Student Placement Center
Hours
Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri   8:00am - 4:30pm
Thurs   12:00pm - 4:30pm

Phalen Lake Hmong Studies Magnet

Address: 1089 Cypress St.
Saint Paul, 55106
Grades: PreK-5
Principal: Catherine Rich
Enrollment: 662
Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Phone: (651) 293-8935
Fax: (651) 293-8978
Email: catherine.rich@spps.org
Website: spps.org/phalenlake
• Students explore the culture, language, history, folklore, art, literature and traditions of many cultures, with a special focus on Hmong culture.
• Phalen Lake prepares students to be confident and creative thinkers who seek out knowledge to gain a better understanding of our interconnected world.
• Through our Hmong/English Dual Language program, students build skills and knowledge to understand, speak, read and write in another language and gain respect for other cultures.
• With a vibrant Hmong community in the Twin Cities, Hmong is a language that you don’t have to travel far to use.
• Our program is available for all students – both native and non-native Hmong speakers.
 
We offer:
Pre-K (full-day dual language and half-day English) • Language Academy • Rec-N-Motion • Discovery Club •Extended Day for Learning (EDL)
 
 
 

Quick Facts

Enrollment
662
Students who identify themselves as:
  African American
3 %
  American Indian
0 %
  Asian
90 %
  Caucasian
1 %
  Hispanic
4 %
  Pacific Islander
0 %
  Two or more
2 %
Students in English Language Learning
69 %
Students in Special Education
7 %
Students eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch
83 %
Marker
1089 Cypress St.
Saint Paul, 55106