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Kaleidoscope Charter School

Mission Statement

Kaleidoscope Charter School is an educational family that cultivates inquisitive leaders who possess integrity and a passion for learning.


The Pillars of Our Mission

Educational Family

  • Highly-engaged, caring staff
  • Parental Involvement
  • Mentoring

Inquisitive Leaders

  • Inquiry-based instruction
  • Leadership/Character development
  • Service Learning

Passion for Learning

  • Student Choice
  • Variety of educational opportunities
  • Ability-based

Upcoming Events

First Day of School
Date: 9/2/2014
Vision & Hearing Screening
Date: 9/3/2014
Location: KCS
Vision & Hearing Screening
Date: 9/4/2014
Location: KCS
Wapiti Rendezvous - 5th Grade
Date: 9/19/2014
KCS Monthly Board Meeting
Date: 9/24/2014, 6 PM
Location: KCS
River Water Testing/Monitoring (7B)
Date: 9/25/2014
School Picture Day
Date: 9/26/2014
Location: KCS Gym
Children's Theater Field Trip (1st Grade)
Date: 10/2/2014
Power Plant Tour (9th Grade)
Date: 10/10/2014
Finance Committee Meeting
Date: 10/13/2014, 6:30 PM
Location: KCS

News and Announcements

Electronic Recycling and Document Shredding Fundraising Event
Our third annual Electronic Recycling and Secure Document Shredding event will be Wednesday, August 13. Please see the attaché document for additional details. School tours also available during this time. We hope to see you there.
2014-2015 School Calendar
2014-2015 School Supply List
2014-2015 Transportation Forms
Transportation Forms for 2014-2015 are available.
Spread the Word!
KCS has openings in grades 5, 7, 9, and 10. Our data shows 75% our of enrolled families heard about us through currently enrolled families, friends and neighbors. Attached are grade level informational brochures to help spread the word about KCS.

Yard signs are ready for pick up as well. If you would like a yard sign, stop in between 7:30-3:30 to pick up a sign and stand.

Thank you for your continued support and dedication to KCS.
Updated NWEA pathways are active in Study Island!!!
Study Island is FREE to use on home computers, tablets, or other mobile devices over the summer to help reduce summer learning loss!!!
Log in to Study Island at
Students who just completed grades 3-8 have a new, individualized NWEA learning pathway created in Study Island based on Spring 2014 NWEA test results. All grade levels (K-9) have access to practice modules and games to help reinforce standards (both MN and Common Core), and skills.
2014-2015 Student Application Form Available Now
2014-2015 Student Application Form
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Volunteers of America-Minnesota

Stephanie Olsen, Senior Manager
Charter School Authorizing Program
Volunteers of America-Minnesota