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Saint Paul Public Schools, District 625
360 Colborne Street
Saint Paul


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Districtwide Automotive Center

Auto Course Descriptions

The Saint Paul High School Automotive Center, as part of the Districtwide Career Pathways program for all high school students in 10th grade and up, just underwent their 5th ASE EducationFoundation 5 year Program Accreditation review. This process ensures that the automotive program's curriculum, tools and equipment, and instructor training meet the high industry standards set forth by the governing board of ASE. With this latest accreditation the Saint Paul High School Automotive Center will continue the tradition of delivering training excellence since 1979 to students of SPPS.

Students attending the program can earn ASE Student Certifications, apply for summer internships, as well as earn articulated college credits for automotive programs at St. Paul College, DCTC and Dunwoody. The Districtwide Automotive Program shares a location with Global Arts Upper School and is led by instructors Ron Rybicka and Henry Velasquez and supported by the Office of College and Career Readiness.

Register with your counselor.

View of auto shop with cars and trucks in lifts on the right and left sides.


Maintenance and Light Repair 1

A or B Days 1-3:30 p.m.

  • Focuses on entry-level shop practices, lube/oil/filter service, tire service, 12 volt electrical, & vehicle inspections.

Maintenance and Light Repair 2

Monday-Friday 8:30-11 a.m.

  • Focuses on repair procedures for steering, suspension, brake, automotive electrical, engines, & drivetrain systems.

Maintenance and Light Repair 3

Monday-Friday 8:30-11 a.m.

  • Focuses on problem solving, diagnosis of steering, suspension, brake, automotive electrical, engines, HVAC, & drivetrain systems.

How to Register

Sign up for classes with your School Counselor!

Contact, Auto Instructor, to schedule a tour or to learn more.