Surveys of St. Paul teachers revealed varying levels of commitment to their schools. Here are the results for each school, as determined by a University of Chicago nonprofit:

School Teacher commitment level

AGAPE High School Very strong

Adams Spanish Immersion Weak

Battle Creek Elementary Neutral

Battle Creek Middle Weak

Benjamin E. Mays IB World School Neutral

Bridge View School Strong

Bruce Vento Elementary Neutral

Central High Strong

Chelsea Heights Elementary Strong

Cherokee Heights Elementary Weak

Como Park Elementary Weak

Como Park Senior High Neutral

Creative Arts Secondary Strong

Crossroads Montessori Neutral

Dayton’s Bluff Achievement Plus Weak

Eastern Heights Elementary Strong

Expo for Excellence Elementary Strong

Farnsworth Aerospace Lower Neutral

Farnsworth Aerospace Upper Weak

Focus Beyond Strong

Four Seasons A+ Elementary Strong

Frost Lake Elementary Weak

Galtier Community School Neutral

Gordon Parks High Strong

Hamline Elementary Neutral

Harding High Neutral

Hazel Park Preparatory Academy Very weak

Highland Park Elementary Strong

Highland Park High Strong

Highwood Hills Elementary Weak

Horace Mann Elementary Strong

Humboldt High Neutral

Jackson Elementary Weak

Jie Ming Mandarin Immersion Very strong

J.J. Hill Elementary Neutral

John A. Johnson Achievement Plus Weak

Johnson High Very strong

Journeys Secondary Strong

LEAP High Very strong

L’Etoile du Nord French Immersion Lower Strong

L’Etoile du Nord French Immersion Upper Neutral

Linwood Monroe Arts Plus Lower Neutral

Linwood Monroe Arts Plus Upper Neutral

Maxfield Elementary Neutral

Mississippi Creative Arts Weak

Murray Middle Neutral

Nokomis Montessori North Strong

Nokomis Montessori South Strong

Open World Learning Strong

Parkway Montessori & Community Middle Neutral

Phalen Lake Hmong Studies Magnet Very strong

Ramsey Middle Very weak

Randolph Heights Elementary Very strong

Riverview West Side School of Excellence Weak

St. Anthony Park Elementary Very strong

St. Paul Music Academy Strong

Washington Technology Magnet Neutral

Wellstone Elementary Weak


Unavailable due to inadequate survey response:

American Indian Magnet

Capitol Hill Magnet

Crossroads Science

Groveland Park Elementary

The Heights Community School

Highland Park Middle

Obama Elementary

RiverEast Elementary and Secondary


Survey questions:

1. I wouldn’t want to work in any other school.

2. I would recommend this school to parents seeking a place for their child.

3. I usually look forward to each working day at this school.

4. I feel loyal to this school.


Sources: UChicago Impact; St. Paul Public Schools