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 5,700 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 STEM learning for each student in Spring Lake Park Schools. We are redesigning traditional learning experiences and transforming our classrooms to help our students become creators, designers, inventors, thinkers and leaders.

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Career and College Readiness and 12x12

Our vision to have every student prepared for college is bold and aspirational. We are collectively committed to designing engaging learning experiences that lead to each student earning 12 college credits by the end of 12th grade.

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Innovation and Design

We are creating a system that encourages teacher creativity and doing things differently. Teachers use our 3D Design model to design learning experiences that are meaningful, engaging and enhance student success.

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Top-Notch and State of the Art Facilities

Our community has provided the necessary resources to invest in flexible learning spaces for our students. We have designed enriching learning environments that allow teachers to meet the varied needs and interests of students.

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Outstanding Financial Management

The school board and district administration have an ongoing commitment of effective management of fiscal resources, which has positioned the district well for the future.

Low Class Sizes

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

Core Values

As part of our Strategic Plan for the Future, we developed a set of core values to describe how we will work with our learners and each other.

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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.

Brenna Kraft

English Learner Academic Specialist, Park Terrace

Every single student I work with makes me #SLPPantherProud! Their passions, perseverance and authenticity are infectious. I am proud to be one of their teachers!

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Lina Maurice

SLPHS Class of 2018

For the past 13 years Spring Lake Park Schools has provided me with a safe place to learn and grow as a person.

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Jennie Hayle

Teacher, Westwood

I personalize learning for my students by getting to know them first. Building relationships with the students is crucial to knowing what they need and being able to design lessons based on their strength, skill interest and need. 

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Darrick Becken

Teacher, Centerview

The best part of my day is when the doors open in the morning and students come running in! It's great to see that kids are so excited to be here each day and that they want to get to their class as quick as they can!

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Amy Hennen


This entire district is full of the best community, doing all of their work around what is best for kids.

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