• Richardson Elementary

    About Our School
    Our role at Richardson Elementary School is to develop citizens who can effectively and constructively function in an ever-changing democratic society. Richardson Elementary is nestled in a residential area of North St. Paul, Minnesota and houses approximately 500 students in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade. Our staff works hard to instill pride, responsibility and a love of learning in each of our students. We teach our students to function independently and responsibly in the community.

    We will:
    • Provide a challenging and enriched curriculum allowing for individual differences, and to maximize each student's potential.
    • Encourage positive self-concept and respect for others.
    • Guide students toward skills necessary to think, reason, evaluate and function independently and responsibly.
    • Instill a desire for learning and discovering now, and in the future.
    • Continue to develop professionally and grow towards excellence.

    Richardson Elementary School Rules:
    • Keep hands, feet, and objects to yourself.
    • Use appropriate voice level and courteous language.
    • Follow directions from all adults.
    • Be accurate and truthful in words and actions.
    • Behave and move in an orderly and safe manner.
    • Be prepared and participate in your learning.
    • Treat others the way you want to be treated.
    • Always try your best.
    • Have fun and be safe.

    • Positive Attitude: I will feel good about myself and others.
    • Self Control: I will manage my body and my language and encourage others to do the same.
    • Respect: I will treat myself, others and property with respect.
    • Responsibility: I will demonstrate responsibility through positive behavior.
    • Cooperation: I will cooperate with others for the success of everyone.
    • Personal Best/Success: I will strive for my personal best/success at all times.
  • Contact Us

    Richardson Elementary
    2400 17th Ave East
    North St. Paul MN 55109
    School Hours: 9:30am - 4:00 pm
    Students will be allowed in the building at 9:25 am
    Office Hours: 8:15 am - 4:15 pm
    Phone: 651-748-6900
    Attendance Line: 651-748-6945
    Fax: 651-748-6991
    Lisa Gruenewald
    Susi Weldon
    Office Coordinator
    Laurie Jennings
    Konnie Harstad
    School Nurse
    Jenna Willemarck
    Social Worker
    Zach Kiekow
    Student Success Coach
    Ahlam Yuself
    Student Success Coach
    Lynn Degraw
    Food Service
    Carol Gustafson
    Adventure Connection Supervisor