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 (2021-22)

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

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1961

Student Body

Total Students
n/a
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 23%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
65%
Average Class Size
19 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Modest dress)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Tuition Notes
To review our current tuition information, please visit our website at https://availacademy.org/tuition-and-fees
% on Financial Aid
33%
Admissions Director
Kari Zylstra

Sports

Total Sports Offered
5 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
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.
Profile last updated: 03/16/2021

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

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

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