Welcome to Hayes Elementary School

At Hayes Elementary School, we are known for our high expectations for all; our safe, caring and nurturing environment; and our programs of academic excellence. Together, we continue to provide Fridley students with the best education possible! 

We are proud to be a Minnesota School of Excellence and an authorized International Baccalaureate World School.  We believe every student can learn. We believe in a positive and productive environment where all learning is valued. Students are given opportunities to grow in a creative, sensitive, and mutually respectful atmosphere, which fosters the importance of each individual.

We invite you to become part of this exciting journey.  If you have any further questions about Hayes or would like to set up a tour, please feel free to contact our school office at anytime.

School News

Dr. Cochran and Matthew Engelhardt speak to 4th grade families outside.

One year ago, Fridley fourth grade students were finishing up their last year in elementary school, preparing to enter middle school. In February 2023, students had opportunities to attend a Fifth Grade Parent Night, tour the middle school during the school day in April and attend Fifth Grade Orientation Night in May, giving them one last chance to visit before the school year ended. 

The group of senior athletes.

Twelve dedicated Fridley High School senior athletes committed to playing their sport at the post-secondary level and participated in an athletic signing ceremony on May 22. Families, students, faculty and coaches celebrated each student as they signed a commitment to their future college.

Full group of FHS students who won scholarships.

The 66th Scholastic Achievement Ceremony on May 16 was a celebration of the culmination of academic achievement, athletic accomplishment and philanthropy shown the past four years by Fridley High School seniors. Sponsored by the Fridley Lions, students, families and donors were treated to a banquet dinner before the awards ceremony began. 

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