Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What are your school hours?

Kindergarten – 8th grade
7:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Preschool Lunch Bunch
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Does my child have to be Catholic to attend MMSA?

No. We welcome families of all religious backgrounds.

Is there financial aid available?

Yes.  We know that it is a sacrifice to send your child to a Catholic school.  We will work with you to make tuition affordable for you.

Do you offer Extended Day?

Yes, we offer Extended Day.
Before school care: 6:45 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. for Preschool
Before school care: 6:45 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. for K – 8
After school care: 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. for Preschool – 8th grade

Are you accredited?

Yes, our K–8 school is accredited by MNSAA, the Minnesota Non-Public School Accrediting Association. MNSAA enhances the quality of education through a process of self‐evaluation and ongoing improvement. An essential principle is that our schools are evaluated in terms of how well they are guided by their own mission. Respect is given to the differences that exist among accredited schools.

Our preschool and extended day program is licensed by the State of Minnesota.  Our preschool is nationally accredited by NAEYC, the National Association for the Education of Young Children and is 4-Star Parent Aware rated.

Do students wear uniforms?

Students in preschool do not wear uniforms.

Students in Kindergarten through 8th grade wear uniforms.  You purchase uniforms at Donald’s Uniforms.  We also have a free uniform exchange room in our school.

What is the Preschool admissions policy?

Students must be 3 years old by September 1 and be fully potty trained to be admitted to our preschool program.

What is the Kindergarten admissions policy?

Kindergarten students must be 5 years old by September 1 to be admitted to our kindergarten.

Do you follow the state curriculum standards required by the State of Minnesota?

Yes, we follow the Minnesota State Standards.

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