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! 

Bethune is a Full Service Community School!
Friday, October 18, 2019 2:20 PM
MPS’s Bethune, Cityview and Green Central schools to offer family supports and services in the 2019/2020 school year
Family Fun Night - Oct. 24th, 2019 5:00-6:30pm
Friday, October 18, 2019 1:20 PM
COGAT TESTING October 21st - Nov 8th, 2019
Friday, October 18, 2019 1:20 PM

2nd Grade 

Winter Concert - December 19th, 2:30 PM
Friday, October 18, 2019 11:40 AM
NO SCHOOL on Teacher PD and Record Keeping - November 1, 2019
Friday, October 18, 2019 11:25 AM
Site Council Meeting - October 22nd, 2019
Friday, October 18, 2019 10:55 AM

Please join us for a Site Council Meeting this Tuesday, October 22nd at 4:00 at Bethune Community School.

Harvest Bingo - November 25th, 5 - 7 PM
Friday, October 18, 2019 10:50 AM
Winter Weather Policy
Friday, October 18, 2019 10:20 AM

More information on the MPS inclement weather policy and how to find out if school will be open or closed based on weather.

Picture Retake Day - November 15th, 2019
Friday, October 18, 2019 9:45 AM

Only students taking pictures should be out of uniform

NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Holiday - November 27-29, 2019
Friday, October 18, 2019 9:25 AM
NO SCHOOL - Winter Break - December 23rd - January 3rd
Friday, October 18, 2019 1:40 AM
NO SCHOOL MEA - October 16, 17, 18
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 7:30 AM
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!