What can we help you with?
Find a Great School
Explore Minneapolis School Finder: A resource guide and directory for Minneapolis families to find their best-fit school.
Read How to Pick a School: Things to look for and questions to ask when considering your school options.
Is my child on grade level?
MN Standards Family Guides: These guides tell you the most important skills your student should be learning each year in Math and Reading to be on track, and how you can support them.
Take the Readiness Check: An online gut check for K-8 families to know if their student is on grade level.
Partner with your child’s teacher
Ready to team up? 5 ideas to start the school year strong
Dear Teacher Letter: Introduce your child to their new teacher so that they can best support your child
Back to School Parent-Teacher Planning Tool: Use this tool to help you get ready for parent teacher conferences
The Busy Family’s Guide to School: Answer questions about your child’s education journey – from grade school to graduation.
Summer Learning Supports
End-of-Year Parent-Teacher Planning Tool: Ask your child’s teacher which skills to focus on over the summer
Summer Learning Tips: 2 ways to help remix your summer learning
Find Local Resources: Find local summer programming for Minneapolis
Talk to a Parent Advocate: Great MN Schools partners with National Parents Union to provide 1:1 K-12 advocacy support to families facing challenges in the K-12 education system. Advocates provide individualized, culturally appropriate support to any family that requests it.
Get Homework Help: Hennepin County Libraries provides free 1:1 support for students looking for support with their school studies. Homework Help is available in-person at local libraries or online.