West Side Summit is authorized by Student Achievement Minnesota, a nonprofit corporation organized specifically to sponsor charter schools. SAM authorizes a number of other charter schools in the Twin Cities.

All Charter schools must be under contract with an authorizer approved by the Minnesota Department of Education. Contracts with authorizers are based on academic, financial, and operational goals and examined and renewed every five years.

You can contact our authorizer at:

Student Achievement Minnesota LLC |

Liz Wynne – Director
(763) 557-6676 |
P.O. Box 581639
Minneapolis, MN 55458-1639


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