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. 

Farm to School Community BBQ
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 11:15 AM

MPS is hosting its fifth annual Farm to School Community BBQ on Thursday, Sept. 22, from 4:30-7:00 p.m., in the MPS Culinary and Wellness Services’ parking lot, and we can use your help to spread the word!

MPS está realizando su quinta Granja anual a la Comunidad Escolar barbacoa el jueves 22 de septiembre, de 4: 30-7: 00 p.m., en el MPS culinario y Bienestar Servicios 'estacionamiento, y podemos usar su ayuda para difundir la palabra!
Middle School Parent Night // Noche Familiar de Escuela Media
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 10:50 AM

Wednesday, September 21st is Middle School Parent Night from 6-8pm!  This is a great opportunity to meet your student's teachers and follow your student's Middle School schedule.

Miercoles, 21 de septiembre es el Noce Familiar de la Escuela Media a las 6-8pm!  Esta es una gran oportunidad de encontrar a los maestros de su estuidante y seguir su horario de Escuela Media.

Water Safety
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 10:10 AM

Folwell has been tested and lead levels in the water do not exceed state standards.

Folwell ha sido probado y los niveles de plomo en el agua no exceda los estándares del estado.

Transportation Information
Monday, September 12, 2016 11:35 AM

Dear Families,

We know there have been some difficulties with bus transportation this year. We apologize and are working diligently to correct these issues. In addition, we want you to be aware there may be further delays on Monday, September 12, due to a potential driver shortage. It is difficult to determine which routes may be impacted in advance, so we ask for your continued patience as we try to resolve ongoing issues and plan for Monday’s bus service. Our goal is to safely and efficiently transport students to school so they arrive ready to learn, and then safely return them home to their families. As always, the district transportation center is available at 612-668-2300 if you have any questions. Thank you for your understanding during this time.


Scott James

Director of Transportation Minneapolis Public Schools

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.