Top 20 Best Minnesota Private Daycares & Preschools (2022-23)

For the 2022-23 school year, there are 457 private daycares & preschools serving 66,222 students in Minnesota.
The best top ranked private daycares & preschools in Minnesota include Cotter Schools, Cyprus Classical Academy and Mounds Park Academy.
The average tuition cost is $6,013, which is lower than the Minnesota average tuition cost of $7,514.
64% of private daycares & preschools in Minnesota are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Lutheran Church Missouri Synod). Learn more about how daycare centers and preschools work.

Top Ranked Minnesota Private Daycares & Preschools (2022-23)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Cotter Schools
Cotter Schools Photo - Founded in 1911, Cotter Schools is a private, co-educational day and boarding school located in Winona, Minnesota, USA. Cotter Schools serves motivated and engaged students from 16 months through grade 12. Cotter Schools offers boarding for students in grades 7-12. With over 1,000 students from the Winona area and over 14 countries around the world. Together, we are Cotter!
(Catholic)
1115 W Broadway Street
Winona, MN 55987
(507) 456-5000
Grades: PK-12
| 945 students
Cyprus Classical Academy
Cyprus Classical Academy Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(4)
190 Cobblestone Lane
Burnsville, MN 55337
(952) 303-5183
Grades: PK-8
| 69 students
Faithful Shepherd Catholic School
Faithful Shepherd Catholic School Photo - Students learn the importance of service to others through Advent and Lenten service projects, Monthly Faith in Action Fridays and Middle School service hours.
(Catholic)
(5)
3355 Columbia Dr
Saint Paul, MN 55121
(651) 262-2898
Grades: PK-8
| 530 students
Maranatha Christian Academy
Maranatha Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
(16)
9201 75th Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55428
(763) 488-7900
Grades: PK-12
| 871 students
Mounds Park Academy
Mounds Park Academy Photo - Mounds Park Academy is a PreK-12 independent private school on 32 acres in Saint Paul, Minnesota that has offered a rigorous, college-preparatory experience since 1982. Here, students gain deep, comprehensive content knowledge to prepare them to forever dream big and do right.
(20)
2051 Larpenteur Avenue E
Saint Paul, MN 55109
(651) 748-5577
Grades: PK-12
| 579 students
Al-Amal School
Al-Amal School Photo
(Islamic)
(1)
1401 Gardena Avenue NE
Minneapolis, MN 55432
(763) 571-8886
Grades: NS-12
| 379 students
All Saints Academy-st Cloud Campus
(Catholic)
(1)
1215 11 Ave N
Saint Cloud, MN 56303
(320) 251-5295
Grades: PK-6
| 346 students
The Blake School
The Blake School Photo - Students in grades PK-5 attend school at Blake's Highcroft campus in Wayzata.
301 Peavey Lane
Wayzata, MN 55391
(952) 988-3420
Grades: PK-12
| 1,358 students
The Blake School
The Blake School Photo - Educators at the Middle School, located on Blake's Hopkins campus, help some 340 students continue to thrive as they enter adolescence.
110 Blake Road S
Hopkins, MN 55343
(952) 988-3420
Grades: PK-12
| 1,358 students
511 Kenwood Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(952) 988-3420
Grades: PK-12
| 1,358 students
Breck School
(Episcopal)
123 Ottawa Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55422
(763) 381-8217
Grades: PK-12
| 1,164 students
Cambridge Christian School
Cambridge Christian School Photo - Welcome to Cambridge Christian School
(Christian)
2211 Old Main Street South
Cambridge, MN 55008
(763) 689-3806
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students
Capital City Adventist Christian School
(Seventh Day Adventist)
1220 South Mcknight Rd
Saint Paul, MN 55119
(651) 739-7484
Grades: PK-8
| 38 students
Carondelet Catholic School
(Catholic)
(7)
3210 W 51st St
Minneapolis, MN 55410
(612) 590-1940
Grades: PK-8
| 425 students
Central Minnesota Christian School
Central Minnesota Christian School Photo - New CMCS Sign
(Christian)
(5)
204 School St
Prinsburg, MN 56281
(320) 978-8700
Grades: PK-12
| 327 students
Chapel Hill Academy
Chapel Hill Academy Photo - Chapel Hill Academy is located at 306 West 78th Street in Chanhassen, Minnesota.
