Paideia News

Local Charter Schools Dealing with Successive Fund


  Two local charter schools are making do with yet another state funding “shift” for K-12 education. Paideia Academy, an Apple Valley school of nearly 400 students, says it hasn’t needed to borrow money...   See Full Article Below: ...Read More

Year Round Schedule


  Since 2005, the school has tweaked its version of the year-round schedule, which administrators, teachers and parents say has helped students retain more of what they've learned.   See Full Article Below: ...Read More

Paideia Academy Scores Big


  All 32 NFL teams had one school chosen as a winner in its respective state. Paideia represents Minnesota's winner.   Click the link below for the full story:    ...Read More

Viking Gerhart Presents $10,000 NFL Play 60 Grant


Paideia Academy staff and students knew in October that they'd won $10,000 from the NFL Play 60 program.  On Tuesday, they got to celebrate it with a celebrity.   See Full Article Below:   ...Read More

Off The Wall Fundraiser


  Mindy Daugherty, physical education teacher, found herself in a sticky situation for Lymphoma and Leukemia Society. ...Read More

Paideia Fundraising for MMRF


Paideia students in Susan Sailors’ sixth-grade class brought in the most donations, and they had a class photo taken with the freshly shaved Klayum on Monday. See entire article below: ...Read More

Paideia Teacher Donates Kidney


Erin Harmon, fifth-grade teacher at Paideia Academy in Apple Valley, donated a kidney to her cousin earlier this month in a procedure at Hennepin County Medical Center. See entire article below: ...Read More

Give to Paideia


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Thank you!


Give to the Max day was a huge success thanks to many of our parents, vendors and community members. ...Read More

Encouraging but limited view of charter...


Sun This Week: Encouraging but limited view of charter public school progress (click below for full article) Families may be interested in a new national report about charter and district public schools. Whether they have students attending Paideia Academy in Apple Valley, STEP in Inver Grove Heights, or a district, private or parochial sc...Read More

Information Night


Paideia Academy, a tuition-free, K-8 public charter school, will hold an information night for prospective families of elementary and middle school students from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7....   Click below to read more:  ...Read More

Paideia Academy Launches Inaugural Chapter of the


On Thursday, August 22nd, 22 students were inducted into the Paideia Academy’s inaugural chapter of the National Junior Honor Society.  The National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) is the nation's premier organizations established to recognize outstanding middle school level students. More than just an honor roll, NJHS serves to hono...Read More

Popular charter school opens additional enrollment


Paideia Academy, a K-8 charter school that has served the south metro area since 2005, recently increased classroom size from 22 students to 24 students per classroom in grades 1-8 while maintaining 22 students in kindergarten.  This is the first increase for grades 3-8 since 2006 and for grades 1-2 since 2010....  To read more, pleas...Read More

No Levy Benefits for Charter Schools.... Paideia A


Tens of millions of dollars will continue to flow to District 196 schools for another 12 years thanks to voters supporting the levy referendum last week.  However, a student who lives in District 196 but attends Paideia Academy, a K-8 public charter school located in Apple Valley, will not carry the additional $1,486... click below to read m...Read More

Paideia Academy Director Swims with Sharks


The director of Paideia Academy, an Apple Valley K-8 charter school, swam with sharks at Mall of America’s Sea Life aquarium last Thursday morning in a school fundraising effort to raise money. Marci Levy-Maguire agreed to the stunt... Click here to read more: ...Read More

High-quality charters eligible for expansion


The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) has named 24 top-performing charter schools that are eligible to apply for grants from Minnesota's Federal Charter Schools Program Grant Project to expand and/or replicate their education model... Click below to continue reading... More

Paideia Named High Quality Charter School


Paideia was ranked 15th out of the 24 top-performing charter schools that recently earned the privilege of applying for the Minnesota Federal Charter Schools Program Grant Project... Click here to read more ...Read More

Paideia Receives Art Grant


The Paideia Art Department is proud to announce that it has been awarded the Minnesota Arts Board Arts Learning Grant through COMPAS: Community Programs in the Arts!  click here to continue reading ...Read More

MN Charter School Day at the Capitol

03/05/2014 Annually, the Minnesota Association of Charter Schools sponsors and coordinates a charter school day at the Minnesota Capitol during the legislative session. The day is an opportunity for the entire charter school community (administrators, board members, educators, and parents) to...Read More

Sculptor-inspired mobile at Paideia Academy


Artist Gita Ghei teamed up with students at Paideia Academy in Apple Valley to create an Alexander Calder-inspired mobile this spring. Ghei was hired through a grant program offered by COMPAS: Community Programs in the Arts, and used grant funds to lead Paideia students and staff in the design, creation, and installation of the piece, which ...Read More