Welcome to Mary Mcleod Bethune Community School!

Bethune Community School is committed to high achievement for every child using strategies that include integrating the arts and technology into the curriculum. 

Students learn in a positive, orderly and safe climate that builds a strong sense of community. Students from every culture and background work together in a respectful environment that fosters self-confidence and understanding of others. The school recognizes the importance of family and community partnerships and is dedicated to being a support center for the neighborhood.

Bethune is a Turnaround Arts School!  Students will experience a variety of residencies and integrated arts opportunities throughout daily instruction! 

Picture Day - October 15
Monday, September 17, 2018 7:30 AM

Dress your best for picture day!  No uniforms for picture day.

Site Council Meeting - September 25, 2018
Tuesday, September 11, 2018 1:55 PM

Please join us for a Site Council Meeting this Tuesday, September 25 at 4:00 at Bethune Community School.

New Principal Named for 2018-19
Tuesday, June 05, 2018 11:40 AM

The Bethune Community School Selection Committee in parternship with Minneapolis Public Schools, has announced Jasper Jonson as the new principal of Bethune, effective July 1, 2018.

Bethune Art at Breaking Bread Cafe and Catering
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 1:00 PM

Breaking Bread Cafe and Catering (a program for Appetite for Change) located in North Minneapolis is very happy to showcase the great artwork from the kids at Bethune Community School throughout the 2016-17 school year!