Frequently Ask Questions

What are Pratt's Hours
9:40 am - 4:10 pm

We offer before-school care through Minneapolis Kids beginning at 6:30 am and after-school care sponsored by Community Education.  In addition, the building is open for evening adult education classes, (Monday through Thursday) and Saturday morning.

How many students are enrolled this year?
320 students spread across Early Childhood through grade 5 

What percentage of Pratt students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch?
Approximately 66%

What percentage of Pratt students are enrolled in the English Language Learner (ELL) program.
27% with the majority being Somali.  We also have children who speak Amharic, Finnish, German, Hispanic, French and  Oromo, at home.

What kind of specialist classes are offered?
Physical Education, Vocal Music, and Art.  These specialist classes are 55 minutes long.

What kind of technology do you have at Pratt?
We have Apple Macintosh computers in our computer lab available for daily classroom use. In addition we have one class set of MacBook laptops, four class set of iPads, and an interactive white board in every classroom. 

Are Special Education and English Language Leraner (ELL) classes offered?
Yes, we offer both services.

Is there a "gifted and talented" program?
Gifted Education programming in Minneapolis Public Schools is provided through a Levels of Service model. Advanced learners at Pratt are served through this school wide
 system that evaluates and meets the needs of students with advanced learning needs, promotes and supports differentiated instruction for all students,  and puts the focus on what our students can do 

Do you offer any special programs?

As part of our commitment to Learning for Life, Pratt Community School offers a wide range of enrichment programs to our students -- through the classroom experience and our partnership with Eastside Neighborhood Services (ESNS) and Pratt Community Education. Our ability to draw a heavy population of volunteers from the University of Minnesota also enables us to offer a number of unique learning experiences to our students.