“Wisdom does not come overnight.” Somali Proverb
Banaadir Academy offers a K-12 tuition-free academic experience designed by educators, parents/guardians and leaders in the Minnesota Somali community. Students progress through Banaadir to become responsible, competent and prepared life-long learners, as well as conscientious citizens.
Banaadir Academy has three campuses – two for K-6 (North and South) and one for grades 7-12 (Math & Science). It is a member of Minnesota Transitions Charter School (MTCS), a K-12 academic community with onsite, online and specialized options.
“To be without knowledge is to be without light.” Somali Proverb
Student growth is a priority of Banaadir Academy, and we believe in the power of potential each of our students bring with them as they walk through our doors. Because of our invested staff, we create safe and caring environments for our students to soar. We welcome you to join our vibrant community.
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 nine 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.