The K-12 academic community of MTCS is the largest group of charter schools in the state of Minnesota. We are a tuition-free, public school with eight options that serve students in the Twin Cities metro area through our brick and mortar school sites, as well as greater Minnesota through our online options.

  • STEM – Learning opportunities inspired by science, technology, engineering, and math, so that all students have the chance to reach their full potential
  • Blended Learning – Combines online digital media with traditional classroom methods; gives the student some choice over time, place, path or pace
  • JROTC Leadership – A character and leadership development program available to MTS middle and high school students
  • Online – Part-time and full-time flexible learning solutions to help you graduate and find success
  • Careers and Work Experience Program – Offers theory and practical experience for employment and entry into college and post-secondary training options after high school
  • Digital Music Program – Currently an after-school program, students have access to a recording studio to compose, record and collaborate

MTCS has a school that’s right for you. Let’s get started.

Banaadir Elementary (Grades K-5)
A place to become a responsible, competent and prepared lifelong learner as well as a conscientious citizen. Focused ELL Program to provide instruction for academic and linguistic competence.

Banaadir Academy (Grades 6-12)
An extension of Banaadir Elementary with a focus on math and science (STEM).

MTS Elementary School (Grades K-6)
A place for your child to grow, blossom and develop friendships in a family feel community.

MTS Secondary School (Grades 7-12)
A caring community with blended learning options and a focus on individualized learning, support and opportunities.

General Colin L. Powell Leadership Academy (Grades 9-10)
Small, personalized high school program with a strong focus on academics and leadership skills, community service, citizenship and character development.

P.E.A.S.E. Academy (Grades 8-12)
The nation’s oldest recovery school that offers a quality educational experience that is centered on healing.

MN Virtual Schools (Grades K-12)
A personalized online learning experience to prepare students to be successful contributors in an evolving global community.

MN Connections Academy (K-12)
MTCS is host to MN Connections Academy, an affiliate of the national Connections Academy. MN Connections Academy is able to offer K-12 online education in Minnesota because of their relationship with MTCS.