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two preschoolers playing on the playground
students and teachers taking a silly picture while painting the road for the demonstration project
black pride organization students
middle schoolers on a secondary building scavenger hunt
crossing guards
high school jazz band at graduation
Two first graders reading the same book
students walking at graduation

Welcome to South St. Paul Public Schools


Minnesota's first K-12 International Baccalaureate School District and now the nation's first BARR Model School District. We are a community of passionate learners, positively changing our world. What does that mean for your family? It means a high quality education for everyone. With unique curriculum aimed at developing the whole child: academically, physically, and emotionally, all students learn how to succeed not only in school, but in life after graduation. 

Visit our enrollment page to enroll online, visit the District Office to enroll in person, or call 651-457-9400 to start your journey with SSPPS. 



Students at TriDistrict CAPS kickoff

TriDistrict CAPS (Center for Advanced Professional Studies) programs started the school year with some BIG ideas around community building, and making our TriDistrict schools communities better places for everyone.

A screenshot of the Summer 2022 SixTimes

Quarterly newsletter from South St. Paul Public Schools delivered to all mailboxes in the 55075 zip code. The Summer 2022 issue highlights commencement, district financial news, Silver Apple Award winners, and summer learning in SSP.

Parent portal update contact information

South St. Paul Public Schools uses digital communications to get important information to our families, students, and community. It's important each year that families check their Infinite Campus account to ensure their contact information is updated and correct. Find directions here.

school bus

South St. Paul Public Schools is currently working through transportation routes and assignments for all students eligible for District-provided transportation. Read more about transportation for the upcoming school year.

Students in circle time at kindergarten camp

K Camps helps your child prepare for kindergarten. Classes are held in kindergarten classrooms at your child’s home school. Students will become comfortable in a classroom and explore their elementary building while being introduced to a “mini” kindergarten schedule.

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