Mercy Community Academy (MCA) is an independent charter school, provides an academic choice to the families of Burnsville, Minnesota and its surround cities by offering our students a solid academic foundation on which to build a successful future. MCA is an equal partnership institution among parents, community, faculty, staff and students to create a safe, caring, innovative and progressive learning environment.

MCA incorporates the best assessment-based practices in education to meet the needs of our students. The aim of the MCA is to become a model of educational excellence for all charter schools in Minnesota.

To successfully fulfill our academic aim, MCA offers the following:
~~~Excellence academic program based on Minnesota curriculum frameworks,
~~~Encouraging careful experimentation in ways to improve teaching and learning.
~~~Professional staff that develops curriculum focused on the academic success of each             student.
~~~Welcoming environment that challenges students academically while supporting their         social and emotional needs.
~~~Strong commitment to treat parents, guardians, and families as true partners in their           children’s academic success.

MCA is a very diversified academic institution that encourages students to take risks and become creative producers without fear of failure.  With the parents and staffs’ collaboration,  challenges become a golden opportunities where achievements are recognized and celebrated.