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Ignite a passion in every learner to inquire, continuously improve, and engage in positively changing our world.


We Will...

  • Prepare each and every student for their next step
  • Provide high quality, individualized programs, services, and personalized learning to all ages and stages of a learner's life
  • Build capacity in our learners to exemplify the IB Learner Profile
  • Partner with our families and community to develop shared ownership of student outcomes and family learning needs
  • Ensure students and families have reliable and regular access to technology for accelerated learning

Our Core Values

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Our core values are shared through a partnership with the City of South St. Paul. You can learn more about the partnership and the meaning of each on our core values webpage.

Core Values Collaboration Webpage


2023-24 Student Enrollment Count

School Enrollment Count
Early Learning (including PreK & ECFE) 205
Lincoln Center Elementary (K-5) 663
Kaposia Education Center (K-5) 635
SSP Middle School 589
SSP High School 867
Community Learning Center (10-12) 94
Online Academy 7

Enrollment in advanced courses

Advanced Courses Students
Students taking at least one IB course 304
11th and 12th grade Honors Candidates 34
11th and 12th grade IB Diploma Candidates 25

International Baccalaureate (IB) programme at South St. Paul High School builds on the strengths of the traditional American public school system while recognizing the need for global awareness and commitment as students prepare for citizenship in the 21st century. Learn more about the IB Programme here.