The Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School values a strong partnership with families that begins with our admissions process.
As families move through the process of touring, applying, screening, and ultimately joining the school community, we provide many opportunities to get to know each other and answer any questions that come up along the way.
We welcome your inquiries, visits, and application!
No prior Hebrew
For students joining Heilicher in grades 1-6, we provide beginner-level Hebrew language groups to ensure that students are able to fully participate even with little or no prior Hebrew experience. Students entering second grade or above will be asked to engage in private Hebrew tutoring during the summer preceding their enrollment. We offer seventh and eighth graders who have no prior Hebrew language skills a course on the history of modern Israel.
Special Education Plans
Partnering between school and home is key to a successful school experience. Please provide us with all outside testing or evaluations done by OT, PT, IEP, speech/language, medical, psychological, or other professionals. The more information we have about your child, the more successful we will be in meeting your family’s needs.
At times it is helpful to observe a child in their current school environment, and/or secure releases to communicate on the phone or in writing with health care providers. If we are in need of this type of information we will let you know.
The Amos and Celia Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School admits students of any sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school, and it does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, or any other school-administered programs.
"Our mid-year transfer experience was seamless. The girls knew some of the children from camp. The teachers called to touch base with us during the first few weeks. The other parents and administrators were warm and welcoming. After about a week, both the girls and their teachers said it felt as if they had been there from the beginning of the year."