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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. 

2018-2019   We are still accepting applications!
We continue to accept applications for the academic year of 2018-2019. Prima (Kindergarten) students must be 5 years old by September 1st of 2018. Applicants will be notified as to the status of their application as early as possible.

2018-2019 Application is available here - Application Form 

2017-2018 - We are still accepting applications!

We continue to accept applications for the academic year of 2017-2018. Applicants will be notified as to the status of their applications as early as possible. 

2017-2018 Application is available here - Application Form 

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 Students Take the National Latin Exam
Over 400 Parnassus Latin students in the Schools of Logic and Rhetoric sat for the National Latin Exam today.
Winter/Spring 2018 Parent-Teacher Conferences
Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held this evening and tomorrow during the day.
School Geography Bee
Congratulations to 4L scholar Aditya Pydimarri who is our new School Geography Bee champion!
Follow @parnassusprep on Instagram!
Parnassus Preparatory School is now on Instagram!
2018-2019 Enrollment Lottery
Parnassus welcomes new families for the 2018-2019 school year.
Student Placed Top Worldwide - June 2017
Parnassus 2R (10th) is one of two students to receive a perfect score on the National Greek Exam
Parnassus Recognized as a Top Performing School 2016
Parnassus receives recognition from Commissioner as a top performing school.
Parnassus Qualified as High Quality School 2013-2014
Minnesota charter schools evaluation and high-quality qualifications
  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: 763.691.9689
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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