Community of Peace Academy

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Community of Peace Academy from the northwest

Community of Peace Academy (CPA) is a chartered public school located in the East Side of Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States. Founded in 1995, this former K-5 school has now grown to be a PreK-12 school with over 700 students. In 2004 CPA earned the National School of Character Award, and is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as one of seven examples of a great school.[1] The school participates in the University of Minnesota's College in the Schools program.[2]

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Community of Peace Academy serves a diverse population of over 700 students. Within the student body, 60% are Hmong, 30% African American and recent African Immigrants, and 10% Hispanic and European American students. Eighty-seven percent of students qualify for free or reduced-cost meals, and 60% are English Language Learners.

Coordinates: 44°58′27″N 93°4′50″W / 44.97417°N 93.08056°W / 44.97417; -93.08056[3]


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