HOPE Community Academy will be closed starting Monday, March 16th - March 27th. School will resume on May 4th, 2020 per Governor Walz's new executive order.

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Mission Statement

The mission of HOPE Community Academy is to educate all students to the highest levels of academic and social standards with a focus on Hmong language and culture.


Kindergarten to 8th grade

School in session
7:30 am – 3:30 pm
​Monday – Friday
late August to June

Busing provided by JME and Ezy Ride


april, 2020

30marAll Day03aprSpring Break

08apr4:30 pm5:30 pmBoard Operations Committee Meeting

16apr4:30 pm5:30 pmExecutive Committee Meeting

16apr5:30 pm6:30 pmFinance Committee Meeting

23apr4:30 pm5:00 pmHCA Building Company Board Meeting

23apr5:00 pm7:00 pmSchool Board Meeting

We will be offering free breakfast and lunch meal pick up every Tuesday from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM  starting April 7th. Breakfast and lunch meals will consist of a week’s worth of food. Please come by the cafeteria to receive the meals.

HOPE Community Academy is seeking Board Nominations for 2020-2023.
HOPE is seeking applicants for two (2) available seats on the board of directors: A community member (1) and a teacher member (1). Please click here to read a description of each position. Interested candidates should review and submit a Candidate Form. If you are interested in nominating someone for a board position, you may review and submit a Nomination Form. Prospective candidates will be contacted about their interest in becoming a board member. HOPE must receive your completed applications no later than March 13, 2020. Election results will be announced on May 13, 2020 at HOPE’s Annual Meeting.

HOPE Community Academy is authorized by St. Thomas University

Contact: Dana Peterson
Assistant Director of Charter School Authorizing

1000 La Salle Avenue
Opus Hall 217
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Tel: 651-962-4415
Email: dana.peterson@stthomas.edu

Click here to complete the Interest Form for Grades K - 8