Robbinsdale Area Schools (Independent School District 281) is an award-winning district committed to academic excellence. We take pride in the choice we have provided to our families and students for nearly a century. We serve all or parts of seven communities with more than 100,000 residents in the northwest suburbs of Minneapolis, Minn.

Armstrong High School has been ranked 6th on the Minnesota section of the "Most Challenging High Schools" list, formerly published by the Washington Post, for 2018 and Cooper made the list at number 25. We are very pleased to see recognition of the excellence of these two schools. Read more about these prestigious rankings here.

Cooper High School also made Newsweek's "Beating the Odds List of Top 500 High Schools!" Cooper was also ranked number 7 out of high schools from the state of Minnesota. Read more here.

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2019-2020 Preschool Registration Now Open
2019-2020 Preschool Registration is now open! Preschool programs are designed to nurture your child and prepare your child for kindergarten Children are provided with hands-on learning opportunities in language, literacy, math, science, art, music, health and well-being, social, emotional and physical development.
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April 8, 2019 Changed to Instructional Day
After listening to our staff and parents regarding the need for more instructional time, please be advised Monday, April 8, 2019 has been changed to an instructional day, instead of the flexible learning/professional development day originally planned. Students will be expected to attend school on April 8, 2019; this will be a regular school day, following usual bus times and class schedules.
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Robbinsdale Area Schools Features Skilled Trades at Two Events This Week
Robbinsdale Area Schools will feature the skilled trades at two events this week. “We are excited to offer our students opportunities to experience and learn about the skilled trades,” said Dr. Carlton D. Jenkins, Superintendent of Robbinsdale Area Schools.
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