Plymouth, 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.
Our focused learning environment enables students to achieve progress and gain the self-confidence necessary to support lifelong learning and success. 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 our Plymouth Campus Director, Jennifer Sorenson, to find out more about Brightmont Academy and to create a customized education program to meet your student’s specific academic needs.
Brightmont Teachers Get an A+
We're proud of the 97% approval rating our teachers earned from our students.
Brightmont is, by far, the best school that I have worked in. I love the positive, productive, and fun work environment and the staff is incredibly warm and welcoming. I immediately felt at home here. One-on-one instruction allows teachers to build strong relationships with students which, in turn, translates into highly effective learning. Brightmont is the best!
Erin, math & science instructor
Students and staff join together on a regular basis to celebrate events and participate in fun activities. Birthday celebrations occur monthly and families are invited to luncheons.
December activities include:
- a cookie decorating bar
- Lunch and Learn: making origami
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 Service Projects
Plymouth students and staff are actively engaged in their community by participating in monthly campus-wide service learning projects. These small acts of kindness go a long way in supporting and uplifting others.
Parent and Student Testimonials
My daughter was not thriving in a traditional school and arrived at Brightmont significantly behind grade level and with no confidence in her ability to succeed. The Brightmont teachers were excellent and incredibly supportive. With their help, she graduated from high school at Brightmont feeling proud of all she accomplished.
Jane M., parent
Our son attended Brightmont Academy in Plymouth in 8th grade (the only reason we left is due to our move to a different state). He had struggled in a traditional school setting, the large classes did not suit his learning style. We researched many possible schools, only Brightmont offered everything we were looking for. Jess and her team of educators have created a welcoming environment where each individual student is encouraged fully. Our son's time at Brightmont has forever changed his view of learning and school in general, he is now a motivated student who has confidence in his abilities. One of the greatest bonuses of sending our son to Brightmont was the one to one teacher/student ratio. This enabled the teachers to really get to know him in a way that is not possible in a traditional school setting. We fully recommend Brightmont Academy to any family who is looking for a quality education in a caring setting for their son or daughter.
Verity B., parent
To all the staff at Brightmont,
Thank you for making this one of the best school years that I have ever had.
Seb, student, grade 8
One of the best moments I've had parenting is when my daughter out of the blue, teary-eyed, thanked me for helping her graduate. She said she knew she couldn't have done it without Brightmont...Brightmont was the start of new beginnings for both of us. Thank you for giving her confidence!
Kelly K., parent
[Brightmont] helped me so much! The instructors helped me hands on, step by step to learn the material.
Meet Jennifer Sorenson
Plymouth Campus Director
Jennifer sorenson, CAMPUS DIRECTOR
Jennifer Sorenson is the Campus Director of Brightmont Academy – Plymouth. 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.
Call Jennifer at (763) 452-4650 or send her a message.
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