Who We Are

High expectations.
High achievement for all.
No excuses.

Welcome to Northpoint Elementary School in Blaine! We are one of three elementary schools in Spring Lake Park Schools serving grades in preK-4.

Innovative and Personalized Learning

Each student at Northpoint Elementary School is known by name, strength, interest and need, leading to personalized student work and learning experiences.

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Focus on Literacy

All elementary students in Spring Lake Park Schools spend 120 minutes each day on reading instruction with 60 minutes in smaller groups focused on specific student needs.

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 12 x 12

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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Low Class Sizes

One of our top priorities is to maintain low class sizes. Our class sizes at elementary grade levels are among the lowest in the metro area and among neighboring districts.

State of the Art Facilities

Parts of Northpoint have been redesigned to provide flexible learning environments that allow teachers to meet the varied needs and interests of students.

Panther Pride

Amazing things are happening every day at Northpoint Elementary School – learn more about our Northpoint stories and voices.

Why I’m #SLPPantherProud

Hear from our staff, students and community about the amazing things that are happening at Northpoint every day.

Katrina McCarthy

Teacher, Northpoint

I am #SLPPantherProud because of our children, families and co-workers who all inspire, challenge, push and support me! I am also so excited by the technology - not just electronically but new and innovative ideas we use to engage our students.

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Audrey Hendrickson working with a student

Teacher, Northpoint

It is really exciting to work in a school district where teachers are given opportunities to design engaging lessons for our student population. We are encouraged and expected to try new things daily.

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Judi-Kahoun sitting with students

Principal, Northpoint

I really feel Northpoint is a special place. We want to get to know each child not only by name, but by interest, strength, need and how they best learn.

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In Other News…

A Westwood teacher in Panther gear teaching students

Last fall, Spring Lake Park Schools partnered with InClass Today, an organization that has proven success in reducing chronic absenteeism in other school districts across the country. Again this year, students in grades 6-12 who fall into our chronic absenteeism criteria will receive an absence report in the mail. These reports will be sent beginning Friday, November 29.

Continue Reading about Absenteeism reports coming to mailboxes, partnership leads to greater attendance


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