Welcome to Benilde-St. Margaret's!

Benilde-St. Margaret's enjoys a reputation of excellence in education as one of Minnesota's top private, Catholic college prep junior high and high schools. Located in St. Louis Park, MN, we educate students in grades 7-12 with a rigorous and holistic approach focused on helping every student reach their highest potential. At BSM, students have the opportunity to build a strong foundation for a successful future.

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Benilde-St Margaret’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Preparation and Response Plan08/05/2020BSM has launched the school's Coronavirus (COVID-19) Preparation and Response Plan addressing COVID-19, which includes proactive measures being taken at BSM, how you can help at home, as well as a list of helpful resources.
Red Knights are Staying Safe while Staying Active07/23/2020For many BSM athletes, July has marked the first opportunity for teammates to practice together since the COVID-19 stay-at-home protocols began in March. As BSM training camps take place, they look remarkably different than previous summers in order to keep the safety of our students at the forefront.
New Members Join BSM Board of Directors07/01/2020Benilde-St. Margaret’s School has named the Board of Directors for the 2020-2021 school year. Officers include Jim Vogl (chair), Laura Portz (vice chair), Dr. Adam Ehrmantraut (president), Fran McCloskey (treasurer), and John Vonhof (secretary). 
An Important Message from the President06/03/2020“Our school and community must have the courage to challenge our own thinking and dismantle racism wherever we see it.” In a recent letter, Dr. Adam Ehrmantraut, BSM president, shares an important message about growing as a Red Knight community.

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A  Private, Catholic College Prep Junior High and High School

Benilde-St. Margaret's offers a challenging curriculum and a uniquely caring experience that includes faith formation, academic rigor, social responsibility and extensive co-curricular activities. Learn more about the BSM experience and opportunities available to Red Knights below.
Bruce Becker '82
Math Teacher & BSM Graduate
"BSM is home. It is by God's grace I came into this community so long ago, and it has been the greatest blessing for me to work here with such enthusiastic and talented colleagues!"
Ken Pauly
Social Studies Teacher & Boys' Hockey Coach
"It has been a blessing to teach & coach in the BSM community. BSM provides a close-knit family feel and supports our students as they pursue excellence in all that they set out to accomplish."
Amy Jo Hyde '89
French Teacher, BSM Graduate & Current Parent
“I love being a part of the BSM community as a teacher, alum and parent. People care deeply for each other here and it's a great place to ‘grow up.’ BSM truly feels like home!”
Maureen Grazzini '86
Past Parent & BSM Alumna
"BSM makes you proud to be a Red Knight. The rigorous academics prepare students for college. The faculty are the best around & the community makes you feel like you’ve found your home with a sense of belonging."
Pedro O. '20
Current Student
"Benilde-St. Margaret's is a place where you make connections that will last a lifetime. It is a community that becomes a part of who you are. BSM is a community that is a part of who I am & I am proud to be a Red Knight."
Megan Cron '09
"BSM laid a great foundation for my future. The staff, students, academic & extracurricular environments were instrumental in my personal & professional development. I am so proud to say I am a Red Knight"
Emani L. '22
Current Student
"BSM is home to many opportunities. Not only are we encouraged to try a new activity, but also encouraged to explore our faith & God. BSM is unique & special place that ensures every student will have a great experience."
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