Ave Maria Academy

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Tel: (763)494-5387
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  • Open since 1997, Ave Maria Academy teaches Pre-K 3 year olds through the 8th grade. 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.State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
National Catholic Education Association
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1997

Student Body

Total Students200 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
7%
State avg.: 18%
Students by GradeAve Maria Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size16 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,456
Tuition NotesLess for Pre-K students
% on Financial Aid
28%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Acceptance Rate
97%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKristen Basgall

Sports

Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
SoccerVolleyball,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Chess Club, Engineering for Kids, Virtue Club

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Band, Drama

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Fitness

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.
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School Reviews

5  2/14/2013
Excellent academics. Very pleased with the way my child progressed through this school.
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The average private school tuition in Hennepin County, MN is $5,453 for elementary schools and $14,022 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Hennepin County, MN is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).