• 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
    Modestia Philologia. Fida Civitas.
    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 Bloomington and Richfield, we operate out of two locations and come together as one community.
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Welcome from Alice Woog

Greetings from the Lower School! As we look forward to our continued growth at SHPA, we continue to celebrate our staff in their commitment to high-quality education, our students in their pursuit of academic excellence, and our community in their outstanding support of our mission.

As the Executive Director of our Lower School, I encourage you to become and stay informed and involved with our school. We look forward to partnering with you in helping your child achieve personal and academic success.

About Our Lower School


Welcome from Carl Schlueter

Hello and welcome from SHPA’s Upper 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 Upper School
Lower School News & Updates

Lower School Bus Times

There have been changes and updates to pick up & drop off times, specifically Bus #4 & Bus #8. ALL families should take a moment to double check the route information for possible changes in your family’s pick up/drop off time. More information…


Summer Letter To Lower School Parents

It’s hard to believe that six weeks have already passed since the last day of school, and almost harder to believe that in just six weeks our students will be entering the halls of SHPA! We are preparing for opening day and want to share a few items of interest with you to help you prepare for September.


Back to School Day – Lower School

Join us on August 31 from 5-7 p.m. and September 1 from 8-12 p.m. for two days of back to school activities! Check back in August for more information on the events!

Upper School News & Updates

Drop Off/Pick Up Instructions

The procedure for student drop off and pick up is now available. Find the instructions here.


Group Bus Stops – Upper School

All group bus stops have been scheduled and established. Bus stop documents are available for download.


Upper School Things to Know

Important information for Upper School families regarding our Main Office, updated Daily Schedule, Uniform Dress Code, Transition Bus option, and Lunch Menu.


Back to School Day – Upper School

Join us on September 1 from 12-7 p.m. for a day full of back to school activities!

All School News & Updates

2015-16 Parent-Student Handbooks

The new 2015-16 Parent-Student Handbooks are now available for download.


Transportation Update

Please note that AM routes for buses 5, 8, & 9 are now regional stops. If you have questions about this, please email Laurie Johnson directly ljohnson@shpamn.org.


Greetings from the SHPA School Board

The SHPA School Board would like to welcome all new and returning students, staff, parents, and community members to the 2015 – 2016 school year. We had a very successful 2014 – 2015 school year as the first year of our merged school, and we’re very excited about grades 6 – 8 starting this year […]


2015-16 Supply Lists Now Available

School supplies lists for the 2015-16 school year are now available for all grades on the Resources page.


2015-16 Bus Applications

Bus applications will be available from June 15-July 31st. Applications are available to fill out online on the Busing & Transportation page.



The Lower School publishes a monthly newsletter to keep families informed and involved.

The Upper School publishes a weekly newsletter recapping the events of the week.
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