Specialized Director

Lucilla Davila

Associate Superintendent of Magnet Schools

Minneapolis Public Schools
1250 W. Broadway Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55411


Lucilla Davila
is the first Latina to be named as Associate Superintendent of Magnet Schools, in Minneapolis Public Schools. She has been in education for over 20 years and is a strong advocate for Immersion programming, English Learners, Innovation and garnering partnerships that accelerate student learning.

Davila is from Puerto Rico and has taught in the public school system in Puerto Rico, St. Paul Public Schools as well as in the charter school sector. Prior to her being presently the associate superintendent of magnet schools, Lucilla was the former principal at Windom Spanish Dual Immersion School for five years, an assistant principal for six years, at a K-8 Hmong, Spanish and English language academy charter school in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Davila is a graduate from the University of Minnesota and she holds a superintendent’s license with coursework from Mankato State University.