Bethlehem Academy

Bethlehem Academy in Faribault has made a difference in the lives of students since 1865.
An authentically Catholic 6-12 Dominican prep school, Bethlehem Academy`s long tradition of excellence empowers students to achieve personal, spiritual, and academic excellence.
Generations of Bethlehem Academy graduates have grown in the Dominican pillars of prayer, study, community and service.
Be who God meant you to be at Bethlehem Academy!.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 236 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,184
  • Average class size: 15 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 6-12
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Mild Learning Differences
Year Founded
1865

Student Body

Total Students
236 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
18%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
Bethlehem Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
50%
Average Class Size
15 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, AP Music Theory, AP Statistics, Calculus (U of MN/College in the Schools), Human Physiology (U of MN/College in the Schools), Macroeconomics (Marquette Univ), Microeconomics (Marquette Univ), Philosophy (Marquette Univ), Theology (Marquette Univ), 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: $3272-4729; High School: $6705; Fees separate.
% on Financial Aid
55%
Average Financial Aid Grant
$2,265
Admissions Director
Kris Sauer

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
16 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Campus Ministry, FFA, International Student Club, Knowledge Bowl, National Honor Society, S.A.D.D., Student Council, Theater Club, Vex Robotics

Arts and Music Programs:
Band, Choir, Painting/Drawing, Photography Class, Studio Arts, Veritas Yearbook, Woodworking

School Notes

  • Bethlehem Academy welcomes all scholars! A transcript and math teacher recommendation are required for admissions review.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Bethlehem Academy cost?
Bethlehem Academy's tuition is approximately $7,184 for private students.
What sports does Bethlehem Academy offer?
Bethlehem Academy offers 17 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, 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 (2024)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 236 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $7,184
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Minnesota is $7,476 for elementary schools and $13,742 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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