The 2020-2021 School Year Starts Monday, August 31, 2020!

  • Welcome to the Saint Louis Public Schools Back To School section. Here you will find important information to help you and your student prepare for the first day of school!

     

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  • ACADEMIC INSTRUCTION

    Due to COVID-19, the District will start the school year 100% virtually. Families were asked to select their preferred learning option:

    VIRTUAL AT HOME

    • Virtual instruction by SLPS teachers
    • Instruction from 8:15am to 3:12pm
    • Virtual support from school principal and/or teacher

    INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT CENTERS

    • Housed in schools
    • Limited number of students per site
    • Virtual instruction by SLPS teachers
    • Instruction from 8:15am to 3:12pm
    • Virtual support from school principal and/or teacher
    • In-person support from District partner and/or support staff

    ONLINE SELF-GUIDED EDMENTUM

    • Student paces instruction for his/her schedule
    • Instruction whenever student logs on
    • No SLPS teacher support
    • Tech support provided by Edmentum
    • For more information, visit www.slps.org/edmentum

     

    DISTRICT COMMUNICATIONS

    Stay in the know! We want to communicate with our families.

    • Connect with us to receive updates from the District: LINK
    • Sign up for the parent/guardian newsletter, The District Digest, by emailing signup@slps.org
    • Monitor www.slps.org, our hub for information. 
    • Follow us on social media:
      • Facebook: stlpublicschools
      • Instagram: slps_info
      • Twitter: slps_info

     

    ENROLLMENT

    • Students enrolled in SLPS for the 2019-2020 school year will automatically be enrolled for the 2020-2021 school year. 
    • New students to SLPS can now enroll online at www.slps.org/newfamily.
    • At this time, gifted testing has been suspended. Contact Shelice Hardin at 314-345-4548 to be contacted once it resumes. 
    • The magnet school application period for the 2021-2022 school year will begin October 1, 2020.

     

    ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESOL)

    • For language access services or other needs of English language learner (ELL) parent/guardian or student support, please visit www.slps.org/esol or call 314-664-1066. 
    • To learn how ESOL supports will continue to be provided during virtual learning, click HERE.

     

    IMMUNIZATIONS

    • All students must be up-to-date with their immunizations prior to the first day of school, August 31, 2020. 
    • Schedule of immunizations: LINK
    • Low-cost and no-cost resources for families: LINK

     

    ONE-TO-ONE TECHNOLOGY

    In order to break down the digital divide, the District has committed to one-to-one technology. Every student in K-8 will be issued an iPad to use for learning. Every student in grades 9-12 will be issued a laptop. Hotspots are available for any family who needs one. For assistance, email techhelp@slps.org

     

    SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES

    For more information about individual education plans (IEPs) or special education services, please contact the Special Education Office at 314-633-5344.

     

    STUDENT CODE OF CONDUCT

    The District's Parent Information Guide & Student Code of Conduct provides important information for parents and students regarding the rights and responsibilities of all members of the school community and outlines the expectations for student behavior that will result in a safe, positive and supportive learning environment: LINK