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2102 University Avenue West, Saint Paul 55114

Crossroads Montessori

Address: 543 Front Ave.
Saint Paul, 55117
Grades: PreK-5
Principal: Tracy Buhl
Enrollment: 285
Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Phone: (651) 767-8540
Fax: (651) 312-9003
School Tour Video
  • Crossroads is the only year-round school in the district, with a 45 days on, 15 days off schedule.
  • Montessori education encourages childrent to learn through their natural curiosity about the world.
  • We offer a Montessori curriculum with an emphasis on visual arts, physical education, health/wellness, science, engineering and technology.
  • Students solve problems, design solutions, and meet challenges through robotics, 3D printing, coding, and hands-on building in the engineering lab.
  • Multi-age classrooms provide opportunities for students to learn from each other and benefit from the consistency of staying with the same teacher for two to three years.
  • We partner with a Playworks coach once a week throughout the school year. Playworks helps schools make the most of recess through on-site staffing, consultative support, professional development, free resources and more.
  • We offer Science from Scientists in grades 4-5. A scientist comes into the school every other week throughout the school year and works with our students and staff to do hands on STEM problem solving activities and experiments.
  • Uniforms are optional.

We offer:

  • PreK (full day)
  • Discovery Club (fee-based, off-site)
  • Outdoor Classroom Experiences
  • Lego League
  • Intersession programming offered three times per year during breaks
District Magnet School for Areas A, B, C, D, E, F

Quick Facts

Students who identify themselves as:
  African American
37 %
  American Indian
1 %
21 %
17 %
11 %
  Pacific Islander
0 %
  Two or more
12 %
Students in English Language Learning
25 %
Students in Special Education
12 %
Students eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch
72 %
543 Front Ave.
Saint Paul, 55117