School Board

Supporting, promoting, and enhancing the work of Hopkins Public Schools.

The Hopkins School Board — comprised of seven members elected at large by District residents — is the governing authority of Hopkins Public Schools. The responsibilities of the Board are primarily focused on three areas:

  • Budget adoption, revenue management, and expenditure authorization
  • Superintendent selection, contract, and evaluation
  • Establishing District policy 

The District Superintendent serves as an ex officio, non-voting member of the Board.

To contact the Hopkins School Board, please email School-Board@HopkinsSchools.org or fill out the Contact the School Board form.


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Upcoming School Board Events

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Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 MN-7, Hopkins, MN 55305, USA & Streamed virtually via YouTube: https://youtu.be/CKQCl3cK6SQ

The Hopkins School Board will meet in a Workshop at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 7, 2021. The Work Session will be conducted in person at Eisenhower Community Center and can be streamed via YouTube: https://youtu.be/CKQCl3cK6SQ

The topics of discussion are: I) Audit Report with District Auditors; II) Winter Board Retreat Planning.

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Eisenhower Community Center, 1001 MN-7, Hopkins, MN 55305, USA & Streamed virtually via YouTube: https://youtu.be/CKQCl3cK6SQ
Hopkins Public Schools Director of Business Services, Tariro Chapinduka, will facilitate the Truth in Taxation Hearing from 6-7 p.m.

Community members wishing to make comment must do so in-person via comment card.
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The Regular Meeting of the School Board, scheduled at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, will be conducted in person and can be accessed virtually via YouTube: https://youtu.be/CKQCl3cK6SQ

New Business items include: A) District Audit Report, 2020-21; B) Certification of 2021, Pay 2022 Tax Levy; C) Board Goals, 2021-22 - Midyear Evaluation. 

Consent Items Include: A) Approval of Minutes - Regular Meeting Conducted on November 23, 2021; B) Human Resources - Personnel Updates; C) Policies in Second Read [403, 407, 408, 409, 414]; D) Annual Resolution Limiting Non-Resident Enrollment; E) Remodeling Fair Joint Powers Agreement; F) Community Center Tenant Leases, 2021 - Lake Country, Ubah, HEF; G) Substitute Rate Recommendations.

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School Board Meetings
The Hopkins School District Board of Education generally conducts regular meetings throughout the school year at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays (typically the first & third Tuesdays of the month), September through May, streamed online via YouTube. The public is welcome.

School Board Workshops
Board workshops are tentatively scheduled throughout the school year, typically at 6 p.m on Tuesdays (September through May) streamed online via YouTube. The public is welcome.


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