Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School

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  • 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.

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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 (ISACS)
Religious AffiliationJewish
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1984

Student Body

Total Students201 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 16%
Students by Grade Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 15 / Feb. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$15,815
Tuition NotesThis is 2018-19 K-4 annual tuition is $15815. Grade 5-6 is $15950 and 7-8 is $16215
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$6,403
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorLouise Schoenberger
Admissions AssociateEthan Tarshish


Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Mountain Biking, Soccer, Swimming, Ultimate Frisbee, VolleyballBasketballCross Country,
Mountain BikingSoccer,
SwimmingUltimate Frisbee,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.5 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Band, Chess, Choir, Direct Access To Sabes JCC, 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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The average private school tuition in Minneapolis, MN is $5,578 for elementary schools and $12,772 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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