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


International Sharing Night!


We invite you to share your cultural heritage with the Pillsbury Community!

Thursday November 20 5:00-7:00

Come with your family to experience and share the cultural richness of our Pillsbury Community.  We will have a potluck dinner this year, so bring your favorite dish from your culture to share. Also, we are looking for families to participate in the following ways: bringing clothing or artifacts from your culture to share, performing a song or dance, or storytelling.

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program!

The theme for November’s Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) is ORANGE fruits and veggies!  Learn more about  November’s snack menu by looking  FFVP menu, newsletter, and educational materials on the MPS FFVP School Nutrition website!

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!

Minneapolis school's gains prompt tweaks in district strategies