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Frequently Asked Questions

Does Prodeo cost money?

No. Prodeo Academy schools are tuition-free, open-enrollment charter schools that provide a college preparatory education.


Which grades does Prodeo Academy serve?

In the 2019-20 school year, Prodeo’s Minneapolis campus will be offering Pre-Kindergarten through 6th grade, and Prodeo’s St. Paul campus will be offering Pre-Kindergarten through 2nd grade.

In the 2020-21 school year, Prodeo's Minneapolis campus will move to Columbia Heights, and will serve Pre-Kindergarten through 7th grade. Prodeo's St. Paul campus will offer Pre-Kindergarten through 3rd grade


How old does my child have to be to attend Prodeo?

Children must be four years old on or before September 1, 2020, to qualify for the pre-kindergarten program during the 2020-21 school year. Children who are five years old on or before September 1, 2020, are eligible to attend kindergarten during the 2020-21 school year. 

Does my child need to be immunized to attend Prodeo?

State law (MS 121A.15) requires that each student in a Minnesota school be protected from childhood diseases by receiving immunizations. Parents may obtain a legal exemption for medical reasons or conscientious beliefs. All students new to Prodeo Academy must submit their immunization records or exemption record when they enroll in school. 


Will my scholar receive transportation?

All students living within geographic boundaries are offered free busing to and from school. To see our bus boundaries, click here.