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Richard R. Green Central Park

Address: 3416 - 4th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, 55408
Grades: Pre-K-5
Principal: Matthew Arnold
Hours: 8:05 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.
Phone: 612.668.3730
Fax: 612.668.3740
Email: Matthew.Arnold@mpls.k12.mn.us
Website: green.mpls.k12.mn.us


  • Spanish Dual Developmental Language Program

  • Responsive Classroom and Second Step site (morning meetings, advisories, community building, anti-bullying)

  • Students are active in academic competitions: Science Fair, Spelling Bee, Math

  • Local artists from Mural Works worked with students to create original mosaics

  • Mac and PC computer labs, in addition to iPad and laptop carts

  • Monthly family nights celebrating culture, academics, and student performances

  • Fifth grade  students attend annual field trip to Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center with the purpose of team-building and environmental learning

  • Southside Family Clinic located within the school building provides medical services to the community

  • Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board offers community programming at our site

  • Partnerships with local colleges and universities, and organizations: Hamline University, Metropolitan State University, University of Minnesota, General Mills

  • Students are supported through additional academic tutoring: AmeriCorps, Minnesota Reading Corps

EXTENDED-DAY ACTIVITIES: Community Education partners with our school to offer after-school classes four days a work: Arts, athletics, student council, Step Team, and a variety of educational and recreational after-school classes

What we look like:
Student Race School District
Native American 3 % 4 %
African American 22 % 36 %
Asian American 1 % 6 %
Hispanic American 70 % 20 %
White American 4 % 34 %

Students School District
Receive ELL Services 64 % 24 %
Qualify for free or reduced lunch 96 % 63 %
Receive Special Education Services 12 % 14 %
3416 - 4th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, 55408

English Language Learner Programs

  • English as a Second Language teacher at each grade level

  • Spanish Dual Developmental Language Program

Academic Opportunities

  • English Language Learner Program

  • Music

  • Media/Technology

  • Interdisciplinary Curriculum

  • Physical Education

  • School Improvement Grant Recipient

  • Visual Arts

After-school Activities

  • Community Education Classes

  • Step Team

  • Athletes Committed to Educating Students (ACES)

  • Cooking

  • Dance

  • Spanish Club

  • Academic Enrichment

  • Sports

  • Tutoring

  • Yearbook

Extra-curricular Activities

  • Science Fair

  • Student Council

Pre-Kindergarten Programs

  • English High Five (full day)

  • Spanish High Five (half day)

Kindergarten Options

  • English Kindergarten

  • Spanish Dual Developmental Language Kindergarten

Family and Community Engagement

  • Monthly Family nights - academic and community building

  • Site Council

  • Volunteer opportunities

  • Family Involvement Program

  • Home Visits

  • Family Fun Activities

  • Parent Involvement Leadership

  • Student Leadership

  • Family/Teacher Conferences three times a year

School Resources

  • Computer Labs

  • iPads and laptops used in the classroom

  • Responsive Classroom

  • Promethean Boards in every classroom

Other Opportunities

  • Talent Show

  • Winter Concert

  • Field Day

  • Junior Achievement in a Day

  • Fuel Up to Play 360

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