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Visit Avalon

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Visit Avalon

Avalon School is an award-winning public school that has been serving students in St. Paul and beyond for over 20 years. Come Visit!

Register for all three using the form below.

Open House

Dates available on the tab above!


See 'Tours' Tab above for summer tour opportunities.


Students can choose to experience a day-in-the-life of an Avalon student for a few hours.

Open Houses

Open Houses begin with a presentation about project-based learning at Avalon.

Staff members from the middle school, high school, and special education department will be present and there will be an opportunity to ask questions.


Thursday, November 9, 2023 6:30-8:00 pm
Tuesday, January, 9, 2024 6:30-8:00 pm
Monday, March 12, 2024 6:30-8:00 pm


Saturday, December 12, 2023 10:30- Noon
Monday, February 12, 2024 7-8 pm students new to Avalon, 8-9 pm for current Avalon 8th graders

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student presenting to the community

Tour Avalon

Come for a short, guided tour with one of our staff and see Avalon in action!  Get your questions answered, talk to a few students, and meet some staff.

High School

Every other Tuesday at 9:00am or Thursday at 1pm - check the Parent Portal for options!

Middle School

Every other Monday at 2:45pm- check the Parent Portal for options!

Student Shadows

Join us for a half day!​

Shadow dates in the high school are on alternating Tuesdays from 9-11:30am, and Thursdays from 1-3pm. In the middle school, we accept shadows on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, from 9-11am.​

(Note: if you have a MS and HS student shadowing at the same time, we can adjust the times to coordinate one pick up!).

Sign up for a shadow experience through our Parent Portal.

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Sign Up

Use the form below to sign up for an Open House, a guided tour, or a Shadow Experience for your student.​


Call/Text: 651.217.8348
Hear from current

Students, Families, & Staff


I love the SPED services, the project-based learning is awesome, I love how invested the teachers are, and the diversity of the community


Family Survey, 2023

I love the small size and the limited amount of stressful transitions year-to-year (keeping the same advisor throughout middle school, high school; being in the same building for 6-12). I love that both of our children have the opportunity to explore their interests and to love learning again. Most of all, I love that both of my children are seen and valued for who they are and are treated as whole complex people.


Family Survey, 2023

Flexibility and understanding around mental health needs and my child has been able to be themselves fully without worries around bullying because of how they dress or their sexual orientation.


Family Survey, 2023

Our son has never felt this supported in a school setting before. He feels really seen, heard, and valued at Avalon. When conflicts arise, he feels like there are lots of helpful adults around to support him and yet who also give him space to practice and get better at new social, academic and wellness skills. He has a wide variety of friends and opportunities through Avalon and is absolutely thriving! We can't thank the Avalon community enough for creating this kind of trusting and growth-minded community.


Family Survey, 2023