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Welcome to Parnassus Preparatory School 

Few decisions have more potential or impact than those regarding your children's education: the way they see the world, the way they approach life and the depth of their character are all influenced by education. While making this important decision, we hope you will consider Parnassus Preparatory School. We are a tuition-free, college preparatory classical institution licensed as a K-12 charter school, distinguished by our commitment to a classical liberal arts curriculum.

2016-2017 - We are still accepting applications
If a rigorous college preparatory school is what you seek for your child, fill out and submit an application today!
2016-2017 Online Application Form 

2017-2018 - Still Accepting Applications
All applications received by January 31st, 2017 will be equally considered. For any grade level where we have more applicants than spaces available, we will conduct a lottery to determine admission for that level. Applicants who are not chosen in the lottery will be placed on a waiting list and notified promptly if a space becomes available. Applicants will be notified as to the status of their applications as early as possible. 

2017-2018 Application are available here - Application Form 

2017-2018 - Lottery & Lottery Results
Our lottery will be held on February 9th. The results of the lottery will be mailed to families by the end of February. We remind families that our waiting list remain fluid and openings often become available in the spring and summer months. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. 

Schedule a Visit

To schedule a visit, please call us at 763-496-1416. We look forward to meeting you! 

Our Purpose

The purpose of Parnassus is to develop graduates who are critical thinkers, coherent writers, confident speakers, thoughtful leaders, and responsible, compassionate and virtuous citizens. If this is what you are searching for in your child’s education…


We hope that the content on this website will help you in making the right decision for your child and your family.
After you have explored the website and our rigorous classical trivium approach, come see it for yourself.

Contact Ms. Good at good@parnassusprep.com or call 763-496-1416 to visit the school.



In The News

Parnassus Expansion in the News
Parnassus Recognized as a Top Performing School 2016
Parnassus receives recognition from Commissioner as a top performing school.
National Latin Awards 2015
Parnassus Scholars Excel on the NLE
Parnassus High Quality School 2014-2015
Parnassus Recognized as a High Performing School
  Parnassus Highlights

Tuition-free, college preparatory, rigorous classical education

Time-tested classical Trivium approach

Proven Mathematics, Science, and Logic curriculum

Reading, writing, and grammar programs

Integrated Literature, History, Geography, and the Arts

Spanish starting in Prima

Latin starting in Prima

Greek in School of Rhetoric


Character education and leadership skills integrated throughout the curriculum

Parnassus Preparatory School
11201 - 96th Avenue North
Maple Grove, MN 55369
Main Office Hours: 7:30am – 4:00pm
Main Number: 763.496.1416
Emergency and after hours: 651.764.8364
American Student Transportation Bus Company: 763.425.2542
Animus & Accendo Programs: 763.496.1416 ext. 247
Authorizer: Friends of Education
200 East Lake Street
Wayzata, MN 55391

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