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Welcome To Kenwood Community School

Kenwood Community 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.

Anthony Middle School Tours

Beginning December 10th, our pathway middle school is offering daytime tours.  Visit http://anthony.mpls.k12.mn.us/ for more information, or call Anthony directly at 612-668-3240 to schedule your tour.

Winter Weather

Be prepared if school is cancelled due to weather.  Learn the criteria for determining when schools may be closed, and find links to update how you receive district information.  

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.

Kenwood School Tours

Interested in learning more about Kenwood School?  Click the link for information about scheduling a tour.

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.

Green Team Information

Our volunteer Green Team members are busy all year long.  Click the link to find out what they do and how you can get involoved.

Testing Schedule

At certain times throughout the year, assements are given to students.  Click the link for more information.

Kenwood DNR Certified School Forest

On Friday, May 24th, we had our official ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate our recently appointed Department of Natural Resources Kenwood Community School Forest!  Kenwood proudly becomes the fifth Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Minneapolis Public School partnership site. This was created for students to experience and learn about nature, right in our neighborhood.

Prospective Parent Night - Tuesday, January 14

Please join us for our annual Prospective Parent Night.  Drop into the kindergarten classrooms to chat with our teachers and families, then join the informal question and answer portion with our parent panel.

Silent Fundraising

Click the link to discover some easy ways you might be able to help Kenwood!

Kenwood School Handbook 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.

Kenwood School Improvement Plan

All schools are required to have a school improvemnt plan (SIP).  While we will continue to have high standards in all acadmeic areas, the SIP helps to focus instruction in areas that the staff determines needs improvement.  These plans are created by individual schools after looking at insturctional data.  

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.

Background Check Forms

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

New Family FAQ

Check out this FAQ sheet created by our PTA Co-Presidents to find out about events, traditions, and policies at Kenwood.