Hiawatha Collegiate High School (HCHS) opened its doors to more than one hundred ninth graders in the fall of 2015. Currently we are home to more than 300 scholars in grades 9-11. At full enrollment HCHS will support 788, 9th – 12th grade scholars. HCHS offers each scholar a personalized high school experience that recognizes and builds on their unique talents and interests and prepares them with the knowledge and skills to thrive in college.  All scholars enjoy a well-rounded program rooted in rigorous academics, comprehensive college support, and meaningful extracurricular activities. We are committed to ensuring that in 2019, 100% of our inaugural class will graduate from high school, proving that closing the opportunity gap in Minneapolis and Minnesota is possible.

Visit our school website to learn about our academic results, curriculum, teaching staff, and more.

Leadership Team: Nicole Cooley, Principal  |  Anna Lee, Director of Operations  |  Caleea Kidder, Dean of Students  |  Ryan Williams Virden, Dean of Students



Grades:  9-12 (Enroll today for Fall 2018)

Student hours: M-Th: 8:15 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.
F: 8:15 a.m. – 1:20 p.m.

Office hours: M-Th: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
F: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Enrollment: Currently we are home to more than 300 scholars in grades 9-11. At full enrollment HCHS will support 788, 9th – 12th grade scholars. Beginning in the 2018-19 school year, 475 scholars will be enrolled and the school will grow each year until it reaches capacity in the 2025-26 school year.

Address: 3500 E. 28th St., Minneapolis, MN 55406 Click here to see more

Phone: 612-547-9056

Curriculum:  Scholars take a full schedule of classes anchored by core classes in math, science, social studies, literature, and english, along with electives: Spanish, Art, College Seminars, Physical Education, among others.

Honors and AP: Honors and AP classes are offered the beginning of sophomore year.

Special focus: Scholars at Hiawatha Collegiate High School will begin exploring and experiencing college as soon as they are welcomed onto our campus. Our program offerings include; early college seminar, college exploration, summer scholars program, senior college seminar and alumni counselors.

Values: Curiosity, Grit, Optimism, and Gratitude

Mascot: Our WOLF mascot reflects the social intelligence, loyalty and personal power each scholar strives for while building future leadership skills.

Uniforms: We wear uniforms to unite us as a community, present an equitable learning environment, and reduce distractions. The HCHS uniforms consist of khaki or black slacks and a light green or grey HCHS branded polo shirt.