Robbinsdale Area Schools
Elementary
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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.

Back to School

Smart Start 2020-2021: Safely Starting Back to School

Student Support

Be a leader

Differentiated instruction to meet the needs of all students from enrichment to remediation.

Family Involvement

Stay connected

We believe that fostering a strong partnership between home, school and community increases student success.

Adventure Club

K-5 Only

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

Fine Arts

Creativity Unleashed

School News

Robbinsdale Area Schools

The August and September health data shows a downward trend in reported COVID-19 numbers. This means we are preparing for a potential shift in our learning model for early childhood, elementary, middle and high school students, beginning Monday, Oct. 19.

Robbinsdale Area Schools

Los datos de salud de agosto y septiembre muestran una tendencia descendente en los números reportados de COVID-19. Esto significa que nos estamos preparando para un posible cambio en nuestro modelo de aprendizaje para los estudiantes de niñez temprana, primaria, intermedia y preparatoria a partir del lunes 19 de octubre.

ECFE 2020-2021 Information Sessions

Join us for a virtual information session to learn more about how Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) can help you and your children get to know other families, even while our communities are physically apart. 

Welcome Back!

Welcome back staff, students and families! We are so excited for the new school year ahead.

Are you Receiving School and District Updates?

Did you know Robbinsdale Area Schools uses various platforms to communicate with families? To ensure you are receiving important communications, families are encouraged to check their Infinite Campus settings. 

Green Virtual Open House

Welcome to the 2020-2021 School Year! Thank you for joining us for our Virtual Open House. Please enjoy our videos and presentations.

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Nancy Froelich and Jeff Stovall have accepted positions as administrators of 281 Distance Learning School at the elementary and secondary levels, respectively. This assignment will last throughout the 2020-2021 school year; they will continue to support their current buildings.

Hotspot Requests for Families

Is your family in need of a hotspot? Our district will be providing hotspots to families who do not currently have quality internet access.

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Families who prefer to not have their student(s) take the school bus to or from school (if the district is in hybrid or in-person learning) have the choice to opt-out of transportation services for the 2020-2021 school year. Opting out is completely voluntary. 

2020/2021 School Year Update

While we will begin our school year in a Distance Learning PLUS model, we will continue to prepare for hybrid or in-person learning. Due to the fluid nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, the District's plan may shift throughout the year. As we continue to work with our principals and staff, we would like to share the following updates.

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Fall childcare registration through Adventure Club begins online Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 6 a.m. Care is available for children of Tier I essential workers and non-Tier I workers during the distance learning model, with four care timeframes available.

School Calendar

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