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Windom Spanish Dual Immersion

Address: 5821 Wentworth Ave. S.
Minneapolis, 55419
Grades: Pre-K-5
Principal: James Clark
Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Phone: 612.668.3370
Fax: 612.668.3380
Email: James.Clark@mpls.k12.mn.us
Website: windom.mpls.k12.mn.us

MAGNET FOCUS: Windom Spanish Dual Immersion offers an enriched educational experience in which students achieve academically while attaining proficiency in Spanish and English. We advance curriculum through content, culture, music and art to prepare students for a multilingual, multicultural and global society. Every two years, fourth- and fifth-grade students travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico, where they are able to fully realize the gift of being bilingual and biliterate!

WE OFFER: Spanish and English Dual Immersion • Band • School Uniforms • Windom Enrichment Resource Center • Travel to a Spanish-Speaking Country for Fourth- and Fifth-Graders (fee-based, with fundraising support)


  • Responsive Classroom instruction, a social and academic curriculum that includes morning meetings, rules and logical consequences, guided discovery, academic choice, classroom organization and family communication strategies
  • Band one day a week
  • Community center with gymnasium; media/technology center with networked iMac computer lab; internet access in every classroom; and science lab
  • Self-paced computerized reading and math programs offer immediate results and regular monitoring of academic goals, with entire classroom capability in English and/or Spanish
  • Strong parent involvement in production of annual events such as the Noche de Fieta, Carnival, A Taste Of Windom and Cultural Night
  • Art Adventures (Minneapolis Institute of Arts); artist-in-residence programs
  • Tutorial services in reading and math
  • School uniforms
  • Windom Enrichment Resource Center (WERC) hosts sports, dance, cooking, mosaic, Girl Scouts, theater, art/painting, robotics, one-on-one tutoring and seminars for parents

EXTENDED-DAY ACTIVITIES: Minneapolis Kids bilingual child care; student council; homework help; Girls in Engineering, Math and Science (GEMS); Guys in Science and Engineering (GISE); tutoring services in reading and math; EiE (Engineering is Elementary); other cultural enrichments; WERC provides adult and student courses for all Windom community members

PATHWAY: Anwatin Middle

What we look like:
Student Race School District
Native American 0 % 4 %
African American 5 % 36 %
Asian American 1 % 6 %
Hispanic American 53 % 20 %
White American 41 % 34 %

Students School District
Receive ELL Services 36 % 24 %
Qualify for free or reduced lunch 48 % 63 %
Receive Special Education Services 7 % 14 %
5821 Wentworth Ave. S.
Minneapolis, 55419

Magnet Schools

  • Language Immersion

English Language Learner Programs

  • Spanish
  • Spanish Dual Language

Academic Opportunities

  • Dreambox Math
  • Arts
  • English Language Learner Program
  • Advanced learner Program
  • Interdisciplinary Curriculum
  • Language Immersion
  • Media Arts
  • Physical Education
  • World Languages

After-school Activities

  • Art Club
  • CO2 Car Building
  • Cooking
  • Dance
  • Drama
  • Lego League Robotics
  • Reading Classes
  • Spanish Homework Help
  • Sports
  • Tutoring
  • Web Page Design

Before and After School Care

  • Minneapolis Kids

Extra-curricular Activities

  • Girls in Engineering Math and Science (GEMS)
  • Student Council
  • Theatre/Performing Arts
  • Robotics

World Languages

  • Spanish

Pre-Kindergarten Programs

  • High Five

Kindergarten Options

  • All Day Kindergarten
  • Guaranteed All Day Kindergarten

Family and Student Support

  • Family Involvement Program
  • Family Resource Center
  • Individual Learning Plans
  • Parent Involvement Leadership
  • Peer Mediation
  • Site Council
  • Student Leadership
  • Tutoring

School Information

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