Resources

AFSA K-12

The Academy for Sciences & Agriculture, a public charter school for grades K-12, provides a rich, diverse academic environment with student-centered curriculum, leadership opportunities, hands-on experiential learning all with a science and agricultural emphasis.
The Academy for Sciences & Agriculture, a public charter school for grades K-12, provides a rich, diverse academic environment with student-centered curriculum, leadership opportunities, hands-on experiential learning all with a science and agricultural emphasis.

100 Vadnais Blvd

Vadnais Heights - Little Canada

651-209-3910

Agamim Classical Academy (K-8)

Agamim Classical Academy is different than other schools-by design. Our students receive a rigorous, joyful, liberal arts education which stimulates the mind and shapes the heart. We study and practice classical virtues and celebrate Founding American values. We provide a tuition-free education and believe that what children read, write, and speak about matters. We use challenging and inspiring content to cultivate appetites for lifelong scholarship and engaged citizenship.
Agamim Classical Academy is different than other schools-by design. Our students receive a rigorous, joyful, liberal arts education which stimulates the mind and shapes the heart. We study and practice classical virtues and celebrate Founding American values. We provide a tuition-free education and believe that what children read, write, and speak about matters. We use challenging and inspiring content to cultivate appetites for lifelong scholarship and engaged citizenship.

Moving to our new, larger school home at 5300 France Ave S, Edina for 2019-20

952-856-2531

Aris Clinic Intensive Outpatient Therapeutic Day Treatment Program

Aris Clinic provides an intensive outpatient program (IOP) for youth ages 5-18 struggling with emotional and behavioral issues. The IOP includes education services by licensed, on-site teachers, along with clinical staff who lead a structured day of group psychotherapy sessions, psychiatric medication management, individual and family therapy. Duration is typically 6-8 weeks; most major commercial insurance plans are accepted. Our goal is stability, healing and school readiness!
Aris Clinic provides an intensive outpatient program (IOP) for youth ages 5-18 struggling with emotional and behavioral issues. The IOP includes education services by licensed, on-site teachers, along with clinical staff who lead a structured day of group psychotherapy sessions, psychiatric medication management, individual and family therapy. Duration is typically 6-8 weeks; most major commercial insurance plans are accepted. Our goal is stability, healing and school readiness!

Woodbury

651-259-9750

Art Academy, The

City Pages Winner: Best of the Twin Cities! Year-round traditional drawing and painting classes and camps for students ages 5-18 years. Exceptional student/teacher ratio. Homeschool Program. A Renaissance Program for adults also offered. See samples of student artwork; visit our website. Call for a brochure.
City Pages Winner: Best of the Twin Cities! Year-round traditional drawing and painting classes and camps for students ages 5-18 years. Exceptional student/teacher ratio. Homeschool Program. A Renaissance Program for adults also offered. See samples of student artwork; visit our website. Call for a brochure.

651 Snelling Ave S

St. Paul

651-699-1573

Articulture

Articulture offers birthday parties and a broad range of art classes for ages 1 through adults. Our programming places emphasis on the creative process - the act of making art. Scholarships are available. We also host Free Studio Art Days quarterly.
Articulture offers birthday parties and a broad range of art classes for ages 1 through adults. Our programming places emphasis on the creative process - the act of making art. Scholarships are available. We also host Free Studio Art Days quarterly.

2613 E Franklin Ave

Minneapolis

Articulture

Articulture offers birthday parties and a broad range of art classes for ages 1 through adults. Our programming places emphasis on the creative process - the act of making art. Scholarships are available. We also host Free Studio Art Days quarterly.
Articulture offers birthday parties and a broad range of art classes for ages 1 through adults. Our programming places emphasis on the creative process - the act of making art. Scholarships are available. We also host Free Studio Art Days quarterly.

2613 E Franklin Ave

Minneapolis

Ballet Co. Laboratory

Ballet Co.Laboratory is a professional ballet School and Company offering ballet classes and performances to the Twin Cities community. Our mission for this organization is to create, develop and inspire artists and communities through collaboration with the art of ballet.
Ballet Co.Laboratory is a professional ballet School and Company offering ballet classes and performances to the Twin Cities community. Our mission for this organization is to create, develop and inspire artists and communities through collaboration with the art of ballet.

