The dreams of a pioneer woman, the zeal of a missionary priest and the commitment and strength of five Dominican Sisters created the tradition of excellence we call Bethlehem Academy.
The 4 Dominican principles guiding Bethlehem Academy are study, prayer, service and community.
B.A. becomes a pioneer school in technology as it implements a one-to-one laptop program - issuing each student a laptop computer to use during the school year.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 244 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,705
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Bethlehem Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Minnesota for:

Category
Attribute
Sports offered
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1865

Student Body

Total Students
244 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
11%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
Bethlehem Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
19 students
Number of AP Courses
3 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP European History, Calculus (U of MN/College in the Schools), Human Physiology, Technology & Medical Devices (U of MN/College in the Schools), U.S. History-1865 to present (U of MN/College in the Schools)
Average ACT score
25
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Middle School: $4545; High School: $6705; Fees separate.
Admissions Director
Kris Sauer

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Campus Ministry, Coding Club, International Student Club, National Honor Society, S.A.D.D., Science Olympiad, Star Newspaper, Student Council, Veritas Yearbook, Vex Robotics

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir, Jazz Band, Painting/Drawing, Studio Arts, Woodworking
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Bethlehem Academy cost?

Bethlehem Academy's tuition is approximately $6,705 for private students.

What sports does Bethlehem Academy offer?

Bethlehem Academy offers 18 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Diving, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Riflery, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball and Wrestling. Bethlehem Academy is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Minnesota for most sports offered.

What is Bethlehem Academy's ranking?

Bethlehem Academy ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Minnesota for: Most sports offered, Most extracurriculars offered and Oldest founding date.

When is the application deadline for Bethlehem Academy?

The application deadline for Bethlehem Academy is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 244 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $6,705
  • Average class size: 19 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Minnesota is $7,266 for elementary schools and $13,211 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Minnesota is 91% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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