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Safe Schools Updates
Minnesota Department of Education recognizes 12 SPPS schools for PBIS workPosted by Saint Paul Public Schools at 6/12/2017 9:00:00 AM
Twelve SPPS schools have been recognized by the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) as 2016-17 Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) Sustaining Exemplar schools. Schools who received this recognition were required to have three years of PBIS implementation, documented action plans and completed specific fidelity assessments. While all SPPS schools are implementing PBIS, these 12 schools have met rigorous standards, participated in the MDE application process and have shared their PBIS journey with other schools.
Here is a list of SPPS schools recognized by MDE:
- Battle Creek Middle School
- Como Park Elementary School
- Farnsworth Aerospace Lower Campus PK-4
- Farnsworth Aerospace Upper Campus 5-8
- Highland Park Middle School
- Highwood Hills Elementary School
- Linwood Monroe Arts Plus Upper Campus
- Linwood Monroe Arts Plus Lower Campus
- Murray Middle School
- Phalen Lake Hmong Studies Magnet School
- Saint Paul Music Academy
- Washington Technology Magnet School
2017-18 Restorative Practices ApplicationsPosted by Saint Paul Public Schools at 6/1/2017 4:00:00 PM
Three Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS) sites have been selected to become restorative practice pilot sites in the 2017-2018 school year. Eastern Heights Elementary, Parkway Montessori Middle School and Washington Technology Magnet School were selected from among 13 applicants. These three sites will join the cohort of six schools that began the pilot in fall 2016. | Read More
Restorative Practices UpdatePosted by Saint Paul Public Schools at 10/15/2016
This fall, 6 pilot schools- American Indian Magnet School, Farnsworth Aerospace Upper, Johnson Senior High School, Maxfield Elementary School, Murray Middle School and Riverview Westside School of Excellence- launched school-designed, community-driven implementation of restorative practices supported by and in collaboration with a St. Paul Public Schools and St. Paul Teacher Federation partnership. | Read More
Together, we can strengthen safety in our schools through a network of relationships, services, organizations and community members.Safe schools start with you!
Schools are just one support system for students who have experienced trauma. SPPS works with more than 200 community partners to provide support in:
- Art and Culture
- College and Career Readiness
- Mental Health
- Social and Emotional Health
- Physical Health and Wellness
For more information:
The Department of School Climate and Support:
Our mission is to help create an environment of safety, respect and equity by providing support services that focus on behavior, mental health and wellness.
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All School visitors must check in at the main office and wear a visitor identification badge.
SPPS has 1,500 safety cameras and continues to invest in security upgrades.
Every school has its own safety plan that is reviewed and updated annually.
Nine Saint Paul Police School Resource Officers (SROs) monitor safety and create relationships with students.
All schools hold five safety drills, five fire drills, and one severe weather drill each year.
Instant notification system can send texts, phone calls and emails to families and staff.
Since 2001, the Office of Security and Emergency Management (SEM) has reviewed and improved safety and emergency procedures across the district.