Academics | Elementary

Building a Foundation

At PACT Charter School, we are focused on partnering with parents, especially during the formative years. We challenge each student to grow intellectually and believe students learn best by having the opportunity to explore through a multitude of ways.

We allow students to do that in a safe and nurturing environment highlighted by small class sizes. We have a dedicated team of faculty and a robust curriculum to challenge the minds of our students. Our teachers continue to grow in their desire to impact the heart of our students to be sure they develop a life-long love of learning.

The best parts:
  • Strong core academics
  • Weekly classes in technology, media center, music, art, and gym.
  • Average class size of 24, with a 16:1 student/teacher ratio.
  • “Advisory Buddies” pairs students in grades K-6 with middle and high school students.

Teaching Methods and Curriculum

The goals of our teaching methods and curriculum are to promote higher-level thinking in students, meeting them at their ability level and helping them to reach their full potential. This is accomplished in various ways, including:

  • Incorporating multiple intelligences: logical, intrapersonal, musical, kinesthetic, spatial, linguistic, naturalistic, interpersonal
  • Focusing on multi-sensory learning as much as possible
  • Teaching students how to research using a variety of resources
  • Integrating subjects and cross-curricular projects when appropriate
  • Providing an emotionally and physically safe, positive learning environment
  • Working Collaboratively
  • Training students in decision-making
  • Differentiating instruction

Elementary Grading Symbols

Standards and benchmarks are used for grades K-4 in core subjects. While grades 5 and 6 use letter grades A-F in core subjects. Numeric symbols are used in specials/enrichment courses in all Elementary grades:

4 = Excelling (Consistently exceeds grade level standards)
3 = Proficient (At grade level standard)
2 = Emerging / Developing (Limited proficiency of grade level)
1 = Area of Concern (Below grade level standards)
NA = Not assessed

Elementary Forms | Resources

Executive Director of Education

Amy Erendu
763-712-4200  |

Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Coordinator

Kasie Peters
763-712-4200  |

Connect With Us

PACT Charter School
7250 East Ramsey Parkway
Ramsey, MN 55303


Phone: 763-712-4200
Absence line: 763-712-4200, ext. 2
Fax: 763-712-4201



Office Hours

School Year
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
Teachers leave @ 3:30 p.m.


Non-School Fridays
7:30 a.m. - Noon


School Breaks
Monday | Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Tuesday | Thursday: 8 a.m. - noon
Closed Holidays and Fridays


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