Robbinsdale Area Schools

Learn more: Forest Elementary School

At Forest Elementary School, everyone is part of the pack! Learn more about the school today. Watch the video

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Excellence for All.
Differentiated learning experiences support our goals for all students to achieve grade-level literacy.


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Our community

We are committed to ensuring an equitable and respectful educational experience for every student.

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Individual focus. Infinite potential.
We inspire and educate all learners to develop their unique potential and positively contribute to their community.

Forest Elementary

Dedicated to helping our students reach their full potential.

Principal's Welcome

Melissa Jackson

We are dedicated to meeting the needs of each student!

Tools for families

Find all of your back-to-school information, including supply lists and open house dates.


Learning to love learning

Superintendent Search

Learn more about the search timeline and opportunities to share your input.

Adventure Club

Before and after school care

The fun never stops! Adventure Club offers before and after school care for children in grades K-5.

Authentic Learning Experiences

Preparing students for the future

Students are empowered to learn as much as they can to make the world a better place.

School News

Principal Notes

Greetings Forest Families!

Thank-you to all the families that attended our Summer Kick-off Family Night last night!!  It was great to see so many people join us to get resources and activities for the summer.  Our last family night the Forest School Carnival on Friday, May 17th from 4-6pm.  

Our 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students did a great job completing the MCA reading assessment this week! Next week students will take the MCA math assessment on Tuesday and Wednesday.  Make sure to get a good night of sleep and come ready to do your best!

Do you have a student or neighbor that will be entering kindergarten next year? Forest is hosting our Kindergarten Information Night for parents and in-coming students on Thursday, May 9th from 5-6:00.

Finally, a reminder that there is no school on Friday, April 26th due to a staff development day.  

Thanks for your support and partnership and have a great weekend!

Mrs. Jackson, Principal

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With a camp-like feel, the Summer Academic Program for elementary and middle school students features small class sizes and no tests or worksheets. This opportunity will spark your student's curiosity, while also allowing them to play games, get outside, and hang with friends.

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Monday, March 25 - Friday, March 29 is spring break. School will not be in session, but district offices are open through Thursday, March 28. Monday, April 1 is a non-school day in observance of Easter Sunday. 

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After spring break, families will be able to submit student absences online through the parent portal. Piloted earlier this year with high school families, the feature is now available at all grade levels.

School Calendar

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