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Gibbs Elementary is home of the Penguins. Gibbs opened its doors in the fall of 2009 and now serves approximately 850 Kindergarten through 5th grade students in Northwest Rochester. Gibbs uses the Total School Cluster Grouping model, a specific, research-based, total-school application of cluster grouping combined with differentiation, focused on meeting the needs of students while also improving teaching, learning, and achievement of all students.


Get Connected.

Become a involved Penguin family.

Invest in the future.

Fridell students to work towards creating a better community.

Technology in the Classroom.

Technology is integrated into our curriculum to help prepare our students for their future. As technology develops, so does our curriculum.

Teamwork and Collaboration.

At Gibbs students learn a variety of individual skills, but also how to successfully collaborate in clubs, groups, and teams.

Learning Beyond the Classroom.

Gibbs encourages students to continue learning inside and outside the classroom with sports, clubs, fine arts, and other activities.

Hands-On Learning.

Gibbs focuses on well-rounded education.

Contact Us

5525 56th Street NW,
Rochester, MN 55901

Mark Randall | Email

Assistant Principal:
Kim Howard | Email


Main Office: (507) 328-4100
Attendance Line: (507) 328-4101
Nurse: (507) 328-5632

Office Manager: 
Kathy Ohm | (507) 328-4102