Welcome to West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan Area Schools, also known as School District 197! Our district is comprised of eight close-knit schools that serve more than 5,000 students from the communities of Eagan, Inver Grove Heights, Lilydale, Mendota, Mendota Heights, Sunfish Lake, and West St. Paul in Minnesota.
School District 197 is fortunate to have a vibrant school community filled with a variety of academic, athletic, and artistic opportunities for students at every age, from early learning to grade 12.
School District 197 is committed to working with parents and families to improve learning and achievement for all students. Research shows that when schools and families work together to support learning, everyone benefits — students do better in school and in life, parents become empowered, teacher morale improves, schools get better and communities grow stronger. Learn more about community and parent advisory committees.
Learn more by scheduling a visit to any of our schools. Contact the school's principal for details.