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Street Address 3241 Oakham Lane
St Cloud, MN 56301
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Phone 320-230-5340
Grades Served K-8th
Enrollment # 519
District # 4142
Congressional District 6th
Legislative District 14A
Authorizer Pillsbury United Communities

Offering K-8 starting in the 2020-2021 school year

Programmatic Focus

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Kids/People by Stephen Covey. STRIDE Academy is a public charter school that aims to be highly regarded for its approach to the whole child, its academic excellence, and for its contribution in actively serving and improving the community. STRIDE values effective community collaboration, building a sense of physical, social, and emotional well being among students, and positive and culturally responsive practices that increase school connectedness. STRIDE strives to teach students effective critical thinking skills, in addition to compassionate responses, and high emotional intelligence in order to foster successful leaders of today and of the future.

STRIDE Academy offers individualized learning through focused and collaborative differentiation processes, including dyslexia programming, English language services, and social emotional learning initiatives.


Opened Fall, 2005

Awards & Recognition

MDE School Finance Award - 2016, 2019, 2020, 2021


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Eric Skanson, Executive Director

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