Founded in 1886 and rooted in Episcopal values, Breck School is a preschool through twelve, college preparatory day school with more than 1,100 students. Located in Golden Valley, Minnesota, on 52 acres just minutes from downtown Minneapolis, Breck enjoys a national reputation for excellence and achievement in academics, athletics, and the arts. Upon graduation Breck students matriculate to colleges and universities across the country compatible with students’ interests and talents.

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Perpetually Learning

We are a community of high achieving and motivated students and teachers focused on intellectual inquiry and engagement. 

1,150

Students Preschool -12

31

Median ACT Score

20,000

Service Hours

2

Siemens National Finalists

Developing each student's unique talents and potential to excel

Utilizing the current Mind, Brain, and Education Science research, we offer a safe place where our students are known and cared for, giving them opportunities to try new things and express their ideas.

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As an Episcopal school, we hold an unwavering commitment to diversity and inclusivity, welcoming individuals of all faiths or no faith at all. Through a partnership between reason and inquiry, we provide students the opportunity to reflect on their own beliefs and honor those traditions more fully and faithfully in their lives.

Our History

Uniquely Breck

One Campus Benefits

Breck is a uniquely united community—a place that fuels achievement, independence, and social responsibility among all of our students. 

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College Counseling

Breck students matriculate to colleges and universities across the country that are compatible with their unique talents and interests. 

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Research-Informed Teaching

We fuel teaching and learning excellence by bridging research and practice for all faculty, students, and parents.

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Community Partnership Program

We believe that each student should accept responsibility for the common good and develop a desire to contribute to those in need.

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Mia '23

Get to know this Middle Schooler in 20 Questions

From a favorite Breck lunch to the best decision she's ever made, read more about Mia here.

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Jessica Wanless

Middle & Upper School Learning Coach /
Peter Clark Center Faculty Fellow

Our Today at Breck magazine features 20 questions with members of our student, faculty, and alumni communities. Get to know Ms. Wanless here.

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Recent News

MS Students Research Climate Change

MS science students collaborated on a climate change research project earlier this year. Their teacher, Ms. Alexander, created a scenario for her students that opened up opportunities for deep conversations about climate justice and helped them understand the complicated nature of negotiating resolutions while also internalizing the need for immediate action to mitigate its impact.

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Congratulations to the 20-21 Breck Math League Team for taking second in Class 1 A.

This year, the Breck Math League Team took second in Class 1A at the 2021 Minnesota State High School Mathematics League State Tournament. In a year of virtual practices, meets, and tournaments that literally crossed the International Date Line, the team stuck together and retained their second-place standing for a second year.

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