Folwell Performing Arts Magnet



Folwell Performing Arts Magnet is an arts-infused school that serves 902 Students in K through 8. The school employs 63 full-time teachers, giving it a 14:1 student-teacher ratio.

Special Programs

Folwell’s fine arts program includes the following concentrations:

  • Band
  • Dance
  • Strings
  • Vocal Music
  • Visual arts
  • Theatre arts

Rankings and Test Scores

School ratings site ranks Folwell 773 of 820 public elementary schools in Minnesota. In 2015, 28 percent of Folwell 8th graders met or exceeded the standard in math on the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments. The district’s average is 43.6 percent and the state’s is 57.8. Students fared a bit better in reading, with 35.1 meeting or exceeding the standard while the district’s reading average is 42 percent and the states is 56 percent.

Folwell Performing Arts Magnet is located at 3611 20th Ave South in Minneapolis. Reach the school by phone at (612) 668-4550.