Welcome to Bethlehem Academy:
An Authentically Catholic Dominican Prep School!

Bethlehem Academy is a community of faith serving students in grade 6-12. Founded in the tradition of the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa, we have been following the Dominican pillars of prayer, study, community and service for over 155 years. Offering a faith-enriched educational program that demands self-discipline, fosters respect for others, encourages the search for truth, and recognizes the unique abilities and God-given talents of each student, we THANK YOU for your interest in our school.


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Click the links above or see below for more information

**** Looking for Tuition Assistance Information? Click HERE to learn more ****

- Why Bethlehem Academy? -

We invite you to watch the video below to hear from current students what they love about attending Bethlehem Academy:


Complete a Future Cardinal Inquiry Form to get on our email list and receive more information. 

- Visit -

On-Campus Family Tours
Ready to visit campus and see things firsthand? Contact us to set up a family tour. Tours are offered Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. Sign up to visit us here and see how our Christ-centered curriculum and supportive Cardinal community will prepare you to take on life's challenges, ready to lead, to serve, and to inspire in whatever path you choose.

Cardinal Visit Days
Cardinal Visit Days are closed for the 2022-2023 school year. We look forward to offering them again next fall! Student visit day opportunities are offered most weeks Tuesday-Friday during the school year. Offering full and half (middle school only) day options, students will spend the day with a BA scholar sharing similar interests. 

Virtual Tour

Can't visit in person? Join us for a virtual tour! Click here, and spend a few minutes walking the halls of Bethlehem Academy with us.  

- Apply -
Our Admissions Process:
  1. Ready to become a Cardinal? Click here to apply online and start your Cardinal journey! 
  2. Complete a records request form and submit to Bethlehem Academy.
  3. Please note that applications cannot be reviewed until school records and the math teacher recommendation (form found in the online application) is received.
  4. If you wish to be considered for tuition assistance, click on the Tuition and Financial Aid link to find out more.
  5. Once accepted, click on the link in the welcome email to complete the enrollment process.
  6. An email will be sent with information on on your tuition contract - this will include any tuition assistance, as applicable. 
  7. Complete your class registration form and sign up to meet with our school counselor.
Contact the Admissions Office with questions or to set up a meeting.


Contact: admissions@bacards.org
Our Mission
Bethlehem Academy, a Catholic school in the Sinsinawa Dominican tradition, strives to empower its students and staff to achieve personal, spiritual and academic excellence. We challenge ourselves to love as Jesus Christ loved, to lead, to serve, to inspire and to seek the truth: Veritas.
105 3rd Ave. SW
Faribault, MN  55021
Phone:  507-334-3948
Fax:  507-334-3949