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El Colegio Charter School

  • El Colegio Charter School
  • 4137 Bloomington Ave. S
  • Minneapolis, MN 55407
  • 612-728-5728

Program Description

El Colegio Charter School is a small public high school in Minneapolis that has been serving students in English and Spanish since 2000.

El Colegio engages students in challenging, profound learning experiences that integrate research-based teaching strategies with Latino culture and traditions. We provide a supportive and personalized environment so that students are known well and are individually supported to meet the challenges of high school and beyond.

El Colegio students develop the skills and personal qualities needed to be successful in college and employment, to be comfortable and excel in a bilingual/bicultural environment, and to be leaders in their communities and the world.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College transition and retention support
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • American Indian or Native Alaskan: 5%
  • White: 1%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 93%
  • African American: 1%

Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 100
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

First-Generation

  • Between 50% and 75%

Matriculation & Completion

  • 4-yr College Matriculation: 90%