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Hours 8:30 AM - 3:10 PM
School leader Craig Dodson - Director of Admission
Transportation options Yes

Programs

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Painting
7
Music
including: Orchestra
2
Languages
including: Spanish
Music Band
Chamber music
Choir / Chorus
Instrumental and theory music lessons
Orchestra
Theory
Vocal lessons / coaching
Performing & written arts Creative writing
Drama
Improv
Poetry
Media arts None
Visual arts Ceramics
Drawing / Sketching
Painting
Photography
Printmaking
Sculpture
World languages taught French
Spanish
Academic themes / Areas of focus None
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Core Knowledge
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered No
Special schedule Block scheduling
Day or Boarding offered Day school
Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

Support

18
Facilities
including: Industrial shop
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Mentoring
Tutoring
Level of ESL/ELL programming None
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College presentations or information sessions
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Facilities Access to farm or natural area
Sports Fields
Art room
Audiovisual aids
Auditorium
Cafeteria
Computer lab
College / career center
Garden / Greenhouse
Gym
Industrial shop
Internet access
Library
Music room
Parent center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab

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Students

Student diversity

  This school State average
White 72% 73%
Black 11% 9%
Two or more races 7% 2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 6%
Hispanic 4% 7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: See notes

Extracurriculars

9
Girls Sports
including: Ski
11
Boys Sports
including: Ice hockey
18
Clubs
including: Foreign language and culture club
Girls sports Basketball
Cross country
Ski
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Volleyball
Boys sports Baseball
Basketball
Cross country
Football
Golf
Ice hockey
Skiing
Soccer
Swimming
Tennis
Track
Clubs (misc.) Programming Club
  Equestrian Club
Clubs - dance Performance Dance Team
Clubs (misc.) Ski and Snowboard Club
Clubs Amnesty International
Boy Scouts
Chess club
Community service
Cub Scouts
Dance club
Debate
Drama club
Foreign language and culture club
Girl Scouts
Habitat for Humanity
Lesbian, gay, transgender club
Literary magazine
Math club
National Honor Society (NHS)
Robotics club
Student council / government
Yearbook
Clubs - language French Club and Spanish Club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
After school end time 6:00 PM
Before school start time 7:45 AM

Culture

Dress code Dress code
Parent involvement Attend parent nights
Chaperone school trips
Coach sports teams or extracurricular activities
Join PTO / PTA
Organize cultural events
Organize fundraising events
Present special topics during curricular units
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
Tutor
Volunteer in the classroom
Volunteer time after school
Bullying / cyber bullying policy Yes

Awards

Community service award Minnesota FoodShare Award
Year received 2012

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Librarian / media specialist
Staff Assistant principal
Art teacher
College counselor
Computer specialist
Librarian / media specialist
Math specialist
Music teacher
PE instructor
Nurse
Poetry / Creative writing teacher
Robotics / Technology specialist
School psychologist
Tutor
World languages spoken by staff French
Spanish

Neighborhood

Transportation options Buses / vans shared with other schools
Transportation options (misc.) Carpool coordination service
Partnerships with local resources and organizations No

Enrollment

Learn more Http://www.moundsparkacademy.org/admission/
Application or enrollment process Yes
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 04/13/2015
Tuition range (low) $13000
Tuition range (high) $25000
For the year 2014-2015
Vouchers accepted No
Financial aid offered Yes
Financial aid type School-based aid
Financial aid type (misc.) Malone Scholar Program
# of applications received 114
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 75
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012