Babysitters in Minneapolis

Known as the City of Lakes, Minneapolis is the largest city in Minnesota and has long been a hub of economic and financial activity for the northern plains states. Its network of well-maintained paths and trails have helped to make Minneapolis known for being the second most bike-friendly city in the United States. It is also a student friendly city and students make great babysitters.

Top 5 Colleges – Find Sitters

North Central University – Located near downtown Minneapolis, and founded in 1930, North Central University has a student body of approximately 1,200, with a ratio of women to men of 56:44. NCU is known for its high academic standards and was ranked in the top tier of the most recent US News & World Report college and university rankings. NCU is affiliated with Assembly of God churches.

Augsburg College – Augsburg has a student enrollment of over 4,000 and is well known for its high academic standards and Master’s Degree programs. Located in the center of South Minneapolis, this private college has a strong emphasis on student community service.

St. Catherine University – With campuses located in both Minneapolis and St. Paul, this highly innovative university boasts an all-female student body of around 4,000 and is known around the world for academic excellence and its series of world affairs symposiums. Also of note is St. Catherine’s elementary education program for future teachers.

Normandale Community College – Located in Bloomington, an inner-ring south Minneapolis suburb, Normandale serves both traditional students in search of a more intimate setting and personalized instruction for their first two years of college, and nontraditional adult students looking to further their education.

Minneapolis Community College – From its location in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, MCC serves both as a feeder school for the University of Minnesota, and as a continuing education center for adults that have in the working and wish to further their education or increase their skills set.

Top 5 High Schools – Find Sitters

Providence Academy – Founded in 2001 and serving approximately 900 students per year, this K-12 school has made the Catholic High Schools National Honor roll every year since its conception. Providence has a strong focus on faith and community service, and is located in Minneapolis’ close western suburb of Plymouth.

Totino-Grace – Located on the northern edge of Minneapolis, this private school hosts around 900 students in grades 9-12. Well known for its community-serving activities and a diverse student body, Totino-Grace also offers excellent athletic and arts programs.

Breck School – Founded in 1886 and located near the northern border of downtown Minneapolis, this independent school focuses on both academics and a service to others. Its “Buddies” program starts early, with 3rd and 4th graders serving as helpers to Kindergarteners and 1st graders, and continues as students progress through graduation.

Cristo Rey High School – From its south Minneapolis location, Cristo Rey has become a top college-prep school in the Twin Cities. With over 80% of its graduates having been accepted into college, this Jesuit-run school has a strong focus on values and college preparation.

Academy of Holy Angels – AHA has existed in various locations around Minneapolis since 1877.  It is currently located in the south Minneapolis suburb of Richfield. It has a strong tradition of academic excellence and values emphasis. With a student body of approximately 850 students in grades 6-12, Holy Angels has also had state championship teams in both boys and girls basketball.