Hiawatha Leadership Academy-Northrop was founded in 2013 and currently serves Kindergartners through third-grade scholars.  Fourth grade will be added in the fall of 2017 growing HLA-Northrop to a full K-4.  Our school utilizes best practices shown to support children as they develop the skills they need for success in college and life. These include collaboration, responsibility, empathy, and self discipline.  We blend our college-preparatory curriculum with a social justice focus, ensuring our scholars gain insights on what it means to be engaged citizens and civic leaders.

Leadership Team:  Daniela Vasan, Principal  |  Hattie Carvalho, Assistant Principal  |  Kels Bruun-Bryant, Director of Operations


Grades:  K-3 (fourth grade will be added in the fall 2017)

Enrollment:  360

Curriculum:  College preparatory curriculum with a special emphasis on thematic learning and promoting global stewardship

Values:  C.A.R.E.S.: Collaboration, Achievement, Responsibility, Empathy, and Self Discipline

Mascot:  Narwhal, to reflect the steadfast determination of our scholars

Uniforms:  Khaki bottoms and teal or green Hiawatha uniform shirts – we wear uniforms to unite us as a community, present an equitable learning environment, and reduce distractions

Address:  1611 E. 46th Street, Minneapolis MN, 55407 (map)

Phone:  612-455-4004