Phalen Lake Hmong Studies Magnet
1089 Cypress St
St Paul, MN 55106

Grades: PreK-5
Principal: Catherine Rich
Enrollment: 699
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Phone: (651) 293-8935
Fax: (651) 293-8978
Email: Catherine.Rich@spps.org
Website: phalen.spps.org

Zoo Siab Tos Txais! Our school offers all students the opportunity to develop the skills to actively contribute to today’s multicultural society. Our learners explore the culture, language, history, folklore, art, literature and traditions of many cultures with a special focus on the Hmong people. Phalen Lake students and staff infuse educational technology to daily lessons, projects and curriculum. Phalen Lake believes students must use, learn and interact with technology to positively contribute to our growing digital world.

* Serves Area C (EAST of 35E)

Pathway: Phalen Lake > Battle Creek Middle > Harding

Quick Facts
Enrollment699
Students who identify themselves as American Indian.6%
Students who identify themselves as Asian American78%
Students who identify themselves as African American8.6%
Students who identify themselves as Hispanic American10.9%
Students who identify themselves as Caucasian American2%
Percentage of Students in English Language Learning81.3%
Percentage of Students in Special Education9.9%
Percentage of Students eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch92.4%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2012 MCA II for Grade 3 reading test22%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2012 MCA II for Grade 3 math test38%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2012 MCA II for Grade 4 reading test25%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2012 MCA II for Grade 4 math test53%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2012 MCA II for Grade 5 reading test29%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2012 MCA II for Grade 5 math test40%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2012 MCA II for Grade 6 reading test44%
Percentage of Students Proficient in the 2012 MCA II for Grade 6 math test47%
Student assessment data -- Spring 2013.
Student demographic data – October 2013.
Programs & Activities
Regional & District Magnets
  • Hmong Studies
Kindergarten Options
  • All-day Kindergarten
After School Offerings
  • Served by Discovery Club Hub