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3878 Highland Ave
White Bear Lake, MN 55110

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(651) 772-2777
(651) 776-0393
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October 03, 2014
We love our school. Great people from the top of the administration to the kids entering kindergarten--thanks to great parents.

- submitted by a parent

August 25, 2014
Liberty is an AMAZING school. They hold academic excellence to a very high standard and still keep a focus on the Christian world view and how it applies to every area of study. I have seen my daughter grow by leaps and bounds into a Christian young woman who can intelligently defend her faith. She is so much more than just prepared for college.

- submitted by a parent

May 18, 2014
For Christians, run from any place that Talks the Talk but doesn't Walk the Walk.

- submitted by a community member

April 23, 2014
After 4 years of teaching music at Liberty Classical Academy, I have become more and more impressed with the level of achievement the students are reaching. I believe the small class sizes, highly qualified teachers, and most importantly, the Christian environment, create an atmosphere that fosters amazing results. This school is taking ordinary kids and achieving extraordinary results.

- submitted by a teacher

April 23, 2014
Liberty Classical Academy is the school that I wish would have existed when I was in school. Students are learning age appropriate and in-depth materials at all age levels and the curriculum is integrated and sequenced into the larger scope of the program itself. Our students are challenged in their learning, yet supported to think critically. Staff and teachers really do care about each student and their well-being emotionally, academically, socially, and spiritually. Students at Liberty have opportunities that exceed that of most other schools in the area. The school sends teams to Haiti during Spring Break to serve and experience real inter and intrapersonal growth. Liberty students are highly sought after by colleges around the nation because they are equipped and prepared for the rigor and academic challenges of higher education. Scholarship offers average over $23,000 per student and ACT scores average in the top 13% of the nation. SAT scores average 27.13 for Liberty students compared to 23.0 for Minnesota as a whole and 20.9 nationally. My only regret related to Liberty is that I couldn't attend experience this great education for myself.

- submitted by a teacher

April 22, 2014
My child spent a year at Liberty and we spent most of that year wondering if we should pull her out. Though the elementary school seems excellent, there is a reason there are only about 2 dozen kids in the high school. Though there is some fine teaching from a few staff, the leadership is very muddled about their philosophy of education and their influence in the kids' lives. Questions were deflected and concerns not addressed. It's simply not a healthy emotional environment. I waited to write this review until we had some distance and a comparison with another school. My negative assessment has not softened with time or further encounters. This school started with a good idea that deserved better care and execution.

- submitted by a parent

December 03, 2013
Our son just started attending the PreK program and he loves Liberty. He is excited to go to school and we have seen so many developments in his learning in the few short months that he has been in attendance. The teachers and school staff have been so welcoming and so caring. He has gotten the individual attention that he needs and we feel like that has helped his development.

- submitted by a parent

August 14, 2013
Liberty Classical has a great deal to offer and can be an outstanding education. The tuition is relatively affordable compared to some other private schools but is higher than most parochial or church-affiliated schools. Uniforms are required and the dress code is strictly enforced. The school community has a good group of involved parents to support the activities and class sizes tend to be small. Generally the weaknesses are in communication and openness - and the high turnover in the student body reflects this. The school is also generally not accommodating of students with any sort of special needs.

- submitted by a parent

April 13, 2013
This is an amazing school. The teachers are so dedicated to the students and the support and individual attention my child has received is so appreciated. The teachers truly care about the students and their emotional, social and academic growth. I highly recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent

March 22, 2013
I have a daughter in kindergarten and a son in second grade. Liberty offers challenging academics coupled with a wonderful learning environment, including small class sizes and warm and caring teachers who get to know the students and families very well and care deeply about their progress. The curriculum also promotes the development of character traits and leadership qualities as well as critical thinking skills. Oral presentations and public speaking are strongly emphasized throughout the school year; my 8 year old is not nervous at all getting up in front of a large group of people are reciting a poem or presenting the findings from a science project. On top of this, they also learn about God and develop a moral, ethical and theological framework from which to build their worldview. It is reflected in all aspects of their teaching and woven throughout the curriculum--not just "Classical learning plus Bible." This is what sets Liberty apart from other private, Christian, or charter schools available in MN. It is a truly intergrated approach. My children are thriving, they absolutely love Liberty and look forward to school every day.

