Rochester Beacon Academy

is a public charter school that provides children with a place to learn that suits their individual needs.
With a flexible, safe, and welcoming environment, Rochester Beacon Academy embraces diverse minds and nurtures them along the path to reaching their full potential.

Mission Statement
The mission of Rochester Beacon Academy, with the cooperation of parents, is to provide a safe learning community in a secondary (6-12 grade)setting; respecting the individual and differentiated needs of learners, empowering them to reach their full potential and join their community with success,
allowing them to reach their full potential and join their community with success.

Rochester Beacon Academy's vision, as the premiere educator in southeast Minnesota for all students, utilizes highly structured techniques to assist students who have difficulties with organization, socialization and sensory differences while supporting students to make a successful transition into young adulthood, to live independently and maintain engagement in the community. 


A place to grow!

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.


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Informational Session & Tour Registration:

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Include the following information:

- Tour Date Requesting

- Child's Name

- Grade Level (Current)

- Total number of people in your group

Current Openings in Grades 6, 7, 11 & 12