New Life Academy of Woodbury (Minnesota)

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New Life Academy of Woodbury is a private Christian school located in Woodbury, Minnesota, United States. The school is available for preschool through 12th grade and there are about 750 students.[1][2] New Life Academy of Woodbury, along with New Life Church of Woodbury, was founded in 1977 by Pastor Dick and Patti Wiens.[3] New Life Academy is still closely tied to New Life Church.[4] It is the largest Christian school in the eastern Twin Cities metro area.[5]


New Life Academy offers several different types of student services which include support services, guidance counseling and a summer language program for international students [6] About 95% of New Life Academy students attend a four-year college or university [7] The school holds belief to the idea of academics holding more than test scores, even though students attending New Life Academy tend to score very high on comprehensive exams.

Extracurricular activities[edit]

Students may participate in a variety of clubs and athletic teams.

Clubs and Activities[edit]

  • Chess Club
  • Young Authors Conference
  • Mad Science Club
  • Ski Club
  • Mock Trial
  • Knowledge Bowl
  • NHS


  • New Life Academy’s Athletic Affiliations include the MCAA (Minnesota Christian Athletic Association) and the MSHSL[8]

Fall Sports[edit]

  • Cheerleading
  • football - Junior High, Junior Varsity, and Varsity
  • Soccer – Boys Junior Varsity and Varsity, and Girls Junior Varsity and Varsity
  • Tennis – Girls Junior Varsity and Varsity
  • Volleyball (Girls) – Junior High, Junior Varsity, and Varsity

Winter Sports[edit]

  • Basketball – Boys 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade, C team, Junior Varsity and Varsity.
  • Basketball– Girls 6th grade, 7th grade, 8th grade, Junior Varsity and Varsity.

Spring Sports[edit]

The Academy also provides athletic opportunities to those in the surrounding community. A variety of summer sports camps available.[9]

Music and Fine Arts[edit]


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