Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School

Tel: (952)381-3500
  • Our inquiry-based/STEAM approach delivers strong academics and Judaic and Hebrew language studies in a nurturing environment, where every student is known and appreciated.
  • Students become critical thinkers, confident communicators,and creative, engaged community members.
  • In addition to low student-teacher ratios, we offer an interdisciplinary, values-based curriculum withart, music, and physical education; intensive second-languagelearning starting in kindergarten; individualized academic enrichment and support; a focus on public speaking and leadership; hands-on community learning; and extracurriculars including robotics, athletics, and chess.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other religious school association(s)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1984

Student Body

Total Students296 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 18%
Students by GradeHeilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
52%
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 15 / Feb. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$14,155
Tuition NotesThis is 2013-14 K-4 annual tuition. Grade 5-6 is $14,260 and 7-8 is $14,485
% on Financial Aid
42%
Average Financial Aid Grant$6,403
Acceptance Rate
99%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorJulie Ziessman
Admissions AssociateEthan Tarshish

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Swimming, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
SwimmingUltimate Frisbee,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.7 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Band, Chess, Choir, Direct Access To Sabes JCC, Judaics Enrichment, Spanish, Sports

School Notes

  • Please review our website and contact us to arrange a tour.  We know you'll be thrilled to discover our unique combination of nurture and rigor we provide for our students, and the community we provide for families.
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    Minneapolis, MN 55416
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The average private school tuition in Minneapolis, MN is $5,491 for elementary schools and $12,798 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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