American Indian Magnet School

1075 Third St. E.
Saint Paul, 55106
Address: 1075 Third St. E.
Saint Paul, 55106
Grades: PreK-8
Principal: Julie Downwind
Enrollment: 638
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Phone: (651) 778-3100
Fax: (651) 778-3101
  • Our school was created from the vision of elders and community members with a goal to provide an American Indian perspective and to welcome students of all backgrounds
  • Teaching is rooted in American Indian culture, traditions, values, history, and art.
  • Many teachers specialize in the Lakota and Ojibwe language and culture, as well as physical education, music and art.
  • Middle school students (6-8) are required to take either the Lakota or Ojibwe language.
  • Events include culture fairs, drum and dance, powwows, academic parent-teacher teams and special events throughout the year.
  • Our building and grounds have begun a complete and exciting four-year renovation project to truly reflect the beauty and power of what we're all about at AIMS.

We offer:

  • PreK (full day)
  • Discovery Club for grades PreK-5 (fee-based, off-site)
  • Indian Youth Enrichment
  • Urban 4-H
  • Extended Day for Learning (EDL)
  • Flipside
  • AVID
  • American Indian Studies
  • World Languages: Lakota/Dakota, Ojibwe


District Magnet School for Areas A, B, C, D, E, F1, F2


Quick Facts

Students who identify themselves as:
  African American
13 %
  American Indian
14 %
29 %
6 %
19 %
  Pacific Islander
0 %
  Two or more
19 %
Students in English Language Learning
28 %
Students in Special Education
20 %
Students eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch
89 %
Open House(s)

Tuesday, January 25   9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
In Person Open House