We Value

  • Each individual child as an important member of the school and as an important member of the classroom community
  • High standards and expectations for all children that foster growth academically, socially and personally
  • Problem solvers who are both creative and critical thinkers
  • The importance and role of family involvement in the educational success of children
  • A safe, peaceful and joyful learning environment
  • Our diversity

We Offer

  • Quality Education
  • Parent Involved Leadership
  • A.M. / P.M. High Five Program
  • All-day Kindergarten
  • English Language Learner Program
  • Excellent Technology for Instruction
  • Vocal / Instrumental Music
  • Physical Education
  • Art
  • After School Program


  • High expectations in a rigorous academic program
  • Award of "Excellence in Education " school
  • Responsive Classroom school cultivates safe and cooperative classrooms
  • Response to Intervention* demonstration school
  • Olweus Bullying Prevention program
  • Second Step Violence Prevention program
  • Student leadership opportunities
  • After school: Math and Reading support, Footlights! Drama Club, GEMS and GISE, Spanish Club and other enrichment programs
  • Health and Wellness focus through The Alliance for a Healthier Generation


  • KIDS COOK Classroom
  • Award-Winning Schoolyard Garden
  • Annual Science Fair
  • Camp Audubon – Grade 5
  • City of Lakes Nordic Ski program
  • Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra CONNECT program
  • Field trips to support curriculum
  • Family Fun / Learning Nights
  • Strong family involvement and support
  • Neighborhood school with broad community support
  • Located next to Victory Park


Community Activities

  • Band Concerts
  • Carnival
  • Family Fun Nights
  • Footlights! Performances
  • Holiday on 44th
  • Kids Cook
  • Schoolyard Garden

*Loring Elementary was selected as one of the 110 schools in the nation to participate in the national Response to Intervention (RtI) study. This study will help shape education legislation for the entire United States.  Loring has been implementing and refining our RtI program over the past seven years. Thank you to all of the teachers and staff for helping shape such a distinguished program.  It is a huge honor for our school community.