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School leader:  Laura Ferguson/Kendra Hunding
920 Holley Ave Ste. #3 St. Paul Park MN 55071
Woodbury, MN 55125

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(651) 925-5050
(651) 925-5051
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"Science, outdoor learning, Responsive classroom, numerous field trips"

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans shared with other schools
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Engineering, Environmental, Mathematics...
  • Arts
    None, Bell / handbell choir, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    None
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18 reviews

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Overall: no rating
Submitted by a school leader · May 14, 2016
Natural Science Academy follows innovative, research-based best practices with regards to homework for elementary-age children. We do not assign homework for the sake of just having homework. Research shows that sending home busy work for... more

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Submitted by a parent · January 02, 2016
I am writing this review as I am looking into other schools for next year, and I feel so torn. I love the concept of this school and my child had a wonderful experience in K and 1. There were great teachers and they were outside so much, even in... more

Amount of homework: Not enough
Submitted by a parent · October 30, 2015
There is none. An appropriate amount of 10 minutes per grade level (therefore a 2nd grader gets 20 minutes ) would help prepare for middle and high schools.

Develops grit: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · October 30, 2015
Simply put, no. Without a warm and nurturing environment there is no comfort to persevere when mistakes happen or to keep at it when students call each other dumba**.

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NSA is dedicated to small class sizes. We have a welcoming, family-type atmosphere and parents are welcome to visit their child's classroom. Our students have daily outdoor recess and learning. The school has off-campus field experiences at leat once monthly. We have a vegetable, prairie rain garden and a school forest.

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Last modified: May 14, 2016
Natural Science Academy
920 Holley Ave Ste. #3 St. Paul Park MN 55071, Woodbury, MN  55125
Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. (651) 925-5050
Last modified Natural Science Academy is a Charter school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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