Student Placement Center
Hours
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday:8am - 4:30pm
Wednesdays 12:00pm - 4:30pm

2018 - 2019 Applications and Instructions

Before applying to school:
    • Review the 2018-2019 School Selection Guide.
    • Visit apply.spps.org to confirm your Area, Community School Zone (PreK-5),     and transportation using School Finder.
    • Visit schools that interest you.
    • Contact the Student Placement Center at 651-632-3760 with questions.
 
Applying for school:
    • Apply online at apply.spps.org or submit a paper application to the Student Placement Center.
    • Complete a separate application for each student.
    • You may choose up to two schools.
    • Please fill out the application completely.
    • Read the statements in box 4 (Signature section) on the application and sign.
 
Pre-Kindergarten Criteria:
In addition to the Admission Priorities listed in the School Selection Guide, enrollment consideration into the PreK program is based on the following:
    • Students who live in St. Paul
    • Students who are English Learners
    • Students who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals (see chart below)
    • Students who receive Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) services
 
Free/Reduced Lunch Guidelines
Total Household Maximum Income
Household
Size
Per Year Per Month Twice per
Month
Every 2 Weeks Per Week
1 $22,311 $1,860 $930 $859 $430
2 $30,044 $2,504 $1,252 $1,156 $578
3 $37,777 $3,149 $1,575 $1,453 $727
4 $45,510 $3,793 $1,897 $1,751 $876
5 $53,243 $4,437 $2,219 $2,048 $1,024
6 $60,976 $5,082 $2,541 $2,346 $1,173
7 $68,709 $5,726 $2,863 $2,643 $1,322
8 $76,442 $6,371 $3,186 $2,941 $1,471
For each additional household member add: $7,733 $645 $323 $298 $149