There is a lot to love about MSP.
That’s the truth and here are some facts.
The first charter school in the United States, City Academy, opened in St. Paul in 1992.
Our region boasts the top ACT scores in the country, and our SAT scores are above average too!
More than 80% of Minnesota state college and university graduates stay in Minnesota to live and work.
10% of Minnesota students attend private or independent schools.
Approximately 30% of Minnesota's K-12 public school students have access to a choice of school.
89% of residents have some or a great deal of confidence in public schools.
William Butler Yeats said, “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” If that’s the case, there are an endless amount of fires burning in and around the area—and at all levels. Students and their families have a range of public school options from traditional neighborhood schools to charter, online and a variety of other options—one of those options could be one of 200 private schools. Minnesota leads the nation in college preparedness and speaking of college, MSP plays host to 36 universities, colleges and technical schools.
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