Middle School Years
AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a proven, in-school elective college readiness class that prepares students in grades 6-12 for college and career readiness.
Creating learning environments where all students make connections to what they are learning and teachers meet the learning needs of students, contributing to successful academic outcomes.
Digital Learning is an instructional strategy that tailors teaching and learning to Saint Paul Public School’s diverse student body.
Our dual language immersion programs provide literacy and content instruction through two languages and a multicultural perspective.
(SPPS) offers content based English language instructional programs and services to meet the varied needs of English learners.
Genius Squad members participate in, lead, and assist with technology integration in a wide variety of ways at their respective schools.
Indigenous Integration provides lessons and resources across content areas to meet Minnesota State Standards that specifically mention Anishinabe and Dakota people.
All 5th, 8th and 9th grade students participate in individual advising meetings with their school counselor. Topics vary and can include growth in self-awareness, academic progress, career planning, and post-secondary planning.
Library Services empowers students and staff to become enthusiastic readers, critical thinkers, skillful researchers, and ethical users of information.
All SPPS students create a Personal Learning Plan (PLP). The PLP gives students opportunities to identify their strengths, skills and interests and connect them to careers that may interest them.
Talent Development and Acceleration Services (TDAS) celebrates the abilities, interests and needs of students through challenging and varied curriculum.