• Hmong College Prep Academy’s mission is to provide the best integrated, challenging, and well-rounded educational experience to students in grades K-12.

    HCPA is a K-12 charter school that provides its students with a college-focused curriculum. The school is composed of over 165 licensed teachers (64-MA or higher), 20 paraprofessionals and 45 district/admin. personnel; all of whom share the ideology that all students, regardless of socio-economic background, will be given the opportunity to pursue a post-secondary education. Since '04, HCPA has expanded its campus five times to serve the needs of their stakeholders.

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    HCPA Features:

    • Free tuition
    • Free bus service for all students in Mpls., St. Paul and select suburbs
      • Door-to-door pick-up/drop-off for students in grades K-5 (where available)
      • Maximum 1 block walk for grades 6-12
    • Free all day, every day Kindergarten
    • A diverse, caring and fully licensed teaching staff
      • Have earned degrees from the best colleges and universities
      • All with the goal to have your child succeed
    • Average 20 to 1 student to teacher ratio
    • All courses are taught in English
    • 30% of staff members are fluent in Hmong
    • After school enrichment activities and academic support
    • A K-12 grade focus on college and beyond
      • Daily focus on college
      • Weekly academic check-ins
      • Power Days
      • College-level courses
      • Career and college fairs
      • College tours and more!
    • Technology and specialists
      • Computer access for ALL students
      • Art, Choir, Band, Drama and Theatre, Hmong Language and Culture, Physical Education and Computer Literacy
    • Hmong culture and language woven into each grade's curriculum
      • Annual World Culture Day
      • "Home-cooked" cultural specialties for breakfast and lunch
    • Lots of opportunities to get involved!
      • Extra-curricular activities, including 10+ sports, student organizations and class committees
      • Opportunities to develop leadership and teamwork skills through event planning, social clubs and committees