Grades: K - 12 | 383 students
We have strong instrumental and vocal music departments. Students in grades 4-12 can choose to take band or strings classes.
Schaeffer Academy offers classical and Christian education in grades K through 12.
Our school, founded in 1993, is located on 37 acres in NE Rochester.
We provide excellent academics, fine arts and athletics, presented within a Christian worldview.
For more information, go to www.schaefferacademy.org.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Association of Classical and Christian Schools (ACCS)
|Grades Offered||Grades Kindergarten - 12|
|Learning Programs Supported||Mild learning differences|
|Total Students||383 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color||100%
State avg.: 19%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||34 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||11:1
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree||32%|
|Average Class Size||17 students|
|Number of AP Courses||1 courses|
|Average SAT score||1213|
|Average ACT score||27|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual
(uniform - khaki/polos in school color (secondary) or plaid/navy twill/polos (elementary))
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$5,300|
|Tuition Notes||Full time tuition for grades 1-12; kindergarten tuition is $2,900|
|% on Financial Aid||12%|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$500|
|Admissions Director||Jill Wirth|
|Admissions Associate||Gretchen Steer|
|Total Sports Offered||8 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,
Cheering, Cross Country,
Track and Field, Volleyball,
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||6 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Band, Choir, Drama, Latin lunch club, String ensemble, Student Council Band, Choir, Drama, Latin lunch club,
- Academics: Of our eight graduating classes 11.5% were named National Merit Finalists, Semi-Finalists or Commended Scholars
- Average ACT score is 27.1
- Math Masters is offered in grades 1-6.
- 77% of our Latin students in grades 9-10 were honored in the National Latin Exam in 2008, including 1 perfect paper, 8 gold medals and 12 silver
- Students in grades 7, 9 and 11 participate in Science Fair each year while students in grades 8, 10 and 11 participate in National History Day
- All subjects are taught with a Christian worldview
- Weekly chapel; service projects for middle schoolers; Student Council
- Strong emphasis on the arts, with twice yearly drama productions and concerts for our Upper and Lower School choirs, Upper and Lower School Band and string ensembles plus Jazz Band
- Faculty are committed Christians, dedicated to teaching and able to model character for our students
- We recently completed a soccer field and a state of the art Physics Lab. All buildings have been completed since 1999
- View more details about the school at www.schaefferacademy.org
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3657 Sheffield Ln Se
Rochester, MN 55904
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2619 9th Ave Nw
Rochester, MN 55901
RochesterGrades: K-9 | 441 students
424 W Center St
Rochester, MN 55902
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