About Ramalynn Academy

Established in 1985, Ramalynn Academy transcends the traditional boundaries of education as more than just a private Montessori school for preschool to 8th-grade students in Bloomington, MN, minutes from downtown Minneapolis. Our institution is a vibrant community committed to instilling values of respect, tolerance, and compassion toward all life on Earth. These principles are at the core of our mission, underscoring the significance of diversity in our educational approach.

Embark on an enriching educational journey grounded in the renowned Montessori philosophy at Ramalynn Academy, one of the leading private schools near Minneapolis. Going beyond the ordinary, we embrace personalized learning for preschool students aged 3 through grade 8. Our approach acknowledges and celebrates the unique abilities, diversity, interests, and learning styles of each child.

Distinguished by our commitment to the Montessori approach, we employ an individualized pacing system. This allows students to progress at their own pace, ensuring they are neither constrained nor hurried in their academic exploration. Empowering students to delve deeply into subjects that captivate their curiosity, they receive targeted support in areas that require additional attention.

The exceptional outcomes speak to our unwavering dedication—year after year, our diverse students consistently surpass state and national averages in academic achievement. Beyond academics, our Montessori-inspired education serves as a catalyst for the development of leadership and critical thinking skills, preparing students for global success in a rapidly evolving world.

Compared to traditional schools, Ramalynn provides an environment fostering self-directed learning while instilling a profound sense of personal responsibility. Flourishing in this inclusive setting, our students showcase their ability to work at an elevated pace—a true reflection of our commitment to a challenging yet supportive educational experience.

Whether you seek private elementary schools near Bloomington, MN, or private Montessori schools in the Minneapolis area, Ramalynn Academy stands out. Our track record of success, combined with a commitment to an inclusive educational environment, ensures that each student thrives in a setting tailored to their unique potential. Join us in embracing diversity, excellence, and a holistic approach to education for a transformative experience. Explore the best in Montessori and personalized learning at Ramalynn Academy, conveniently located for families seeking quality education in Bloomington, MN, and surrounding areas.

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Primary

Preschool & Kindergarten

Our Montessori Preschool & Kindergarten begins at 3 years of age. Our accredited Montessori teachers provide a warm, nurturing environment, to support your child’s desire and ability to learn.

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Students singing at the Ramalynn Winter Music Festival

Grades 1 - 5

Montessori Elementary is marked by a strong willingness and desire to acquire knowledge. Our objective is to enable children to learn independently, using their innate curiosity, creativity, and intelligence.

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"Having been a Ramalynn parent for over a decade with 2 kids going through this wonderful establishment, I could not be happier with the school. It is such a nurturing environment and my kids loved being in school. The Montessori way of teaching has instilled a love of learning and both my kids have consistently been ahead of the curve in both academic and emotional development. A great sports program too. I would highly recommend Ramalynn."
— Nisha Malaviya, Ramalynn Parent

Why Choose a Montessori Education?

Our educational path is not guided by strict bookwork, drilling and memorization, but rather by a child centered approach. We provide a guided hands-on learning environment where students are given room to investigate, and ultimately excel, at their own pace.

At Ramalynn, we go beyond the classroom with our strong sense of community and family. We follow the whole child learning approach, making sure each student is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged in school as well as in their home and community.

If you are looking for a well rounded, whole child learning environment in the Bloomington, Minneapolis, or surrounding areas, contact us. Ramalynn Academy provides a warm, nurturing and supportive Montessori school setting for Pre-K through 8th Grade.