About Us

Aspen Academy is a tuition-free, public charter school located in Savage, Minnesota. We enrich the lives of students and families in Savage, Prior Lake, Shakopee, Burnsville and the surrounding communities.

We provide an academic program focused on the Core Knowledge curriculum for our kindergarten, primary school (grades 1-5), and middle school (grades 6-8) classes.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide students with a well-rounded, Core Knowledge-based education which meets the intellectual, creative, and social needs of each child.

Our Vision

Our vision is to prepare our students for future educational opportunities and life in a global society by creating an academically rigorous, literature-rich environment where class sizes are small, valuable, and rich in community.

What Makes Us Different From Other Charter Schools?


Many parents seek an alternative school for their children where classes are smaller, and education meets the intellectual, creative, and social needs of each child.


  • We offer limited class sizes that provide a sense of community
  • We provide a literature-rich, Core Knowledge curriculum, and Singapore Math
  • We have an elementary Spanish program, Art, Music and P.E.




Annual Report 2022
2022/2023 World’s Best Workforce Plan
2021/2022 World’s Best Workforce Summary


Want to Know More

We hold scheduled tour dates where prospective parents can tour our facility, ask questions, and see how we enrich the lives of our students. Click here to view upcoming sessions.