Robbinsdale Area Schools
Immersion School
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Three elementary students hold up books in the media center.
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Students practice the violin in the multipurpose room.
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A 1st grader shows off his writing in Spanish.

Robbinsdale Spanish Immersion

Dedicated to providing a bilingual education that will help guide all students to academic success, social development, and intellectual fulfillment while also teaching them the value of global relationships.

Principals' Welcome

Alejandra Estrada-Burt and Ken Habel

RSI co-head administrators are experienced educators and committed to bilingual education.

Celebrating 35 years of excellence

Apply for educational benefits today

Meals will no longer be free for families unless they qualify for educational benefits.

Adventure Club

K-5 only

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

Spanish Immersion Education

Comprehensive program supports academics, language development

Students become bilingual and biliterate, and gain an understanding of Spanish cultures.

School News

elementary student reading a book

If your family has not yet scheduled your pre-screening appointment you can make an appointment by calling 763-504-4180. Staff will also be visiting schools throughout September to work with students who have not yet completed a screening. 

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Visit our Tools for Families page to make an online payment, get help with our parent portal or Schoology, and learn about community resources. Check it out at rdale.org/tools

get immunizations ready

Students who attend public schools in Minnesota are required by state law to have specific immunizations (or written proof of exemption) before they can attend school

wild rice taste testings

Starting this fall, school meals will no longer be free to all students. Students who qualify for free or reduced-price meals through the Educational Benefits application will have access to meals at no cost or a reduced cost.

Educational benefits

Every year we ask all families to complete an Educational Benefits application. This is a big request, and we ask you to take a few moments to apply right now.

Become a Host or Aunt/Uncle Family for 22-23 School Year

Each year, our RSI PTO fundraises with the goal to bring 10 Spanish speaking interns to RSIS to provide students and families an intercultural experience with students from Spanish speaking countries who are pursuing an education as a profession in their own home countries.

RSI Years of Service Recognition

At our May Staff Meeting, Superintendent David Engstrom and Amy O’Hern, Executive Director of Human Resources, recognized the following staff members for their years of service to Robbinsdale Area Schools:

Amiguitos Program

Amiguitos Program features RSI alums who are current Juniors and Seniors at Armstrong High School. They volunteer at RSI utilizing their Spanish language skills to support learning of RSI students.

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