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Roosevelt High School prepares students to compete in a global market offering comprehensive programming through IB Diploma, Career & Middle Years Prorgrammes.  Our Spanish Dual Language Program builds mulitlingual thinkers, leaders and dreamers.  Our Community School offer students high quality arts and academics with a community focus.  Our goal is to ensure that when our students graduate, they will be prepared for the college and/or career of their choosing.

Roosevelt Mission & Vision

Roosevelt High School motivates students to engage in rigorous academic experiences and ensures educational justice for all.  Students will leave Roosevelt High School driven to serve, equipped to positively impact the world.

Our motto is: "Enter to learn, leave to serve"


Roosevelt Front of Building

4029 28th Avenue S. 
Minneapolis, MN 55406

Phone 612-668-4802                                              Fax 612-668-4810

Grades: 9-12

Principal Christian Ledesma

Hours: 8:30 am - 3:20 pm

Located just blocks from Lake Hiawatha in South Minneapolis,  Roosevelt values the richness that comes from a diversity of ideas, experiences, beliefs, and backgrounds interacting within our community. 

We take pride in open access to advanced courses for all students, as well as extensive Special Education, English Language Learner, and Dual Language programs.

International Baccalaureate IB logo

Roosevelt is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School with a rigorous academic program that prepares students for college, career and life. We are authorized in the IB Middle Years Programme (MYP), the IB Diploma Programme (DP) and the IB Career-related Programme (CP). The MYP provides a solid foundation of inquiry and critical thinking for all students in grades 9-10. In 11th grade, students may opt to participate in either the CP, which focuses on a career pathway in automotive technology, construction and health careers or the DP, which focuses on rigorous liberal arts coursework in which students may pursue the IB Diploma, or RHS Medallion.

Advanced Placement logo AP

 Roosevelt also offers Advanced Placement courses and exams to students in grades 9-12 and concurrent post secondary enrollment options to the University of Minnesota and various community colleges in the metro area.


At a Glance

Transportation: High School Go-To Pass