276 E Lafayette Frontage Rd, St Paul

303.249.1039

Brain Balance Centers

Brain Balance is a holistic approach that works with children who struggle with academic, behavioral, or social skills. Brain Balance uses an integrated approach that helps children find success both inside and outside of the classroom.  Brain Balance combines sensory motor exercises with cognitive skill training and healthy nutrition to optimize brain development. We offer programming throughout the school year and summer months. Provide this ad and get $500 off enrollment.
Brain Balance is a holistic approach that works with children who struggle with academic, behavioral, or social skills. Brain Balance uses an integrated approach that helps children find success both inside and outside of the classroom.  Brain Balance combines sensory motor exercises with cognitive skill training and healthy nutrition to optimize brain development. We offer programming throughout the school year and summer months. Provide this ad and get $500 off enrollment.

Brain Balance Achievement Center of Minnetonka
4745 County Rd 101
Minnetonka
952-582-4290
Brain Balance Achievement Center of Woodbury
783 Radio Drive
Woodbury, MN 55125
651-731-6172

Minnetonka

Catalina’s Preschool Spanish


Learn Spanish with your child! Fun music-based, hands-on learning for kids ages 1 1/2  - 6 yrs. & their parent or care provider. Taught by M.Ed with over 30 yrs. teaching experience.

Learn Spanish with your child! Fun music-based, hands-on learning for kids ages 1 1/2  - 6 yrs. & their parent or care provider. Taught by M.Ed with over 30 yrs. teaching experience.

SW Mpls. Linden Hills area.

Catalina@PreschoolSpanish.com

Cathedral Hill Montessori School

Cathedral Hill Montessori School is a nonprofit school providing year-round authentic Montessori education to children from sixteen months to six years. We offer half-day and full-day preschool programs, kindergarten education, and extended care mornings and afternoons.
Cathedral Hill Montessori School is a nonprofit school providing year-round authentic Montessori education to children from sixteen months to six years. We offer half-day and full-day preschool programs, kindergarten education, and extended care mornings and afternoons.

329 Dayton Avenue

St. Paul

(651)222-1555

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres is committed to delighting its audiences and creating lifelong memories with a high-quality, end-to-end entertainment, dining and service experience.
Chanhassen Dinner Theatres is committed to delighting its audiences and creating lifelong memories with a high-quality, end-to-end entertainment, dining and service experience.

501 W. 78th St

Chanhassen

952-934-1525

Children's Yamaha Music School

Keyboard classes for children ages 3-8 encourage creative self-expression, & include singing, hearing, playing, reading, writing, & ensembles. The focus is on total musicianship, including imagination, theory, composing, & performing. Free preview classes each February & July/August. Private lessons available for ages 9+ in piano & more.
Keyboard classes for children ages 3-8 encourage creative self-expression, & include singing, hearing, playing, reading, writing, & ensembles. The focus is on total musicianship, including imagination, theory, composing, & performing. Free preview classes each February & July/August. Private lessons available for ages 9+ in piano & more.

CYMS Edina:
Edina Community Center
5701 Normandale Rd
CYMS Roseville:
Hamline Center
2819 N Hamline Ave

612-339-2255

City of Lakes Waldorf School

Serving 280 children, Toddlers and Preschool to 8th Grade. Waldorf’s rich and varied curriculum includes rigorous academic work and rich artistic experiences, all of which are appropriate to the age of the child. Our new year-round Toddler Childcare program for children ages 18-36 months is now open and is currently enrolling new children. Students transfer successfully from mainstream public and private schools.
Serving 280 children, Toddlers and Preschool to 8th Grade. Waldorf’s rich and varied curriculum includes rigorous academic work and rich artistic experiences, all of which are appropriate to the age of the child. Our new year-round Toddler Childcare program for children ages 18-36 months is now open and is currently enrolling new children. Students transfer successfully from mainstream public and private schools.

2344 Nicollet Ave S

Minneapolis

612-767-1502

City of Lakes Waldorf School (Toddler - Grade 8)

Celebrating 30 years of exceptional education, City of Lakes Waldorf School uniquely prepares students to meet the changing world with extraordinary vision, courage, flexibility, and compassion. Our rich and varied curriculum includes rigorous academic work and rich artistic experiences, all of which are appropriate to the age of the child. Students transfer successfully from mainstream public and private schools.
Celebrating 30 years of exceptional education, City of Lakes Waldorf School uniquely prepares students to meet the changing world with extraordinary vision, courage, flexibility, and compassion. Our rich and varied curriculum includes rigorous academic work and rich artistic experiences, all of which are appropriate to the age of the child. Students transfer successfully from mainstream public and private schools.

