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.
OUR MISSION: Inspire students to think critically, pursue their dreams and change the world.
OUR GUIDING VALUES:
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..