WE OFFER: Band • AVID • Cargill eMentoring • ESL Instruction • Parent-Involved Leadership • Student Council • After-School Programming • Boys and Girls Club Beacons • Computer Labs • Heated Swimming Pool • Athletics with Patrick Herny High School • Project SUCCESS • Check and Connect • Get Ready


PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Three computer labs for reading/math support
  • Read 180 - developmental reading program
  • AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination)
  • PSWE (Positive School-Wide Engagement)
  • Active parent team
  • Cargill eMentoring program
  • Two reading specialists (small-group instruction)
  • Band
  • Visual arts
  • World language (Spanish)

EXTENDED-DAY ACTIVITIES: Athletics with Patrick Henry High School, music, student council, team academic assistance to students, book club, online math, Boys and Girls Club

What we look like:
Student Race School District
Native American 4 % 4 %
African American 72 % 36 %
Asian American 11 % 6 %
Hispanic American 6 % 20 %
White American 7 % 34 %

Students School District
Receive ELL Services 7 % 24 %
Qualify for free or reduced lunch 95 % 63 %
Receive Special Education Services 29 % 14 %
1607 - 51st Ave. N.
Minneapolis, 55430

English Language Learner Programs

  • Hmong

Academic Opportunities

  • Arts
  • English Language Learner Program
  • Advanced Learners
  • History Day
  • Interdisciplinary Curriculum
  • Media Arts
  • Physical Education
  • Service Learning
  • Support Math
  • Visual Arts

After-school Activities

  • Beacons
  • Boys and Girls Club
  • Cooking
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Hmong Tutoring
  • Lego League Robotics
  • Math Masters/Math Counts
  • Media/Technology
  • Reading Classes
  • Sports
  • Tutoring

Family and Student Support

  • Home Visits
  • Individual Learning Plans
  • Family Fun/Learning Nights
  • Parent Involvement Leadership
  • Peer Mediation
  • Restorative Justice Circles and Mediation
  • Site Council
  • Student Leadership
  • Tutoring
  • Check and Connect

School Information

  • Computer Lab(s)
  • Internet Connection in Every Classroom
  • Culturally Responsive Classroom Strategies
  • Science Lab
  • School Uniforms Required
  • 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.