Minneapolis

612-767-1502
admissions@clws.org

Crystal Cave

Crystal Cave is fun for the entire family! Discover the wonders of Crystal Cave with professionally guided tours. Search for real gems and fossils at Prospector’s Creek, hike our nature trails and enjoy our educational gift shop. There is always something new to discover and explore at Wisconsin's longest cave! Crystal Cave is only one hour east of the Twin Cities, in Spring Valley, WI.
Crystal Cave is fun for the entire family! Discover the wonders of Crystal Cave with professionally guided tours. Search for real gems and fossils at Prospector’s Creek, hike our nature trails and enjoy our educational gift shop. There is always something new to discover and explore at Wisconsin's longest cave! Crystal Cave is only one hour east of the Twin Cities, in Spring Valley, WI.

Spring Valley

715-778-4414

Cyber Village Academy

Cyber Village Academy is a charter school serving students K through 12 in a unique hybrid model that blends on-campus and online instruction. Strong test scores, great climate! Perfect for families wanting to stay highly involved in their children's education!
Cyber Village Academy is a charter school serving students K through 12 in a unique hybrid model that blends on-campus and online instruction. Strong test scores, great climate! Perfect for families wanting to stay highly involved in their children's education!

768 Hamline Ave S

St. Paul

Deuxmensions Dance Theatre & School

Quality dance training in a nurturing, age-appropriate and family friendly environment! Deuxmensions Dance offers Ballet, Pointe, Modern/Contemporary, Jazz, Tap, Yoga, Hip Hop & Musical Theatre classes for ages 2 - Adult. Winter performance, all-school spring recital, and two Youth Performance Companies.
Quality dance training in a nurturing, age-appropriate and family friendly environment! Deuxmensions Dance offers Ballet, Pointe, Modern/Contemporary, Jazz, Tap, Yoga, Hip Hop & Musical Theatre classes for ages 2 - Adult. Winter performance, all-school spring recital, and two Youth Performance Companies.

St. Louis Park

952-926-7542

Eagle Ridge Academy

Eagle Ridge Academy inspires joy in learning, citizenship in action, and virtue in character. We offer a free Classical, liberal arts education to grades K-12. Learn more during our information events (Nov. 10 at 9:15 a.m.; Jan. 10 at 5:30 p.m.) or apply online today. enrollment@eagleridgeacademy.org
Eagle Ridge Academy inspires joy in learning, citizenship in action, and virtue in character. We offer a free Classical, liberal arts education to grades K-12. Learn more during our information events (Nov. 10 at 9:15 a.m.; Jan. 10 at 5:30 p.m.) or apply online today. enrollment@eagleridgeacademy.org

11111 Bren Rd W

Minnetonka

952-746-7760

Especially for Children

For 42 years, Especially for Children has provided high quality childcare and education for Twin Cities families. Our NAEYC Accredited programs foster the development of the whole child. Visit us today!
For 42 years, Especially for Children has provided high quality childcare and education for Twin Cities families. Our NAEYC Accredited programs foster the development of the whole child. Visit us today!

Bloomington, Circle Pines, Coon Rapids, Eagan, Eden Prairie, Edina, Inver Grove Heights

952-857-1100

French Academie, The

Montessori inspiration, music integration, and French immersion! Taught by native French speakers, our programs focus on enriching all aspects of early childhood development; bilingual learning is just the beginning! Ages 16 months-Kindergarten. Oui Play, Oui Sing, and Oui Learn! Schedule your visit today.
Montessori inspiration, music integration, and French immersion! Taught by native French speakers, our programs focus on enriching all aspects of early childhood development; bilingual learning is just the beginning! Ages 16 months-Kindergarten. Oui Play, Oui Sing, and Oui Learn! Schedule your visit today.

Minnetonka

952-944-1930

French American School of Minneapolis (FASM)

FASM offers programs from 16 months to Grade 5 with an added daily comprehensive music component. At the heart of its curriculum is a strong focus on harmonizing French, English and the Arts to the bilingual learning experience.
FASM offers programs from 16 months to Grade 5 with an added daily comprehensive music component. At the heart of its curriculum is a strong focus on harmonizing French, English and the Arts to the bilingual learning experience.

9400 Cedar Lake Rd

St. Louis Park

952-944-1930

German Language Programs for Kids and Teens

The Germanic-American Institute offers year-round programs for kids and teens. Samstagsschule (Saturday School) for ages 4 to high school in fall and spring and summer camps for ages 5-13. All programs are based on natural acquisition of language in an interactive and fun environment. Class levels range from beginner to advanced.
The Germanic-American Institute offers year-round programs for kids and teens. Samstagsschule (Saturday School) for ages 4 to high school in fall and spring and summer camps for ages 5-13. All programs are based on natural acquisition of language in an interactive and fun environment. Class levels range from beginner to advanced.

