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Pillsbury Community

Address: 2250 Garfield St. NE.
Minneapolis, 55418
Grades: Pre-K-5
Principal: Jonathan Luknic
Enrollment:
Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Phone: 612.668.1530
Fax: 612.668.1540
Email: Jonathan.Luknic@mpls.k12.mn.us
Website: pillsbury.mpls.k12.mn.us

WE OFFER: Half-Day High Five Program • Comprehensive English Language Learners Program • Gifted/Talented Program • Early Childhood Special Education • Comprehensive Learning for Academic and Social Success • Physical Education • Media Art • Music • Band

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Native Language Literacy program (Spanish)
  • Bilingual support (Somali, Spanish)
  • Somal Language and Cultural Classes
  • Schoolwide Enrichmet Model 
  • Talent development  program
  • STARBASE MN (Hands-on science/mathengineering program)
  • STEM Pathways school
  • Chess Club
  • Pillsbury Skis
  • River Riders, Pedal Power
  • Student leadership
  • Field Day
  • Student of the Month
  • Family Math, Reading and Fitness Nights
  • International Sharing Night

EXTENDED-DAY ACTIVITIES: After-school programming encompassing GEMS (Girls in Science and Engineering), GISE (Guys in Science and Engineering), Little GEMS and GISE, River Riders Pedal Power, additional support classes for reading and math that meet two days each week

PATHWAY: Northeast Middle School, Edison High School

What we look like:
Student Race School District
Native American 3 % 4 %
African American 50 % 36 %
Asian American 3 % 6 %
Hispanic American 29 % 20 %
White American 15 % 34 %

Students School District
Receive ELL Services 44 % 24 %
Qualify for free or reduced lunch 83 % 63 %
Receive Special Education Services 14 % 14 %
2250 Garfield St. NE.
Minneapolis, 55418

English Language Learner Programs

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

Academic Opportunities

  • Accelerated Math
  • Accelerated Reading
  • Arts
  • English Language Learner Program
  • Gifted and Talented Program
  • Media Arts
  • Physical Education
  • Reading/Literacy Grant Recipient
  • Support Math
  • Visual Arts

After-school Activities

  • Chess Club
  • Reading Classes

Extra-curricular Activities

  • Band/Instrumental Music
  • Girls in Engineering Math and Science (GEMS)
  • Music
  • Robotics

Pre-Kindergarten Programs

  • High Five

Kindergarten Options

  • All Day Kindergarten
  • Guaranteed All Day Kindergarten

Family and Student Support

  • Family Involvement Program
  • Home Visits
  • Individual Learning Plans
  • Family Fun/Learning Nights
  • Parent Involvement Leadership
  • Site Council
  • Student Leadership

School Information

  • Computer Lab(s)
  • Internet Connection in Every Classroom
  • New School Building
  • Responsive 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.