Robbinsdale Area Schools
Elementary
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Kindergarten is fun!
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Kindergarten is fun!

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Zachary Lane Elementary

Dedicated to providing a stellar education for all students, creating an engaging learning environment and teaching the skills necessary to become tomorrow's leaders.

Principal's Welcome

Matt Phelps

Mr. Phelps has been a part of Robbinsdale Area Schools for over 20 years.

Weather Closing Guide

Kindergarten enrollment

Learning to love learning

Apply for educational benefits today

Meals will no longer be free for families unless they qualify for educational benefits.

Adventure Club

K-5 Only

The fun doesn't stop! Adventure club offers before and after school care for children in grades K-5.

Authentic Learning Experiences

Preparing students for the future

Students are empowered to learn as much as they can to make the world a better place.

School News

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District offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20 in observance of Presidents Day. Monday, January 27 is a staff development day, so school will not be in session, but district offices are open.

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Families are invited to read with their student(s) throughout the month of February in celebration of I Love to Read Month. Whether it’s some of your favorites or something new, families who participate will have the opportunity to win prizes.

Black History Month celebration

Students, families and community members are invited to the upcoming Black History Month Celebration. The free event takes place from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 8, at FAIR School Crystal, located at 3915 Adair Ave N. 

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With ACCESS testing happening at the end of January, here is a reminder of testing expectations. Each student is asked to follow all state and district policies for test administration.

American Indian Ed Winter Storytelling Event

Robbinsdale Area Schools American Indian Education Program partnered with Edina Public Schools American Indian Education program to host a winter storytelling event at 6-8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 17.  The no-cost event will be held at FAIR School Crystal, 3915 Adair Ave. N. 

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Two Mondays, Jan. 23 and Feb. 27, are non-school days. School will not be in session, but district offices are open. The 2023-24 school calendar is also available.

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All are invited to the upcoming InterSchool Council (ISC) meeting at 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023. ISC is a collaboration between parent representatives and district staff.

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Visit our kindergarten page to learn more about important dates and deadlines, explore our elementary schools, learn about needed immunizations, review options for before and after school care, and enroll for the 2023-24 school year.

Seven Dreams Bird Bash Event

This year’s event will take place on Saturday, March 4 at the Heritage Center of Brooklyn Center. Seven Dreams will be funding a mental health project, opening Wellness Centers in our middle schools.

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West Suburban Summer School (WSSS) offers summer classes to students entering grades 2-12 in the fall of the upcoming school year.

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We invite you to attend our middle school information nights, where students and families can meet their future teachers and tour the facilities.

School Calendar

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