Innovative Quality Schools


Minnesota Excellence in Learning Academy

Minnesota Excellence in Learning Academy is a public charter school located in Maple Grove, MN that opened in August 2015. MELA's mission is to support each child in becoming an engaged and curious learner, a confident self-advocate, and a creative problem-solver by setting high expectations and nurturing a positive culture that honors diversity, collaboration, and optimism.  Students at MELA are supported in learning social and emotional skills and mindfulness strategies.  The school currently serves students in Grades Prekindergarten through Grade 6.  


Prodeo Academy

Prodeo Academy is a meaningful PK-8 education solution that effectively develops students through rigorous academic instruction and teaching effective habits. Providing students with the skills necessary to close existing achievement gaps will help them to access greater opportunities, achieve future success, and contribute to the vitality of our community.

Building a foundation together with families, Prodeo Academy honors and embraces a learning environment founded upon five core values: Perseverance, Respect, Integrity, Development, and Engagement.