Dave Gundale, Principal
640 Humboldt Ave. Saint Paul, MN 55107
(651) 293-8670 | Get Directions
Since 1971, Open World Learning Community has nurtured self-directed learners in our small-by-design school. With just 300 students in Grades 6 through 12, every student is a known and valued part of our family-like community. More ...
Open World Learning Community will relocate to a new building next year. | UPDATE: New Furniture unveiled UPDATE: New plans for remodel unveiled
UPDATE: Questions answered: SPPS answers specific questions regarding the move.|
Our own science teacher, Megan Hall, is the 2013 Minnesota Teacher of the Year! Megan came to Open School as a student teacher in 2002 and returned as a full-time science teacher in 2006.
OWL is a member of the national network of Expeditionary Learning (EL) Schools, which promote rigorous and engaging curriculum; active, inquiry-based pedagogy; and a school culture that demands and teaches compassion and good citizenship.
OWL earned a silver medal in the 2013 U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best High Schools, and is the only school in St. Paul Public Schools to receive a medal in the ranking.
Crew is a key component of the OWL school community. Every student is a member of a Crew – a type of advisory group that meets daily in groups of 12-15 students. During Crew time, we work to build an inclusive and cohesive group and set a positive and fun tone for student achievement through community-building activities.
Parent involvement has a big impact on student success - that's why parents have always been an integral part of our community. Parents are encouraged to volunteer in our classrooms, at events, help with fieldwork or student activities, or on the committees that shape our school.
Open World Learning Community
640 Humboldt Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55107
Phone: (651) 293-8670
School Hours: 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Office Hours: 6:45 a.m.-3:30 p.m
Students Bjorn Holm, Sam Dale-Gau and Eli Sage-Martinson of Open World Learning Community were finalists in the Junior Documentary Group at the National History Day Contest.
Watch the 2014 Open World Learning Community graduation ceremony.
On Thursday, Aug. 28, Saint Paul Public Schools is inviting all sixth grade students to attend their school before school starts. This one-day event is packed with fun and helps students practice and prepare for their first day of middle school.
2014-15 OWL School Supply List
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Dave Gundale, Principal | 640 Humboldt Ave. Saint Paul, MN 55107 | (651) 293-8670 | Get Directions