• Star Tribune Beat the Odds school in reading and math 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 (see description at right)
  • Minnesota Department of Education Reward School in 2014, and Celebration Eligible School in 2013 and 2015. These honors are awarded to the schools that score near the top in Multiple Measurement Ratings (MMRs), an alternative ranking system for schools. MMR scores take into account test scores on proficiency, student growth and how well students of color are performing compared to white students. Read more.
  • Teach for America School To Learn From – 2014-2015 Core Value Diversity
    Awarded to “schools delivering an excellent education for students and demonstrating excellence in one of Teach For America’s core values”
  • Minnesota Business Partnership’s Minnesota’s Future Award
    for outstanding student performance and closing the achievement gap
  • Lenovo Technology Grant Award Winner


Scholar & Staff Awards

  • Minneapolis Park League Soccer
    Under 15 Girls 2014 Champions, Under 13 Girls 2013 Champions,
    Under 13 Boys 2013 Runner Up, Under 15 Boys, Under 13 Boys, and Under 14 Boys 2014 Runner Up
  • Lenovo Tablet Grant
  • Rotary Club Sponsored Essay Contest
  • Space Camp Scholarships
    Fish and Richardson Law Firm awarded scholarships to three Hiawatha College Prep scholars – Jordan Ceballos-Gonzalez, Angel Gomez, and Nancy Hurtado Ramon – to attend the U.S. Space & Rocket Center Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama, in summer 2015.
  • Kare 11 – What’s Cool in School
    Profile of Band Program
    Kare 11 Spotlight on “how determination is making beautiful music at Hiawatha College Prep.” Learn More
  • College Band Directors National Association Grant 2015
    Liz Winslow, Band Director
    Directed to women and people of diverse ethnicity seeking an opportunity for professional development, this initiative affords award recipients tuition-free participation at select summer conducting workshops sponsored by participating institutions