Private Schools in Dakota County, Minnesota

There are 31 Private Schools in Dakota County, Minnesota, serving a population of 414,655 people in an area of 563 square miles. There is 1 Private School per 13,375 people, and 1 Private School per 18 square miles.

In Minnesota, Dakota County is ranked 52nd of 87 counties in Private Schools per capita, and 3rd of 87 counties in Private Schools per square mile.

List of Dakota County Private Schools

Find Dakota County, Minnesota private schools, including independent, parochial, religious and non-religious affiliated charter schools, boarding schools, Christian schools, preparatory prep schools, accredited private k-12, middle schools, and high schools.


All Saints Catholic School 19795 Holyoke Avenue Lakeville, MN

American Montessori, Inc. 13973 West Preserve Boulevard Burnsville, MN

Becks Montessori Accelerated Learning Center 4194 Pilot Knob Road Eagan, MN

Berea Lutheran Church & School 9308 Rich Valley Boulevard Inver Grove Heights, MN

Christian Heritage Academy 17297 Glacier Way Rosemount, MN

Christian Life Academy 6300 212th Street West Farmington, MN

Convent Of The Visitation School 2455 Visitation Drive Mendota Heights, MN

Crown of Life Lutheran Church 115 Crusader Avenue West West Saint Paul, MN

Cyprus Classical Montessori 13560 County Road 5 Burnsville, MN

Eagan Montessori Academy 1250 Lone Oak Road Eagan, MN

Faithful Shepherd Catholic School 3355 Columbia Drive Eagan, MN

Glory Academy 25170 Dodd Boulevard Lakeville, MN

Good Shepherd Lutheran School 151 County Road 42 East Burnsville, MN

Heritage Lutheran Church 13401 Johnny Cake Ridge Road Apple Valley, MN

Holy Trinity Catholic School 745 6th Avenue South South Saint Paul, MN

Journey Montessori Academy 14980 Garrett Avenue Apple Valley, MN

Mississippi Valley Montessori 1575 Charlton Street West Saint Paul, MN

Ramalynn Montessori - Apple Valley Campus 15004 Glazier Avenue Apple Valley, MN

River Hills Kindergarten 11100 River Hills Drive Burnsville, MN

Saint Joseph Catholic School 13900 Biscayne Avenue Rosemount, MN

Southview Christian School 15304 County Road 5 Burnsville, MN

St John The Baptist Catholic School PO Box 50 Vermillion, MN

St John Vianney School 1815 Bromley Street South Saint Paul, MN

St Michael Elementary School 335 Hurley Street East West Saint Paul, MN

St Thomas Academy 949 Mendota Heights Road Mendota Heights, MN

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School 600 Tyler Street Hastings, MN

Sunrise International Montessori School 2521 Horizon Drive Burnsville, MN

Trinity Lone Oak Lutheran School 2950 Highway 55 Eagan, MN

Trinity School at River Ridge 601 River Ridge Parkway Eagan, MN

Westwind Education 8215 240th Street West Lakeville, MN

Woodpark Montessori 1080 East 146th Street Burnsville, MN

About Dakota County Private Schools

Dakota County Private Schools are schools that provide all or some portion of Kindergarten through 12th grade education, but they do not operate as part of a public school district in Dakota County, MN. Private Schools are largely funded through tuition and student fees, though they may also be supported by grants and private contributions. Some Private Schools may receive a small amount of public funding, such as Minnesota Department of Education grants for school building renovations. Private Schools have selective admissions and can choose who may enroll as a student. Public Schools, in contrast, are subject to compulsory education laws that requires Minnesota State to provide education to all children.

You may contact Private Schools for questions about:
  • Dakota County Private School enrollment and applications
  • School tuition, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities
  • Dakota County private school curriculum
  • College admission rates
  • Dakota County private school test scores

Dakota County Private School Statistics

Find Dakota County Private School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Dakota County Private School Enrollment
 Dakota CountyMinnesota
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment2,98833,588
Kindergarten Enrollment644 (11.1%)8,256 (11.6%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)2,220 (10.4%)31,187 (10.9%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)2,228 (9.2%)29,418 (10.2%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)2,135 (8.5%)23,885 (8.2%)
Dakota County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Dakota CountyMinnesota
Less than 9th Grade Education5,663 (2.0%)109,242 (2.9%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)8,785 (3.1%)153,159 (4.1%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)58,074 (20.6%)930,058 (24.9%)