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The Walton Family Foundation has given more than $16 million to charter schools in Minnesota, contributing to 96 separate schools and helping start 70 of them - 29% of all charters EVER opened in the state. Read an anlysis of WFF giving to charter schools in Minnesota.

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Total recipients: 140
Total $$$ received: $ 57,155,704

Recipient name Charter Private Public Media Closed? $
Academia Cesar Chavez Charter School CHAR 941,000
Academic Arts High School [River Heights Charter School] CHAR 4,000
Academy of Biosciences CHAR CLOSED 180,000
Academy of North Minneapolis CHAR CLOSED 220,000
AFSA High School [Academy for Sciences and Agriculture] CHAR 213,000
ARC4H Academy CHAR CLOSED 335,000
Aspen Academy CHAR 9,489
Athlos Leadership Academy [New Visions School] CHAR 2,500
Avalon School CHAR 576,152
Bdote Learning Center CHAR 468,000
Beacon Preparatory Academy CHAR CLOSED 240,500
Best Academy Inc. CHAR 1,626,500
Big Picture Twin Cities [Phillips Community School] CHAR CLOSED 295,000
Carleton College [charter school] CHAR CLOSED 297,175
Cedar Riverside Community School CHAR CLOSED 30,000
Center School, Inc. [Minneapolis] CHAR 1,196,350
Clarkfield Charter School CHAR 2,500
College Preparatory Elementary CHAR 250,000
Cologne Academy CHAR 61,811
Colonel Charles D. Young Military Academy CHAR CLOSED 10,000
Community of Peace Academy CHAR 908,500
Community School of Excellence CHAR 230,000
Cornerstone Montessori Elementary CHAR 285,000
Crosslake Community Charter School CHAR 11,733
Cyber Village Academy CHAR 163,000
Cygnus Academy CHAR CLOSED 10,000
Dakota Academy CHAR CLOSED 40,000
DaVinci Academy CHAR 46,154
Eagle Ridge Academy CHAR 469,873
EdVisions Schools Inc. CHAR 1,240,272
El Colegio Charter School CHAR 275,050
Elom International School CHAR CLOSED 250,000
Excell Academy Charter CHAR 6,000
Exploration High School CHAR 100,000
Face to Face Academy CHAR 11,048
Family Academy Charter School CHAR CLOSED 75,000
Friendship Academy of Fine Arts CHAR 1,041,000
General John Vessey Jr Leadership CHAR CLOSED 230,000
Glacial Hills Elementary CHAR 22,550
Global Academy CHAR 831,150
Great Expectations CHAR 10,000
Great River School CHAR 116,181
Harvest Network of Schools CHAR CLOSED 1,524,539
Harvest Preparatory Charter School CHAR CLOSED 3,099,438
Hennepin County Military Preparatory Academy CHAR CLOSED 10,000
Hennepin Elementary School dba Hennepin Schools CHAR 1,132,793
Hiawatha Academies CHAR 9,079,958
High School for Recording Arts CHAR 554,835
Higher Ground Academy CHAR 305,393
Hmong College Prep Academy CHAR 450,000
International Spanish Language Academy CHAR 15,000
Kaleidoscope Charter School CHAR 230,000
Kato Public Charter School [Riverbend Academy] CHAR 4,000
KIPP Minnesota CHAR 5,592,844
Lakes International Language Academy CHAR 10,000
Laura Jeffrey Academy Charter CHAR 256,877
Leadership Preparatory Academy CHAR CLOSED 20,000
Learning For Leadership Charter CHAR CLOSED 30,000
Legacy of Dr. Josie R. Johnson Montessori - nee Bright Water Elementary CHAR 646,322
Level Up Academy CHAR 122,000
Lincoln International School CHAR 250,000
Link Public Schools CHAR 60,000
Long Tieng Academy CHAR CLOSED 230,000
LoveWorks Academy For Arts CHAR 545,000
Mastery School CHAR 1,604,000
