Founded in 1886 and rooted in Episcopal values, Breck School is a preschool through twelve, college preparatory day school with 1,200 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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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.
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.
Breck is a uniquely united community—a place that fuels achievement, independence, and social responsibility among all of our students.
Breck students matriculate to colleges and universities across the country that are compatible with their unique talents and interests.
We fuel teaching and learning excellence by bridging research and practice for all faculty, students, and parents.
We believe that each student should accept responsibility for the common good and develop a desire to contribute to those in need.
“What I love about Breck is that it is a really inclusive place to be and it’s super fun to learn. Every teacher you get has a different style so you learn different things in different ways.”
“Breck is truly a community of learners. Students are here to push themselves towards excellence and to be the best version of themselves. At the same time, it’s not just about them as individuals; they really want to be there for their community, support one another, and work toward a collective goal.”
“What I appreciate most about Breck is the community. Of all the days of the week, the one I cherish most is Thursday: chapel day. I see this shared space and time as one of Breck’s most essential facets as it gathers all of us to share perspectives, cultural traditions, and our identities.”
Breck Upper School students that are a part of the community partnership group, Voterama, have been focused on voting rights and creating a culture of voting among first-time voters.
Indigenous Peoples have made essential contributions to the history, culture, and economy of Minnesota. Today, we honor the experiences, resiliency, and rich legacy of Indigenous Peoples across the country. Happy Indigenous Peoples Day!
Traveling along a route with a rich and honored history, Lower School Math Specialist and FLL Robotics Coach Kris Simonson '82 experienced nature in a way she never had before.