Robbinsdale Area Schools
Middle School
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Excellence for All.

Infinite possibilities.

 

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Amplify your passion for learning.

Your path to college, trades and career readiness.

 

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Ignite your passion for music.

Your path to excellence in fine arts.

 

 

Sandburg Middle School

Dedicated to providing a rigorous, supportive education that prepares all students for Advanced Placement courses in high school and teaches them the skills needed to positively contribute to their community. 

Principal's Welcome

Jay Hancock

Jay Hancock brings extensive experience in working with middle school students to Sandburg. 

Tools for Families

Counseling Department

Prepare for your future

Counselors and support staff can help guide early adolescent students through their middle school years.

Athletics & Activities

Get involved 

We offer clubs and other extra-curricular activities – from chess club to yearbook to theatre to athletics. 

Family Involvement

Stay connected

Students thrive when there are strong partnerships between family, school and the community.

School News

Metro Dining Club

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.

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.

college 4 kids summer program

Robbinsdale Area Schools is partnering with Hennepin Technical College (HTC) to offer the College 4 Kids Summer Program. It's a free program that provides middle school students exposure to various career pathways through hands-on courses and fun activities.

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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.

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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.

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.

AHS Summer Boys Soccer Camps

All incoming 7th-12th grade students are invited to attend Summer Scocer Training Sessions with AHS Boys Soccer.

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Robbinsdale Area Schools offers a variety of no- cost, engaging camps and programs for all ages coming this summer, like academic camps, CDF Freedom Schools, a cosmetology sampler, College 4 Kids, and more. The district is also offering fee-based school-age child care this summer.

2021 Grad Rates

In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic, Robbinsdale’s graduation rate climbed to 83.1 percent in 2021, an increase of 2.9 percentage points compared to the district’s 2020 graduation rate of 80.2 percent. It’s also the highest graduation rate in nine years.

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