Ave Maria Academy

7000 Jewel Lane N
Maple Grove, MN 55311-0553
     Tel: (763)494-5387
        
   
Grades: PK - 8 | 219 students
Rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition, Ave Maria Academy forms young minds, hearts, and souls through a commitment to clear thinking, academic achievement, character formation, prayer, and service.  In an encouraging and safe environment transformed by faith, reason, and virtue, each child’s unique and God-given talents are nurtured through mastery of a rigorous curriculum and active participation in the Catholic faith.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
National Catholic Education Association
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1997

Student Body

Total Students 219 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 8%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 90%
Average Class Size 16 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,050
Tuition Notes Less for PreK
% on Financial Aid 5%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Acceptance Rate 97%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kristen Basgall

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Volleyball, WrestlingBasketballCross Country,
SoccerVolleyball,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Band, Chess Club, Drama, Fitness Art, Band, Chess Club, Drama, Fitness,

School Notes:

  • Development of Academics, including a thorough command of primary subjects, a positive initiation to a second language, and a strong foundation in computers, music, art and phisical education.
  • Development of Spirit, extending an invitation to virtue in the development of a personal relationship with Christ and the knowledge of the Catholic faith.
  • Enrichment of character, encouraging students to become trustworthy, helpful, friendly, courageous, perservering, and pure.
  • Commitment to service, building appreciation and respect for others through class projects and community involvement.

Profile last updated: 04/20/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Christian Heritage Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Christian Heritage Academy (0.8 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Heritage Christian Academy (0.8 miles away)
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Excellent academics. Very pleased with the way my child progressed through this school.
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The average private school tuition in Hennepin County, MN is $5,186 for elementary schools and $13,535 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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