Top 5 Best Minnesota Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 10 blue ribbon private schools serving 2,623 students in Minnesota.
The top ranked blue ribbon private schools in Minnesota include Academy Of Holy Angels, Holy Family Catholic High School and Holy Name Of Jesus School.
The average acceptance rate is 98%, which is higher than the Minnesota private school average acceptance rate of 91%.
90% of blue ribbon private schools in Minnesota are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).
Blue Ribbon schools have been recognized by the Department of Education for achieving superior standards of academic excellence. Read more about this national school awards program and how blue ribbon schools work.

Top Ranked Minnesota Blue Ribbon Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Students
Year
Trinity School at River Ridge
Trinity School at River Ridge Photo
(Christian)
(19)
601 River Ridge Parkway
Saint Paul, MN 55121
(651) 789-2890
231 students
Year: 1994, 2008, 2019
6600 Nicollet Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55423
(612) 798-2600
623 students
Year: 1998
Holy Family Catholic High School
Holy Family Catholic High School Photo - Through a wide variety of visual and performing arts including vocal, instrumental and performing art opportunities, students at Holy Family are able to explore heir passion for anything creative.
(Catholic)
8101 Kochia Lane
Victoria, MN 55386
(952) 443-4659
566 students
Year: 2023
Holy Name Of Jesus School
Holy Name Of Jesus School Photo
(Catholic)
155 County Road 24
Wayzata, MN 55391
(763) 473-3675
454 students
Year: 2008
Our Lady Of Grace School
Our Lady Of Grace School Photo
(Catholic)
5071 Eden Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55436
(952) 929-5463
n/a students
Year: 2001, 2009, 2019
Trinity Lone Oak Lutheran School
Trinity Lone Oak Lutheran School Photo - Established and Excelling
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
2950 Highway 55
Saint Paul, MN 55121
(651) 454-1139
156 students
Year: 2006
Chesterton Academy
Chesterton Academy Photo - We are a joyfully Catholic, classical high school founded through a grass-roots movement of parents in 2008. At Chesterton Academy, our students experience the joy of Christ; they grow in character; they deepen their faith; they learn leadership; and our integrated classical curriculum prepares them for college and for life.
(Catholic)
(1)
1320 Mainstreet
Hopkins, MN 55343
(952) 378-1779
154 students
Year: 2012, 2014
592 Arlington Ave W
Saint Paul, MN 55117
(651) 489-1459
177 students
Year: n/a
St. John The Baptist Catholic Montessori School
St. John The Baptist Catholic Montessori School Photo - Learning geometry
Montessori School (Catholic)
(9)
638 Mill St
Excelsior, MN 55331
(952) 474-5812
116 students
Year: n/a
St. Timothy's Catholic School
St. Timothy's Catholic School Photo - At St. Timothy's, Our Catholic faith is the center of who we are and all we do. Our focus is providing a nurturing environment where we can meet the individual needs of all our students both academically & spiritually. With small class sizes and dedicated teachers we provide a rigorous academic program where all students can reach their highest potential.
(Catholic)
215 Division St. E
Maple Lake, MN 55358
(320) 963-3417
146 students
Year: 2021

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked blue ribbon private schools in Minnesota?
The top ranked blue ribbon private schools in Minnesota include Academy Of Holy Angels, Holy Family Catholic High School and Holy Name Of Jesus School.
How many blue ribbon private schools are located in Minnesota?
10 blue ribbon private schools are located in Minnesota.
How diverse are blue ribbon private schools in Minnesota?
Minnesota blue ribbon private schools are approximately 18% minority students, which is lower than the Minnesota private school average of 23%.
What percentage of blue ribbon private schools are religiously affiliated in Minnesota?
90% of blue ribbon private schools in Minnesota are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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