Groves Academy

3200 Highway 100 S
Minneapolis, MN 55416-0554
     Tel: (952)920-6377
Grades: 1 - 12 | 233 students
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Groves Academy is Minnesota's only established independent day school specifically serving children who have learning disabilities or attention disorders.  Founded in 1972, Groves Academy educates students in grades 1-12 of average to above average cognitive ability who also have a learning disability of attention disorder.  The curriculum at Groves Academy is presented using evidenced-based, multi-sensory methods that address students' individual needs.  Emphasis is on building academic skills, particularly in reading, writing and math, and developing strategies for success in school.  Groves Academy also offers a rich array of extracurricular activities including drama, music, robotics, soccer and basketball. 

School Overview

School Type Special Education School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Council for Exceptional Children
Other special emphasis association(s)
Institute for Independent Education
Other school association(s)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Grades Offered Grades 1 - 12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Non-verbal learning, ADHD, LD in reading, writing, math,
Year Founded 1972

Student Body

Total Students 233 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 22%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Groves Academy Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 67%
Average Class Size 8 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $23,000
Tuition Notes Lower School Tuition $23,100 Middle School Tuition $23,600 Upper School Tuition $24,000
% on Financial Aid 35%
Average Financial Aid Grant $11,000
Acceptance Rate 85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Teresa Smith


Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Snowboarding, SoccerBasketballSnowboarding,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 4 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Drama, Robotics, Ski/Snowboard Club, Yearbook Committee Drama, Robotics, Ski/Snowboard Club,
Yearbook Committee,

School Notes:

Groves Academy admits students of any race, color, religion, or national or ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion gender, national origin or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship, and other school-administered programs

Profile last updated: 10/14/2013

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The nearest elementary school is Little Flower Montessori (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Little Flower Montessori (0.1 miles away)
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