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.

Learn more about how we personalize learning


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.

Learn more about our approach to STEM


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.

Learn more about Career and College Readiness


Innovation and Design

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

Learn more about innovation and design


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.

A Woodcrest staff member holding mini flags and smiling

Woodcrest Spanish Immersion, Teacher

Our school community works extremely hard and is very committed to creating the best learning experience for all of our students.

Read More about Lina Mraz
A Centerview office paraprofessional smiling with a notebook and flower shirt

Centerview Elementary, Office Paraprofessional

At Centerview and across SLP, everyone in the community is welcomed. I feel pride in sharing my culture and language here. Each person symbolizes a unique piece of the puzzle that makes our community whole.

Read More about Kenia Alfaro
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Northpoint Elementary, Speech Language Pathologist

I am #SLPPantherProud when I see the sense of community, wealth of support and passion from all the staff. They show their dedication to education daily and it motivates me.

Read More about Hoang Truong
A Westwood teacher smiling and wearing a yellow shirt

Westwood Middle School, Science Teacher

We are always making decisions to move toward creating a learning community that will be successful in today’s and tomorrow’s world. 

Read More about Lindsay Leet