St. Croix Preparatory Academy is a K-12 charter school that opened in the Stillwater area in the fall of 2004. The school opened with grades K-7 and has experienced tremendous growth, now serving nearly 1,200 students in grades K-12 for the 2017-2018 school year. Located on 59 acres of land, St. Croix Preparatory Academy’s educational philosophy is based on the classical methodology of grammar, logic, and rhetoric, an educational philosophy proven to achieve outstanding academic results.
St. Croix Preparatory Academy will develop each student’s academic potential,
personal character, and leadership qualities through an academically rigorous
and content rich educational program grounded in a classical tradition.
St. Croix Prep will join the new eight team Skyline Conference at the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year. The new conference will include Athletics, Activities, and Fine Arts. For a complete press release, click here.
The 2018 Heart of the Arts celebration will take place on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the JX Event Venue in downtown Stillwater. Tickets are now on sale! Ticket cost is $35 per through February 3; after this date, tickets are $45 per person. If you would like to purchase tickets, click here.
We invite you to participate in helping make this year a success. Please consider contributing an item to the silent auction or live auction; donate a bottle of wine for the wine pull; or offer a restaurant gift card of $10 or more.
To donate to the auction, please complete the Donation Form.
If donating a bottle of wine or restaurant gift card, no form is needed when dropping off the item at the front office, unless you would like a contribution/receipt letter sent you to after the event.
Once again, Lower and Middle Schools received Reward School status through the Minnesota Department of Education! Reward Schools represent the highest performing schools (top 15%) utilizing Title 1 funding as a part of their programming. For the sixth year in a row, SCPA’s Middle School was designated as a Reward School. For the third year, SCPA’s Lower School was designated as a Reward School.
St. Croix Prep is ranked #1 out of 441 schools for best Minnesota District Ranking.
Lower School is ranked #3 out of 848 schools
Middle School is ranked #4 out of 511 schools
Upper School is ranked #5 out of 441 schools
Once again, St. Croix Prep students excelled in the 2016-2017 Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCA). The reading, math, and science proficiency scores rank St. Croix Prep as one of Minnesota’s highest performing schools. St. Croix Prep’s proficiency percentages:
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St. Croix Prep’s Upper School ranked most challenging high school in Minnesota by the Washington Post’s America’s Most Challenging High School listing.
Stillwater Gazette and ECM Media Group Readers Choice Award for 2016 voted St. Croix Prep as the best public school in the east metro.
St. Croix Preparatory Academy will hold an informational meetings on the history, mission, philosophy and educational objectives of the School. The next meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the school cafeteria. Click here for enrollment information.