St. Paul Public School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 100 public schools serving 34,928 students in St. Paul Public School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Minnesota.
Public Schools in St. Paul Public School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 40% (versus the 59% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in St. Paul Public School District are Jie Ming Mandarin Immersion Academy, Randolph Heights Elementary School and Horace Mann School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. St. Paul Public School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Minnesota.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the Minnesota public school average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

St. Paul Public School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Minnesota for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
St. Paul Public School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MN)
# Schools
100 Schools
2,544 Schools
# Students
34,928 Students
872,755 Students
# Teachers
2,285 Teachers
53,334 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

St. Paul Public School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 515 school districts in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 76% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MN)
Overall District Rank
#429 out of 522 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of St. Paul Public   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of St. Paul Public   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
59%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of St. Paul Public   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
76%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of St. Paul Public   School District and public school graduation rate of MN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.78
0.57
# American Indian Students
338 Students
15,533 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
2%
# Asian Students
10,719 Students
61,043 Students
% Asian Students
31%
7%
# Hispanic Students
4,835 Students
88,237 Students
% Hispanic Students
14%
10%
# Black Students
8,858 Students
101,657 Students
% Black Students
25%
11%
# White Students
7,318 Students
555,545 Students
% White Students
21%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
10 Students
825 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
2,850 Students
49,915 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,193
21,237
# Students in K Grade:
2,653
59,523
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,660
62,717
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,719
62,188
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,600
62,526
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,599
62,480
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,477
63,784
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,389
65,070
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,428
67,411
# Students in 8th Grade:
2,405
68,070
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,682
68,513
# Students in 10th Grade:
2,563
67,991
# Students in 11th Grade:
2,583
68,059
# Students in 12th Grade:
2,977
73,186
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $20,045 is higher than the state median of $14,481. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $23,442 is higher than the state median of $14,746. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MN)
Total Revenue
$700 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of St. Paul Public   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$819 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total spending of St. Paul Public   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$20,045
$14,481
This chart display average revenue per public school student in St. Paul Public   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$23,442
$14,746
This chart display average spending per public school student in St. Paul Public   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best St. Paul Public School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Jie Ming Mandarin Immersion Academy
Magnet School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1845 Sheridan
Saint Paul, MN 55116
(651) 744-4770
Grades: K-5
| 371 students
Rank: #22.
Randolph Heights Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
348 Hamline Ave S
Saint Paul, MN 55105
(651) 293-8780
Grades: PK-6
| 443 students
Rank: #33.
Horace Mann School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2001 Eleanor Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55116
(651) 293-8965
Grades: K-5
| 384 students
Rank: #44.
L'etoile Du Nord French Immersion U
Magnet School
Math: 65% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1760 Ames Place
Saint Paul, MN 55106
(651) 221-1480
Grades: 2-5
| 240 students
Rank: #55.
St. Anthony Park Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2180 Knapp St
Saint Paul, MN 55108
(651) 293-8735
Grades: K-6
| 536 students
Rank: #66.
Capitol Hill Magnet/rondo
Magnet School
Math: 63% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
560 Concordia Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55103
(651) 325-2500
Grades: 1-8
| 1,193 students
Rank: #77.
Expo For Excellence Elementary School
Math: 61% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
540 Warwick St
Saint Paul, MN 55116
(651) 290-8384
Grades: PK-5
| 549 students
Rank: #88.
Central Senior High School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
275 Lexington Pkwy N
Saint Paul, MN 55104
(651) 744-4900
Grades: 9-12
| 1,851 students
Rank: #99.
Groveland Park Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
