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Welcome to Sojourner Truth Academy

Sojourner Truth Academy is a Pre-K-8 public charter elementary school in North Minneapolis with proven academic and fiscal records.

Established by parents and community members in 1999, we continue to offer our students a data driven, balanced curriculum with a highly qualified staff that is supported through our Teacher Leadership Teams; School Improvement System; and Minnesota Reading and Math Corps.

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Sojourner Truth Academy Statistics

By the Numbers

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Strategic Priorities

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Scholars Receiving Intervention Support

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High Impact Community Partners With Wrap Around Services

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24 : 1

Scholars To Teacher

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Staff In Leadership Roles

We have defined a profile of scholar success at STA

We have defined a profile of scholar success at STA
STA graduates are scholars

STA graduates are scholars

  • We prioritize learning and are prepared for the academic rigor of high school
  • We have developed habits of success - self-advocacy, goal-setting, and communication - that will allow us to thrive in high school, college, and career
  • We are critical thinkers, capable of drawing new insights, asking good questions, making connections, and are open to new perspectives.
STA graduates show integrity

STA graduates show integrity

  • We are honest and self-aware
  • We understand what makes us unique - how our strengths allow us to contribute something special to the world
  • We embrace new experiences with an open mind
  • We advocate for ourselves as we navigate systems that may not be built with us in mind
STA graduates show growth mindset

STA graduates show growth mindset

  • We are diligent and courageous
  • We are focused on a future filled with opportunity and believe our education is the vehicle to get there
  • We know our strengths, are aware of our growth areas, and find ways to improve
  • We enjoy learning, and we understand that we can grow through hard work, dedication, and repeated practice
  • We recognize that we will confront obstacles and make mistakes; we celebrate when we overcome them
STA graduates are compassionate

STA graduates are compassionate

  • We demonstrate empathy by seeking to understand the perspectives of others
  • We collaborate with our peers to reach our goals
  • We go out of our way to show kindness towards others
As part of an STA

As part of an STA community, STA graduates love and support each other.


means I am polite courteous, and understanding of other people.

Our Values
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means I show kindness toward others and go out of my way to help someone.

Our Values
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means when someone can trust me to get get things done, on time and to the best of my ability

Our Values
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means I put in effort and work hard to achieve my goals.

Our Values
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means I am honest and do what I know is right.

Our Values
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means trying my best and never giving up, no matter how challenging something is.

Our Values
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