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Welcome to SSP Middle School!


South St. Paul Secondary, located high on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River, is a public school of just over 1,700 students, grades 6-12. The school’s team name, the Kaposia Packers, reveals the history of the community: Kaposia for the Kaposia Indians who were founded in South St. Paul and Packers for the former center of the meat-packing industry. Approximately 54% of our students go on to a four-year college or university, and about 20% to junior college or technical school. The high school graduated its first class in 1908.

Hours and Schedules

Middle School (M-F): 7:50 a.m. - 2:25 p.m.
Middle School Students follow a six-period/day schedule with 2 Semesters. 

Main Office Line: (651) 457-9408
24-Hour Attendance Line: (651) 457-9415

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School News

SSP Job Fair- March 20

The City of South St. Paul and South St. Paul Public Schools are hosting a job fair to connect you with employment opportunities in SSP. Anyone ages 16+ is invited to attend and learn more about a variety of positions available in our city.

Summer Learning Programs

South St. Paul Public Schools has summer learning opportunities for all ages. Whether your student is going into a new school or you want to keep their brain stimulated during the summer months, there’s a learning opportunity for your student.

Middle School VocalEssence

The SSP Middle School introduced the WITNESS Program by VocalEssence this school year as a way to promote community, connectedness, and inclusion. The free program fosters equity and celebrates Black History Month through music.

School Calendar