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Families of Harvest Network of Schools



Shana Ford, Chief of Administration & Human Capital



Best in Class Family Experience Survey



September 9, 2014




As you know it is our goal to positively impact our families’ experiences and become the school of choice for families in north Minneapolis and the education marketplace because this will ultimately impact student enrollment and retention. This critical success factor is directly tied to our growth strategy, and we believe it is our competitive advantage in the education market space.


In an effort to better serve YOU, our families of the Harvest Network of Schools, we will conduct a Best in Class Family Experience Survey from September 11-25, 2014.


You can participate in the survey in the following ways:

  • Hard copy at receptionist desks

  • Hard copy sent home in scholars’ backpacks

  • Survey link to your email

  • Survey link on our websites

  • Link on our Facebook page

  • Hard copy face to face at our parent pick up sites


    We want to consistently give your family and ALL our families an unforgettable experience as we partner with you in ways that are useful, usable, and enjoyable! If you have questions please feel free to direct them to me, Ms. Ford at or by calling me at (612) 876-4232.



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About Us

Seed Academy/Harvest Preparatory School (SAHP) started in the home of Eric and Ella Mahmoud and has grown into a thriving school, serving over 475 children from pre-school to sixth grade. It is the only accredited full-time, African-centered pre-school and elementary school in the state of Minnesota.

Seed Academy: Seed Academy was founded in 1985 as a daycare for infants and toddlers. Today, it is a full-day licensed pre-school program for children ages 33 months to 5 years. Seed Academy serves approximately 150 children on two campuses.

Harvest Preparatory School: Since its inception in 1992, Harvest Preparatory's enrollment has increased from 24 to over 325 students in grades kindergarten through sixth grade. It is located in its own facility with a newly built gymnasium and classroom.

Upcoming Events

Monday, September 22
Picture Day
In Uniform
Thursday, September 25
Harvest Prep Board Meeting
5:15 PM
Thu, Oct 2 - Fri, Oct 3
Parent - Teacher Conferences
Friday, October 3
Term I Ends, Data Day
Monday, October 6
Term II Begins, Planning Day