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720 Payne Ave
St. Paul, MN 55101

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(651) 796-4500
(651) 796-4599
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November 20, 2014
The school is very nearly bottom 5% in the state. The curriculum is changed almost weekly. The staff is continually bullied by incompetent micromanaging administrators. The facility is freezing cold. The playground is tiny fenced in patch that sits in the shadow of the building - closed down last year because a child broke their arm after falling on the ice. With any luck, it will soon be closed down, because of the incredible disservice done to students trying to learn here.

- submitted by a community member

September 04, 2014
This school is behind on the teaching curriculum. Students never have homework and if they do, it's simple worksheets that are far too easy for their age/grade group. These kids have never learned the basics of studying: formal/proper note taking, researching for projects, writing essays. Some of those teachers are rude, don't care, and don't properly do their job. They'll tell you that "by law" someone other than the parent (i.e. Older sibling) cannot attend a conference because they can't disclose grades, but will hand you the grades in a folder, point you to them, and tell you that you can read them yourself. I checked with he MN DEPT OF EDUCATION--- there's no such law. It's not a good school. Transferred my siblings out so they can get a real education.

- submitted by a community member

March 05, 2009
The school is Excellent, the staff and students are friendly. We have a lot of technology. Promethean Boards, 4-5 computers per room and a very large computer lab. They teach Hmong, French and Spanish.

- submitted by a student

September 01, 2008
This school is awesome, because they accept all people and teach hmong. They are also improving as the years go by. There's great education and great friendsly, interacting teachers, and staff members.

- submitted by a student

March 01, 2008
We have a fantastic staff, which is dedicated to educating each child. There is a focus on standards and both preserving the Hmong language and culture as well as instilling the best of American values.

- submitted by a teacher

October 13, 2007
It's a great school for all types of ethics mostly the Hmong of St. Paul, MN whose language and culture they desire to be preserved by their children.

- submitted by a student

October 09, 2007
It's a school that cares and teaches at the same time.

- submitted by a student
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Hope Community Academy
720 Payne Ave, St. Paul, MN  55101
(651) 796-4500
Last modified Hope Community Academy is a Charter school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Hope Community Academy Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 10 reviews. Top