Welcome to Northrop Urban Environmental Learning Center

Northrop Urban Environmental Learning Center is a K-5 school located in the Standish-Ericsson neighborhood of Minneapolis. 

Summer School 2019

Click the link above for more information about summer school.

Kindergarten & 5th grade Graduation Volunteers
Monday, May 20, 2019 8:10 AM

Kindergarten and 5th grade Graduation Volunteers are needed! Please help support our Kindergarten and 5th grade graduates and their families by helping out at their upcoming ceremonies. Volunteers are needed on June 6th and 7th for each graduation. Please visit this link to sign-up and help. Link to sign-up:


Volunteer Appreciation Celebration
Friday, May 17, 2019 10:25 AM

Our annual Volunteer Appreciation Celebration is on Wednesday, May 22 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Join us in the Media Center to celebrate and honor our Northrop volunteers! The Northrop staff is happy to treat our volunteers to an afternoon of food, refreshments, and gratitude.


MCA Testing
Sunday, April 14, 2019 5:55 PM

Northrop 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students will be taking the MCA test in April and early May. Make sure that students get a good night's rest, eat healthy, and have time to play and exercise around the time they take the test. They will be working hard over the next few weeks and we want to support them and their hard work!

If students wish to practice items similar to what will be on the test, they can at this link:

The testing dates are as follows:

3rd grade reading: 4/15-4/16

4th grade reading: 4/17-4/18

5th grade reading: 4/19-4/22

3rd grade math: 4/23-4/24

4th grade math: 4/25-4/26

5th grade math: 4/29-4/30

Make up testing for reading and math: 5/1-5/2

5th grade science: 5/6-5/7

Northrop Community At a Glance
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 4:30 PM

Click here to learn about the Northrop community.

Back To School Safety Tips
Tuesday, September 18, 2018 4:15 PM

Link to MPS Student Safety Webpage