301 Summit Avenue

St. Paul

651-222-2979

Groves Academy

Groves Academy serves students grades 1 through 12 who have learning disabilities and attention disorders. The Learning Center at Groves offers testing and services to families in the community. Teachers receive literacy training through our Institute for Professional Learning. We transform lives through education.
Groves Academy serves students grades 1 through 12 who have learning disabilities and attention disorders. The Learning Center at Groves offers testing and services to families in the community. Teachers receive literacy training through our Institute for Professional Learning. We transform lives through education.

3200 Hwy 100 S

St. Louis Park

952-920-6377

Groves Academy

Groves Academy serves students grades 1 through 12 who have learning disabilities and attention disorders. The Learning Center at Groves offers testing and services to families in the community. Teachers receive literacy training through our Institute for Professional Learning. We transform lives through education.
Groves Academy serves students grades 1 through 12 who have learning disabilities and attention disorders. The Learning Center at Groves offers testing and services to families in the community. Teachers receive literacy training through our Institute for Professional Learning. We transform lives through education.

3200 Hwy 100 S

St. Louis Park

952-920-6377

Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School (K-8)

Heilicher offers a unique combination of extraordinary academics and Judaic Studies, second language learning from Kindergarten, and small class sizes with individualized attention. When you join the Heilicher community, you gain a partner in raising intellectually-confident and ethically-minded children in a nurturing, Jewish environment. We hope you will explore Heilicher and find it to be a place where your family can thrive.  Schedule a tour today.
Heilicher offers a unique combination of extraordinary academics and Judaic Studies, second language learning from Kindergarten, and small class sizes with individualized attention. When you join the Heilicher community, you gain a partner in raising intellectually-confident and ethically-minded children in a nurturing, Jewish environment. We hope you will explore Heilicher and find it to be a place where your family can thrive.  Schedule a tour today.

4330 S Cedar Lake Rd

Minneapolis

952-381-3500

Help Me Grow MN

Young children grow, learn and change all the time. Keep track of the developmental milestones your child reaches. If you have concerns about your child’s development, talk to your doctor or refer your child to Help Me Grow MN.
Young children grow, learn and change all the time. Keep track of the developmental milestones your child reaches. If you have concerns about your child’s development, talk to your doctor or refer your child to Help Me Grow MN.

1-866-693-4769

Hennepin Elementary Schools, K-8

Hennepin Schools provide students with the knowledge, skills, and character to succeed in high school and beyond. At Hennepin, students learn the necessary skills to contribute to the greater good of their families and our community.
Hennepin Schools provide students with the knowledge, skills, and character to succeed in high school and beyond. At Hennepin, students learn the necessary skills to contribute to the greater good of their families and our community.

K-4 Elementary at 2123 Clinton Ave S., Mpls, MN 55404
5-8 Middle School at 3109 East 50th St. Mpls, MN 55417

(612) 843-5050

Holy Name of Jesus School

Holy Name of Jesus School offers a preschool - grade 6 educational experience focused on excellence in academics, service to others, and faith formation. Our mission is to provide academic excellence while proclaiming, celebrating, and living the Gospel of Christ.
Holy Name of Jesus School offers a preschool - grade 6 educational experience focused on excellence in academics, service to others, and faith formation. Our mission is to provide academic excellence while proclaiming, celebrating, and living the Gospel of Christ.

155 County Road 24

Wayzata

763-473-3675

Improv Parenting

We nurture playful, connected families. Learn to be in the moment, respond instead of react, set clear boundaries and be more playful with yourself and your kids! Drawing from improvisation, mindfulness and storytelling, we give you new tools, playful experiences and authentic connection.
We nurture playful, connected families. Learn to be in the moment, respond instead of react, set clear boundaries and be more playful with yourself and your kids! Drawing from improvisation, mindfulness and storytelling, we give you new tools, playful experiences and authentic connection.

Workshops, classes, camps and coaching at sites throughout the Twin Cities

612-730-9795

International School of Minnesota, The (ISM)

We believe that education can change the world!  ISM is a private, non-sectarian, school for preschool (age 3) to grade 12. In addition to a rigorous curriculum, students experience an international learning community where cultural diversity is embraced and celebrated. Come for a tour!
We believe that education can change the world!  ISM is a private, non-sectarian, school for preschool (age 3) to grade 12. In addition to a rigorous curriculum, students experience an international learning community where cultural diversity is embraced and celebrated. Come for a tour!

6385 Beach Rd

Eden Prairie

952-918-1800

King of Grace Lutheran School

King of Grace is a private, Christian elementary school focused on academic excellence. We achieve this through a challenging curriculum, partnering with parents for success and anchoring our daily instruction with God’s Word. Offering pre-K through 8th Grade.
King of Grace is a private, Christian elementary school focused on academic excellence. We achieve this through a challenging curriculum, partnering with parents for success and anchoring our daily instruction with God’s Word. Offering pre-K through 8th Grade.

