Minnehaha Academy

Admission Office: 612-728-7722

Grades 1-5 Admission Process

Step 1

Request Information

Fill out the “Request Admission Information” form on this page or contact Julia Stewart by calling 612-728-7778 or emailing her at stewartjulia@minnehahaacademy.net.  After you request admission information, you will receive an information packet including the school’s viewbook, transportation options and other materials.

Step 2

Visit Campus

Personal tours are the best way for parents to learn more about the classes and programs at Minnehaha Academy. During your tour, you will meet our grade-level teachers, see the classroom and other spaces where your child will go during the day, such as the library, gym, chapel, and art, music and Spanish rooms.

You can also learn more about Minnehaha Academy by attending an Open House. Meet students, teachers, administrators and learn about our extraordinary programs and offerings.

Step 3

Shadow Day

Students in grades 1 through 5 are required to shadow a Minnehaha student for a day. This is an opportunity to learn what a typical day at our school is like. Your student will attend homeroom, classes, lunch, recess, Chapel and specialist classes to experience a full day.

Step 6

Enroll

To secure your child’s spot, you must sign the Enrollment Contract and pay the $500 enrollment deposit. This deposit will be applied toward your tuition balance.

Step 5

Receive Acceptance Letter

You will be notified if your child has been accepted. Once accepted, you will receive an Enrollment Contract.

Step 4

Apply

Once your online application is submitted and your $100 fee paid, your admission counselor will send you the required forms for your student’s application file.

We also require entrance testing for all applicants grades 3-5.

Step 7

Start Your Minnehaha Academy Adventure

Welcome to Minnehaha Academy!

Grades 1-5 Admission Process


Steps 1-3: Get to Know Us

  1. Request Information
    Fill out the “Request Admission Information” form on this page or contact the Lower and Middle School admission counselor, Julia Stewart, by calling 612-728-7778 or emailing her at stewartjulia@minnehahaacademy.net
  2. . After you request admission information, you will receive an information packet including the school’s viewbook, transportation options and other materials.
  3. Visit Campus
    A. Personal tours are the best way for parents to learn more about the classes and programs at Minnehaha Academy. During your tour, you will meet our grade-level teachers, see the classroom and other spaces where your child will go during the day, such as the library, gym, chapel, and art, music and Spanish rooms.
    B. Attend an Open House: Meet students, teachers, administrators and learn about our extraordinary programs and offerings.
  4. Shadow Day
    Students in grades 1 through 5 are required to shadow a Minnehaha student for a day. This is an opportunity to learn what a typical day at our school is like. Your student will attend homeroom, classes, lunch, recess, Chapel and specialist classes to experience a full day.

Step 4: Apply

  • Fill Out an Online Application (Fee of $100)
    Once your online application is submitted, your admission counselor will send you the required forms for your student’s admission file.

We also require entrance testing for all applicants grades 3-5.


Step 5: Receive Acceptance Letter

You will be notified if your student has been accepted. Once they’ve been accepted, you will receive an Enrollment Contract.


Step 6: Enroll

To secure your child’s spot, you will need to sign the Enrollment Contract and pay a $500 enrollment deposit. This deposit will be applied toward your tuition balance.


 

Step 7: Start your Minnehaha Academy Adventure!