Northern Lights Academy

Northern Lights Northern Lights Academy is located at 600 Bruce Street in Crookston, Minnesota just west of the Northwest Mental Health building.

Northern Lights Academy is a school that serves the educational needs of students ages 10 through 18 residing at the Red River Valley Juvenile Center.


• Utilizing two separate classrooms, two certified teachers serve up to eight students in a secured setting and up to eight students in a non secure setting coming from districts throughout northwest Minnesota

• Small group and independent study approaches are utilized

• Curricula is designed around students' educational needs

• Basic literacy skills remediation is emphasized

• Students have access to Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment II (MCA II) test preparation and administration

• Special Education services are available to students with special needs

• Transcripts of class hours earned by students are sent to students' home schools

Contact: Tom Bakken-Dryden

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