6000 Duluth St

Golden Valley

763-546-3131

Landmark Center

St. Paul's historic Landmark Center boasts FREE building tours Thursdays at 11 a.m., Sundays at 12 p.m. and four FREE museums and galleries. Families can take part in incredible hands on musical experiences, amazing wood art interactive and engaging historical exhibits and tours.
St. Paul's historic Landmark Center boasts FREE building tours Thursdays at 11 a.m., Sundays at 12 p.m. and four FREE museums and galleries. Families can take part in incredible hands on musical experiences, amazing wood art interactive and engaging historical exhibits and tours.

75 5th St W

St. Paul

651-292-3225

Liberty Classical Academy

Liberty Classical Academy has built one of the most creative, energetic and richly inspiring environments in the Twin Cities. Our pre-K through 12th grade program exposes students to the greatest in academics, art, and virtue. At Liberty Classical, we are building lives that inspire.
Liberty Classical Academy has built one of the most creative, energetic and richly inspiring environments in the Twin Cities. Our pre-K through 12th grade program exposes students to the greatest in academics, art, and virtue. At Liberty Classical, we are building lives that inspire.

3878 Highland Ave

White Bear Lake

651-772-2777

Lucy’s Outdoor Dance Camp

Week-long summer camps, for boys and girls, ages 5-8. Dancing at the shores of Lake Harriet since 2005. Camp centers around dance, art, nature hikes, ecology, exploration, games, swimming and creating/putting on a show on the final day. June-August.
Week-long summer camps, for boys and girls, ages 5-8. Dancing at the shores of Lake Harriet since 2005. Camp centers around dance, art, nature hikes, ecology, exploration, games, swimming and creating/putting on a show on the final day. June-August.

Minneapolis

612-720-1517

MacPhail Center for Music

Serving more than 15,500 students across the state with over 132 different community partnership programs, MacPhail Center for Music is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit that is an influential leader in music therapy, Suzuki Talent Education and early childhood music programming.
Serving more than 15,500 students across the state with over 132 different community partnership programs, MacPhail Center for Music is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit that is an influential leader in music therapy, Suzuki Talent Education and early childhood music programming.

Minneapolis - 501 S. 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55401; Apple Valley - 14750 Cedar Avenue South, Apple Valley, MN 55124; Austin - 1600 8th Ave NW, Austin, MN 55912; Chanhassen - 470 West 78th Street, Chanhassen, MN 55317; White Bear Lake - 1616 Birch Lake Avenue, White Bear Lake, MN 55110

612-321-0100

Minnehaha Academy

As a pre-K - 12 school of distinction, we focus on academic excellence while integrating Christian faith and learning. Minnehaha graduates dynamic leaders who will significantly impact the community and world. Metro bussing and tuition assistance available. Email admission@MinnehahaAcademy.net.
As a pre-K - 12 school of distinction, we focus on academic excellence while integrating Christian faith and learning. Minnehaha graduates dynamic leaders who will significantly impact the community and world. Metro bussing and tuition assistance available. Email admission@MinnehahaAcademy.net.

Lower & Middle School:
4200 W River Pkwy, Minneapolis
Upper School:
3100 W River Pkwy, Minneapolis

612-728-7756

Minnehaha Area Child Care

MACC is a neighborhood play-based child care center serving children ages 16 months - 5 years old. We believe that children learn through play and interactions with their peers and have created an environment and curriculum to meet each child’s developmental needs.
MACC is a neighborhood play-based child care center serving children ages 16 months - 5 years old. We believe that children learn through play and interactions with their peers and have created an environment and curriculum to meet each child’s developmental needs.

5712 Cedar Avenue South

Minneapolis

612-827-4369

Minnesota Dance Theatre

Training Tomorrow’s Dancers Today. Central to our purpose is inspiring and challenging students to achieve their best, providing a comprehensive classical and contemporary training curriculum. Students inherit knowledge from renowned faculty who nurture each child’s potential for artistry and self-confidence.
Training Tomorrow’s Dancers Today. Central to our purpose is inspiring and challenging students to achieve their best, providing a comprehensive classical and contemporary training curriculum. Students inherit knowledge from renowned faculty who nurture each child’s potential for artistry and self-confidence.

