Highland Park Elementary School - Primary Years International Baccalaureate

1700 Saunders Ave.
Saint Paul, 55116
Address: 1700 Saunders Ave.
Saint Paul, 55116
Grades: PreK-5
Principal: Matthew Severns
Enrollment: 402
Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Phone: (651) 293-8770
Fax: (651) 293-8983
Email: matthew.severns@spps.org
Website: spps.org/highlandel
School Tour Video
  • Highland Park Elementary is a designated International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme school.
  • Students explore complex issues, take action to solve problems and reflect on what they have learned.
  • We offer specialized coursework in art, physical education, Spanish, and STEAM.
  • We provide field trips and artist-in-residence programs to inspire students in the visual and performing arts.
  • Other learning activities include: EDL, Junior Achievement, Math Masters, spelling bee, National Geographic geography beem Lego League, Destination Imagination, environmental learning, and other special interest teams and clubs.

We offer:

  • PreK (full day)
  • ECSE (full and half day)
  • Discovery Club (fee-based, on-site)
  • Extended Day for Learning (EDL)
  • ECFE


Regional Magnet School for Areas D, F

Quick Facts

Students who identify themselves as:
  African American
49 %
  American Indian
1 %
8 %
27 %
8 %
  Pacific Islander
0 %
  Two or more
6 %
Students in English Language Learning
34 %
Students in Special Education
10 %
Students eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch
67 %