This is a great school with a lot of added benefits such as an active PTO, music, art, and other specialists, field trips and speakers brought in, positive energy and leadership. IT is a diverse school with great parental involvement in extra activities and volunteering. THere is a brand new playground and the City of St. Paul has a recreation center housed in the building that provides after school opportunities and sports.
My school is a neighbourhood school that brings out the best in our children. The teaching staff is dedicated to our children and our parents are dedicated to Chelsea Heights.
We love Chelsea Heights! The teachers are dedicated, intelligent, and kind. They run their classes really well. The principal is fantastic (knows the names of all the students and brings them special birthday pencils on their birthday!), the full time nurse has helped us with both of our kids, and the specialists are great. Having NW Como Rec center attached means that between the school activities, new playground, and rec center activities, we have something to do every day! Great community and great school.
Chelsea Heights is an amazing school, surrounded by an amazing community. The principal is involved in all areas, and really listens to the teachers, students, and parents. The teachers go out of their way to assist in anyway they can. In addition to being exceptional educators, they give of their own time and talents to support the PTO/school community. We are quite lucky to have Chelsea in our neighborhood. Besides the school portion, having NW Como Rec Center attached means the kids have extracurricular activities at their hands. Chelsea really is the best!
We are so happy that our children have the opportunity to be a part of this wonderful learning community. All four of our kids have fabulous teachers who have high expectations and are excellent communicators.
This is a small neighborhood school in St. Paul. The school is diverse and has high academic standards. The teaching staff and principal get to know parents and students and are very responsive to concerns. I've sent two kids through this school and couldn't be happier!
Chelsea Heights is our neighborhood school. The teachers take pride in the students scholastic careers and provide each one with all of the tools needed to succeed. As a parent it is important that my son WANTS to be there, that he learns something new everyday and that he is safe. Very fortunate to know my child is in great hands and thriving!
I love Chelsea Heights. The diversity, the quality, the dedicated parents and teachers and wonderful community spirit all make this a great place to send my kids for their education. I'm proud.
Love Chelsea Heights! My kids are excited to go to school each day and the teachers and staff go out of their way to meet their needs. Dedicated parents and families who live in and care about the community make all the difference. We are so glad we chose this over private school .
We transfered to St. Paul schools last year and chose to attend our neighborhood school. We have been fortunate to have had great teachers both years. Pricipal and teachers have been very welcoming. Teachers genuinely care about students both academically and personally.
My wife and I looked at every school in St Paul and chose this one. The principal is great and always available, the teachers are amazing and my son LOVES going here. The entire staff has made us feel at home from day one. My son has numerous allergies and the school has a full time nurse that went out of her way to meet with us to ensure that she knows all about his allergies and reactions. We could not have asked for a better place for our son.
This is a true neighborhood school. From the involved parents and strong PTO, to the hardworking principal and the caring teachers and staff, this school has everything a parent would want for their children!!! The kids WANT to be there and it doesn't get any better than that!! It is definitely a hidden gem in the twin cities!! So happy we chose to go there!!!
I love Chelsea Heights! Its a great neighborhood school. The teaching staff, principal and PTO go out of their way to make this a great school.
Welcoming staff and community, Excellent PTO Participation, NWC Rec Center Director on site, comfortable diversity.
My daughter attends Chelsea Heights Elementary in St. Paul, MN. Chelsea Heights is an asset to our community! Chelsea Heights student population is diverse in terms of race, ethnicity, socio-economic status, & family make-up. The staff strive to meet the educational needs of students through evidence-based teaching practices and in alignment with state standards. Chelsea Heights offers art, music, and phy. ed. instruction in addition to computer and science instruction. Go Chelsea Cheetahs!
CH is a diverse neighborhood school with a great community feel. A brand new playground and an attached community center make it a hub for neighborhood families.
Chelsea Heights focuses on the basics, and does it really well. Great staff and excellent support services.
I m pleased to say that though the instruction and learning content has changed over time, the ability of the teacher and staff to enable enthusiasm for learning is still the same. I can say this because not only am I a parent, I m also a graduate of Chelsea Heights. We moved back into St. Paul this year to be closer to my job. I worried about the transition for my children because they were moving away from friends that they grew up with. Well, all my worries have melted away! EVERY day of this week, they have returned home with smiles. The list of activities that they do each day literally bubbles out of them. I have not seen my 6th grader this excited about school for a long time. She turned to me yesterday and said, Mom, I wish you would have started me at Chelsea from Kindergarten.
After placing my child into two different private schools, I found that their academic standards weren't the same as mine. Chelsea Heights has been an amazing experience for both my child and myself. It has the ability to give your children a diverse experience, while introducing them to the wonders of learning. The teachers there, are extremely competent and are highly invested in each student. The former principle was beyond exceptional and had both the respect and trust of his staff, as well as the parents. The current principle is striving hard to build the same kind of relationships and I find her to be both open and intelligent. I would not hesitate for a moment, in encouraging more parents to take a look at Chelsea Heights in its wonderful neighborhood of Como Park!
I came into this district last year and my oldest was in Kindergarten, he loves it there and I also love it. The teachers and staff are great. This year I have 2 in school there and it is still great. There is a new principal this year and it looks like it is going to be another successful year. They have a great gifted and talented teacher as my 1st grader will be in these gifted classe. Good luck!
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