Beacon Academy opened its doors on September 7, 2004 to 93 students in grades K-3. Over the next several years, the school has added grades and currently is a K-8 school with 425 students enrolled for the coming school year. Beacon Academy was founded on three tenets -- Core Knowledge Curriculum, Character Education and Daily Spanish. Over the years, the school has implemented several innovative practices including:
- Data Driven Instruction
- Merit Pay
- Teacher Led Staff Development
- All Day Everyday Kindergarten Instruction w/o fees
- Every day Spanish Instruction for all students
The Beacon Academy Board is a teacher-majority board with four parents and one community member. The school relocated to Maple Grove in 2009 and has a 10 year lease with Church of the Open Door. The school has won numerous awards including The Finance Award from the state four times. The students score well on the MCA state assessments and transition successfully into the high school setting. Please visit our website if you would like to know more about us.