Pillsbury is a K-5 community school in beautiful northeast Minneapolis. Sharing our diverse and nurturing community are: Autism:  Kindergarten - second grade, Comprehensive Learning for Academic and Social Success (CLASS), and half-day High-5 classrooms.


Our Mission


We are a safe, challenging, nurturing learning community striving to meet the individual needs of students and families.

We will educate, motivate and provide opportunities to develop skills and acquire knowledge through quality instruction and leadership,

So all are engaged and successful in their ongoing education, life-long learners and productive, respectful, global citizen.



Pillsbury Open House

The Pillsbury open house will be held together with the Northeast Community BBQ. Regular Shuttle buses will run between the barbeque and Pillsbury!

Open House : Thursday, August 21, 5:00 - 7:00 pm at Pillsbury School

Please plan to attend both events!

8th Annual Northeast All Community School Barbecue

All northeast schools are kicking off the school year together on Thursday, August 21st. Bring your family, friends and neighbors. The Northeast Community/School BBQ will start at 3:30 p.m. and end at 7:30 p.m. and will be taking place in the streets next to Edison High School. Once again the Minneapolis Food Truck and photo booth will be at this event. Playworks Minnesota will be a newcomer this year leading games for the kids and adults! What's Playworks? Check out the video. Everyone is excited to have them at this event. These are just a few highlights of this year's community/school BBQ. Of course there will be plenty of delicious food provided by local restaurants and community members. A huge shout-out to all of the sponsors that make this event possible!!!   

Pillsbury Pride News


Minnesota Reading Corps
Minnesota Reading Corps is looking for member candidates! 
Pillsbury Pedal Power

ELL teacher Mark Trumper had an idea that after school classes for English learners could be much more hands on. What if there were field trips every day? What if there was a service learning component? Trumper, ELL teacher Maureen Colleran, and Art teacher Susan Tuck teamed up to write multiple grants to fund a fleet of bicycles to take students on field trips all over the city. This innovative after school class began in early September with 8 junior coaches and ELL teacher who could learn advanced bicycling skills and teach their peers. Read about it...

Read about Pillsbury in the StarTribune!

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