Breck School

  • Breck is an Episcopal, coeducational, college-preparatory day school enrolling students of diverse backgrounds in grades preschool through twelve.
  • Our mission is to prepare students for a college whose culture is compatible with their needs and abilities; to help develop each student's unique talents and potential to excel; and to instill in each student a deep sense of social responsibility.
  • Breck graduates are prepared for a life of inttellecttual curiosity, self-knowledge, anad social responsibility.

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School Overview

School TypeSchool with Special Program Emphasis
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Episcopal Schools (NAES)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS)
Religious AffiliationEpiscopal
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1886
Summer School OfferedYes
Summer Program DetailsLink to Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students1164 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
31%
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Breck School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers105 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size16 students
Number of AP Courses18 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesAdvanced Science Research 1, AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Language and Composition, AP European History, AP Literature and Composition, AP Music Theory, AP Physics 1, AP Physics C, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art | 3D Design: The Portfolio, AP Studio Art | Drawing: The Portfolio, AP Studio Art: 2-D Design (Photography), AP United States History, French VI AP French Language and Culture
Average ACT score31
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Uniforms for Grades 1-8)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$20,755
Tuition NotesDivision/Grade Tuition/Fees Preschool Half Days $20,755 Preschool Full Days $26,980 Kindergarten 3/2 Program $26,975 Kindergarten Full Days $27,870 Grades 1-4 $30,385 Grades 5-8 $31,535 Grades 9-11 $31,980 Grade 12 $32,120
% on Financial Aid
26%
Average Financial Aid Grant$22,282
Admissions DirectorScott Wade
Admissions AssociateCarrie Lennox
Endowment Size$52 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered16 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Basketball, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Nordic Skiing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, VolleyballAlpine SkiingBasketball,
Cross CountryDiving,
FootballGolf,
GymnasticsIce Hockey,
LacrosseNordic Skiing,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Breck is an Episcopal, coeducational, college-preparatory day school enrolling students of diverse backgrounds in grades preschool through twelve. Breck is located on a 52-acre campus in Golden Valley, Minnesota, just minutes from downtown Minneapolis. We are a community of high-achieving, motivated students and teachers focused on intellectual inquiry, engagement, and bridging education research with classroom practice. We live our Episcopal founding through a commitment to peace and justice, inquiry and reason, and service to the common good. 

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