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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,164 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $20,755
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1886
Summer School Offered
Yes
Summer Program Details

Student Body

Total Students
1,164 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
32%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade
Breck School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
105 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
77%
Average Class Size
16 students
Number of AP Courses
18 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
Advanced 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 score
31
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
(Uniforms for Grades 1-8)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Feb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Division/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 Director
Scott Wade
Admissions Associate
Carrie Lennox
Endowment Size
$52 million

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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. 
Profile last updated: 12/01/2020

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked MN School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 1,164 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $20,755
  • Average class size: 16 students
  • Application Deadline: Feb. 1 / rolling

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