Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School

4330 Cedar Lake Road S
Minneapolis, MN 55416-0554
Tel: (952)381-3500
Grades: K-8 | 296 students
HMJDS provides a positive environment focused on a strong academic foundation in Jewish and general studies.
The school reflects and teaches respect for the diversity of Jewish life, challenging our students to exemplify the values of Judaism and of American democratic principles. Our vision is built on a strong synergy between students and faculty.
Our educators inspire our students to find their passion and reach their highest potential, creating successful learners and leaders committed to the Jewish community and the global society.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other religious school association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious Affiliation Jewish
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-8
Learning Programs Supported resource services available
Year Founded 1983

Student Body

Total Students 296 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 15 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 15 / Feb. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $14,155
Tuition Notes This is 2013-14 K-4 annual tuition. Grade 5-6 is $14,260 and 7-8 is $14,485
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant $6,403
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Abbe Payton
Admissions Associate Ethan Tarshish


Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, Swimming, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
SwimmingUltimate Frisbee,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess, Spanish, Choir, Band, Sports, Direct Access To Sabes JCC, Judaics Enrichment Chess, Spanish, Choir, Band, Sports, Direct Access To Sabes JCC,
Judaics Enrichment,

School Notes:

  • Please review our website and contact us to arrange a tour.  We know you'll be thrilled to discover our unique combination of nurture and rigor we provide for our students, and the community we provide for families.

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Benilde-St Margaret's School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Benilde-St Margaret's School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Torah Academy (0.7 miles away)
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  • Minneapolis
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    0.7 miles
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    0.7 miles
    2800 Joppa Ave S
    Saint Louis Park, MN 55416
  • Minneapolis
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    Grades: 9-12 | 34 students
    0.9 miles
    4221 Sunset Blvd
    Minneapolis, MN 55416
  • Minneapolis
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    Grades: PK-12 | 1131 students
    1.1 miles
    123 Ottawa Ave N
    Minneapolis, MN 55422
  • Saint Louis Park
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    Grades: PK-K | 50 students
    1.2 miles
    5224 Minnetonka Blvd
    Saint Louis Park, MN 55416

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The average private school tuition in Minneapolis, MN is $5,331 for elementary schools and $11,827 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Minneapolis, MN is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).