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Minnesota Excellence in Learning Academy Inc (Mela)

Minnesota Excellence in Learning Academy (MELA: http://www.mnela.org/) is a free-tuition public charter school located in Maple Grove, Minnesota serving approximately 220 students in Pre-K through 6th Grade. We provide transportation for students and provide service in the surrounding areas of Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Crystal, and North Minneapolis. We are committed to social justice and the elevation of access and achievement in underserved communities. We are known as "The Small School with The Big Heart”.

www.mnela.org Tax ID 46-4017902


Our mission is to support each child in becoming an engaged and curious learner, a confident self-advocate, and a creative problem-solver by setting high expectations and nurturing a positive culture that honors diversity, collaboration, and optimism.