528 Hennepin Ave, 6th Floor

Minneapolis

612-338-0627

Minnesota Online High School (MNOHS)

Nationally accredited with four strong commendations, MNOHS is a creative, connected public charter school for students who need a flexible schedule. With a 13:1 student-teacher ratio, we get to know each student and encourage all to expect joy in learning.
Nationally accredited with four strong commendations, MNOHS is a creative, connected public charter school for students who need a flexible schedule. With a 13:1 student-teacher ratio, we get to know each student and encourage all to expect joy in learning.

Serving students across Minnesota

1-800-764-8166 extension 111

Minnesota Waldorf School

Our beautiful eight acre campus is a haven for curious minds, active bodies and open hearts. Conveniently located minutes away from both downtown areas, the Minnesota Waldorf School  boasts a rigorous academic curriculum rich in art and music, as well as screen-free classrooms, plenty of recess and a commitment to a diverse and healthy social environment. Visit us to see how Waldorf Education supports whole-brain and whole-child development, success and achievement .
Our beautiful eight acre campus is a haven for curious minds, active bodies and open hearts. Conveniently located minutes away from both downtown areas, the Minnesota Waldorf School  boasts a rigorous academic curriculum rich in art and music, as well as screen-free classrooms, plenty of recess and a commitment to a diverse and healthy social environment. Visit us to see how Waldorf Education supports whole-brain and whole-child development, success and achievement .

70 E Cty Rd B

St. Paul

651-487-6700 x202
enrollment@mnwaldorf.org

Music Together® Centers in the Twin Cities

Each week in Music Together® classes, children ages birth through grade two, and the grownups who love them, come together for 45 minutes of fun-filled family time. Class types: Music Together Mixed Ages (birth-5), Rhythm Kids (4-8), and Canta y Baila Conmigo® (birth-5).
Each week in Music Together® classes, children ages birth through grade two, and the grownups who love them, come together for 45 minutes of fun-filled family time. Class types: Music Together Mixed Ages (birth-5), Rhythm Kids (4-8), and Canta y Baila Conmigo® (birth-5).

(800) 728-2692

New Horizon Academy

New Horizon Academy is a Minnesota family-owned child care program that provides exceptional early education and care to over 8,000 children, ages 6 weeks through 4th grade, every day! All eligible programs are accredited through NAEYC and hold a 4 star rating through Parent Aware.
New Horizon Academy is a Minnesota family-owned child care program that provides exceptional early education and care to over 8,000 children, ages 6 weeks through 4th grade, every day! All eligible programs are accredited through NAEYC and hold a 4 star rating through Parent Aware.

Over 60 convenient locations throughout the Twin Cities

763-557-1111

North Lakes Academy

NLA is  a K - 12  Public Charter School providing a rigorous, liberal arts curriculum in a small, personalized learning environment. We are a top ranked school, tution free alternative for students. Our graduates are confident, skilled scholars who are ready to succeed.
NLA is  a K - 12  Public Charter School providing a rigorous, liberal arts curriculum in a small, personalized learning environment. We are a top ranked school, tution free alternative for students. Our graduates are confident, skilled scholars who are ready to succeed.

Middle School 255B 7th Ave N Forest Lake, Upper School 308 15th St Forest Lake

651-797-6264

Parent Aware

Are you looking for child care? Parent Aware offers free tools and resources to help families find the quality child care and early education programs their children need to succeed in school and life. Online search, chat, or call.
Are you looking for child care? Parent Aware offers free tools and resources to help families find the quality child care and early education programs their children need to succeed in school and life. Online search, chat, or call.

1-888-291-9811

Playworks

Playworks is where learning and fun go hand-in-hand. Certified teachers, state-of-the-art facilities, and advanced safety technology provide a fun and safe environment for your child to play, laugh, and learn. Playworks offers contract child care, hourly child care, and before- and after-school care through their School-Age program.
Playworks is where learning and fun go hand-in-hand. Certified teachers, state-of-the-art facilities, and advanced safety technology provide a fun and safe environment for your child to play, laugh, and learn. Playworks offers contract child care, hourly child care, and before- and after-school care through their School-Age program.

2200 Trail of Dreams

Prior Lake

952-445-PLAY (7529)   

Providence Academy

Providence Academy is an award-winning private, Catholic, Pre-K through 12 college-preparatory school. It promotes superior academic achievement, character development, and citizenship in a faith-filled Christian environment. Opportunities abound in the academics, arts, and athletics. Now with lower tuition prices, access is more affordable than ever.
Providence Academy is an award-winning private, Catholic, Pre-K through 12 college-preparatory school. It promotes superior academic achievement, character development, and citizenship in a faith-filled Christian environment. Opportunities abound in the academics, arts, and athletics. Now with lower tuition prices, access is more affordable than ever.

