As head of school, I’m committed to fostering genuine engagement with education by integrating real-world experiences. The benefits of experiential learning are numerous.
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.
This summer, we launched our Student and Teacher Resource Team under the guidance of experienced psychotherapist Beth Shapiro. Rather than “blow up” what we had in place, we’ve opted to “glow up” as we move students out of the pandemic’s survival mode and help them thrive by offering a proactive and nurturing environment.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.