Student Placement Center
Mon, Tues, Wed,Fri   7:30am - 4:30pm
Thurs 12:00pm - 4:30pm

2102 University Avenue West, Saint Paul 55114

Barack & Michelle Obama Elementary

Address: 707 Holly Ave.
Saint Paul, 55104
Grades: PreK-5
Principal: Elias Oguz
Enrollment: 350
Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Phone: (651) 293-8625
Fax: (651) 293-8669
  • In 2023, Obama Elementary will be celebrating its 100 years of multigenerational academic legacy before its temporary closing at the end of 2022-23 school year for a major building makeover that will enhance the learning environment to the 21st century standards.

  • The year will be filled with joy, affirmation and intensive efforts to equip our students with the skills and motivation they need for a successful transition to their new learning environments and beyond.

  • Students will continue to learn in a culturally affirming environment with a strong focus on student leadership.

  • Strong relationships that are characterized by care, trust, respect and appreciation.

  • Our expansive library, fully-equipped makerspace, advanced technology lab and beautiful art classroom allow students to explore their talents and ensure a well-rounded education.

We offer:

  • Extended Day for Learning (EDL)

  • Discovery Club (fee-based, off-site)

District Magnet School for Areas A, B, C, D, E, F

Quick Facts

Students who identify themselves as:
  African American
65 %
  American Indian
0 %
8 %
5 %
7 %
  Pacific Islander
0 %
  Two or more
15 %
Students in English Language Learning
10 %
Students in Special Education
22 %
Students eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch
87 %
707 Holly Ave.
Saint Paul, 55104