Life-long Learning Directory

PRIVATE SCHOOLS-ELEMENTARY

Annunciation Catholic School

525 W 54th St, Mpls

612-823-4394

www.annunciationmsp.org

75+ years of educational excellence. Annunciation is a K-8 Catholic School that features: superior academics, a respectful Christian environment, gifted/enrichment programs, networked computers in lab and classroom, outstanding athletic program, innovative creative arts and art appreciation program, year-round on-site extended daycare, and Kindergarten Plus+, an optional all day program. Tours by appointment-please call the school office.

Camp Fire Boys & Girls

2610 University Ave W, St. Paul

651-647-4407

www.camp-fire.org

Camp Fire - a co-ed youth development organization working together with family and community instilling values and social responsibility in youth while promoting fun! Camp Fire offers after-school enrichment, camping and self-reliance life skill opportunities. Call for more information.

City of Lakes Waldorf School

2344 Nicollet Ave S, Minneapolis

612-874-0264

Located in the heart of the city, the City of Lakes Waldorf School offers a comprehensive academic, artistic and physical education program in a structured, non-competitive environment for students in nursery through grade eight. The Waldorf curriculum meets and unfolds the child's developmental stages with the philosophy to educate "the head, the heart and the hands." Although nondenominational, Waldorf education strives to nurture the child's spiritual nature. This curriculum, which includes languages, handwork, woodwork, games (physical education), is in use at 700 Waldorf schools worldwide. The school is entering its eleventh year. For more information, please call Angie Hipp.

Classical Academy

5925 W. Lake St., St. Louis Park, MN 55417

612-928-0595

Classical Academy is a private, non-sectarian school founded in 1992. Currently located in St. Louis Park, and re-locating to Plymouth in Nov. of 1999, we serve students pre-K through grade 8. We offer small class sizes, and a strong academic foundation in a nurturing environment.

Friends School of Minnesota

1365 Englewood Ave, St. Paul, MN 55104

651-917-0636

ISACS-accredited Quaker school K-8th. Friends School features small class sizes, an emphasis on cooperative learning and a multicultural curriculum. Math and Science programs are hands-on and project based. Our conflict resolution program, along with a commitment to building a nurturing community provide an environment for students to thrive academically, socially and emotionally.

Hopkins School District 270

1001 Highway 7, Hopkins, MN 55305

612-988-4000

www.hopkins.k12.mn.us

Hopkins School District 270 serves all or portions of seven western suburban communities. It has seven elementary schools, four community centers, and is a major tenant in a multi-disciplinary community arts facility.It has an established tradition of education, excellence, and community support.

The International School of Minnesota

6385 Beach Rd, Eden Prairie

(SE corner of Hwys 494 & 62)

612-941-3500

www.ism-sabis.net

The International School of Minnesota is a private, fully accredited, non-sectarian college preparatory school established in the US in 1985. As a member of the SABIS(r) school network of schools (founded in 1886) ISM is part of a world-wide system committed to academic excellence at every grade level. A strong core curriculum from elementary through high school provides all our students with a world class education. Scholarships are available for grades 6-12. Admissions representatives can be reached at above number.

Minneapolis Jewish Day School

4330 Cedar Lake Road, Mpls

612-374-5650

wmoylan@mjds.pvt.k12.mn.us

A 1998-99 Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. MJDS provides academically challenging and developmentally appropriate curricula in general and Jewish studies in which students feel positive about themselves and others. MJDS reflects and teaches respect for the diversity of Jewish life, resulting in a true community day school.

Prairie Creek Community School

27695 Denmark Ave, 7 miles N of Northfield, MN on Hwy 3, then Co Rd 86 W one mile

507-645-9640 or 651-688-8667

www.nco.northfield.mn.us./pccs/pccs2.html

Prairie Creek Community School is an independent, non-sectarian school. PCCS offers one of the best and most affordable educations available. PCCS fosters learning as an integrated and joyful process of discovery. PCCS offers programs for Pre-K through eighth grade.

Spring Hill School - A Waldorf Initiative

865 N. Ferndale Rd, Wayzata

612-449-0040

Contact: Kacey Rasmussen

Set in a beautiful outdoor environment, Spring Hill draws students from

the western suburbs and beyond. Waldorf's 80 year history with an

integrated curriculum focuses on meeting changing developmental stages of children: physically, emotionally, intellectually and spiritually. Drama,

music, art, handwork and foreign languages are richly woven with

academics.

PRIVATE SCHOOLS-JUNIOR/HIGH

Academy of Holy Angels

6600 Nicollet Ave S, Richfield

612-798-2600

www.ahastars.org

The Academy of Holy Angels is a private Catholic high school serving approximately 750 students in Richfield, a southern suburb of Minneapolis. Holy Angels is recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School by the United States Department of Education. Its mission is to teach, guide and motivate students from diverse populations.

Benilde-St.Margaret's School

2501 Hwy 100 South, St. Louis Park, MN

(612) 927-7709

www.bsm-online.org

A 1998 Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, Benilde-St.Margaret's (Catholic school grades 7-12) offers students a challenging college preparatory curriculum and further enriches the learning experience through a strong extra-curricular program. The school has an enrollment of 1,050. The school also recently received a national service learning award and has received recognition for its Advanced Competitive Science Program.

City of Lakes Waldorf School

2344 Nicollet Ave S, Minneapolis

612-874-0264

Located in the heart of the city, the City of Lakes Waldorf School offers a comprehensive academic, artistic and physical education program in a structured, non-competitive environment for students in nursery through grade eight. The Waldorf curriculum meets and unfolds the child's developmental stages with the philosophy to educate "the head, the heart and the hands." Although nondenominational, Waldorf education strives to nurture the child's spiritual nature. This curriculum, which includes languages, handwork, woodwork, games (physical education), is in use at 700 Waldorf schools worldwide. The school is entering its eleventh year. For more information, please call Angie Hipp.

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