• To request student records - email jean.dunfee@spps.org


    Vento office phones will be answered from 8:00am-4:30pm

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Laura Saatzer, Principal

409 Case Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55130

651-293-8685 | Get Directions

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360 Colborne Street, Saint Paul, MN, 55102

651-767-8100 | Get Directions

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  • Attention Kindergarten - 5th Grade Families
    Pick Up Your Child's Learning Kit
    Where: Bruce Vento Elementary School
    When: Friday, October 30 - 12:00-4:00
              Monday, November 2 - 8:00-4:00
              Wednesday, November 4 - 8:00-4:00
    Please call the school if you have any questions - 651-293-8685


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  • Equity

    Our goal is to eliminate racial disproportionality and predictability of achievement by accelerating the achievement of our lowest performing students and increasing achievement for all students.

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    Vento Elementary School educates every student without exception and without excuse, to standard or above in reading, writing, math and science in preparation for college.

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  • No Excuses University

    Here at Bruce Vento Elementary we believe that every child deserves the opportunity to be educated in a way that prepares them for college.

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School Profile

  • PRINCIPAL Laura Saatzer

    Principal Saatzer has a wide range of experience across the district, serving as a kindergarten teacher, a fifth-grade teacher, and elementary lead math coach before making her way into administration.

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    Bruce F. Vento Elementary
    409 Case Avenue
    Saint Paul, MN 55130
    Phone: 651-293-8685

    Grades: PreK-5
    School Hours:
    9:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.
    Office Hours:
    8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m.

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  • Bus Transportation Questions Contact Jean at the front desk for bus transportation questions. Call 651-293-8685 between 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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    • Reminder: Call the attendance Line before 9:30 am when your child(ren) will not be in school.

      651-744-3493 : Attendance
      The attendance line is available 24/7!

      School Doors Open at 9:00 a.m.
      Class begins at 9:30 a.m.
      Buses load at 3:55 p.m.