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 Pride News


Read about Pillsbury in the StarTribune!

Minneapolis school's gains prompt tweaks in district strategies

Meals For Minds

Pillsbury students benefit from the Meals for Minds Program. Last month they served 233 students and distributed 9,356 lb. of food amounting to 13 lb. per individual and 40 lb. per student! Check the school calendar for the next food distribution!


Minnesota Reading Corp

Solving Minnesota's Literacy Problem: A Smart Investment for the Future. Pillsbury currently houses 5 Minnesota Reading Corps tutors!

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...