15100 Schmidt Lake Rd

Plymouth

763-258-2500

Saint Paul Public Schools Community Education

Lifelong learning opportunities for all ages, including youth enrichment, summer camps, school-age childcare (select schools), aquatics, driver education, gymnastics, early childhood family education, and more. We have hundreds of ways for your family to learn, grow, and connect!
Lifelong learning opportunities for all ages, including youth enrichment, summer camps, school-age childcare (select schools), aquatics, driver education, gymnastics, early childhood family education, and more. We have hundreds of ways for your family to learn, grow, and connect!

Rondo Education Center (youth office)
560 Concordia Ave
St. Paul

651-487-7383

Saint Paul Public Schools Community Education

Lifelong learning opportunities for all ages, including youth enrichment, summer camps, school-age childcare (select schools), aquatics, driver education, gymnastics, early childhood family education, and more. We have hundreds of ways for your family to learn, grow, and connect!
Lifelong learning opportunities for all ages, including youth enrichment, summer camps, school-age childcare (select schools), aquatics, driver education, gymnastics, early childhood family education, and more. We have hundreds of ways for your family to learn, grow, and connect!

Rondo Education Center (youth office)
560 Concordia Ave
St. Paul

651-487-7383

Science Museum of Minnesota

The Science Museum of Minnesota is the Twin Cities’ must-see, must-do museum. Hands-on exhibits, a giant screen Omnitheater, provocative live science demonstrations, and activities for all ages will provide an unforgettable spark of science learning and fun.
The Science Museum of Minnesota is the Twin Cities’ must-see, must-do museum. Hands-on exhibits, a giant screen Omnitheater, provocative live science demonstrations, and activities for all ages will provide an unforgettable spark of science learning and fun.

120 W Kellogg Blvd

St. Paul

651-221-9444

St. David’s Center for Child & Family Development

St. David’s Center serves children and families through inclusive early childhood education and special needs support, autism services, pediatric therapies and children’s mental health services. Our state-of-the-art classrooms, accessible playgrounds and DNR-certified school forest encourage a love of learning in all children.
St. David’s Center serves children and families through inclusive early childhood education and special needs support, autism services, pediatric therapies and children’s mental health services. Our state-of-the-art classrooms, accessible playgrounds and DNR-certified school forest encourage a love of learning in all children.

3395 Plymouth Rd

Minnetonka

952-939-0396 (General)
952-542-8700 (Intake)

St. John the Baptist Catholic School & Preschool

St. John’s provides a competitively priced, comprehensive, faith-filled education preschool through middle school. Focusing on academic excellence and virtue enables students to discover and live up to their full potential. We help form productive citizens and disciples of Jesus Christ, setting a foundation for life.
St. John’s provides a competitively priced, comprehensive, faith-filled education preschool through middle school. Focusing on academic excellence and virtue enables students to discover and live up to their full potential. We help form productive citizens and disciples of Jesus Christ, setting a foundation for life.

845 2nd Ave NW

New Brighton

651-633-1522

St. Joseph's School of Music

St. Paul non-profit community music school, known for quality of instructors and friendly, supportive community. Offering a comprehensive music curriculum designed for all ages and levels, including Suzuki Early Childhood, Suzuki strings program, Music Discovery, individual lessons on all classical instruments.
St. Paul non-profit community music school, known for quality of instructors and friendly, supportive community. Offering a comprehensive music curriculum designed for all ages and levels, including Suzuki Early Childhood, Suzuki strings program, Music Discovery, individual lessons on all classical instruments.

450 N Syndicate

St. Paul

651-690-4364

St. Paul Ballet

This non-profit, community and pre-professional dance school offers classes for ages 2-100, for all income levels and abilities! Children perform in two major shows yearly; winter and spring. Drop-in classes: Creative dance for ages 4-6 and Intro to Ballet for ages 7-12. Boy’s Club-free for boys ages 7-11!
This non-profit, community and pre-professional dance school offers classes for ages 2-100, for all income levels and abilities! Children perform in two major shows yearly; winter and spring. Drop-in classes: Creative dance for ages 4-6 and Intro to Ballet for ages 7-12. Boy’s Club-free for boys ages 7-11!

655 Fairview Ave N

St. Paul

651-690-1588

Studio Seven

Studio Seven is a Fine Art Program for students ages 7-18. Offering formal training in visual composition and Renaissance techniques. Classes are 2 1/2 hours weekly. Students participate in interconnected units which culminate in a large scale art exhibit annually.
Studio Seven is a Fine Art Program for students ages 7-18. Offering formal training in visual composition and Renaissance techniques. Classes are 2 1/2 hours weekly. Students participate in interconnected units which culminate in a large scale art exhibit annually.

