Ave Maria Academy

6950 West Fish Lake Rd,
Osseo, MN, 55311-0553
Tel: (763)494-5387
Grades: PK - 8 | 165 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. National Catholic Education Association
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 8
Year Founded 1997

Student Body

Total Students 165 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 8%
State avg.: 15%
Students by Grade Ave Maria Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 95%
Average Class Size 14 students
Classroom Dress Code Formal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $7,302
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 2 sports
Sports Basketball, VolleyballBasketballVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art, Band, Chess Club, Drama Art, Band, Chess Club, Drama,

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.

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Heritage Christian Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Heritage Christian Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Heritage Christian Academy (0.1 miles away)
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  • Recommended February 14, 2013 - Excellent academics. Very pleased with the way my child progressed through this school. - Posted by Parent

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