Top 20 Best Minneapolis Private Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 117 private schools serving 22,164 students in Minneapolis, MN (there are 425 public schools, serving 143,744 public students). 13% of all K-12 students in Minneapolis, MN are educated in private schools (compared to the MN state average of 10%).
The best top ranked private schools in Minneapolis, MN include Maranatha Christian Academy, Fourth Baptist Christian School and Groves Academy.
The average tuition cost is $10,279, which is higher than the Minnesota private school average tuition cost of $7,782.
58% of private schools in Minneapolis, MN are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

Top Ranked Minneapolis Private Schools (2024)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Maranatha Christian Academy
Maranatha Christian Academy Photo
(Pentecostal)
(16)
9201 75th Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55428
(763) 488-7900
Grades: PK-12
| 871 students
2855 Glacier Lane, Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55447
(763) 452-4650
Grades: 1-12
| students
Fusion Academy Minneapolis
Fusion Academy Minneapolis Photo - Each Fusion campus has a state-of-the-art music studio with professional-grade tools. Students can explore instruments, vocals, songwriting, DJ performing arts, and more.
Alternative School
7545 France Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55435
(877) 673-8893
Grades: 6-12
| students
6600 Nicollet Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55423
(612) 798-2600
Grades: 9-12
| 623 students
Al-amal School
Al-amal School Photo
(1)
1401 Gardena Avenue NE
Minneapolis, MN 55432
(763) 231-9701
Grades: PK-12
| 393 students
4330 Cedar Lake Road S
Minneapolis, MN 55416
(952) 381-3500
Grades: K-8
| 171 students
Annunciation Catholic School
Annunciation Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
525 W 54th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55419
(612) 823-4394
Grades: PK-8
| 390 students
Ascension Catholic School
Ascension Catholic School Photo - Ascension opened a preschool in 2023. There are 20 scholars enrolled.
(Catholic)
1726 Dupont Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55411
(612) 521-3609
Grades: PK-8
| 328 students
Benilde-St Margaret's School
Benilde-St Margaret's School Photo - Members of the Class of 2022 process from BSM to this year's convocation ceremony.
(Catholic)
(3)
2501 Highway 100 S
Minneapolis, MN 55416
(952) 927-4176
Grades: 7-12
| 1,185 students
511 Kenwood Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(952) 988-3420
Grades: PK-12
| 1,333 students
Blessed Trinity-penn Campus
Blessed Trinity-penn Campus Photo
(Catholic)
7540 Penn Ave. So. - 6720 Nicollet Ave. So.
Minneapolis, MN 55423
(612) 866-6906
Grades: PK-3
| 110 students
Breck School
(Episcopal)
123 Ottawa Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55422
(763) 381-8201
Grades: PK-12
| 1,134 students
Carondelet Catholic
(Catholic)
(7)
3210 W 51st St
Minneapolis, MN 55410
(612) 927-8673
Grades: PK-8
| 371 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
| 275 students
2924 4th Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 545-9700
Grades: 9-12
| 414 students
DeLaSalle High School
DeLaSalle High School Photo - ACADEMICS: The Global Advantage Program offers students the opportunity to earn college credit through rigorous international travel courses, such as Biology study in the Costa Rican Rain Forest.
(Catholic)
(6)
One DeLaSalle Drive
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 676-7618
Grades: 9-12
| 725 students
Epiphany Catholic School
Epiphany Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
11001 Hanson Blvd Nw
Minneapolis, MN 55433
(763) 754-1750
Grades: PK-8
| 363 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
| 334 students
Good Shepherd School
Good Shepherd School Photo
(Catholic)
145 Jersey Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55426
(763) 545-4285
Grades: PK-6
| 276 students
Groves Academy
Groves Academy Photo - Groves Academy is a renowned place of learning that nurtures and encourages brilliance within students with learning challenges. We understand the emotional pain that results when a child is struggling to learn. Our goal is to empower students entering 1st-12th grades to gain the skills and confidence they need to achieve lasting success.
