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Clara Barton Open School

is a public K-8 magnet school fostering a community of active learners centered on the following values:

  • 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.
Tour Information and Dates

Hello Families!

We are excited that you are interested in touring Clara Barton Open School! Please see our dates and times below for scheduled tours. We ask that you come through Door 4 (located on Colfax side), head towards our main office, and arrive AT LEAST 5 minutes early. Please note: parking is limited at Barton. Once in the building, please head towards rooms 116 & 118. You will be meeting right outside of them to the right. We will have volunteers pointing you in the right direction. Please make sure to sign in! If you have any questions, please contact the main office at (612) 668.3580.  Thank you!

2016-17 Tour Dates

 TUES, OCT 25TH- 10:30 A.M. - NOON

TUES, NOV. 1ST- 10:30 A.M. - NOON

TUES, NOV. 1ST - 4:00 - 6:00 PM

MON, NOV. 7TH - 10:30AM - NOON

TUES, NOV. 15TH - 8:00 - 9:15AM

TUES, NOV. 29TH - 8:00 - 9:15AM

TUES, DEC. 6TH - 8:00 - 9:15AM

WED, DEC. 14TH - NOON-1:15PM

TUES, JAN. 10TH - 8:00 - 9:15AM

WED, JAN. 18TH - NOON - 1:15PM

TUES, JAN. 24TH - 8:00 - 9:15AM

TUES, JAN. 31ST - 8:00 - 9:15AM

Tour Handout

Please take a look at the attached handout for additional information about Barton Open School!

School Request Process
The online school request site will be open Tuesday, Nov. 15th. Requests are due online by Saturday, February 4!



This note is to remind Somali parents that if you have a child starting kindergarten next year to please contact Nasra Hassan. 

Waxaa walidiinta somaliyeed lagaa wargalinaya iin haadii aad leedahay ama qabtiid cunuug Kindergarten galii doona sanaad dugsiiyeed kaa soo socdaa ee 2016-2017 ka. Fadlan soo wac Nasra Hassan at (612) 668-3580