Our school is at the center of the vibrant and diverse Hamline Midway neighborhood. Our partnership with Hamline University, the first of its kind in the nation, places more than 100 tutors and mentors in classrooms and provides students with access to the university campus on a continual basis. Imagine a school where students are encouraged to wonder and direct their own learning by asking questions, investigating, and collaborating to create meaning. A place where instruction and curriculum cultivate student interest and strengths. A place that values students for who they are and believes all students can achieve excellence. A place where students, teachers, families and community members are co-creators of an exceptional educational experience that prepares students for the 21st Century. Read more...
COVID-19 Student and Family Guidelines
SPPS will require masks for all people in a school setting (ages 2+), including all teachers, staff, students and visitors, regardless of vaccination status. Families should familiarize themselves with the SPPS COVID-19 Student and Family Guidelines, which are updated regularly and cover prevention strategies, health screening and monitoring, and the SPPS COVID-19 Reporting System.
Bridging Snelling Avenue, Hamline Elementary and Hamline University are one integrated campus. Each member of our community is both a teacher and a student, engaged in a journey of lifelong learning on a campus that provides a rich variety of resources to support this diverse education. Whether child or adult, long-time resident or new arrival, we bring our own unique talents and perspectives and take away a commitment to knowledge, service, and community.