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Patrick Bryan, Principal

560 Concordia Ave., Saint Paul, MN 55103

(651) 325-2500 | Get Directions

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360 Colborne Street, Saint Paul, MN, 55102

651-767-8100 | Get Directions

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School Choice Quick Guide

  • Our goal is to help your family find their best fit. Each student has a place reserved for them at Highland unless they specify another school choice during registration. If your neighborhood school is not the best fit for you, here is your quick guide for options. For more details please visit http://apply.spps.org

    If you live in Zone A:

    1. Johnson is your option for regular or AP with busing
    2. Harding is your IB option. Students must maintain a "C" average and take IB courses in order to maintain free busing
    3. Highland Park is your IB and regular option with busing

    If you live in Zone B:

    1. Harding is your option for regular or IB with busing
    2. Johnson is your option for AP. Students must take AP classes and maintain a "C" average in order to maintain free busing
    3. Highland park is your option for Regular or IB with busing

    If you live in Zone C:

    1. Washington is your option for AP and regular class with busing
    2. Central is your option for IB. Students must maintain a "C" average and take IB courses in order to maintain free busing.
    3. Highland is your IB and regular option with busing.

    If you live in Zone D:

    1. Humboldt is your AP and regular option with busing.
    2. Highland is your IB and regular option with busing.

    If you live in Zone E:

    1. Como is your AP and regular option with busing.
    2. Central is your IB option. Students must maintain a "C" average and take IB courses in order to maintain free busing.
    3. Highland is your IB and regular option with busing.

    If you live in Zone F1:

    1. Central is your IB/AP and regular option with busing.
    2. Como is your AP option. Students must maintain a "C" average and take AP courses in order to maintain free busing.
    3. Highland is your IB and regular option with busing.

    If you live in Zone F2:

    1. Highland is your IB and regular option with busing
    2. Humboldt is your AP options. Students must maintain a "C" average in order to maintain free busing.

    If you are not satisfied with the three choices for your zone above, you are more than welcome to apply to another school in St. Paul during the open enrollment period. However, should your child be accepted after the enrollment of neighborhood students, you must provide your own transportation.

    For specialty programs that provide busing such as Spanish Immersion, French Immersion, Finance Academy, or Environmental Science (among other things) please follow the link on the side bar regarding specialty programs.

    Quick Guide Sample:

    French Immersion: Central

    Spanish Immersion: Highland Park Senior

    Hmong language and culture: Harding

    American Indian: Harding

    Enviornmental Science: Humbodlt

    Finance: Como

    Aerospace and Engineering: Johnson

    BioSMART: Washington Technology Magnet

    Visual and Performing Arts: Creative Arts High School

    Expeditionary Learning: Open World Learning Community

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