New School Hours for 2023-2024

Effective August 7, 2023, Spero Academy will have new hours at both campuses.
Doors open for student arrival 10 minutes prior.

Minneapolis: 9:00am - 3:30pm       Brooklyn Park: 8:00am - 2:30pm

Individualized, compassionate learning - year round.

Welcome to Spero Academy! We are a tuition-free public charter school with programming designed to meet the individualized needs of students with disabilities. We invite you to explore our website to learn more about how our program may be able to help your student grow academically, emotionally, and socially. 

What Is Spero Academy?

Spero Academy is a tuition-free, K-6 elementary charter school with campuses in Northeast Minneapolis and Brooklyn Park. Spero Academy’s mission is to provide a personalized and adaptive education to help each student grow ​academically, emotionally, and socially. Our programing and instruction is designed to support students with various disabilities.

Why Spero Academy?


Families choose Spero Academy for the small classroom sizes, 11-month academic calendar, tuition-free individualized academic programming, and the day-to-day success they celebrate with their children. Families also appreciate that our therapy services allow students to set and attain goals and objectives all within the safe spaces of Spero Academy. Spero is a place where every child is welcomed and encouraged to be themselves! At Spero, we motivate each student to shine as brightly as they can! We have many resources for students and families and encourage every student to participate in all that Spero stands for and embodies.


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