Best Minnesota Private Schools with Special Program Emphasis (2021-22)

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 18 private schools with special program emphasis serving 2,766 students in Minnesota.
The best top ranked with special program emphasis private schools in Minnesota include Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning, Frassati Catholic Academy and City of Lakes Waldorf School.
The average acceptance rate is 88%, which is lower than the Minnesota private school average acceptance rate of 92%.
44% of private schools with special program emphasis in Minnesota are religiously affiliated (most commonly Christian and Jewish).
Special education schools primarily serve specific student groups such as those that may be hard of hearing, deaf, speech impaired, health impaired, orthopedically impaired, cognitive delays/impairments, seriously emotionally disturbed, multi-handicapped, visually handicapped, or deaf and blind.

Top Ranked Minnesota Private Schools with Special Program Emphasis (2021-22)

School
Location
Grades
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
Cyprus Classical Academy
Cyprus Classical Academy Photo - Cyprus Classical Academy Student
Special Program Emphasis
(4)
13560 County Road 5
Burnsville, MN 55337
(952) 303-5183
Grades: PK-8
| 53 students
Frassati Catholic Academy
Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
4690 Bald Eagle Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55110
(651) 429-7771
Grades: PK-8
| 277 students
Shattuck-St. Mary's School
Shattuck-St. Mary's School Photo - The Whitney Arch welcomes visitors to the upper school campus
Special Program Emphasis (Episcopal)
1000 Shumway Avenue
Faribault, MN 55021
(800) 421-2724
Grades: 6-12
| 408 students
Torah Academy
Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
2800 Joppa Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55416
(952) 920-6630
Grades: NS-8
| 289 students
Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning
Special Program Emphasis
6282 Cranberry Rd
Finland, MN 55603
(218) 353-7414
Grades: 4-6
| 286 students
Agape Child Development Center
Special Program Emphasis (Pentecostal)
2304 Emerson Ave N
Minneapolis, MN 55411
(612) 287-9775
Grades: PK-6
| 124 students
Brightmont Academy - Mendota Heights
Brightmont Academy - Mendota Heights Photo - Taking individual courses at Brightmont Academy offers an effective one-to-one instruction alternative for students to learn concepts and skills by progressing at their own pace.
Special Program Emphasis
720 Main Street, Suite 101
Saint Paul, MN 55118
(952) 564-2164
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Community Christian School
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
208 East Main
Pease, MN 56363
(320) 369-4239
Grades: PK-8
| 98 students
Gaia Democratic School
Special Program Emphasis
1219 University Ave. SE Minneapolis, MN 55414
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 823-0154
Grades: K-12
| 35 students
Long Lake Conservation Center
Special Program Emphasis
28952 438th Ln
Palisade, MN 56469
(218) 768-4653
Grades: 5
| 130 students
Metropolitan Open School
Metropolitan Open School Photo - The schoolhouse has a nice and protected backyard where the students are invited to spend their lunch break and daily recess time. The local library and parks are within walking distance and are just some of the places we go on our weekly field trips.
Special Program Emphasis
(4)
3390 Library Ln
Minneapolis, MN 55426
(952) 926-5552
Grades: K-8
| 6 students
Minnesota Waldorf School
Minnesota Waldorf School Photo
Special Program Emphasis
(15)
70 East County Road B
Saint Paul, MN 55117
(651) 487-6700
Grades: PK-8
| 195 students
Mt. Hope Redemption W Campus
Special Program Emphasis (Lutheran Church Missouri Synod)
3601 W Old Shakopee Rd
Minneapolis, MN 55431
(952) 888-1303
Grades: NS-8
| 205 students
Newman School of Talmud Torah of St Paul
Newman School of Talmud Torah of St Paul Photo
Special Program Emphasis (Jewish)
(4)
768 Hamline Avenue S
Saint Paul, MN 55116
(651) 698-8807
Grades: K-5
| n/a students
RiverTree School
RiverTree School Photo
Special Program Emphasis (Christian)
3733 Vera Cruz Avenue N
Minneapolis, MN 55422
(763) 717-8609
Grades: K-12
| 135 students
Rochester Arts & Sciences Academy
Rochester Arts & Sciences Academy Photo - Glow party!
Special Program Emphasis
(1)
400 5th Ave SW
Rochester, MN 55902
(507) 206-4646
Grades: NS-5
| 150 students
Southside Family Charter School
Special Program Emphasis
2123 Clinton Ave So
Minneapolis, MN 55404
(612) 872-8322
Grades: NS-8
| 76 students

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