Acceleration 2020: Every child college and career ready
MPS will offer Spring Break Academy again, after a successful launch in 2014. Spring Break Academy is intended to help reduce the learning gap and accelerate academic outcomes for students. This is one of the ways we are redefining instructional time to ensure students have more quality time in the classroom.
The goal of the K-8 Spring Break Academy is to accelerate academic progress for qualifying students and provide an engaging, educational experience during the school holiday.
The academy will emphasize core subjects, while also providing enrichment opportunities that make learning exciting. Focus areas include reading and math, preparation and tips for test-taking, special science projects and developing the mindset to work hard and smart in school. Students will also participate in engaging activities provided by Community Education.
Schools will contact families of students who are eligible for the academy.
Is my child eligible?
Students must be ALC (Area Learning Center) eligible. School staff will be contacting eligible students and families directly. If you have questions about your child, please contact your school.
What are the dates?
Spring Break Academy will be offered Monday, March 30, through Friday, April 3.
Is transportation provided?
Yes, transportation will be available.
Are meals provided?
Yes, breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Where are the locations?
Andersen, Anishinabe, Anwatin, Bancroft, Bethune, Bryn Mawr, Cityview, Emerson, Folwell, Green Central, Hall, Hmong International Academy, Jefferson, Jenny Lind, Keewaydin-Seward/Sanford, Lucy Laney, Lyndale, Nellie Stone Johnson, Northeast Middle, Olson Middle, Pratt, Sheridan, Whittier and Windom. Eligible students who attend other schools will be transported to the nearest location.