Hiawatha Academies

A nonprofit organization

$21,048 Raised by 31 Donors

53% complete

$40,000 Goal

Hiawatha Academies is a network of high performing college-preparatory schools focused on closing the opportunity gap in Minneapolis. 

Our mission ensures that all Hiawatha Academies scholars will be empowered with the knowledge, character and leadership skills to graduate from college and serve the common good. Our equity vision is to honor the humanity of all people, we actively disrupt systemic inequity in pursuit of an equitable world. Hiawatha Academies permanently disrupts educational inequity by ensuring a great school for every child.

Hiawatha Academies is a network of four college preparatory charter schools located in south Minneapolis. We serve scholars in grades K-12. 

The scholars that attend Hiawatha Academies are 87% Latinx, 10% African-American, 2% more than one race & 1% American Indian/Alaska Native. 

Hiawatha celebrated the third class of graduates in the spring of 2021 with 99% college acceptance.

Support our 2021 Give to the Max Day campaign and help us reach 125 donors and unlock a $20,000 challenge grant!

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Hiawatha Academies

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BIPOC community

BIPOC led, BIPOC serving

Significantly impacted by pandemic

Significantly impacted by pandemic


3500 E 28TH ST
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55406-1760


612 465 9577

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