(Christian)
306 West 78th Street
Chanhassen, MN 55317
(952) 949-9014
Grades: PK-8
| 278 students
Children's Workshop
Montessori School
2190 W Wayzata Blvd
Minneapolis, MN 55356
(763) 577-4244
Grades: PK-K
| 96 students
City of Lakes Waldorf School
City of Lakes Waldorf School Photo - At City of Lakes Waldorf School, our teachers strive to see and recognize each one of our students, greeting them each morning individually, and working with them over multiple years to build on their unique strengths and meet their individual challenges, giving them the tools they need to thrive.
Special Program Emphasis
2344 Nicollet Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 767-1550
Grades: NS-8
| 299 students
Crown Christian School
Crown Christian School Photo
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
7515 269th Ave Nw
Saint Francis, MN 55070
(763) 856-2099
Grades: PK-8
| 153 students
Discovery Montessori School
Montessori School
804 7th Street South
Princeton, MN 55371
(330) 867-6222
Grades: PK-4
| 82 students
Divine Mercy Catholic School
Divine Mercy Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
15 3rd Ave Sw
Faribault, MN 55021
(507) 334-7706
Grades: PK-6
| 276 students
Emanuel Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
18155 County Road 50
Hamburg, MN 55339
(952) 467-2780
Grades: PK-8
| 84 students
Epiphany Catholic School
Epiphany Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
11001 Hanson Blvd Nw
Minneapolis, MN 55433
(763) 754-1750
Grades: PK-8
| 363 students
First Baptist School
(Christian)
(1)
14400 Diamond Path West
Rosemount, MN 55068
(651) 423-2272
Grades: PK-12
| 231 students
First Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
1015 14th St E
Glencoe, MN 55336
(320) 864-3317
Grades: PK-8
| 111 students
Fourth Baptist Christian School
Fourth Baptist Christian School Photo - Fourth Baptist Church & Christian School
(Baptist)
(3)
900 Forestview Lane North
Minneapolis, MN 55441
(763) 417-8240
Grades: PK-12
| 312 students
Frassati Catholic Academy
Special Program Emphasis (Catholic)
4690 Bald Eagle Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55110
(651) 429-7771
Grades: PK-8
| 277 students
Glory Academy
Glory Academy Photo - Working together.
(Pentecostal)
(3)
25170 Dodd Blvd
Lakeville, MN 55044
(952) 985-3659
Grades: PK-12
| 40 students
Grace Christian Preschool
Daycare / Preschool (Christian)
2452 County Road 76
Grand Rapids, MN 55744
(218) 326-4838
Grades: PK
| 25 students
Heartland Christian Academy
Heartland Christian Academy Photo
(Christian)
(1)
9914 Heartland Circle NW
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 751-1751
Grades: PK-8
| 84 students
Heritage Christian Academy
Heritage Christian Academy Photo - Heritage Christian Academy enjoys a 100% graduation rate, with 98% of our students attending Colleges, Universities, Technical and Bible schools worldwide. 2% of our grads choose honorable military service.
(Christian)
(1)
15655 Bass Lake Rd
Maple Grove, MN 55311
(763) 463-2200
Grades: NS-12
| 382 students
Highland Catholic School
(Catholic)
2017 Bohland Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55116
(651) 690-2477
Grades: PK-8
| 430 students
Hillcrest Academy
Hillcrest Academy Photo
(Other Lutheran)
610 Hillcrest Drive
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
(218) 739-3371
Grades: PK-12
| 306 students
Holy Cross School
(Catholic)
(1)
10672 County Road 8
Kimball, MN 55353
(320) 398-7885
Grades: PK-6
| 41 students
Holy Name Of Jesus School
Holy Name Of Jesus School Photo
(Catholic)
155 County Road 24
Wayzata, MN 55391
(763) 473-3675
Grades: NS-6
| 454 students
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