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Webster Elementary School

Address: 425 5th St. NE
Minneapolis, 55413
Grades: Pre -K-4
Principal: Ginger Davis Kranz
Hours: 8:05 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.
Phone: 612.668.1210
Fax: 612.668.1220
Email: Ginger.Kranz@mpls.k12.mn.us
Website: webster.mpls.k12.mn.us

We Offer: Early Childhood Program   • All Day Kindergarten • Integrated World Language •  Music • Visual Arts•  Technology Integration & Programming • English Learner (EL) Program • Special Education • Physical & Health Disabilities Program (P/HD) • Parent & Community Leadership • Advanced Learner Instruction • Integrated Learning Experiences

Program Highlights:

  • Our diverse neighborhood and close proximity to downtown and the University of Minnesota provide the Webster community with a rich variety of cultural and economic backgrounds
  • A highly engaging and rigorous learning environment
  • Family Style Dining Program
  • Rich opportunities for students to create and produce using technology and other media
  • Daily Literacy Lab for Kindergarten: Unique community engagement in building a strong literacy culture (reading, writing, media)
  • Spanish World Language and Culture class, and Spanish integrated into the school day 
  • Project lab time for extended integrated learning
  • After school enrichment opportunities
  • Multi-age learning opportunities incorporated into the school day
  • Extensive opportunities for student leadership and practical life experience
  • Partnerships with local organizations and businesses
  • Responsive Classroom and ENVoY teaching stategies
  • Programs to support all learners--Talent Development, English Learners, Physical & Health Disabilities, Special Education
  • Computer lab, laptop and iPad carts, computers and Promethean Boards in every classroom
  • Large outdoor spaces on the school grounds and adjacent St. Anthony Park
  • A newly constructed and furnished learning environment to support collaborative and creative learning

Extended Day Activities: An after school learning program, including GEMS & GISE and other Community Education opportunities, Minneapolis Kids program 


What we look like:
Student Race School District
Native American 8 % 4 %
African American 31 % 36 %
Asian American 6 % 6 %
Hispanic American 13 % 20 %
White American 42 % 34 %

Students School District
Receive ELL Services 10 % 24 %
Qualify for free or reduced lunch 68 % 63 %
Receive Special Education Services 10 % 14 %
425 5th St. NE
Minneapolis, 55413

Academic Opportunities

  • English Language Learner Program
  • Interdisciplinary Curriculum
  • Embedded Advanced Academics
  • Spanish three times per week for 30 minutes
  • Physical Education three times per week for 30 minutes
  • Music and Art 1-2 times per week for 55 minutes
  • GLAD strategies

Kindergarten Options

  • All Day Kindergarten

Family and Student Support

  • Site Council
  • Friends of Webster Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
  • Extensive Volunteer Involvement

Before and After School Care

  • Minneapolis Kids Program

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