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Barton Open School

Clara Barton Open School is a student-centered, public K-8 magnet school fostering a community of active, socially conscious, life-long learners. 

Our values are rooted in Progressive Education

  • Instilling a love of learning.
  • Valuing each child for his or her perspectives.
  • Interdisciplinary curriculum and culturally responsive instruction.
  • Developing a community of mutual respect and equity.
  • Creative, courageous and collaborative inquiry for all.
  • Child-centered decision-making & self-directed learning.
  • Educating for a democratic society.


Volunteer Opportunities - Sept. 24-Oct.1
Weekly Volunteer Opportunities: Sept. 24-Oct. 1
Monday, September 24, 2018 7:55 AM

Please click here for School Picture (October 1) and Parent Rep Volunteer Needs


Friday, September 14, 2018 1:10 PM

MPS Community Education Presents CommunityFest! Join us as we celebrate 50 years of Community Education the only way we know how with food, fun, and friends! September 29, 2018 from 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at Boom Island: 724 Sibley Ave NE, Mpls 55413. FREE EVENT! To learn more, visit:

Barton Parent Handbook
Barton Parent Handbook
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 7:00 AM

Please find a copy of our Barton Parent Handbook here. Our handbook was written by Barton parents FOR Barton parents!

After School and Release Day Programming
After School & Release Day Programming - Community Ed
Wednesday, August 29, 2018 1:50 PM

After School Programming:

After school activities at Barton will begin the week of October 1st.


Middles Soccer
Middle School Soccer Program
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 10:40 AM

Barton’s Middle School Athletics Program will be offering soccer to students in grades 6-8 and is co-ed.


2018-2019 Welcome Back!
Welcome Back Letter from Diane and Maria!
Thursday, August 16, 2018 12:35 PM