2045 St Clair Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55105
(651) 293-8760
Grades: PK-5
| 358 students
Rank: #1010.
Chelsea Heights Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1557 Huron St
Saint Paul, MN 55108
(651) 293-8790
Grades: K-5
| 378 students
Rank: #1111.
Highland Park Senior High School
Math: 46% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1015 Snelling Ave S
Saint Paul, MN 55116
(651) 293-8940
Grades: 9-12
| 1,381 students
Rank: #1212.
Open World Learning Secondary
Magnet School
Math: 44% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
640 Humboldt Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55107
(651) 293-8670
Grades: 6-12
| 476 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
A. G. A. P. E. Teen Parent
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1037 University Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55104
(651) 744-7970
Grades: 5-12
| 44 students
Rank: #13 - 1413. - 14.
Guadalupe Alternative Programs
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
381 Robie St E
Saint Paul, MN 55107
(651) 222-0757
Grades: 7-12
| 63 students
Rank: #1515.
Highland Park Middle School
Math: 39% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
975 Snelling Ave S
Saint Paul, MN 55116
(651) 293-8950
Grades: 6-8
| 830 students
Rank: #1616.
Jj Hill Montessori
Magnet School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
998 Selby Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55104
(651) 293-8720
Grades: PK-5
| 384 students
Rank: #1717.
Adams Magnet Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 40% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
615 Chatsworth St S
Saint Paul, MN 55102
(651) 298-1595
Grades: K-5
| 493 students
Rank: #1818.
Crossroads Science Program
Magnet School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
543 Front Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55117
(651) 767-8540
Grades: PK-5
| 247 students
Rank: #1919.
Battle Creek Elementary School
Magnet School
Math: 44% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
60 Ruth St S
Saint Paul, MN 55119
(651) 744-4130
Grades: PK-5
| 475 students
Rank: #2020.
Highland Park Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1700 Saunders Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55116
(651) 293-8770
Grades: PK-5
| 368 students
Rank: #2121.
Murray Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
2200 Buford Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55108
(651) 293-8740
Grades: 6-8
| 692 students
Rank: #2222.
Como Park Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
780 Wheelock Pkwy W
Saint Paul, MN 55117
(651) 293-8820
Grades: PK-5
| 377 students
Rank: #2323.
Global Arts Plus Upper
Magnet School
Math: 32% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
810 Palace Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55102
(651) 293-8690
Grades: 5-8
| 508 students
Rank: #2424.
Phalen Lake Hmong Studies Magnet
Magnet School
Math: 38% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1089 Cypress St
Saint Paul, MN 55106
(651) 293-8935
Grades: PK-6
| 632 students
Rank: #2525.
Johnson Senior High School
Math: 26% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1349 Arcade St
Saint Paul, MN 55106
(651) 293-8890
Grades: 9-12
| 1,243 students
Rank: #2626.
Crossroads Montessori
Magnet School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
543 Front Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55117
(651) 767-8540
Grades: PK-5
| 243 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Global Arts Plus Lower
Magnet School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1023 Osceola Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55105
(651) 293-6606
Grades: PK-4
| 413 students
Rank: #27 - 2827. - 28.
Nokomis Montessori North Campus
Magnet School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
985 Ruth St N
Saint Paul, MN 55119
(651) 744-7440
Grades: PK-5
| 361 students
Rank: #2929.
Farnsworth Aerospace Lower
Magnet School
Math: 36% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
1290 Arcade St
Saint Paul, MN 55106
(651) 293-8675
Grades: PK-4
| 478 students
Rank: #3030.
Saint Paul Music Academy
Magnet School
Math: 35% | Reading: 32%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
27 Geranium Ave E
Saint Paul, MN 55117
(651) 293-8795
Grades: PK-6
| 565 students
Rank: #3131.
Nokomis Montessori South Campus
Magnet School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
525 White Bear Ave N
Saint Paul, MN 55106
(651) 744-5500
Grades: PK-5
| 266 students
Rank: #3232.
Ramsey Middle School
Math: 25% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1700 Summit Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55105
(651) 293-8860
Grades: 6-8
| 586 students
Rank: #3333.
Hamline Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1599 Englewood Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55104
(651) 293-8715
Grades: PK-5
| 212 students
Rank: #3434.
Harding Senior High School
Math: 21% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1540 6th St E
Saint Paul, MN 55106
(651) 793-4700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,900 students
Rank: #3535.
Washington Tech Secondary Magnet
Magnet School
Math: 29% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1495 Rice St
Saint Paul, MN 55117
(651) 293-8830
Grades: 6-12
| 2,077 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • St. Paul Public School District
  • 360 COLBORNE ST, SAINT PAUL, MN, 55102-3299
  • (651) 767-8100
  • spps.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 34,928 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 76% (Btm 50% in MN)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.78

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