An independent day school serving grades K-12 | St. Paul, MN

Virtual Visit Library

WELCOME TO SPA'S VIRTUAL VISIT library!

We are so glad you are here and that you are considering St. Paul Academy and Summit School for your family! We have created this Virtual Visit Library to help you understand what makes SPA so special. Please scroll down through this page to see virtual tours for each division, recordings from our 2021-22 Admission Open Houses and Mini Sessions, and some other special virtual highlights!

Additionally, we invite you to explore the robust Lower School, Middle School, and Upper School sections of our website to learn more about curriculum, culture, and specific grade levels, as well as the Life @ SPA page to see school videos, pictures, and publications.

Please don't hesitate to reach out to any one of our Admission team with questions or just to say hello!

Goodrich Campus Virtual Tour

Turn up your audio and take a tour of the Goodrich Campus! Be sure to click on the buttons and move around in each space as many offer 360 degree views!

Randolph Campus Virtual Tour

Turn up your audio and take a tour of the Randolph Campus! Be sure to click on the buttons and move around in each space as many offer 360 degree views!

Virtual ADMISSION EVENTS: January 2022

Virtual Introduction to the Upper School

During our virtual introduction to our Upper School, Principal Theresa Collins and a small group of faculty from Grades 9-12 provided an overview of the curriculum, community, and culture of the Upper School. | Watch now!

 

 

 

 

 

Virtual Introduction to the Middle School

During our virtual introduction to our Middle School, Principal Virginia Andres and a small group of faculty from Grades 6-8 provided an overview of the curriculum, community, and culture of the Middle School | Watch now!

 

 

 

 

 

Virtual Introduction to the Lower School

During our virtual introduction to our Lower School, Principal Beth Nelson and a small group of faculty from Grades K-5 provided an overview of the curriculum, community, and culture of the Lower School. | Watch now!

 

 

 

 

 

Middle and Upper School Admission Open House

On January 13, 2022, a panel of current students in Grades 6-12 answered questions from the audience about life at SPA. The panel featured introductory remarks by Head of School Bryn Roberts and was moderated by Upper School Principal Theresa Collins. | Watch now!

 

 

 

 

 

Virtual mini sessions: January 2021

Our Virtual Mini-Sessions were held in January 2021, and were opportunities for conversations with our faculty and staff about specific areas of the SPA experience. Please enjoy exploring!

Athletics and the Team Experience

Hosted by Dawn Wickstrum, Director of Athletics (Grades K-12) | Watch now!

K-12 Science, Computer Science, and Engineering

Hosted by Kate Lockwood, Director of Computer Science and Engineering | Watch now!

A Conversation with the Head of School

Hosted by Bryn Roberts, Head of School, and moderated by Sasha Aslanian '87, APM producer/correspondent and current SPA parent | Watch now!

The Fine Arts: Music, Theater, and the Visual Arts

Hosted by Daryn Lowman, K-12 Arts Department Chair | Watch now!

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Intercultural Life

Hosted by Dr. Naomi Taylor, Director of Intercultural Life | Watch now!

Social-Emotional Support and the Center for Learning and Teaching

Hosted by Dr. Jill Romans, Assistant Head of School for Student Development and Community Engagement; and Karen Rassmussen, Director of the Center for Learning and Teaching | Watch now!

College Counseling and Academic Planning

Hosted by Mary Hill, Director of College Counseling and Academic Planning | Watch now!

2020 DIVISIONAL EVENTS

Lower School

Middle School

Upper School

SPA HIGHLIGHTS

LOWER SCHOOL: BEHIND THE SCENES
We asked fifth graders to describe what makes our Lower School special. Here's what they said...

ADVANCED SCIENCE RESEARCH "ELEVATOR PITCHES"

Check out Maya Choi's two-minute "elevator pitch" highlighting her original research project on microplastics and explore a full library of student research speeches here!

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