School Highlights

Students and teachers celebrate Unity Day at Centennial Elementary School

School Highlights

  • We are a small neighborhood school that values all cultures and considers our diversity our strength.
  • Our focus is on ensuring students succeed at every level by providing strong core content and differentiated support to meet the individual needs of each student.
  • Our experienced and committed teachers genuinely care about the success of students and their families.
  • Small class sizes provide in-depth and personalized learning experiences for students.
  • Students have daily access to online learning opportunities using Chromebooks in the classrooms.
  • The talent development classes provide students with enriched and advanced learning activities (formerly known as gifted and talented).
  • We provide a variety of learning opportunities, including art, music, media and physical education.
  • State-of-the-art facilities and equipment to maximize student learning in the 21st Century will be completed in 2020.
  • We have a new, cutting-edge curriculum that was implemented in 2019.
  • We have a Beacons afterschool program, sponsored by Minneapolis Boys’ and Girls’ Club, which provides academic support and fun activities for students.
  • Before and after school child care is available on-site through Fun Club.

Key Partnerships

  • Wood Lake Nature Center
  • Boy’s and Girls’ Clubs of America
  • Richfield Rotary Club
  • Adopt a Classroom
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul Assistance League

Title I

View all of the RPS school improvement plans on the District's Title I page.

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