Robbinsdale Area Schools
Middle School


Welcome to Robbinsdale Middle School! The mission of Robbinsdale Middle School is to provide a safe and nurturing academic community that helps all students develop into principled, lifelong learners and critical thinkers. We will prepare students to take initiative, participate in our global community, and to respect and value multiple perspectives.

Our Principal, Shirrie Jackson is a highly-skilled administrator, who is a 25-year veteran educator with a variety of expertise and experiences. She has served as a teacher and School Administrator in Minneapolis Public Schools, District Director at Richfield Public Schools and Principal in Chicago Public Schools. 

As a leader in the Robbinsdale Family, Principal Jackson uses her experience and leadership as a way to implement programs and experiences designed to meet the needs of every student at RMS. She always encourages her students, families and staff  to learn something new everyday so we can continue to be a light in our community. Principal Jackson is committed to working alongside our families as we build up the best and brightest at RMS.  

She uses her leadership abilities to implement programs designed to meet the needs of all students. As a member of the Robbinsdale family she looks forward to working alongside the best and the brightest, while encouraging us all to learn something new every day! 

In her free time she is a wife and mother to three wonderful children. She loves reading, learning, baking and volunteering. She is a third generation educator, with her great grandparents playing an instrumental role in starting the first schools to educate African American children in Tylertown, MS. A fun fact about Shirrie is she loves the music genre the blues, and loves to collect elephants. 

EDS, Educational Policy, Educational Leadership & Administration, University of St. Thomas 
M.ED., Education, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
B.A., Education, Alcorn State University

Welcome to RMS! Principal Jackson answers your frequently asked questions:


Principal Shirrie Jackson

RMS welcomed 5th grade families on January 13, 2021

We shared an overview of our middle school and the process for registering your 5th grader this January for 6th grade at RMS in this presentation.

If you have questions, please contact us at 763-504-4800.

RMS Parent Teacher Advisory Committee


Our Parent Teacher Advisory Committee (PTAC) is being revitalized! Follow RMS PTAC on Facebook at

Mission: The PTAC will provide support for Robbinsdale Middle School students to ensure that they develop the academic and social skills necessary to become lifelong learners and citizens.

The purposes of the PTAC are to:

  1. Provide support for Robbinsdale Middle School (RMS) students and staff to ensure that our children develop the academic and social skills necessary to become lifelong learners and good citizens.
  2. Provide and encourage opportunities for parent education and involvement.
  3. Perform fundraising, recruit volunteers, and coordinate programs that support activities and purchase equipment for the school to enhance RMS student’s experiences.
  4. Facilitate relationships and promote open communication between administrators, staff, parents and community members.
  5. Provide a forum for discussion of issues pertaining to RMS and to engage in appropriate action on such issues.

If you would like to be involved in our PTAC, or have ideas for RMS fundraising, or family and community involvement please contact:

PTAC President: Devin Hanson at


RMS PTAC Interest Form20-21 RMS PTAC recorded meetings