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elementary student reading a book

If your family has not yet scheduled your pre-screening appointment you can make an appointment by calling 763-504-4180. Staff will also be visiting schools throughout September to work with students who have not yet completed a screening. 

  • Elementary
  • Neill Elementary Newsletter
Students watching screen

Visit our Tools for Families page to make an online payment, get help with our parent portal or Schoology, and learn about community resources. Check it out at rdale.org/tools

  • All District
  • FAIR School Crystal
  • Plymouth Middle School Newsletter
  • Robbinsdale Middle School Newsletter
  • Sandburg Middle School Newsletter
  • School of Engineering & Arts Newsletter
Group of elementary students

A reminder to families that school start times are changing beginning with the 2022-2023 school year.

  • All District
  • FAIR School Crystal Newsletter
  • Plymouth Middle School Newsletter
  • Robbinsdale Middle School Newsletter
  • Sandburg Middle School Newsletter
get immunizations ready

Students who attend public schools in Minnesota are required by state law to have specific immunizations (or written proof of exemption) before they can attend school

  • All District
  • FAIR School Crystal Newsletter
  • Plymouth Middle School Newsletter
  • Robbinsdale Middle School Newsletter
  • Sandburg Middle School Newsletter
wild rice taste testings

Starting this fall, school meals will no longer be free to all students. Students who qualify for free or reduced-price meals through the Educational Benefits application will have access to meals at no cost or a reduced cost.

  • All District
  • FAIR School Crystal Newsletter
  • Neill Elementary Newsletter
  • Plymouth Middle School Newsletter
  • Robbinsdale Middle School Newsletter
  • Sandburg Middle School Newsletter
  • School of Engineering & Arts Newsletter
Educational benefits

Every year we ask all families to complete an Educational Benefits application. This is a big request, and we ask you to take a few moments to apply right now.

  • All District
  • FAIR School Crystal Newsletter
  • Plymouth Middle School Newsletter
  • Robbinsdale Middle School Newsletter
  • Sandburg Middle School Newsletter
  • School of Engineering & Arts Newsletter
Graduation roundup

Robbinsdale Area Schools will honor the achievements of its class of 2022 beginning June 3. Check out the dates and times of this year's graduation events, and learn how to catch the live streams of the Armstrong and Cooper commencement ceremonies.

  • All District
  • Direct Line Newsletter
  • District
Metro Dining Club

Looking to try some new places to eat this summer or just get out of the house? Metro Dining Club cards are available for purchase from the district’s Human Resources Department. For $30, you receive a box with more than 130 cards from participating restaurants to use like coupons with discounts, such as $10 off a purchase of $20 or more. You can use each card once per month, meaning each card offers 12 months of savings.

  • All District
  • Direct Line Newsletter
  • Discover Newsletter
nutrition services van

Robbinsdale Area Schools Nutrition Services is hitting the road and serving free lunches Monday through Friday, June 13 through Aug. 12, 2022  at area parks this summer to anyone 18 and under.

  • All District
  • Discover Newsletter
  • Neill Elementary Newsletter
  • Noble Elementary Newsletter
  • Sandburg Middle School Newsletter
  • School of Engineering & Arts Newsletter
Bird Dash

The Bird Dash – a brand-new family fun run, 1K and 5K – takes place at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 18, at Bassett Creek Park in Crystal. The event will benefit Seven Dreams Education Foundation, which raises funds for hands-on learning in Robbinsdale Area Schools.

  • All District
  • Direct Line Newsletter
  • Discover Newsletter
  • District
  • Sandburg Middle School Newsletter
kids standing at bus entrance

Robbinsdale Area Schools is moving to an opt-in transportation system for the 2022-2023 school year. Even though the deadline has passed for completing the opt-in form for school bus transportation for next school year, if you have not done so, we still need you to complete the form. 

  • All District
  • Discover Newsletter
In response to the school shooting in Texas

There are no words that help express the profound sadness, hopelessness or anger we’re collectively feeling in the wake of another school shooting. These emotions are especially heavy on this rainy Wednesday afternoon as we learn more details about the tragedy and about the lives who were lost due to this violent act. 

  • All District
  • District
Transportation Opt-In 2022-23

All families with students enrolled in Robbinsdale Area Schools must fill out a bus transportation form for the 2022-23 school year. If you haven’t already, please complete a form for each student by May 20, 2022.

  • All District
  • Discover Newsletter
  • District
  • Neill Elementary Newsletter
  • Noble Elementary Newsletter
band sign up

WELCOME TO 5TH GRADE, AND TO BAND. Registration is happening soon, don't miss out! WHICH INSTRUMENT WILL CHOOSE YOU?

  • District
  • Elementary
  • School of Engineering & Arts
  • School of Engineering & Arts Newsletter
Lakeview Students pose

Robbinsdale Area Schools is in the process of gathering information to create a new strategic plan. We are seeking your help to develop a strategic plan that combines the current strengths of our schools with everything we’ve learned in the pandemic.

  • All District
  • Direct Line Newsletter
  • District
student with glasses reading

Neighborhood and Magnet Schools are hosting information nights/Open Houses. At this event, students and their families will tour the school, meet the principal, get a school supply list and learn all about what to expect at Kindergarten. 

  • Discover Newsletter
  • District
  • FAIR School Crystal
  • Forest Elementary
  • Lakeview Elementary
  • Meadow Lake Elementary
  • Neill Elementary
  • Noble Elementary
  • Noble Elementary Newsletter
  • Northport Elementary
  • Robbinsdale Spanish Immersion
  • School of Engineering & Arts
  • Sonnesyn Elementary
  • Zachary Lane Elementary
robbinsdale area schools individual focus. infinite potential.

School start times will change beginning in the 2022-23 school year. The change in start times will affect all schools in our district including elementary, middle and high schools and our Early Learning Programs.

  • All District
  • Discover Newsletter
  • Noble Elementary Newsletter
  • Sandburg Middle School Newsletter
Robbinsdale Powwow

Ask anyone who has attended a powwow and they will likely describe the amazing sights and sounds they witnessed. They might tell you how they heard drum beats that matched the rhythm of their hearts. Or that the skilled and graceful dancers wore beautiful and elaborate regalia (traditional clothing) crafted with vibrant colors as they circled the dance area.

  • All District
  • DEI Newsletter
  • Direct Line Newsletter
  • District