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Sparking intellectual curiosity and confidence to take on the world.

Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School is a place for intellectual and spiritual growth. When you enroll your child at Heilicher, you instantly have a partner dedicated to providing a solid foundation for academic success, love of learning, and commitment to community. You will be proud of the person your child becomes.

Yaakov Buchbinder in front of Ninja Israel sign

Buchbinder is a 19-year-old St. Louis Park native who spent his summer in Israel as a contestant on Ninja Israel — Israel’s version of the U.S. television show American Ninja Warrior. He appeared in the fifth season’s premiere episode on Jan. 8 as the only American competitor.

Campus Entrance: Laila says Hello! Welcome to Heilicher!

Eighth-grade students coded a virtual tour, celebrating their favorite parts of Heilicher before they graduated. Join Laila S. and Revaya D. as they show you around! Press your space bar to start.

Book covers: This Book is My Best Friend; Tia Fortuna's New Home; Endlessly Ever After; Black Bird, Blue Road; The Door of No Return

Summer is the perfect time to read! Heilicher librarian Mrs. Cook shared some book recommendations, including lists curated by Heilicher students, so students can read books recommended by their peers.

Heilicher is alive with opportunities for learning and growth. Check out our upcoming events.

Why Heilicher

From our expert teachers to our whole-child learning philosophy, explore how Heilicher delivers on its mission to graduate life-long learners, creative thinkers, and self-assured leaders.


Kindergarten is a joyful, nurturing environment for intellectual, emotional, physical, and spiritual growth. Discover how our talented teachers, integrated curriculum, and small class environment work together to create an extraordinary kindergarten experience.

Learn More in Kindergarten

Lower School
(Grades 1-5)

Heilicher's lower elementary program embraces the innate curiosity of this age group and satisfies a quest for knowledge of the self and the world.Learn More in Lower School

Middle School
(Grades 6-8)

Heilicher's middle school program offers an integrated general and Judaic studies curriculum with emphasis on collaboration, public speaking, and analytical skills development. Stimulating electives, small class sizes, and project-based learning come together in an environment that promotes self-advocacy, self-confidence, and care for others. Learn More in Middle School

Expanding minds and nurturing confidence

We challenge students to reach for new heights, teaching academic and organizational skills that allow them to be creative problem-solvers and outstanding communicators who actively engage in their community. We strive to assure that each child feels connected and valued as they expand their knowledge and curiosity.



Community engagement and extracurricular activities

Heilicher students engage in curricular community service projects within and outside the school walls. It's common to see intergenerational magic with parents, grandparents, and community leaders volunteering in the school. And fun and vibrant after-school programs in the arts, academics, and athletics add an important dimension to round out student life at Heilicher. Explore the Heilicher community.

Come and See for Yourself

The best way to get to know Heilicher is to come see for yourself. Take a personal tour, meet our staff and teachers, and experience a slice of school life.