Tel: (952) 920-6377
Groves Academy is Minnesota's only independent school serving students in grades 1-12 who have strong ability and a desire to learn along with dyslexia, ADHD, or similar learning differences.
Founded in 1972, the teachers, tutors, educational psychologists, and learning specialists at Groves Academy have helped change the lives of thousands of students.
The curriculum at Groves Academy is presented using evidenced-based, multi-sensory methods that address students' individual needs. Students receive a balance of academic skills, particularly in reading, writing, math, and strategies for success in school along with a rich array of enrichment and extracurricular activities including drama, music, robotics, soccer, and basketball.
|School Type||Special Education School|
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||Other special emphasis association(s)|
Institute for Independent Education
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS)
|Grades Offered||Grades 1-12|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Learning Programs Supported||ADHD, Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, LD in reading, writing, math|
|Summer School Offered||Yes|
|Summer Program Cost Notes||2-8th grade morning program reading, writing, math is $2,400 for 4 weeks, afternoon enrichment classes available for $600 per 2-week session (incl. 2 classes), Writing and Executive Function Program $2,400 for 4 wks; High School program $450 per class|
|Summer Program Details||Link to Summer Program Details|
|Total Students||277 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 18%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||50 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||6:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||8 students|
|List of Courses Offered||Link to List of Courses|
|Classroom Dress Code||Casual|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||None / Rolling|
|Tuition Notes||Lower School Tuition $32,995; Middle School Tuition $33,655; Upper School Tuition $34,220|
|% on Financial Aid|
|Average Financial Aid Grant||$17,900|
National avg.: 85%
|Admissions Director||Teresa Smith|
|Admissions Associate||Trish Mintz|
|Total Sports Offered||5 sports|
|Sports||Basketball, Cross Country, Marksmanship, Snowboarding, SoccerBasketball, Cross Country,|
|Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.||4 extracurriculars|
|ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.||Club or Organization:|
Drama, Robotics, Ski/Snowboard Club, Yearbook Committee
Groves Academy is a non-profit organization that transforms lives through education and is comprised of three programs:
- Our School serves students in grades 1-12 with strong ability and a desire to learn along with dyslexia, ADHD, and/or other learning differences.
- The Learning Center supports families and students in the community with diagnostic assessments, tutoring, speech-language evaluation and therapy, and summer programs for children with learning differences.
- Groves Literacy Partnerships shares our evidence-based teaching methods with other schools and teachers in the community, to ensure all students receive literacy based instruction based on the science of reading.
Profile last updated:
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Minnetonka Grades: 1-12 | 41 students
3500 Williston Road
Minnetonka, MN 55345
(952) 737-6900 5.9 1-12
- Minneapolis Grades: PK-12 | 1164 students
123 Ottawa Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55422
(763) 381-8217 2.2 PK-12
- Eden Prairie Grades: PK-12 | 317 students
6385 Beach Rd
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
(952) 918-1835 6.1 PK-12
- Hopkins Grades: PK-12 | 1366 students
110 Blake Road S
Hopkins, MN 55343
(952) 988-3420 2.4 PK-12
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