Safe, in-person learning for the 2021-2022 school year and an online option for all grade levels

Spring Lake Park Schools is open for in-person learning at all grade levels for the 2021-2022 school year. For families interested in online options, SLP Schools Online is a state-approved online school for grades K-12. A trimester commitment is required. Families must make request for the third and final trimester by Monday, February 14, 2022 by emailing
Our health and safety practices align to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Minnesota Department of Health and are summarized below. 
Public comment: Input, feedback and questions throughout the pandemic have helped shape our plans and maximize safe, in person learning at school. To share questions or comments about this latest update to our return to learning plan for 2021-2022 school year, please email


Health And Safety Plan

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Our health and safety practices are aligned to current guidance from the Minnesota Department of Health and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. We continue to monitor the situation and evolving public health guidance and will remain responsive to any adjustments that may be needed.
These are the health and safety practices in our school buildings.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

COVID-19 vaccination are available for people age 5+. Find the latest information and vaccination locations on the state of Minnesota's COVID-19 Vaccinations site

Frequently Asked Questions

These frequently asked questions are updated as we continue to hear questions and feedback from our community. In all of our work, we will prioritize the safety and wellbeing of students and staff and work to personalize learning for each student.

Government COVID-19 relief funding

The federal government has passed three major relief packages in response to COVID-19. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES), the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSA), and the American Rescue Plan Act (ARP). All included funding for K-12 education. The Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) is administering multiple grant opportunities from these three relief packages. Spring Lake Park Schools plan for these relief funds can be found on the state's website.

COVID-19 Cases

May 13, 2022
(updated Fridays)
There are 46 active COVID-19 cases across the district.
Here are the percentages of students and staff out with COVID-19 or COVID-like symptoms: 
  • Spring Lake Park High School (including Lighthouse):  1.5 percent absent with COVID-19 or symptoms
  • Westwood Middle (7/8): 2 percent absent with COVID-19 or symptoms
  • Westwood Intermediate (5/6): 1.5 percent absent with COVID-19 or symptoms
  • Northpoint: 2 percent absent with COVID-19 or symptoms
  • Centerview: 2 percent absent with COVID-19 or symptoms
  • Park Terrace: 2 percent absent with COVID-19 or symptoms
  • Woodcrest: 1.5 percent absent with COVID-19 or symptoms

See the COVID-19 Face Mask Decision-Making Guide

School Newsletters

Each school will post a newsletter on their website under News > Newsletters as well as email it home on most Wednesdays throughout the school year. To ensure you receive these emails, please update student and family contact information in the Campus Parent Portal system. You can make updates at

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