Minnesota is home to the nation’s second-highest achievement gap in reading and math. Hiawatha Academies understands that this gap is not due to ability but instead due to differences in opportunity. Therefore, as an organization focused on permanently disrupting educational inequity and closing the opportunity gap in Minneapolis, Hiawatha Academies aims to prepare all of their scholars for college and leadership.

Hiawatha schools are intentionally built to ensure that 100% of their scholars graduate from high school college-ready, paving a pathway for intergenerational wealth and opportunity for countless families. By nurturing each scholar’s character, and realizing their academic potential they are developing youth adults, as contributing members of society.

In order to empower the young scholars of today to become tomorrow’s leaders, we all must think innovatively and act boldly. Hear the proof of what happens when we give every child the opportunities they deserve: