Robbinsdale Area Schools (Independent School District 281) is an award-winning district committed to academic excellence. We take pride in the choice we have provided to our families and students for nearly a century. We serve all or parts of seven communities with more than 100,000 residents in the northwest suburbs of Minneapolis, Minn.

Armstrong High School has been ranked 10th on the Minnesota section of the Washington Post's "Most Challenging High Schools" list for 2017 (up from 2016), and Cooper made the list, for the first time, at number 27 in 2016. We are very pleased to see recognition of the excellence of these two schools. Read more about these prestigious rankings here.

Cooper High School also made Newsweek's "Beating the Odds List of Top 500 High Schools!" Cooper was also ranked number 7 out of high schools from the state of Minnesota. Read more here.

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Parent Involvement Day on Tuesday, February 12, 2019
All parents/guardians are cordially invited to Parent Involvement Day on Tuesday, February 12, 2019! We believe parent participation is a major component in students’ success and are excited for you to join us!
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Robbinsdale Area Schools District Open Chess Tournament
All Robbinsdale Area Schools Students are invited to play in the District Open Chess Tournament on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Plymouth Middle School.
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Armstrong Senior Named as Honorable Mention Winner in 2nd Annual PAYBACK Challenge
Robbinsdale Area Schools is pleased to announce Caroline Wilcox, a senior at Armstrong High School, has been named an Honorable Mention Winner in the 2nd annual national PAYBACK challenge sponsored by Next Gen Personal Finance (NGPF), a non-profit committed to ensuring students leave high school with skills needed to thrive in an increasing complex financial world.
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