Welcome Groves Academy® Parents and Guardians!

blue and white griffin drawingGroves Academy is pleased to provide the information you need to grow your relationship with the school. You’ll find links to key documents and important information you can use every day on this page. Please check back often for updates.

Parent/Guardian Portal

ALMA is the student information system Groves Academy uses to manage attendance, schedules, report cards, transcripts, and more. The ALMA parent/guardian portal provides secure access to this information for parents and guardians of Groves Academy students.

Main Phone Number & Attendance Line



School Hours

Monday–Thursday (In-person)
8:25 a.m.–3 p.m.

Friday (In-person)
8:25 a.m.–1 p.m.

Groves Academy Lunch Program

We have a dedicated chef on staff preparing nutritious meals in our on-site kitchen. Ingredients are fresh and, wherever possible, farmers’ market sourced.

Transportation To and From Groves Academy

How to Register for Activities and Athletic Programming

After School Activities (ASA) Program

This program runs from 3:15 – 4:15 pm and is open to all Groves Academy students. Experiential and confidence sparking activities are offered in areas such as art/design, technology, lifetime/leisure, and physical education. Students who participate in ASA also have the option to enroll in aftercare from 4:15 – 5:00 pm. ASA is broken into multiple sessions throughout the school year, beginning in late September.

Fall Athletics/Activities Opportunities

Soccer – Boys/Girls JV/Varsity (Grades 8-12)

Soccer – Boys/Girls (Grades 5-6)

Cross Country – Boys/Girls JV/Varsity (Grades 7-12)

Clay Target Team – Boys/Girls (Grades 7-12)  

Students wishing to register for Athletics/Activities at Groves Academy must complete the following steps:

  1. Complete the online registration form, including fee payment.
  2. Sign the MSHSL Eligibility Statement and MSHSL Annual Sports Health Questionnaire Form (PDF) (required ONCE per school year.)*
  3. Get a physical exam and have your physician sign and date the Physical Exam Form -SQPE (PDF) (Valid for 3 years from exam date) and submit ONLY page one to Groves Academy. (If the physical expires during the season, a new physical must be provided before the athlete may begin participation.)*
  4. Send completed forms to:
    Groves Academy
    ATTN: Peter Shutte
    3200 Highway 100 South
    St. Louis Park, MN 55416

*Steps 2 and 3 are not required for Drama Club, Clay Target Team, or Lower School sports.

Help Ignite Our School Community.

We encourage students’ parents, guardians, and families at Groves Academy to keep our community aglow by encouraging friendships through fun and fellowship.

We look forward to meeting with you, helping you get involved with the school community, and supporting the students and faculty at Groves Academy. If you want to volunteer or are interested in learning more, please contact Curtis Olufson at olufsonc@grovesacademy.org or 952.915.4268.

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If you have any questions, please reach out to Peter Shutte at shuttep@grovesacademy.org.