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 6th on the Minnesota section of the "Most Challenging High Schools" list, formerly published by the Washington Post, for 2018 and Cooper made the list at number 25. 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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Armstrong High School Football Quarterback Jake Breitbach
The Miraculous Comeback of Armstrong's Jake Breitbach
Ask Jake Breitbach what he has gone through in the last five months and he may reply with this simple statement: "It was kind of miraculous." The senior quarterback at Robbinsdale Armstrong is not embellishing. It is indeed quite astonishing, if not an absolute medical miracle, that he is on the field this fall. He suffered a torn ACL in his left knee in the Falcons' final game of the basketball season, had surgery on March 27 and was told to forget about his final year of high school football. Yet, there he was five weeks after surgery, taking snaps and tossing darts when the Falcons opened the season on Aug. 29 with a 21-0 victory over Spring Lake Park.
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Video scoreboard ribbon cutting ceremony
Cooper Installs New Video Scoreboard
Cooper High School helped light up the night sky on Friday, September 13 with an official ribbon cutting ceremony for its new video scoreboard just prior to the football game. School board members, district and school staff, and City of New Hope officials took part in the event.
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Lunch tray from one of Robbinsdale's elementary schools.
Hey, What's for Lunch?
Robbinsdale Nutrition Services would like to welcome you to the 2019-20 school year. Breakfast and lunch are available at all of our schools. Student meals are planned to be healthy and well-balanced, providing students all the nutrition they need to succeed at school.
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