Avail Academy - Edina

Established in 1961, Avail Academy (formerly Calvin Christian School) provides K-12 Christian education in the North and South Twin City metro areas. With locations in Edina (K-8), Blaine (K-8) and Fridley (9-12) we have over 400 students enrolled. Avail Academy is accredited by Christian Schools International (CSI), and is affiliated with the Minnesota Independent Schools Forum (MISF).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Learning Difference Programs
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 23%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size
19 students
Classroom Dress Code
Modest dress

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
To review our current tuition information, please visit our website at availacademy.org
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director
Kari Zylstra


Total Sports Offered
5 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
Drama, Jazz Band, Lego League, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir

School Notes

  • Avail Academy is known for its rich academic environment that integrates faith in learning across all areas of study.As K-12 educators, we are called to spark each student`s potential and fan it fully into flame by expertly immersing academics in God`s word and way. Living a life of purpose does not have to start after graduation, as we seek to create opportunities today for children to develop their talents in the service of their peers, families and the broader community.
  • Extracurricular activities include intramural and interscholastic athletics, drama, service projects, academic competitions, and more.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

What sports does Avail Academy - Edina offer?
Avail Academy - Edina offers 5 interscholastic sports: Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Track and Field and Volleyball.
When is the application deadline for Avail Academy - Edina?
The application deadline for Avail Academy - Edina is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
I am thankful for this school, teachers, and staff that form a fundamental structure of our school- Audrey Anderson 2024
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We love this school so much! We appreciate how the teachers see all their teaching about God's creation and culture as discipleship - because they love God's word, His world, each other, and their students! It's a wonderful place to be a part of.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Minneapolis, MN is $10,132 for elementary schools and $16,699 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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