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 2020-21 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 staff with questions or just to say hello!

Lower School

Tour the Lower School (K-5)

Click the blinking icons on the image below to take the virtual Lower School tour! Start with the green "home" icon on each page to read an overview of the space pictured, and then take your time exploring (using the yellow "star" icons) to find featured content, videos, pictures, magazine articles, and more!

Middle School

Tour the Middle School (Grades 6-8)

Click the blinking icons on the image below to take the virtual Middle School tour! Start with the green "home" icon on each page to read an overview of the space pictured, and then take your time exploring (using the yellow "star" icons) to find featured content, videos, pictures, magazine articles, and more!

Upper School

Tour the Upper School (Grades 9-12)

Click the blinking icons on the image below to take the virtual Upper School tour! Start with the green "home" icon on each page to read an overview of the space pictured, and then take your time exploring (using the yellow "star" icons) to find featured content, videos, pictures, magazine articles, and more!

2020 Virtual mini sessions

Our virtual mini sessions 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!

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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