Folwell School, Performing Arts Magnet

Through arts-infused, academically focused teaching practices, we strive to be a school of excellence with a high quality staff who encourage all students to become responsible, successful learners. Please call us to schedule a school tour or a meeting with our school principal. We are eager to show you why we are proud of all that Folwell has to offer.


School hours for 2015-2016 are 8:40 - 3:10


2016-17 Supply List/Lista de Utiles

High 5 to 8th grade supply list/Lista de utiles para los estudiantes High 5 a 8 grado

Safety Reminder/Recordatorio de Seguridad

Dear Families

A friendly reminder to please drop off your student(s) at the curb by door #7.  Please do not drop off students in the middle of the street.
Student safety comes first and our neighbors appreciate it as well.

Queridas Familias,

Estimado recordatorio a familias que por favor deje a su estudiate(s) en la esquina por puerta #7 Por favor no dejar a su estudiante en plena calle.
Seguridad del estudiante es lo primero y nuestros vecinos lo agredecen tambien. 

Early Dismissal Dates / Fechas de Salida Temprana
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 9:25 AM

Thursday, September 1st and Thursday, September 8th will be early dismissal days.  Students will be released at 12pm on both days.  

Jueves, 1 de Septiembre y Jueves, 8 de Septiembre serás días de salida temprana.  Los estudiantes saldrán a las 12 de la tarde ambos días.

Folwell Open House! Jornada de Puertas Abiertas de Folwell!
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 12:20 PM

Folwell's Open House is coming up on Thursday, August 25th from 4:30-7pm!

La Jornada de Puertas Abiertas de Folwell se acerca el Jueves, 25 de Agosto a las 4:30-7pm!

Ryan Van Thorre Honored With Award / Ryan Van Thorre Honrado Con Un Premio
Thursday, May 26, 2016 9:50 AM

Mr. Ryan Van Thorre was among the  MPS educators honored by MPS and the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers at the second annual Celebration of Teachers

El Sr. Ryan Van Thorre está entre los educadores de MPS honrados por MPS y La Federación de Maestros de Minneapolis en su  Segunda Celebración Anual de Maestros. 

Survey input needed
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 11:10 AM

We’re doing our annual review of the middle school sports program and we’d like to get your input. Please complete this short survey.

Folwell Will Be A Community Partnership School/Folwell Sera Una Escuela AsociaciĆ³n Comunitaria
Monday, April 20, 2015 1:55 PM

The MPS Board of Education granted Folwell status as a Community Partnership School starting the fall of 2015.

El Consejo Escolar de MPS otorgó que Folwell sea una Escuela Asociación Comunitaria comenzando el Otoño del 2015.