School District Name:
Robbinsdale Area Schools

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Contact Information

(763) 504-8000
4148 Winnetka Avenue N
New Hope, MN 55427


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Robbinsdale Area Schools is an award-winning district committed to excellence in academics. We take pride in the choice we provide for families and for students, and we believe in lifelong learning, both for our students and for our staff.  Our students in grades K-12 are encouraged to discover their potential in academics, the arts, science and technology, and more.


Robbinsdale Area Schools (RAS)

RAS is an award-winning school district. A district committed to academic excellence. We take pride in the choice we have provided to our community. We serve all or part of seven different communities. That is more than 100,000 residents. All located in the northwest suburbs of Minneapolis. Academic excellence for all of our students is our standard.

We are committed to preparing students for college and their careers. We continue to have students who score high performance on college-level exams. Our district was one of only 388 districts nationwide to receive such a honorable award.


Our Vision

Children of diverse race and culture succeed in school. Most important, achieve at high levels. School and classroom climate is improved for all students and staff. We are motivated to being a model of quality. 


Our Goal

Increase cultural understanding within our district.


Our Mission

Educating all of our students to realize their full potential. As well as, Inspire our students to positively add to their community.

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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