Math and Science Academy CHAR 90,120
Metro Deaf School CHAR 69,662
Metro Tech Academy [Dunwoody Academy ] CHAR CLOSED 510,000
Midway Star Academy - nee Dugsi Academy CHAR 110,000
Minneapolis Academy CHAR CLOSED 363,999
Minneapolis College Preparatory School CHAR CLOSED 682,897
Minnesota Academy of Technology CHAR CLOSED 70,018
Minnesota Business Academy CHAR CLOSED 250,000
Minnesota Internship Center CHAR 9,941
Minnesota New Country School CHAR 4,200
Minnesota Online High School CHAR 25,000
Minnesota School of Science CHAR CLOSED 250,000
Minnesota Transitions Charter School CHAR 485,000
Minnesota Wildflower Montessori School CHAR 456,000
Native Arts Charter School CHAR CLOSED 100,000
New Century Academy CHAR 4,000
New Century School CHAR 160,000
New City School CHAR 102,000
New Heights School, Inc. CHAR 230,000
New Millennium Academy Charter CHAR 274,058
New Salem Academy CHAR CLOSED 250,000
New Voyage Academy Charter School [St. Paul Family Learning Center] CHAR CLOSED 93,500
Noble Academy CHAR 230,000
North Lakes Academy CHAR 230,000
North Shore Community School CHAR 230,000
Northeast College Prep CHAR 1,599,475
Northwest Passage High School [Coon Rapids Learning Center] CHAR 72,000
Nova Classical Academy CHAR 562,574
Odyssey Academy CHAR CLOSED 72,000
PACT Charter School CHAR 75,000
Paideia Academy Charter School CHAR CLOSED 180,000
Parnassus Preparatory School CHAR 41,678
Partnership Academy, Inc. CHAR 290,126
PIM Arts High School [nee Main Street School Performing Arts] CHAR 113,837
Prairie Creek Community School CHAR 30,347
Prairie Seeds Academy CHAR 10,000
Prestige Academy Charter School [Ascension Academy] CHAR CLOSED 485,719
Prodeo Academy CHAR 2,241,927
Recovery School of Southern MN CHAR CLOSED 10,000
Richard Allen Math-Science Academy CHAR CLOSED 240,000
Rivers Edge Academy CHAR CLOSED 10,000
Sankofa Underground North Academy CHAR CLOSED 250,000
Sejong Academy of Minnesota CHAR 50,000
Seven Hills Preparatory Academy CHAR 24,281
Sobriety High Charter School CHAR CLOSED 398,925
Sojourner Truth Academy CHAR 133,147
Soul Academy CHAR CLOSED 10,000
Southside Family Charter School CHAR 318,945
Spero Academy [Fraser Academy] CHAR 247,233
St. Croix Preparatory Academy CHAR 428,552
St. Paul City School CHAR 206,050
STEP Academy Charter School CHAR 20,000
Stonebridge World School CHAR 235,000
Stride Academy Charter School CHAR 280,000
Swan River Montessori Charter School CHAR 10,000
Tarek Ibn Ziyad Academy CHAR CLOSED 85,000
TEAM Academy CHAR 154,000
Technical Academies of Minnesota CHAR 62,500
Tesfa International School CHAR 405,000
TrekNorth High School CHAR 10,000
Twin Cities Academy CHAR 323,581
Twin Cities German Immersion School CHAR 299,494
Twin Cities International Elementary School CHAR CLOSED 272,200
Twin Cities International Schools [nee Minnesota International Middle Charter] CHAR 82,500
Ubah Medical Academy Charter School CHAR 110,000
Upper Mississippi Academy CHAR 285,395
Urban Academy Charter School CHAR 278,000
Venture Academy CHAR 672,500
Voyageurs Expeditionary CHAR 85,000
West Concord Public Charter School CHAR CLOSED 32,000
West Side Summit CHAR CLOSED 297,000
Woodson Institute For Excellence (WISE School) CHAR CLOSED 221,000
World Learner Charter School CHAR 230,000
Worthington Area Language Academy CHAR CLOSED 85,000
Yinghua Academy CHAR 133,836