Who We Are

High expectations.
High achievement for all.
No excuses.

Welcome to Spring Lake Park Schools! We are a vibrant school community serving about 6,200 students from suburbs in the northern Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area.

Innovative and Personalized Learning

Each student in Spring Lake Park Schools is known by name, strength, interest and need, leading to personalized student work and learning experiences.

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STEM and Real-World Learning

We continue to expand our science, technology, engineering and mathematics learning and redesign traditional learning experiences to help our students become creators, designers, inventors, thinkers and leaders.

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Career and College Readiness

Our goal for each student is simple – 12 college-level credits by the end of 12th grade, or 12x12. We offer a variety of ways for students to achieve this goal and leave high school with college credits.

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Innovation and Design

Unleashing teacher creativity using our 3D Design process creates learning experiences that are meaningful, engaging and enhance student success.

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Outstanding Financial Management

The district is well-positioned for the future as a result of strong fiscal management from the school board and district administration.  

Low Class Sizes

Our class sizes at all grade levels are among the lowest in the metro area and neighboring districts. We prioritize investing in teaching and specialist positions to maintain low class sizes.

Core Values

Each day we live our core values as we work with our learners and each other to advance a plan focused on success for each student.

Learn more about our values and strategic plan


Why I’m #SLPPantherProud

Hear from our staff, students and community about the amazing things that are happening in Spring Lake Park Schools every day.

Riley Kunz student talking in front of camera

Student, Lighthouse

I was really burnt out at traditional school and nothing interested me, but at Lighthouse I'm allowed to look into things that make me passionate and it brought back my interest in learning things.

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