- submitted by a parent

April 16, 2012
Our kids love the staff and the school! The Christian character being built at Liberty far out ways that at any other school. Academics are held to a high standard. The well rounded curriculum is perfect for our kids, both high achieving and average student. Most important is that Christ is at the center of every class and every subject. Faculty and staff at Liberty reinforce the same beliefs as we do at home and they care about my children. Liberty is growing and shaping the strong Christian leaders of tomorrow and I am proud to be part of this school!

- submitted by a parent

April 04, 2012
All I can say is RUN!! If you are even thinking of this school ask for contact numbers of students who have FLED! They say the talk BUT DO NOT DO THE WALK! RUN FAST--if you want a REAL classical academy NOVA all the way

- submitted by a parent

September 13, 2011
Liberty is the best fit for our child! Academically challenging, spiritually engaging, a well rounded liberal arts curriculum in the classical model, and excellent teachers and staff are just a few of the reasons why we chose Liberty and continue to stay at Liberty. I highly recommend families seeking a college prep Christian school, come tour Liberty or attend an open house!

- submitted by a parent

September 08, 2011
We are so thankful to have a school like Liberty to send our boys to. Our boys love school and we appreciate the close community that Liberty offers. They are not bored with the rigorous classical education and we are so amazed at how their hearts are developing spiritually. The staff is wonderful and they know their children! I have never seen a school with so many happy and cooperative children. We are blessed that we found a school we can entrust our children to.

- submitted by a parent

September 07, 2011
We have been so blessed by Liberty Classical Academy! As parents of a 3rd grader and kindergartner, we wanted a school that would reinforce our values and morals. This school not only does that but provides an amazing Classical Education! Coming from a public school with 26 kids in a class, the small class sizes have also been a blessing. Our children have grown both academically and spiritually. We thank God for the opportunity to be able to send our children to Liberty!

- submitted by a parent

October 30, 2008
As a parent of a Kindergardener, all of our expectations have been met. Making a school decision for a little one is never easy, but within a week of school starting, we were elated and relieved that we'd clearly made the right choice. These kids have FUN! while soaking up incredible amounts of information in a structured, but joyful environment. My child is learning respect, high levels of academics, and character, while having a blast. The school may seem small, but what they're taking away is BIG. What a relief to know that our child is learning truth and knowledge away from home, to accent what we're teaching in the home.

- submitted by a parent

October 29, 2008
Liberty upholds its standards of excellence in every area. Besides that, though, it is also a warm, caring community. Coming to Liberty has been like coming home. We are so thankful that the Lord has put Liberty here in Minnesota for such a time as this.

- submitted by a parent

October 13, 2008
LCA is a well rounded school with an education that is second to none. The academics offered at Liberty are not only equal to, but better than the academics offered at larger schools with larger tuitions. Liberty is also part of the Minnesota State High School League, so there are many sporting options as well. The music, band and drama departments have staff that is not only talented, but well known and respected. (Mr. Paul Grustans) I invite you to come and check out more information about Liberty at our open house on Nov 13th, Feb 19th, and April 9th. A small school feel, with large school opportunities.

- submitted by a parent

October 06, 2008
This is a first-class, rock-solid educational approach that teaches our kids how to think logically and communicate effectively. They learn the span of human history and the ideas that shaped our current world. They learn to think logically and communicate clearly in written and spoken word. Best of all, our children have grown deeper in personal integrity and devotion to God. They realize that world they'll inherit needs leaders who understand where we've been and where we might go unless men and women of character step up with wisdom and insight.

- submitted by a parent
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Liberty Classical Academy
3878 Highland Ave, White Bear Lake, MN  55110
(651) 772-2777
Last modified Liberty Classical Academy is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
Liberty Classical Academy Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 19 reviews. Top