About Us
EngineeringSchool District 197, in the West St. Paul - Mendota Heights - Eagan area, is committed to providing a challenging educational environment that:
  • Instills in each student a lifelong passion for learning, 
  • Empowers all students to achieve their personal goals and academic potential
  • Prepares them to be responsible citizens in an interconnected world
We are close-knit community of schools located just minutes south of both Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn., serving all or parts of the communities of Eagan, Inver Grove Heights, Lilydale, Mendota, Mendota Heights, Sunfish Lake and West St. Paul.

Learn more about the eight excellent schools
that make up District 197 and the programming, teachers, and more that make them special. 

WELCOME
Discover School District 197

STRATEGIC FRAMEWORK
The mission, values, vision and goals that guide the work of the district
CONTACT US
Important phone numbers, map and more

DIRECTORY
Contact information for district teachers, staff
ENROLLING IN DISTRICT 197
Information for new families

FAMILY HANDBOOK
Guide to the services and opportunities available in our schools
EMPLOYMENT
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