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

2102 University Avenue West, Saint Paul 55114

Open World Learning

Address: 640 Humboldt Ave.
Saint Paul, 55107
Grades: 6-12
Principal: Dave Gundale
Enrollment: 461
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Phone: (651) 293-8670
Fax: (651) 293-5308
Email: dave.gundale@spps.org
Website: spps.org/open
  • Open World Learning Community (OWL) is a district magnet school with transportation to all St. Paul students.

  • OWL is a small-by-design school that is part of the national network of EL (Expeditionary Learning) Education Schools, which promote rigorous and engaging curriculum; active, inquiry-based pedagogy; and a school culture that demands and teaches compassion and good citizenship.

  • With just 450 students in grades 6 through 12, every student is a known and valued part of our family-like community. 

  • Our Crew program (advisory at OWL) fosters strong relationships and a sense of belonging through a unique curriculum centered on social and emotional growth.

  • Our curriculum is designed around Learning Expeditions – projects that allow students to investigate issues in our school, the community and the world.

  • OWL students earn at least 300 hours of service in a Service-Learning program designed around solidarity, not charity.

  • Students develop their critical thinking skills and can earn college credit while in high school through our Advanced Placement and College in the Schools classes and by taking PSEO courses at local colleges.

  • 100% College Acceptance Rate for graduates 

We offer:

  • World Languages: Spanish

  • Extended Day for Learning (EDL) 

  • University of Minnesota Courses

  • Advanced Placement

District Magnet School for Areas A, B, C, D, E, F1, F2

Quick Facts

Enrollment
461
Students who identify themselves as:
  African American
9 %
  American Indian
1 %
  Asian
9 %
  Caucasian
55 %
  Hispanic
18 %
  Pacific Islander
0 %
  Two or more
8 %
Students in English Language Learning
5 %
Students in Special Education
16 %
Students eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch
33 %
Marker
640 Humboldt Ave.
Saint Paul, 55107
Open House(s)

Thursday, January 20   6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
This event is a Showcase, not an Open House--it is important to arrive on time and attend the entire time if possible.