Welcome to Mary McLeod Bethune 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.

Please review our SIP.



Employment Opportunity: 2014-15 National Service Position

April 9, 2014

Help make reading a priority at Bethune Community School! 


We are interviewing for 3 full-time Minnesota Reading Corps Tutor positions for the  2014-15 school year to provide tutoring and enrichment opportunities to Bethune students.

The positions offer a biweekly stipend, training, and $$ for college/student loans upon completion of service.


Email beverly.halvorson@mpls.k12.mn.us to find out more details.

Fund established to support the Bethune family affected by last week's fire

Read the letter from MPS Chief Executive Officer and learn how you can help.