Academics

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

In Spring Lake Park Schools, learners are at the center of everything we do. Our vision is to create personalized and engaging experiences so that each student feels valued, inspired and has a sense of belonging, resulting in college readiness so that each student has aspirations for success. As a district, we have individually and collectively committed to taking whatever actions are necessary each day to design engaging learning experiences that meet the unique and varied needs of each student. This focus is necessary to put each young person on a trajectory to pursue whatever direction they may take beyond graduation, be that college or career. 

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Assessment and Institutional Research

Assessment and Institutional Research in Spring Lake Park Schools provides timely, accurate and meaningful information to district staff, the community and external stakeholders to support our district vision of being a world-class learning community.

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Career and College Readiness

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Our vision to have every student prepared for college is bold and highly aspirational. College readiness does not start in high school. Every level of our district – from early childhood to high school – must be aligned to this vision of college readiness.

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Curriculum

Teachers in all grade levels and in every subject draw inspiration from each students’ strengths, interests, needs and curiosities. As they learn to work both collaboratively and independently, our students develop the knowledge, tools and skills they need now and in the future.

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English Learners

English language learning opportunities in Spring Lake Park Schools prepare students identified as English Learners for success by honoring home language and culture, and providing equitable access and personalized experiences for each learner.

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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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SLP Online

Online learning is a class or course that is built and delivered fully online. Students in this model spend 100% of their time online with choice over time, place, path or pace in the learning.

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Special Education

Special Education provides a range of programs and services for students, birth to 21 years of age, who have been identified as disabled and in need of specialized programming.

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Specialty Programs and Schools

Spring Lake Park Schools is personalizing student work and learning experiences! Other than our three K-4 elementary schools, a grades 5-8 intermediate and middle school and a grades 9-12 high school, we offer a variety of specialty programs and schools for families, including the following.

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Gifted Services

Spring Lake Park Schools' mission statement is “High Expectations, High Achievement for All. No Excuses.” This includes our gifted learners! Gifted Services seeks to identify these learners and provide services to maximize their potential by providing educational challenges appropriate to their needs.

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Innovation and Design

Almost all organizations, across industries, promote innovation. Yet, few do it, or do it well. Simply promoting innovation doesn’t make it happen. Innovation requires a little direction, some process, and an encouraging culture. It requires ideas – encouraging, identifying, resourcing, and developing ideas. 

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Learning Technology

Spring Lake Park Schools provides a digital device to each K-12 student as another way to assist in personalizing learning for each student.

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Multilingual Learning

Spring Lake Park Schools has a diverse student population with more than 50 languages and dialects spoken by our students and their families. Some of our students are bi-, tri- and even quadrilingual. Multilingual Learning manages several language programs that build on the richness of that diversity. 

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STEM

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

In Spring Lake Park, STEM education engages students in interdisciplinary, inquiry based, real-world problem solving.  Our approach to STEM is both programmatic and integrated within all courses.

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Questions?

If you have questions about academics in Spring Lake Park Schools, contact our educational services team. 

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