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 (2021-22)

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

Top Rankings

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

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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.: 22%
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

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

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

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The average private school tuition in Minnesota is $6,765 for elementary schools and $11,927 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Minnesota is 92% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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