• Our Mission
    Seven Hills Preparatory Academy engages students in a rigorous Classical education, designed to prepare each one for strong citizenship and life-long learning.
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  • Our Vision
    Modesta Philologia. Fida Humanitas.
    Disciplined Learning. Responsible Citizenship.
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  • Our Values
    We instill a life-long passion for knowledge, promote a spirit of inquiry and intellectual curiosity, and focus on cultivating strong citizenship through academic excellence.
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  • Our School
    With campuses in both Bloomington and Richfield, we come together as one community from two locations.
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“My personal congratulations for SHPA’s recent designation as a 2016 Reward School. Your school is among the highest performing schools in the state, and this recognition reflects the incredible success of your students and tireless efforts on behalf of your staff.” – Dr. Brenda Cassellius, Commissioner

Welcome from Carolyn Farrell

Salvete from the Bloomington Campus! It is with great enthusiasm that I write this letter of introduction to you as the new Interim Principal for the 2016-2017school year! I have been working at Seven Hills Preparatory Academy for the past five years. I spent the first three years working with the Special Education team as a Special Education administrator and then spent the last two years in the role of Associate Principal.

Read Mrs. Farrell’s full welcome letter

About Our Elementary School

Welcome from Carl Schlueter

Hello and welcome from SHPA’s Middle School! Thank you for your interest in our program; we are honored to be trusted with your child’s education. As a High Quality Charter School, we continue to build upon our growth and success by providing a rigorous academic curriculum, enriching extracurricular opportunities, and a strong character development program for our students!

We invite you to visit us often to stay informed on school news, activities and events!

About Our Middle School


The Bloomington campus publishes a monthly newsletter to keep families informed and involved.

The Richfield campus publishes a monthly newsletter recapping the events of the month.
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All School News & Updates

The SHPA Strategic Plan

Greetings SHPA Families, This past year the School Board met with an organizational consultant for several special work sessions to create a new strategic plan to guide the future growth, expansion, and success of our school. The resulting plan that emerged from these strategic planning sessions is attached to this post. The plan is rooted […]


No School Days: March 3, 2017 (conferences) & March 24 – 31, 2017 (spring break)

March 3, 2017 there will be school conferences all day long so there is no school.  Spring break is March 24 – March 31, 2017.  School resumes on Monday, April 3, 2017.


Seven Hills Elementary and Middle Schools Named Minnesota Reward Schools!

We are very pleased to announce that our Elementary School was once again named a a Minnesota Reward School–and our Middle School achieved Reward School status as well! So for the first time in our school’s history, both our Elementary and Middle Schools have been designated Reward Schools based upon academic proficiency, growth, and progress toward closing the achievement gaps.


2016-2017 Assessment Schedule

In this post you will find the 2016-2017 Assessment Schedule along with descriptive summaries of each assessment.

Bloomington Campus News & Updates

Bloomington Campus Academic Fair 2/23/2017 5:00pm – 7:00pm


Bloomington Campus School Conferences

The Bloomington Campus school conferences are: March 2, 2017: 4:20pm – 7:00pm March 3, 2017 8:00am – 4:00pm To reserve your time please visit: http://shcamn.ptcwizard.com


VIP Ceremony, February 24, 2017 at 2:45pm

Richfield Campus News & Updates

Spring Conferences -Richfield Campus

Spring Conferences are March 2nd from 4pm-8pm and March 3rd from 8am-2pm. Please follow the link below to sign up. If you have never signed up for conferences before, please register on the right side column for “New Users” in the link provided below. If you have signed up before then please use the left side […]


Middle School Ski Trip

The Middle School Ski Trip is fast approaching! Mark your calendars for February 24th. More information will be sent home as the date approaches.