Nicky Napierala, 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

Welcome to Bruce Vento Elementary

  • With colorful college flags and staff members proudly proclaiming where they attended college, Bruce Vento Elementary makes a strong statement that college is our goal for every student. School-wide, each class “adopts” a college or university and learns about its campus. In return, colleges and universities around the country have adopted our classrooms. Learn more...
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Where academic achievement knows no limits

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  • OUR MISSION AND VALUES

    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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  • 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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  • Family Room

    Our family room provides a space for families to connect with other families, learn together, and link to community organizations. The space creates a bridge between school, families, and community organizations.

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  • Vento Garden Program

    Vento students learn and grow with our school garden. Classes participate in planning, planting, and harvesting the school garden throughout the year.

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School Profile

  • Principal Nicky Napierala

    Ms. Napierala brings a variety of experience in helping all students feel represented and accepted for who they are. She has served students for more than 25 years as a classroom teacher, intervention specialist, instructional coach, principal intern, and most recently, as assistant principal at Skyview Middle School in the ISD 622, North Saint Paul, Oakdale, Maplewood School District.

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  • CONTACT US

    Bruce F. Vento Elementary
    409 Case Avenue E
    St. Paul, MN 55130


    Grades: PreK-5


    Phone:
    651-293-8685


    Fax:
    651-293-8688


    School Hours: 
    7:30 a.m.- 2 p.m.


    Office Hours:
    7:00 a.m.- 3 p.m.


    Records Request: Please email
    jean.dunfee@spps.org

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  • Bus Transportation Questions Contact Jean at the front desk for bus transportation questions. Call 651-293-8685 between 7 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

    Attendance

    • Reminder: Call the attendance Line before 7:30 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 7:15 a.m.
      Class begins at 7:30 a.m.
      Buses load at 1:50 p.m.

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