Details overview

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

Programs

Basic school information

Dress code Dress code
Schedule Block scheduling
Day or Boarding offered Day school

Academic focus and philosophy

Academic themes / Areas of focus General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
Instructional / curriculum models used Advanced placement (AP) courses
College preparatory
Core Knowledge

Classes

6
Visual Arts
including: Printmaking
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

Support

18
Facilities
including: Internet access
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 involvement center
Performance stage
Playground
Science lab
Extra learning resources Acceleration
Career/college counseling
Counseling
Mentoring
Tutoring
College preparation resources College prep programs/courses during the year
College information sessions/fairs
SAT/ACT prep classes
Summer college prep programs
Visiting teachers or lecturers from colleges
Level of special education programming Basic - school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students
Level of ESL/ELL programming None

Early childhood program

Early childhood program offered Yes
Early childhood starting age 4 years old

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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: Basketball
11
Boys Sports
including: Baseball
18
Clubs
including: Student council / government
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 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 (misc.) Programming Club
  Equestrian Club
  Ski and Snowboard Club
Clubs - dance Performance Dance Team
Clubs - language French Club and Spanish Club
Extended care / Extended programs Before
After
Before school start time 7:45 AM
After school end time 6:00 PM

Culture

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

Awards

Community service award Minnesota FoodShare Award
Year received 2012

Teachers

13
Staff
including: Assistant principal
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(s)
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/
Type of application deadline One deadline
Application deadline 04/13/2015
Tuition range (low) $13000
Tuition range (high) $25000
For the year 2014-2015
Financial aid offered School-based aid
Financial aid type (misc.) Malone Scholar Program
Vouchers accepted No
# of applications received 114
For the year 2014-2015
# of students accepted 75
For the year 2014-2015

Sources

Student diversity NCES, 2011-2012