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Through personalized learning plans, cutting edge technology, and the active involvement of community partners, West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area Schools takes each student's dreams and turns them into reality.


Residents express pride, give high approval ratings for District 197
Posted on 07/28/2016
In an annual community survey residents gave the district high marks regarding the return on tax investment, trust, accountability, safety and security, pride and satisfaction with learning outcomes.  READ MORE...
New Middle School Start/End Times for 2016-17
Posted on 07/27/2016
Starting this fall Friendly Hills and Heritage will begin their school days at 8:45 a.m. and end their days at 3:20 p.m. No other school start or end times are changing this year.  READ MORE...
Teacher Cadets program coming soon to Henry Sibley High School
Posted on 07/26/2016
To address the teacher shortage, the Minnesota Department of Education is providing professional development for educators on the Teacher Cadets training program—an opportunity for high school students to earn college credits toward a teaching degree.  READ MORE...
2016 Summer Info – Registration, Office Hours and Important Dates
Posted on 06/13/2016
Find the information you need about enrollment for the 2016-17 school year and more.  READ MORE...
Free meals available to area children again this summer
Posted on 05/19/2016
The district will provide free, healthy breakfast and lunch meals at three schools to all children 18 and under as part of the Minnesota Department of Education’s Summer Food Service Program.  READ MORE...
Bus Registration for the 2016-17 school year
Posted on 04/21/2016
All students entering grades K-12 who are eligible for transportation and plan to ride a bus in 2016-17 must register for service.  READ MORE...