Welcome to RBA!
                                Rochester Beacon Academy
                                        Public Charter School
                                               Grades 6-12
                                                            "Embracing Diverse Minds"              
Come to RBA for an evening of music steeped in
blues, folk and traditional country, blended into her
Americana trademark sound

Vicky Emerson
May 24, 2018 @ 7:00 PM
Tickets $20.00

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Purchase your tickets at the door or in advance at


RBA "TO THE MOON" Fundraiser
May 25, 2018 @ 6:30-9:00 PM
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Join us to create this adorable painting on wood!
The cost is $35.00 per person and includes all of your painting supplies.
RBA receives $10 of every registration. Last year we made $500!


To register go to the Canvas and Chardonnay website.​​​​​

Student absence(s)? Please send a message to:

Please send enrollment questions to:

Link to Parent Portal: 


Our New Building!

2521 Pennington Dr NW
Rochester, MN  55901

We reside in the lower level of the former Minnesota School of Business building,
located on the East Frontage Road of Hwy 52 North between Lupient Buick GMC
and Trucking America.

RBA Mission & Vision Statements

Mission Statement
The mission of Rochester Beacon Academy is to provide a safe learning environment
in a secondary setting; respecting the individual and differentiated needs of learners,
allowing them to reach their full potential and join their community with success.

Rochester Beacon Academy's vision, as a secondary public charter school, is to provide
academic learning in a general education format, providing the supports needed to make
a successful transition into young adulthood for student; including those with executive function challenges such as organization, socialization and sensory differences. Planning will encompass
the needs of individual students using highly structured teaching techniques, social skill training
and accommodations embedded in the curriculum.The program will provide training of all staff
to ensure student progress, independence and comfort, working in cooperation with parents
and students.

Employment Opportunities 2018-19

RBA is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 school year.  
Please see our EMPLOYMENT tab on the left. 



Informational Session & Tour Registration


Please send an email to
Include the following information:

- Tour Date Requesting

- Child's Name

- Grade Level for the 2018-19 School Year

- Total number of people in your group.

*Due to the high volume of calls, the Informational Session & Tour registration will only be conducted via email. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.