Skip to main content
logo in banner
phone icon
Lower: 612.668.3210
Upper: 612.668.3310
graduation cap icon
Grades K - 2
Grades 3 - 5
stick pin icon
L: 4030 Chowen Ave S
U: 4912 Vincent Ave S
Minneapolis 55410
clock icon
Lower: 9:15am - 3:45pm
Upper: 9:20am - 3:50pm


Extended Day Resources

Extended Day Programs / Intervention Services

ALC
Extended Day learning opportunities may be available for students seeking extra help with math and reading. This is funded by the Area Learning Center (ALC) department in the district. The classes are taught by MPS teachers and meet on Tuesday and Thursday for ninety minutes. The student's progress is monitored and adjustments are made.

Jr. GISE / Little GEMS Jr. at Lower Campus

Girls in Engineering, Mathematics, and Science (GEMS / Little GEMS) and Guys in Science and Engineering (GISE / Jr. GISE) are after-school and summer programs designed specifically for K-8th grade girls and boys (respectively) in the Minneapolis Public School District. The goal of these programs is for students to have measurable and significant gains in mathematics and science. Inaugurated in 1997, the success of GEMS prompted the development of GISE in 2006. The Little GEMS and Jr. GISE programs started at Lake Harriet Lower Campus in the fall of 2014.

These STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) programs are supported through the collaborative efforts of the Minneapolis Public School District, the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers, and Achieve! Minneapolis. Principal benefactors and community partners include The Medtronic Foundation, The Cargill Foundation, ADC Foundation, High Tech Kids, The Bakken Museum, Lockheed Martin, NASA, and Augsburg College.

The GEMS and GISE programs are award-winning science programs that energize our students' excitement about the possibilities in cutting-edge science. We value the talent and innovation the programs developers and teachers bring to the Minneapolis Public Schools.

For more information about our GISE/GEMS program at the Upper Campus, click here.

For more information from the MPS district website, click here:

Contact Us
Are you a current student/family of the school? No Yes
Preferred method of communication
Phone Email
Thank you for requesting information. We will respond shortly.
L: 4030 Chowen Ave S
U: 4912 Vincent Ave S
Minneapolis 55410
Lower: 612.668.3210
Upper: 612.668.3310
lakeharriet@mpls.k12.mn.us
return to page top icon