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Roosevelt Graduation Ceremony 2013
Our Mission:
Roosevelt High School motivates students to engage in rigorous academic experiences and ensures educational justice for all.
Our Vision:
Students will leave Roosevelt High School driven to serve, equipped to lead, and determined to positively impact the world.
School Tour
For visits and tours of our school, please call 612.668.4800
Academic Focus Areas: 
  • Allina Hospitals and Clinics
  • Children’s Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota
  • Fairview Health Services
  • G.E. Financial Services
  • Genesys Works
  • HealthPartners
  • Hennepin County Medical Center
  • Medtronic
  • Park Nicollet Health Services
College Partnerships:
  • Dunwoody College of Technology
  • Gustavus Adolphus College
  • Minneapolis Community & Technical College (MCTC)
  • St. Catherine University
  • Southwest Minnesota State University
  • Luther College
  • University of Minnesota
Dual Credit Opportunities/Articulations:
  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • Career & Technical Education (CTE)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB DP)
  • Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)
·         Five Wallin Education Partners Scholarships Awarded in 2013
·         Governor Jesse Ventura Scholarship awarded in 2013
·         Horatio Alger, Beat the Odds, Asian-Pacific Islander, Pohlad and many other prestigious scholarships granted to Roosevelt students in 2013.
·         45 Additional private scholarships, many unique to Roosevelt High School, totally approximately $300,000, awarded to 35 students. 
English Learner (EL) Supports:
  • Bilingual Spanish instruction in science, math and social studies
  • English as a Second Language (six levels of proficiency: orientation and levels 1-5)
  • Sheltered instruction in a wide range of core classes
Citywide Special Education Programs: 
  • Developmental Cognitive Disability
  • Life Skills
Other Student Support Programs:
  • College Possible: college access program
  • Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID): a post-secondary college readiness system designed to increase school-wide learning and performance
  • Check and Connect: school engagement program with a focus on mentoring and attendance
  • “Get Ready”: counseling and college access program
  • Project Success: youth development organization
  • Teenage Pregnancy and Parenting Program (TAPPP)
  • School-based clinic
  • Beacons YMCA- Afterschool Programming
  • History Day project by Dulce Gonzales, Bacilio Ortiz and Eduardo Sanchez placed 2nd at Minnesota State History Day and competed in National History Day held in Washington, D.C.
  • Social Studies teachers Tamie Fritz, Tom Lachermeier and Collin Quinn were recognized as Minnesota’s Outstanding Senior Division Team at State History Day competition.
  • Roosevelt’s auto program awarded full accreditation by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)
  • Debate team won two of three events at 2011 Economic Congress
  • Breeyana Brittain honored as Roosevelt’s Athena Award recipient for 2011
Unique Extra Curricular Opportunities:
  • School Musical
  • Award-Winning Debate Team
  • Drum Line
  • SEAK
  • Math Team
  • Robotics Club
  • Literary Magazine
  • Local artist residencies including:
  • Public visual artist Randy Walker
  • Hip Hop collective Doomtree
  • Author Kelly Barnhill
  • Spoken Word Artist Tish Jones
  • Muralist Bobby Wilson