Through personalized learning plans, cutting edge technology, and the active involvement of community partners, West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area Schools (District 197) takes each student's dreams and turns them into reality.


Early phases of Security Upgrades underway
Posted on 02/27/2015
On Feb. 17 the School Board received an update on the implementation of district-wide security upgrades. Planned improvements include more cameras, remodeled school entrances and additional lockdown buttons.  READ MORE...
Pilot Knob, Garlough win national Merit Awards from Magnet Schools of America
Posted on 02/23/2015
Congratulations to Garlough Environmental Magnet School and Pilot Knob STEM Magnet School for being named Magnet Schools of Excellence for 2015!  READ MORE...
InSciEd Out expansion increasing science options for Heritage students, staff
Posted on 02/20/2015
A growing partnership with the University of Minnesota and the Mayo Clinic is presenting new tools to teachers to personalize learning for students in grades 5 and 6.  READ MORE...
Think Tank creates new opportunities for STEM learning at Pilot Knob
Posted on 02/13/2015
Pilot Knob teachers have partnered with the school's Parent Teacher Association to transform a computer lab into a 21st Century learning space focused on STEM education.  READ MORE...
District chooses location for Early Learning programs in West St. Paul
Posted on 01/28/2015
The new early learning center will be located at 1970 Christensen Avenue and will be one of two locations for early learning programs in the district. ECFE, ECSE and community preschool classes and programs will also continue to be offered at Pilot Knob STEM Magnet Elementary School in Eagan.  READ MORE...