Welcome to Paul & Sheila Wellstone Elementary!

Our students learn to read, write, speak and listen in both Spanish and English. English-only instruction is also available in our historic sunlit building, named for the late Senator Paul Wellstone and his wife Sheila. Our goal is to educate students proficient in language that expresses knowledge, opinions, and creative ideas that can change and benefit the community. Learn more...

Independent learners and skillful problem solvers

English/Spanish Dual Immersion

An option for Paul & Sheila Wellstone students is a dual immersion program that represents bilingual education at its best. In this model, each child gains confidence as both a first-language model and a second-language learner.


Paul & Sheila Wellstone Elementary School is committed to providing a rigorous learning experience for all students, so that every student will meet or exceed academic, social, and language benchmarks prior to entering middle school.

Parent Resources

Help your student succeed. Parent tips about how to help students prepare for school, attend school regularly, study for exams and promote reading at home are available here. In addition tips are available in Spanish, Hmong and Somali.

School Profile

Our Principal

Ours is a school where every child is embraced as a unique individual. Teachers work hard to individualize instruction and meet the needs of all students both academically and socially. Welcome to our school.

- Angelica Van Iperen

Contact Us

Paul & Sheila Wellstone Elementary
1041 Marion St.
St. Paul, MN 55117

Grades: PreK-5
Summer Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30

Student Hours when school is in session:  9:30-4:00

Office Hours when school is in session:  8:00-4:30

Phone: (651) 290-8354

Fax: (651) 290-8357


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