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St. Paul Preparatory School

St. Paul Preparatory School is a coeducational private traditional school for students in grades 9 through 12.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban


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St. Paul Preparatory School is a private high school. It is an AdvancED accredited, college preparatory school enrolling students in grades 9-12. St. Paul Prep is located in St. Paul, MN.

St. Paul Preparatory School offers students a unique educational experience through every facet of our program. Students come to St. Paul Prep to prepare for their futures while learning more about the world, and ultimately themselves.

Our curriculum provides students with quality, college preparatory academics and enrichment through the arts and physical education. Our classes are taught from a culturally relativistic perspective and take advantage of the wealth of diversity within our student body. Through our course offerings, we meet the educational needs of a wide range of students, from those with limited English ability to those requiring substantial academic rigor. As an added benefit, St. Paul Prep students may be eligible to enroll in university courses during their 11th and 12th grade years.


As part of our mission to prepare students to be competent global professionals, St. Paul Preparatory School offers a wide variety of courses in science, mathematics, language arts, foreign language, social science, arts, and physical education. We strive to provide an appropriate level of academic challenge for all students and encourage their involvement in the arts and other enrichment courses.

In each of our classes, we make every effort to maintain a culturally relativistic viewpoint and encourage students to share their personal experiences to increase the awareness and understanding of their peers.

For students in need of intensive language training, SPP offers multiple levels of ESL (English as a second language) courses to help students transition into our college preparatory classes. Our ESL program concentrates not only on the mechanics of English, but on the application of English in the content areas.

SPP is also proud to offer four specialized diploma programs in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), Visual Arts, International Business, and Global Leadership.

Mission Statement

At SPP, we prepare our international student body for success in a global society by offering a college/university preparatory education, comprehensive language instruction, and cultural exchange opportunities.


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  (651) 288-4606

Admission Considerations

Also Considered: Academic GPA

Admission Requirements

Required: Personal Essay, Fees, International Student Questionnaire, English proficiency tests, Application Essay, School Record



Academic Calendar: Semester

  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Computer Science A
  • AP World History
  • AP United States History
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Statistics
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • French
  • Spanish

Student Services

Student Services
    Academic Support Services
  • Counseling Services
  • Study Abroad

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 195
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 20
10 40
11 67
12 68

St. Paul Preparatory School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing St. Paul Preparatory School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 14 : 1
Gender 50% Male / 50% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 15%
Hispanic/Latino 21%
Black or African American 23%
Asian 41%
Marketing & Commuity Outreach Coordinator   Brianna Samson


Education extends well beyond the classroom at St. Paul Prep. Our students prepare for college and for their futures as active citizens of a global society in their everyday interactions and through collaboration in clubs and extracurricular activities. SPP offers boys and girls soccer, basketball, and track & field. SPP also offers over 10 different after school clubs and activities in Art, Debate, Film, Theater, Math, Model UN, Robotics, Skiing, and Speech.
  • Art Club
  • Chinese Club
  • Dance
  • Math Team
  • Model UN
  • Robotics
  • Student Council
  • Track and Field
  • Yearbook
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Soccer

Associations & Memberships

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