Mississippi Creative Arts School

1575 L'Orient St.
Saint Paul, 55117
Address: 1575 L'Orient St.
Saint Paul, 55117
Grades: PreK-5
Principal: Lydia Kabaka
Enrollment: 571
Hours: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Phone: (651) 293-8840
Fax: (651) 293-8843
Email: lydia.kabaka@spps.org
Website: spps.org/mcas
School Tour Video
  • Mississippi Creative Arts School focuses on student learning through the arts. Students receive visual arts, music, dance and drama throughout the day and the arts are integrated in the core content areas of math, writing, reading and science.
  • Students participate in artist residencies, citywide performances, and visits to local theaters and museums throughout the school year.
  • Our teachers receive training through The Kennedy Center to support our arts instruction and programming.
  • After-school and recreational opportunities are available in our building and at McDonough Recreation Center which is just a short walk away.

We offer:

  • PreK (full day)
  • Discovery Club (fee-based, off-site)
  • Language Academy
  • Extended Day for Learning (EDL)


Regional Magnet School for Areas A, B, C

Quick Facts

Students who identify themselves as:
  African American
19 %
  American Indian
0 %
55 %
9 %
11 %
  Pacific Islander
0 %
  Two or more
6 %
Students in English Language Learning
60 %
Students in Special Education
14 %
Students eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch
89 %