Mission & vision

Started in 2000, Hope Academy is a private, Christ-centered, classical academy founded as an
 opportunity-equalizer for urban youth. Today we serve 550 students in grades K-12,
with a vision of growing to 700 students. 
Our mission is to foster hope in God in the
 inner-city by providing youth with a remarkable, Christ-centered education.

our mission

To foster hope in God within the inner-city neighborhoods of Minneapolis by providing youth with a remarkable, God-centered education.

our vision

Believing that all children are created for God’s glory and endowed by him with an inalienable potential to acquire wisdom and knowledge, Hope Academy covenants with urban families to equip their children to become responsible, servant leaders of the 21st Century. Committed to the truth, discipline, and values of the gospel of Jesus Christ, Hope Academy pursues this aim by mobilizing educational, business, and community leaders towards the important goal of serving the children of Minneapolis with a remarkable education, permeated with a God-centered perspective. This inter-denominational school will seek to unleash kingdom citizens who work for justice, economic opportunity, racial harmony, hope for the family, and joy in the community.

our values

The mission of Hope Academy is deeply rooted in the following core values:

  • Redemption: We are passionate about God’s transformational work to redeem all things through the gospel of Christ.
  • Relationships: We believe in the necessity of building deep, authentic, loving relationships with one another.
  • Radical Dependence: We exercise a daily, moment by moment, radical dependence on God and His Word.
  • Remarkable: By God’s power at work within us, we pursue excellence that goes above and beyond all that is expected or imagined.