Concordia Academy, home of The Beacons, is a Christ-centered, loving, inspiring community that encourages all students in grades 9-12 to maximize their unique, God-given potential.
Academic program highlights include a college-prep curriculum, over 90 on-campus college credits, an academic resource program, and the Vision4Life service-learning experience.
A wide range of athletics and arts options and daily opportunities for spiritual growth are also key components of our program.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 281 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,505
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Concordia Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Minnesota for:

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Attribute
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School History

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1893

Student Body

Total Students
281 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
24%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
Concordia Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size
19 students
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
College American History I & II, College Calculus I & II, College Ceramics, College Digital Photography, College Graphic Design I, College Health & Human Movement, College Illustration, College Intro to Business, College Intro to Chemistry, College Intro to Communications, College Intro to Literature, College Intro to Psychology, College Observational Astronomy, College Public Speaking, College Spanish I & II, College Writing
Average ACT score
24
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Dress code- not uniforms)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Financial aid available to those who qualify.
Admissions Director
Ria Thurston
Admissions Associate
Chris Roth
Endowment Size
$2.7 million

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Book Club, Chess Club, Concordia Student Activities Board, Creative Writing Club, Global Ambassadors, National Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, Robotics Team, STEM (Science and Math Program), Student Ambassadors

Arts and Music Programs:
Drama, Praise Strings, Worship Team

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Intramural Basketball, Weight Lifting

School Notes

Concordia Academy offers a safe, caring, Christian environment with a focused college preparatory curriculum for high school students in grades 9-12. At CA, we know each child is unique and it is our job to help guide them shine by being all that God intended them to be.  We're proud to offer
  • Specialized programs, such as STEM, Emerging Artist Curriculum, Humanities Scholar, Innovation Lab, and Resource Room
  • College on Campus program, with over 90 college credits taught by university professors who daily travel to our school
  • Numerous athletic and arts opportunities, with participation by more than 90% of our students
  • Award-winning, powerful, relational, Spirit-filled opportunities for faith and service

During 2020-2021, we were in-person, five days a week, with robust COVID-19 protocols in place to help ensure student safety.
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 281 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $12,505
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in Saint Paul, MN is $10,164 for elementary schools and $18,127 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Saint Paul, MN is 90% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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