Was Rochester Math and Science Academy formerly known as Adam Abdulle Academy?
Yes, our school changed names in January 2009.
did the Rochester Math and Science Academy open?
Rochester Math and Science Academy opened in September 2005.
How much does it cost to attend?
Who can attend
Rochester Math and Science Academy?
Rochester Math and Science Academy is a public charter school and does not charge tuition.
Any student who meets
the grade/age requirements may apply. Like other public
schools, Rochester Math and Science Academy cannot discriminate against
any student because of gender, religion, race, or special
Is Rochester Math and Science Academy a parochial (religious) school?
No. Rochester Math and Science Academy is a public charter school and is
not affiliated with any religion. It is
non-sectarian with regard to program, admission, employment,
What is a charter
Charter schools are public schools that are funded by
the state. In 1991, Minnesota became the first state in the
nation to authorize charter schools. The law (Minn. Stat. §124D.10)
permits educators, parents, and other community members to
create independent, public schools. The intent is to encourage
innovation and positive change in education, and to provide
parents, students, and educators with choices beyond traditional
school districts. To promote meaningful innovation and change,
charter schools are exempt from many statutes and rules governing
school districts, but are held responsible for results.
Charter schools have quickly
become a significant option for Minnesota students. More than
12,000 Minnesota students attend charter schools. Ninety-one
charter schools were approved to operate in Minnesota in the fall
How do students register?
Enrollment is open to any student entering
grades K-8 for the fall of 2011. The
application is available on this web site. Parents
can fill out the form and submit it to the school any time.
If the number of students registering exceeds the number
of slots available, students will be chosen by lottery.
Will Rochester Math and Science Academy students
have access to extracurricular activities?
activities are an important part of the Academy experience.
Is transportation provided?
Yes. Rochester Math and Science Academy provides transportation by bus.