Saint Paul Public Schools – 625

School District Name:
Saint Paul

Website:
https://www.spps.org/spps (Coverage Map)

Contact Information

(651) 767-8100
360 Colborne Street
St. Paul, MN 55102
Saint Paul Public School District Logo

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Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS) is one of Minnesota’s largest school districts with more than 37,000 students. Highly trained and deeply dedicated staff, cutting-edge academic programs, and strong community support are among the district’s hallmarks. Our student population is diverse, with students who speak more than 125 languages and dialects.

SCHOOL FINDER

Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS)

SPPS is one of Minnesota’s largest school districts. Educating more than 37,000 students annually. The staff at SPPS is highly trained and deeply dedicated. This includes, using cutting-edge academic programs and strong community support. These a few among the district’s hallmarks. While also holding ourselves to high standards for the outcomes of student achievement. Working together in a respectful manner that values and honors families, staff, students and the community. Our student population is diverse, with students who speak more than 125 languages. However, the SPPS district have a few core values they strive to maintain. Seen below:

Our Values

  • Achievement– Fostering academic success by acting to increase student achievement.
  • Communication– Engaging with sincerity and honesty by using language that can be understood by all.
  • Continuous Improvement– Pursuing excellence by identifying and strengthening what is working well and being flexible to change what is not.
  • Collaboration– Working together in a respectful manner that values and honors families, staff, students, and the community.
  • Accountability– Holding ourselves to high standards for the outcomes of student achievement.
  • Individual Culture– Embracing each individual’s culture, race, ethnicity, ability, and identity.

 

Our Mission

Inspire students to think critically, pursue their dreams and change the world.

56 Schools/ Programs

  • PreK-5 Schools: 30
  • PreK-8 Schools: 4
  • K-5 Schools: 7
  • 1-8 School: 1
  • Dual Campus Schools: 4
  • 6-8 Schools: 5
  • 6-12 Schools: 4
  • 9-12 Schools: 5

 

More Student Demographics

  • Approximately 34% of students are English Language Learners
  • 15% of students require special education services
  • 70% of students are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch

 

Academics

  • Four-year comprehensive graduation rate: 74.9%*
  • The SPPS graduation rate is higher than the state average for six student groups: American Indian students, Hispanic students, Black students, English Language Learners, homeless students and students receiving free/reduced lunch

* AGAPE High School, Bridge View School, Focus Beyond, Gordon Parks High School, Journeys Secondary School and LEAP High School included in SPPS average

OUR GUIDING VALUES

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    ACHIEVEMENT: Fostering academic success by taking action to increase student achievement through challenging and collaborative learning.

    COMMUNICATION: Engaging with sincerity and honesty by using language that can be understood by all.

    CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT: Pursuing excellence by identifying and strengthening what is working well and being flexible to change what is not.

    COLLABORATION: Working together in a respectful manner that values and honors families, staff, students and the community.

    ACCOUNTABILITY: Holding ourselves to high standards for the outcomes of student achievement and operational, instructional and fiscal performance.

    INCLUSIVE CULTURE: Embracing each individual’s culture, race, ethnicity, ability and identity.

     

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