Prospective Families


Thank you for your interest in Big Picture Twin Cities.

  • We are a free public charter school for grades 6-8, opened in 2017.
  • Our authorizer is Novation Education Opportunities.
  • Our school offers personalized, project-based education with small classes (up to 15 students per advisory group).
  • Our curriculum is individualized and relevant in the real world.
  • We work diligently to engage families and the community at large.


We invite you to…

Learn more about our school.

Meet our staff.

Review our admissions and lottery policy.

Visit our school.

Join our family! Apply here.

  • School hours are 9:00 – 4:15 Monday thru Thursday, and 9:00 – 1:15 on Friday.
  • All students receive free breakfast and lunch for the 2017/18 school year.
  • Free busing is available for students living within 5 miles of BPTC, plus all of the Robbinsdale School District.