708 N 1st St

Minneapolis

612-376-0381

The Gardner School

An academically-focused preschool for ages 6 weeks to 5 years, The Gardner School will stimulate your child’s physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth. We have state-of-the-art facilities, indoor and outdoor playscapes, highly-skilled teaching staff and a rich learning environment.
An academically-focused preschool for ages 6 weeks to 5 years, The Gardner School will stimulate your child’s physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth. We have state-of-the-art facilities, indoor and outdoor playscapes, highly-skilled teaching staff and a rich learning environment.

Eagan:
1195 Town Centre Dr
651-255-5580
Edina:
4455 W 77th St
952-259-0139
Minnetonka:
6040 Clearwater Dr
763-259-6860

Twin Cities Academy (TCA)

TCA serves a diverse student body to succeed in a rigorous college preparatory program. TCA’s core values are fairness, cooperation, integrity, responsibility, civility, and hard work. Our educational model emphasizes:
•       Rigorous academics
•       Active community involvement
•       Active citizenship
•       Relationship building
TCA serves a diverse student body to succeed in a rigorous college preparatory program. TCA’s core values are fairness, cooperation, integrity, responsibility, civility, and hard work. Our educational model emphasizes:
•       Rigorous academics
•       Active community involvement
•       Active citizenship
•       Relationship building

690 Birmingham St

St. Paul

651-205-4797

Urban Arts Academy

3901 Chicago Ave S

Minneapolis

Visitation School

Visitation School provides an excellent academic program within a Catholic environment. Visitation is coed from preschool-grade 6 and Minnesota’s only all-girls college preparatory school in grades 6-12.
Visitation School provides an excellent academic program within a Catholic environment. Visitation is coed from preschool-grade 6 and Minnesota’s only all-girls college preparatory school in grades 6-12.

2455 Visitation Dr

Mendota Heights

651-683-1700

West Lutheran High School

West Lutheran High School offers a student focused learning environment with Christian influenced classes and extracurricular activities.  Students are able to take PSEO and AP college credit on campus taught by our instructors, as well as online college courses.
West Lutheran High School offers a student focused learning environment with Christian influenced classes and extracurricular activities.  Students are able to take PSEO and AP college credit on campus taught by our instructors, as well as online college courses.

3350 Harbor Lane North

Plymouth

(763) 509-9378

White Bear Lake Area School District

The White Bear Lake Area School District serves nearly 9,000 students in programs ranging from Early Childhood offerings to high school graduation. Students at all levels achieve outstanding results though community partnerships, world language experiences, and college and career opportunities.
The White Bear Lake Area School District serves nearly 9,000 students in programs ranging from Early Childhood offerings to high school graduation. Students at all levels achieve outstanding results though community partnerships, world language experiences, and college and career opportunities.

4855 Bloom Ave, White Bear Lake
651-407-7500
isd624.org
Early Childhood Program (0-5):
Normandy Park Education Center, White Bear Lake
Elementary Schools (Gr. K-5):
Birch Lake Elementary, White Bear Lake
Hugo Elementary, Hugo
Lakeaires Elementary, White Bear Lake
Lincoln Elementary, White Bear Lake
Matoska International IB World School, White Bear Lake
Oneka Elementary (Gr. 2-5), Hugo
Otter Lake Elementary, White Bear Township
Vadnais Heights Elementary, Vadnais Heights
Willow Lane Elementary, White Bear Lake
Middle Schools (Gr. 6-8):
Central Middle School, White Bear Lake
Sunrise Park Middle School, White Bear Lake
White Bear Lake High School-South Campus (Gr. 11-12), White Bear Lake
White Bear Lake Learning Center, White Bear Lake

High School Campuses (Gr. 9-12):
White Bear Lake Area High School - North Campus (Gr. 9-10), White Bear Lake
White Bear Lake Area High School - South Campus (Gr. 11-12), White Bear Lake
White Bear Lake Area Learning Center (Gr. 9-12), White Bear Lake

YMCA Childcare

The YMCA nurtures the potential of every child through programs that develop social, emotional and intellectual capacity. Early Childhood Learning Centers for infant, toddlers and preschool develops a passion for learning and prepares kids for school success.  School Age Care and School Release Day programs expands interests, explores STEAM based activities and promotes a healthy balance of recreational fun.
The YMCA nurtures the potential of every child through programs that develop social, emotional and intellectual capacity. Early Childhood Learning Centers for infant, toddlers and preschool develops a passion for learning and prepares kids for school success.  School Age Care and School Release Day programs expands interests, explores STEAM based activities and promotes a healthy balance of recreational fun.

612-230-9622