Accredited Private School, Grades 6-12
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Mendota Heights, MN Private School


Brightmont Academy, One-to-One Private Education

School Update, COVID-19 Response

During school closures, Brightmont Academy students are receiving one-to-one online instruction for all our programs including full-time, courses for credit, tutoring, and skill-building. Our experienced teachers are using an online curriculum and platform to ensure students continue learning during the coronavirus pandemic.

We are prepared to support new families who need academic support. Don't let your child fall behind during school closures. We recommend our one-to-one online tutoring which helps students maximize learning gains and maintain a learning routine in an uncertain time.

We are waiving the $200 Standard Enrollment Fee for new families who enroll between March 18, 2020-April 30, 2020. This applies to all our programs.

1:1 Online Tutoring

Take advantage of the one-to-one instruction that works. Our unique educational approach is based on 20 years of experience helping students in grades 6-12 succeed academically. At Brightmont Academy, we identify and support the needs of each student, whether they struggle with depression and/or anxiety, learning disabilities, health issues or other special needs.

Brightmont’s educational model is mastery-based, empowering students to actively engage in their studies at their own pace while being challenged and supported throughout the learning process. We offer a range of programs throughout the year including full-time school, individual courses, tutoring, skill-building programs, and summer school. We offer open enrollment so you can start right away.

Contact Campus Director Jennifer Sorenson to learn more. We look forward to working together with your student and family to create a customized education program to meet your student’s specific academic needs.

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Unlocking Academic Potential

97% of Brightmont students say they are getting the academic support they need to be successful.


Social Events

Students and staff join together on a regular basis to celebrate events and participate in fun activities. Birthday celebrations occur monthly, families are invited to luncheons, and hands-on service projects help support the community.

Recent activities and events include:

  • baked potato bar
  • Lunch and Learn: juggling
  • 20th anniversary celebration
  • bean bag toss and ladder ball
  • Halloween snack bar
  • caramel apple bar


Community Outreach

This December, we are giving back to the community by hosting a sock drive to support The Bridge For Youth. This organization helps homeless youth get off the streets and build a better life.

My son loves the teachers, and they really understand how my child learns best.
Brightmont parent

Meet Jennifer Sorenson

Mendota Heights Campus Director


Jennifer sorenson, CAMPUS DIRECTOR

Jennifer Sorenson is the Campus Director of Brightmont Academy – Mendota Heights. Most recently, she served as the President of The Art Institutes International Minnesota and The Art Institute of Wisconsin, private creative arts colleges, where she oversaw all operations including development of and execution on the vision and strategic direction of the college, student success initiatives, graduate outcomes, faculty and staff development, and effective internal and external relationships. Her background includes student engagement, operations, recruiting, and creating, implementing and facilitating executive development programs, and community partnerships. She worked in various roles at The Art Institutes since 2007 were she served as President, Regional Admissions Specialist, Senior Director of Admissions and Director of Admissions.

In 2015, she was named a 40 under 40 honoree by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. Jennifer served as the Chair for the Minnesota Career College Association in 2015 and 2016. Currently, Jennifer serves as a board member for the University of Minnesota School of Journalism Alumni Society and The Garage. She also volunteers her time as a professional speaker for LifeSource and a mentor for the University of Minnesota School of Journalism mentoring program.

Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and a Master of Science degree in Management from Argosy University-Twin Cities.

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Address and Phone

(952) 564-2164

The Village at Mendota Heights
720 Main Street, Suite 101
Mendota Heights, MN 55118

Campus Hours

School Closure Notice:
Our physical campuses are temporarily closed and we are operating online until further notice.

Regular opening hours:
Mon.-Thurs. 8:30am-6:00pm
Friday 8:30am-5:00pm

Accreditation

Accredited by Cognia (formerly AdvancED).

Local Campuses

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Plymouth

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