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:
At International Spanish Language Academy, we combine two learning approaches to create a rich and challenging global environment that is academically strong. Our curriculum not only meets, but also exceeds the existing Minnesota standards by providing an immersion and International Primary Years Programme (PYP) experience. As a Spanish Immersion school, all classes are taught in Spanish for students in K-1.