Welcome to St. Croix Prep

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 2016-2017 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.


In the News

St. Croix Prep Marathon

Students and the St. Croix Prep community raise $100,933 during the annual St. Croix Prep Marathon! This money will support academic enrichment for SCPA students through the purchase of classroom technology and subsidizing the cost of educational field trips and assemblies.

Reward School

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.

2016 School Digger Ratings

St. Croix Prep is ranked #1 out of 428 schools for best Minnesota District Ranking

Lower School is ranked #7 out of 842 schools

Middle School is ranked #4 out of 508 schools

Upper School is ranked #2 out of 487 schools

To learn more, click here.

St. Croix Prep Students Excel in MCA Test Scores

Once again, St. Croix Prep students excelled in the 2015-2016 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:

St. Croix Prep 85.2 87.3 79.5
State Average 59.4 59.7 54.7

St. Croix Prep Most Challenging

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.

St. Croix Prep Voted Best Public School

Stillwater Gazette and ECM Media Group Readers Choice Award for 2016 voted St. Croix Prep as the best public school in the east metro.

Informational Meeting

The next Informational Meetings — October 13 and November 16.

St. Croix Preparatory Academy will hold an informational meetings on the history, mission, philosophy and educational objectives of the School.  The meetings will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria on October 13 and November 16.  For enrollment information, click here.

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October 25th, 2016 Activities

  • Football: Varsity Tournament

    Football: Varsity Tournament 2016-10-25 TBD TBA vs. TBA @ TBA Comments: Section 3 AAAA Playoffs Quarterfinals
  • No School - Professional Development

    No School - Professional Development 2016-10-25
  • Basketball

    Basketball 2016-10-25 4:15pm 5:30pm HS Gym Station #1 : Room 168 Comments: Boys Basketball Fall Training
  • Volleyball Practice

    Volleyball Practice 2016-10-25 4:15pm 5:45pm HS Gym Station #1 : Room 168, HS Gym Station #2 : Room 168, HS Gym Station #3 : Room 168