About Us

Who we are:  

  • 700 energetic students in grades K–6
  • 65 dedicated teachers
  • a total Mandarin Chinese immersion program starting in kindergarten
  • a licensed registered nurse and full-time Health Paraprofessional
  • an elementary counselor
  • a strong student support team
  • bilingual English Language Learner (ELL) teachers
  • a lunchroom staff who likes to make food that tastes good
  • a friendly office staff
  • a Principal and Assistant Principal who enjoy connecting with children each day
  • involved parents who want the best possible education for their children
  • community residents who vote for referendums and want the best schools for ALL children in Hopkins Public Schools
  • a Peace Site—teaching and learning happen best in a "peaceful place."  Eisenhower is a Peace Site and we teach our students coming from many places and experiences to learn how to work and have fun together.  

Our mission is

To be a caring community of students, families and staff
committed to excellence,
whose mission is to educate students in a safe engaging environment
by building on individual strengths, working in teams, and establishing high expectations
while celebrating our dynamic culture.
School Hours

Grades K–6

XinXing Academy

Office Hours

Kids & Company


Melissa Ness, Principal Sara Schmidt, Assistant Principal