Footprints Academy

  • We are an independent elementary school located on 10 spacious acres in Woodbury, MN. Our school was founded in response to demand from parents seeking alternatives to public education.
  • We emphasize building bright, successful learners who will be ethical and decent people, capable of conquering any obstacle placed before them.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded2000
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students139 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Footprints Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size16 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Khaki pants and navy blue/white tops)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineApr. 5 / May. 24
Yearly Tuition Cost$5,900
Admissions DirectorDarlah Krug
Admissions AssociateDarlah Krug


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Cooking Club, Flag Football, Running Club, Soccer Club, Volleyball

School Notes

  • What Makes Us Unique
  • Strong Emphasis on Family
  • Parents have a decision-making role in child's education
  • High expectations for students and staff
  • Consistency in curriculum across grade levels
  • Only quality staff - merit pay
  • A program that promises to enrich each child
  • Excellent communication between school and home
  • Authentic assessment
  • Traditional, classic academics
  • Children learn responsibility and take ownership of successes and challenges
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    18.2 miles
    511 Kenwood Parkway
    Minneapolis, MN 55403
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    17.1 miles
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