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

Breck Upper School Students Interview with Leslie Redmond

Breck Upper School students Joseph Purvis ‘21, Ayres Warren ‘22 and Maddie McDermott ‘22 share their experience interviewing Leslie Redmond, a local community organizer and former President of the Minneapolis NAACP. They also share their excitement for the MLK Symposium and Amplify Our Love with Pie events happening at Breck this upcoming week. Ms. Redmond will be the Upper School keynote speaker for the our 20th annual MLK Symposium.

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Kai Miller '22 Interview

On Sunday, January 17th, Breck will co-host Sweet Potato Comfort Pie’s seventh annual MLK Holiday event: Amplify Our Love with Pie, to honor the 92nd birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breck student, Kai Miller ‘22, has been working behind the scenes to get ready for the event. The communications team at Breck did a brief interview with Kai to ask about her experience working on the event.

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