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. 


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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.

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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

Meet a Mustang: The Sixkiller Family

We hope you found the articles and interviews shared by Native American members of the Breck community insightful this month and that as a community we all learned more about Indigeneity. Our last highlight of Native American Heritage Month is an interview with the Sixkiller family. We are thankful for them and for their continued engagement in the Breck community! 

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Meet a Mustang: Goze Families

During the month of November, we are introducing you to Native American families who are part of the Breck community. You can learn more about Indigeneity during our weekly updates throughout the month of November, which is Native American Heritage Month. This week’s spotlight is on the Goze families.

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