Join our learning community! Applications will continue to be accepted and seats will be granted according to availability. Students whose grade levels are at capacity will be placed on a waiting list. As permitted by Minnesota law, Minnesota Excellence in Learning Academy gives enrollment preference to students who meet the application deadline, siblings of currently enrolled students, or children of staff members.
In the 2022-2023 school year, Minnesota Excellence in Learning Academy will serve students in pre-kindergarten through grade 6 who meet the following requirements:
1. Reside in Minnesota
2. Kindergarten* Age five (5) by September 1, 2022
3. Pre-Kindergarten Age four (4) by September 1, 2022
*If your child does not meet the age requirement, he or she may apply for early entrance to kindergarten ONLY.
Click the button below to learn more about Kindergarten Early Entrance .
MELA's Lottery for the 23-24 school year will be held February 9, 2023 at 6:00 pm.
UPDATE: Families who were entered in our 23-24 SY Lottery will be notified of the results by 2.17.23