St. Paul Preparatory School

380 Jackson Street, Suite 100
Saint Paul, MN 55101
Tel: (651)288-4606
Grades: 9-12 | 174 students
At SPP, we prepare our international student body for success in a global society by offering a college/university preparatory education, comprehensive language instruction, and cultural exchange opportunities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. AdvancED
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported ELL/ESL classes
Year Founded 2003

Student Body

Total Students 174 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
90%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade St. Paul Preparatory School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 20 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 10 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Calculus AB, AP Statistics, AP Technology, AP Chemistry, AP Biology, AP World History, AP US History, AP World Literature and English Composition,
Average SAT score 1418
Average ACT score 23
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Local student tuition is $10,500. International student tuition varies.
% on Financial Aid
50%
Admissions Director Anni Bowers
Admissions Associate Nienke Wijnia

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Paddle Tennis, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketballPaddle Tennis,
SoccerTrack and Field,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Badminton, Flag Football, Math Club, Model United Nations/World Quest, Music Ensemble, Robotics, School Store, Ski Club, Student Council, Theater Club, Volleyball, Yoga Art Club, Badminton, Flag Football, Math Club, Music Ensemble, Robotics, School Store, Ski Club, Theater Club, Volleyball, Yoga, Model United Nations/World Quest,
Student Council,

School Notes

  • St. Paul Preparatory School is an international school that offers students a unique educational experience. Students come to St. Paul Prep to prepare for their futures while learning more about the world, and ultimately themselves. Our curriculum provides students with quality, college preparatory academics and enrichment through the arts and physical education. Our classes are taught from a culturally relativistic perspective and take advantage of the wealth of diversity within our student body. Through our course offerings, we meet the educational needs of a wide range of students, from those with limited English ability to those requiring substantial academic rigor. As an added benefit, St. Paul Prep students may be eligible to enroll in university courses during their 10th, 11th and 12th grade years. St. Paul Prep teachers share a passion for working with students from around the world. Our small classes allow faculty to provide students with individualized instruction. The majority of our faculty members hold a Master`s degree or higher, and many have professional career experience beyond the classroom. We truly care about the well-being of our students and offer them a safe, supportive, and nurturing environment in which to learn. We seek to provide students with opportunities for the development of self-awareness, social consciousness, leadership skills, and creativity through our enrichment activities, clubs, and study abroad programs. We also recognize the importance of providing our students with an enjoyable and memorable high school experience and promote positive interaction through field trips, dances, and other social events. Students are encouraged to take an active role in shaping the culture and climate of St. Paul Prep, ensuring that it is a comfortable place to grow and learn.

Profile last updated: 02/23/2016

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School Reviews

Excellent education with peers from all over the world. A little known Twin Cities alternative to the typical American high school experience. SPP has been a great fit for our two boys.
- Posted by Parent, 08/18/15
The teachers, administrative staff, and school community are wonderful and very closely connected. This is a place for any student from any background to feel comfortable and included.
- Posted by Administrator, 08/29/13

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