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Roosevelt High School
4029 - 28th Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55406
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Grades: 9-12
Principal: Michael Bradley
Enrollment: 1185
Hours: 8:10 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Phone: 612.668.4800
Fax: 612.668.4810
Email: Michael.Bradley@mpls.k12.mn.us
Website: roosevelt.mpls.k12.mn.us

Roosevelt High School offers students a welcoming, supportive environment that provides all students with a wide range of classes, programs and extracurricular activities. Our goal is to ensure that, when they graduate, all Roosevelt students will be prepared for the college and career of their choosing. We motivate students to engage in rigorous academic experiences and ensure educational justice for all. Students will leave Roosevelt High School driven to serve, equipped to lead and determined to positively impact the world.

School Tour:

For visits and tours of our school, please call 612.668.4800

Academic Focus Areas: (Click here for more information)

  • Automotive and Construction
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB DP)
  • Candidate International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IB MYP)
  • International Baccalaureate Career-related Certificate (IBCC) - Health Careers emphasis
  • Spanish Immersion

Community Partnerships:

  • Allina Hospitals and Clinics
  • Children’s Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota
  • Fairview Health Services
  • G.E. Financial Services
  • Genesys Works
  • HealthPartners
  • Hennepin County Medical Center
  • Park Nicollet Health Services

College Partnerships:

  • Dunwoody College of Technology
  • Gustavus Adolphus College
  • St. Catherine University
  • Southwest Minnesota State University
  • University of Minnesota

Dual Credit Opportunities/Articulations:

  • Advanced Placement (AP)
  • Career and Technical Education (CTE)
  • College in the Schools (CIS)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB DP)
  • Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)

Post-Graduate Plans (Class of 2013):

  • 31% to four-year colleges
  • 60% to two-year colleges
  • 9% to military service/work/other


  • 5 Wallin Education Partners Scholarships
  • 1 Governor Jesse Ventura Scholarship
  • Horatio Alger, Beat the Odds, Asian-Pacific Islander, Pohlad and many other prestigious scholarships granted to Roosevelt students in 2013
  • 45 additional private scholarships, many to Roosevelt High School, totaling approximately $300,000 awarded to 35 students

English Learner (EL) Supports:

  • Bilingual Spanish instruction in science, math and social studies
  • English as a Second Language (six levels of proficiency: orientation and levels 1-5)
  • Sheltered instruction in a wide range of core classes

Citywide Special Education Programs: (Click here for more information)

  • Developmental Cognitive Disability
  • Life Skills

Other Student Support Programs:

  • College Possible: college access program
  • Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID): a post-secondary college readiness system designed to increase schoolwide learning and performance
  • Check and Connect: school engagement program with a focus on mentoring and attendance
  • "Get Ready": counseling and college access program
  • Project Success: youth development organization
  • Teenage Pregnancy and Parenting Program (TAPPP)
  • School-based clinic
  • SEAK: Science Immersion Program with Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center
  • Beacons YMCA: after-school programming


  • History Day project by Dulce Gonzales, Bacilio Ortiz and Eduardo Sanchez placed 2nd at Minnesota State History Day and competed in National History Day held in Washington, D.C.
  • Social studies teachers Tamie Fritz, Tom Lachermeier and Collin Quinn were recognized as Minnesota’s Outstanding Senior Division Team at State History Day competition
  • Roosevelt’s auto program awarded full accreditation by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)
  • Solar-Powered Boat Club repeated as first place winner at the 19th Annual Twin Cities Solar Boat Regatta

Unique Extracurricular Opportunities:

  • School Musical
  • Drum Line
  • SEAK: Scientists Eagerly Acquiring Knowledge
  • Math Team
  • Robotics Club
  • School Newspaper
What we look like
Student Race School District
Native American 6% 3%
African American 35% 35%
Asian American 5% 10%
Hispanic American 35% 15%
White American 20% 36%

Fall 2013 student data.

Students School District
Receive ELL Services 36% 15%
Qualify for free or reduced lunch 63%
Receive Special Education Services 21% 15%

Fall 2012 student data.

School Summary
Please note that course offerings and activities may be subject to change based on funding and capacity.
Academic Focus Areas
  • Automotive & Construction
  • Candidate International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme (IB MYP)
  • Health Careers
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB DP)
  • International Baccalaureate Career Certificate(IBCC) - Health Career Emphasis
  • International Baccalaureate Career Certificate (IBCC) - Auto & Construction Emphasis
World Language Offerings
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Spanish
Student Activities
  • Academic competitions
  • Citywide student government
  • Culture-specific clubs
  • Dance
  • Dance Line/ Pep Squad
  • Debate club
  • Drama & school plays
  • Gay/Straight Alliance
  • Math club
  • Music groups
  • National Honor Society
  • Robotics club
  • Step Club
  • Student Ambassadors
  • Student Government
  • Theatre
  • World language clubs
  • Yearbook
Music Offerings
  • Beginning band
  • Choir
  • Class Piano
  • Concert band
  • Drum line
  • Guitar
  • Music appreciation/history
  • Piano
  • Orchestra
  • String orchestra
  • Symphonic band
  • Varsity choir
Recent Advanced Placement Offerings
  • AP Psychology
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • French 5
  • Spanish 5
  • Spanish 6
  • TOK - Theory of Knowledge
Girls' Athletics
  • Adaptive bowling
  • Adaptive hockey
  • Adaptive soccer
  • Alpine skiing (citywide team)
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country running
  • Cross country skiing
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey (citywide team)
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
Boys' Athletics
  • Adaptive bowling
  • Adaptive hockey
  • Adaptive soccer
  • Alpine skiing (citywide team)
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross country running
  • Cross country skiing
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and field
  • Wrestling
Language Support
  • English as a Second Language - General
  • Somali support
  • Spanish support
Attendance Zones
  • Zone 2