Welcome To Kenwood Elementary

Kenwood Elementary School's culture of arts, academics, diversity and parent involvement sets us apart from other schools. We educate both the head and the heart. We provide students with opportunities to learn through an astonishing range of artists in our community. This is reflected in our slogan "Smarts+Arts = Kenwood School." Talk to any one of our Kenwood families and they can tell you, kids love Kenwood because our arts focus in engaging and enriching for all of our students.

Dining for Dollars - Edina Grill: Tuesday, April 17

Join us at Edina Grill (5028 France Ave S  Edina, MN 55424) from 4:00-9:00pm.  15% of patron's bills will be donted to Kenwood PTA.  No flyer is necessary, but make sure to thank Edina Grill for their support of Kenwood School!

EVEREVE - April 26th

Join us at the Edina location of EVEREVE (formerly Hot Mama) from 7:00-9:00pm for an evening of sipping and shopping.

3914 West 50th Street, Edina MN

Reading Corps tutors - 2018/2019 school year

Looking for a way to get involved at Kenwood?  You can join us as a Minnesota Reading Corps tutor!  Click the link for more information.

What makes Kenwood special?

All Minneapolis Public Schools use the same curriculum, so what makes Kenwood different?

Click for the latest Kenwood Courier Newsletter

Keep informed about Kenwood School by reading our newsletters, the Kenwood Courier.

Health Office - Illness Season

It's that time of year when kids and adults get sick.  Please call the health office at 612-668-2766 to report an absence.  Remember, in order for a child to return to school they need to be symptom free (fever, vomit, etc) for 24 hours without medicine. Click the link for more details from our school nurse.

Family Activity/Vacation Form

If you plan on taking your child out of school for a vacation or activity, please fill out the Family Activity/Vacation Form at least 10 school days prior to the first absence.

Kenwood Teacher Earns New Birchbark Books Sponsored Cultural Understanding Award

In recognition of her remarkable teaching skill and thoughtful implementation of a Native American Art curriculum for Kenwood students, Birchbark Books will sponsor an annual award in honor of art specialist, Margaret Zimmerman-Swenson.

Kenwood School Handbook, Monthly Calendar, and District Policies

The Kenwood School Handbook is now online for your convenience.  Please click the link for more information regarding both district and school policies and information.

Winter Weather

Be prepared if school is cancelled due to weather.

2017-18 School Year

Our school hours are 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. To contact the office, please call 612-668-2760.

You can view the district calendar by clicking the above link.

Background Check Forms

MInneapolis Public Schools require all parent volunteers going on field trips to submit a background check.  Online forms are available by clicking the above link.