Robbinsdale Area Schools
Elementary
A group of elementary students pose in the hallway
One student shows another student a book.
Students work on laptops in the media center

Northport Elementary

We empower each other to create a culture of learning through high expectations and positive relationships to achieve our unique potential.

Principal's Welcome

Lisa Barnholdt

Lisa Barnholdt brings experience, passion, and a true collaborative approach to educating learners from many backgrounds.

Kindergarten enrollment

Learning to love learning

Apply for educational benefits today

Families will no longer receive free meals unless they qualify for educational benefits.

Adventure Club

K-5 Only

The fun never stops. Adventure Club offers before and after school care for children in grades K-5.

Fine Arts

Creativity Unleashed

As a National Turnaround Arts School, we use art as a way to approach teaching and learning. 

School News

Updated school year calendar

Last year the School Board voted to change the 2022-23 school year calendar. To accommodate two holidays – Yom Kippur on Oct. 5, 2022, and Eid celebrated on April 21 and 22, 2023.

kids getting on school bus

 

Before school starts, download the free Durham Bus Tracker app to view routes and scheduled stops, see messages related to route delays and track buses.

Students getting on a bus

I am happy to report that we currently have drivers to staff all transportation routes and busing to school activities. In addition, we believe we have hired enough staff to be able to cover our routes if our drivers call out sick or need to take extended leaves. 

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.

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

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.

kids standing at bus entrance

Families whose students ride the bus to school should have received a postcard with transportation information in the mail. If you didn’t get a postcard, bus information can also be found in the Parent Portal.

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. 

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

Construction 2022

When you drive past one of five district schools this summer, you might see some work being done. Every summer Robbinsdale Area Schools invests in its buildings to make sure they’re welcoming environments and great places for learning.

School Calendar

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Northport Elementary School, 5421 Brooklyn Blvd, Brooklyn Center, MN 55429, USA
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Northport Elementary School, 5421 Brooklyn Blvd, Brooklyn Center, MN 55429, USA
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Northport Elementary School, 5421 Brooklyn Blvd, Brooklyn Center, MN 55429, USA

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