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Street Address 270 Larpenteur Avenue W
St. Paul, MN 55113
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Phone 651-917-0073
Grades Served PreK-12
Enrollment # 1494
District # 4181
Congressional District 4
Legislative District 65B/66B
Authorizer Minnesota Guild of Public Charter Schools

Community School of Excellence Main Campus, PreK-8
270 Larpenteur Avenue W.
St. Paul, MN 55117

Community School of Excellence High School Campus
240 Plato Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55107

Programmatic Focus

Hmong language & Culture School


Community School of Excellence, a parent community partnership, provides a world-class education through a caring and innovative environment that fosters inquiring, knowledgeable and compassionate students who embrace the Hmong culture and celebrate intercultural understanding and respect.


Opened Fall, 2007

Awards & Recognition

2016 Sustainable City of Saint Paul Award, Youth Leadership Category
2016 MN Association of Charter Schools Innovation Award, Increased Learning Opportunities for Pupils Category
2016 People's Choice Award
2016 School Finance Award Recipient for 2015 Financial reporting
2016 MDE Award for 100% Compliance in Due Process
2017 MN eLearning Summit Excellence Award, Impact Category
2017 MN State University Mankato Distinguished Alumni Humanitarian Award
2017 Hmong 18 Council of Minnesota Certificate of Leadership, Ntxhais Tshaj Lij
2017 Maplewood YMCA Community Center “Excellent Dance & Cultural Performance Recognition”, Ntxhais Tshaj Lij
2017 School Finance Award Recipient for 2016 Financial reporting
2018 Ramsey County, Employees Health & Wellness Program, Nursing Mothers' Room
2018-2019 Award of Excellence from the Minnesota Guild of Public Charter Schools
2019 Innovation Zone Designation for 3HC Hmong Language and Culture teacher certification and Swivl Pilot "beat the odds" teachers training and best practices
2019 Life Blood Award from the Leukemia Lymphoma Society
2020 Bush Foundation Individualized Learning Initiative Planning Grant


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