Special Education School
3200 Highway 100 S
Minneapolis, MN 55416
(952) 920-6377
Grades: 1-12
| 277 students
Hope Academy
(Christian)
2300 Chicago Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 540-2000
Grades: K-12
| 540 students
Lake Country School
Lake Country School Photo - Lake Country School
Montessori School
3755 Pleasant Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55409
(612) 827-3707
Grades: PK-8
| 306 students
Little Voyageurs Montessori School
Little Voyageurs Montessori School Photo - Bruce the Bug Guy, comes to visit LVMS.
Montessori School
825 51st Avenue NE
Minneapolis, MN 55421
(763) 788-0889
Grades: PK-K
| 50 students
Minnehaha Academy
Minnehaha Academy Photo - Students have the unique opportunity to design, build and send an experiment to the International Space Station. Minnehaha Academy is the only school in the Midwest with this program.
(Christian)
(13)
3100 West River Parkway
Minneapolis, MN 55406
(612) 728-7722
Grades: NS-12
| 895 students
4200 W River Pkwy
Minneapolis, MN 55406
(612) 729-8321
Grades: PK-12
| 864 students
Nativity Of Mary School
Nativity Of Mary School Photo
(Catholic)
9901 E Bloomington Fwy
Minneapolis, MN 55420
(952) 881-8160
Grades: PK-8
| 303 students
Our Lady Of Grace School
Our Lady Of Grace School Photo
(Catholic)
5071 Eden Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55436
(952) 929-5463
Grades: NS-8
| students
Pilgrim Lutheran School
(African Methodist Episcopal)
3901 1st Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55409
(612) 825-5375
Grades: NS-8
| 86 students
Providence Academy
Providence Academy Photo
(Catholic)
(7)
15100 Schmidt Lake Road
Minneapolis, MN 55446
(763) 258-2502
Grades: PK-12
| 811 students
Risen Christ Catholic School
(Catholic)
1120 E 37th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55407
(612) 822-5329
Grades: K-8
| 303 students
St. Charles Borromeo School
St. Charles Borromeo School Photo
(Catholic)
2727 Stinson Blvd
Minneapolis, MN 55418
(612) 781-2643
Grades: PK-8
| 350 students
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School
St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School Photo
(Catholic)
9050 93 Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55445
(763) 425-3970
Grades: PK-8
| 558 students
Torah Academy
Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
2800 Joppa Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55416
(952) 920-6630
Grades: NS-8
| 313 students
Totino-Grace High School
Totino-Grace High School Photo
(Catholic)
(1)
1350 Gardena Ave Ne
Minneapolis, MN 55432
(763) 571-9116
Grades: 9-12
| students
Trinity First Lutheran School
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
1115 E 19th St
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 871-2353
Grades: PK-8
| 123 students
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Minneapolis, Minnesota Private Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
4500 Clinton Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419
(612) 825-0809
Grades: PK-8
| 94 students
3946 Wooddale Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55416
(952) 926-2222
Grades: PK-6
| 131 students
Mt. Hope/redemption School (Closed 2006)
(Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
927 E Old Shakopee Road
Minneapolis, MN 55420
(952) 881-0036
Grades: PK-8
| 158 students
1219 University Ave Se
Minneapolis, MN 55414
(612) 378-1014
Grades: K-12
| 34 students
Timothy Lutheran School (Closed 2006)
(Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod)
7814 Minnetonka Blvd
Minneapolis, MN 55426
(952) 929-8317
Grades: K-8
| 40 students
4530 Lyndale Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55419
(612) 827-3861
Grades: K-8
| 65 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked private schools in Minneapolis, MN?
The top ranked private schools in Minneapolis, MN include Maranatha Christian Academy, Fourth Baptist Christian School and Groves Academy.
How many private schools are located in Minneapolis, MN?
117 private schools are located in Minneapolis, MN.
How much do private schools cost in Minneapolis, MN?
The average tuition cost is $10,279, which is higher than the Minnesota private school average tuition cost of $7,782.
How diverse are private schools in Minneapolis, MN?
Minneapolis, MN private schools are approximately 34% minority students, which is higher than the Minnesota private school average of 23%.
What percentage of students in Minneapolis, MN go to private school?
13% of all K-12 students in Minneapolis, MN are educated in private schools (compared to the MN state average of 10%).
What percentage of private schools are religiously affiliated in Minneapolis, MN?
58% of private schools in Minneapolis, MN are religiously affiliated (most commonly Catholic and Christian).

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