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Achieve Minneapolis
111 Third Avenue South
Suite 5
Minneapolis
MN
55401
612-455-1530
Contact Name:
Pam Costain
Program Description:
In 2002, education, business, government and civic leaders were inspired by the need to join forces in supporting public education and preparing students for a successful life after high school. They came together to form a strong and vibrant nonprofit organization: AchieveMpls.
Established:
2002
Mission Statement:
As the strategic nonprofit partner of the Minneapolis Public Schools, AchieveMpls mobilizes a wide web of community support to ensure academic achievement, equitable opportunities and career and college readiness for all students. We believe that preparing our young people to succeed in school, work and life is the best investment we can make in our city�s health and vitality.
Objectives:
Our Core Beliefs �ALL young people are capable of learning at the highest level. MPS students are talented, capable and eager to learn. They thrive with high expectations, quality teaching and a positive and supportive learning environment. �Students benefit from greater community involvement and partnership. The Minneapolis Public Schools cannot do its work alone � student success is the responsibility of our entire community. �Public and private investments are necessary for MPS to achieve its goals. Education is the best investment we can make in our youth, our community and our country. �Public education is the foundation of a healthy democracy. Our civic life and economic prosperity is tied directly to the strength of our public schools.
College and Postsecondary Planning:
Yes
High School (9-12):
Yes
Day:
Yes
Evening:
Yes
Weekdays:
Yes
During School:
Yes
After School:
Yes
Hispanic/Latino (including Spain):
14%
American Indian or Alaska Native:
4%
Asian:
11%
Black or African American:
40%
White (Including Middle Eastern):
30%