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Welcome to Highland Park Elementary School

As a magnet school in the beautiful Highland Park neighborhood, we welcome all our students and love our diverse community of learners. 

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Welcome to Highland Park

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We’re a school of approximately 400 students, located in the beautiful Highland Park neighborhood of St. Paul. As a magnet school for Areas D and F, we welcome all our students and love our diverse community of learners. The size of our school allows us to give students true personal attention while bringing a global perspective to education with the IB-PYP curriculum.

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At Highland Park Elementary IB World School, we organize our teaching and learning around six global themes that incorporate all the different subject areas, the Minnesota State Standards, and the Saint Paul Schools scope and sequence. We create units of inquiry that explore big ideas and concepts that are relevant and global. The students learn and acquire knowledge by asking questions, observing, investigating, and researching. 

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Highland Park Elementary

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Our students learn to think and act globally as they explore complex issues, take action to solve problems and reflect on what they’ve learned.

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Our entire school staff takes pride in promoting the success of each student, and provides all students with opportunities to see themselves as members of a local, national, and global community.

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