CPA Special Alert Message

For the remainder of this week will will stay closed as planned, and next week we will be closed for

Spring Break as planned. From April 6th – April 30th the CPA building will remain closed, but

CPA staff will supply all our students with distance learning opportunities during this time for

our students to stay on track from home. The CPA building is currently scheduled to re-open

to all students on May 5th. The Governor may choose to further extend this closure based on

developments with COVID-19 (Coronavirus) between now and then.

Childcare for Essential Workers

Are you an essential worker in need of childcare? CLICK HERE

For Distance Learning and Family Support



Nutritional Information

We partner with St. Paul Nutrition to provide food for our families.

At this time, we are following St. Paul Nutrition’s guidelines

in providing food to our families starting Wednesday, 3/25.

Please click here for detailed information.

Sheridan Story and YMCA Providing Food

Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. The food will be available

in the lobbies. People can stop by these YMCAs and get a bag of food.

They are requested to practice social distancing when picking it up.

They do NOT need to be Y members. This is open to everyone.

EASTSIDE YMCA 875 Arcade St.

MIDWAY YMCA 1761 University Ave.

WEST ST PAUL YMCA 1426 E. Mendota Rd, Inver Grove Heights

WHITE BEAR LAKE YMCA 2100 Orchard Rd, White Bear Lake

MAPLEWOOD COMMUNITY CENTER 2100 White Bear Ave Maplewood

CPA News

New Families

Is CPA the right school choice for your family? Click here to learn more about our program, what other parents have to say about CPA, and the admission process.

Current Families

Sign up for ParentVUE and stay up to date on your child’s grades, attendance and schedule.  

Employee Page

Current employees can find commonly used documents and information about CPA, and log in to the CPA portal to access the helpdesk and other internal resources.

Staff Directory

Need to reach someone at CPA? Contact information for our teachers and staff.


Everything you need to know about enrolling your child at CPA.


Stay informed and up to date on the latest school events.


Check here for more information about CPA's school bus transportation.


Meet CPA's three Principals and its new Executive Director.

Schedule a Tour

Experience firsthand how we foster learning and build community at CPA.


Fostering academic excellence and character development through the education of the whole person - mind, body and will.

Helpful Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Charter schools are tuition free, independent public schools governed and operated jointly by licensed teachers, parents and community members. Charter schools are open to all students.

Yes, all students except PreKindergarten students wear uniforms.

Yes, we provide transportation throughout the city limits of St. Paul.

Our doors open to students at 7:40 a.m. The school day begins at 8:05, and ends at 2:35 p.m. 

The school year begins in late August, and ends in early June.