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

2102 University Avenue West, Saint Paul 55114

Benjamin E. Mays IB World School (International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme)

Address: 560 Concordia Ave.
Saint Paul, 55103
Grades: PreK-5
Principal: Dr. Kenneth Turner
Enrollment: 418
Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Phone: (651) 325-2400
Fax: (651) 325-2401
  • Our school is an authorized International Baccalaureate (IB)/Primary Years Programme school.

  • The IB/PYP program strives to help students develop an international perspective and become productive global citizens through challenging instruction.

  • Specialist teachers help students explore their world through Spanish, physical education, art, science and more.

  • We are a partner school of the Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood.

  • Students can learn beyond the school day with Freedom Schools Express twice a week.

  • IB showcase nights are held for every grade level and culminates with the fifth-grade exhibition.

  • Mays Cafe Nights are opportunities to connect with families and the community to build stronger relationships that impact student success.

We offer:

  • Pre-K (full-day)

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

  • Extended Day for Learning (EDL)

  • Community Education after-school programs (fee-based) 

Regional Magnet School for Areas A, B, C, E, F

Quick Facts

Students who identify themselves as:
  African American
67 %
  American Indian
0 %
13 %
6 %
6 %
  Pacific Islander
0 %
  Two or more
8 %
Students in English Language Learning
22 %
Students in Special Education
24 %
Students eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch
84 %
560 Concordia Ave.
Saint Paul, 55103