Post by ● Aug 8, 2015

Camden: Schools & District 1

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Minneapolis Public Schools promises an inspirational education experience in a safe, welcoming environment for all diverse learners to acquire the tools and skills necessary to confidently engage in the global community. This is the largest district in Minnesota, as it serves the largest city in the state. The teachers are dedicated, passionate and committed to closing the achievement gap and raising the bar for all students. MPS provides the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, College in Schools (CIS), and Career and Technical Education, advanced World Language programs and Advanced Placement (AP) coursework to support our students educational growth. The staff is ready and eager to help families find the right school for their child. They offer popular magnet programs and community schools. Every family has an option to select the school that best meets their needs. This district services 43 elementary schools, 8 middle schools, and 9 high schools.

Jenny Lind Elementary School is a community school in the Lind-Bohanon-Camden neighborhood. They provide a variety of programs that include: Daytime Pre-K, English as a Second Language, Hmong Native Language Literacy, Gifted and Talented/Catalyst, Special Education, Media/Technology, and Area Learning Center/Community Education After-School Programs.

The local middle school is Olson Middle School. The mission is to create a school culture that instills in the students the intellectual, social and personal habits of mind necessary for college and career success. Their ultimate goal is to be a model urban school on the North side of Minneapolis and a school with transformative power for the students’ futures.

At the local high school of Edison High School, students have the opportunity graduate with the skills necessary to excel in their post-secondary aspirations. Through innovation and personal empowerment, the Edison community partners with students by igniting a passion for lifelong learning, instilling the ideals of international mindedness, and leading their students to succeed at Edison and beyond.

Camden is also close to the Robbinsdale Area School District, also known as school district 281. This is an award-winning district committed to academic excellence. They take pride in the services that they have provided to families and students for nearly a century. The district has nine elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools. School district 281 also services a Spanish Immersion school that teaches children in a two-way bilingual learning school.

Lakeview Elementary is a school for the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IBPYP).  IBPYP takes an international approach to educating the whole child. Through a challenging and diverse education, students learn problem-solving skills, appreciate different cultures and gain an understanding of their place in this world. IBPYP provides the framework for curriculum in language arts, math, science, social studies, and physical education. It focuses on inquiry-based learning. Students are encouraged to ask questions, think critically and make connections from learning to their everyday lives.

Robbinsdale Middle School prepares students through several educational opportunities.

The IB curriculum addresses familiar disciplines, such as: math, science, language arts and humanities. What sets the program apart is its distinctive core, the five Areas of Interaction: Approaches to Learning, Community and Service, Health and Social Education, Environments, and Human Ingenuity. Starting in the fall of 2013, Robbinsdale Middle School began offering a STEM Magnet Program with focuses on engineering, science and design technology. Through these key programs, this middle school allows its students to be immersed in many options for learning.

The district has two main high schools. The mission of Cooper High School is to provide a caring and vibrant community where all members are respected. They educate students to become active, compassionate, principled and critical thinkers who understand other people. Students are given the opportunity to reach their highest academic potential while participating in enriching activities, giving them the opportunity to grow both in and out of the classroom.

The mission of Armstrong High School is to inspire and educate all learners to discover their potential and positively contribute to their community. The school’s Advanced Placement (AP) program is one of the largest in the state of Minnesota. They encourage all students to take at least one AP course before they graduate from Armstrong in order to better prepare them for their education options after high school.

If you have any questions regarding the city of Minneapolis, Camden, or if you would like to sell or buy a house in the area, please feel free to give Twin Cities Property Finder a call at 952.204.7950.