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

Wellstone Elementary - BioSMART

Address: 1041 Marion St.
Saint Paul, 55117
Grades: PreK-5
Principal: Angelica Van Iperen
Enrollment: 580
Hours: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Phone: (651) 290-8354
Fax: (651) 290-8357
• Our historic building, named for the late Senator Paul Wellstone and his wife Sheila, offers students and families a beautiful, sunlit atrium with a full science lab, discovery science zone and library with reading materials in both English and Spanish.
• In the Spanish dual language immersion program, students learn to read, write, speak and listen in Spanish and English.
• Our goal is to develop students to be critical thinkers, become proficient in Spanish and English, develop a global perspective and gain an understanding of other cultures.
• Other opportunities include student leadership, art, dance, and physical education.
• Our BioSmart program offers students and families a beautiful science lab and an interactive discovery room.
• In grades K-2, science and social studies are integrated into literacy (reading and writing) workshops.
• In grades 3-5, we emphasize creative and critical thinking with students applying what they have learned to real-world problems.
We offer:
Pre-K (full-day) • Discovery Club • Extended Day for Learning (EDL)
Programs offered:
  • BioSMART (Areas A, B, C, D, E, F)
  • Spanish/English Dual Immersion (Areas A, C, E)

Quick Facts

Students who identify themselves as:
  African American
22 %
  American Indian
2 %
18 %
10 %
43 %
  Pacific Islander
0 %
  Two or more
5 %
Students in English Language Learning
55 %
Students in Special Education
16 %
Students eligible for Free and Reduced Lunch
81 %
1041 Marion St.
Saint Paul, 55117