• West St. Paul/ Mendota Heights District 197
    • Every student in the district qualifies except:
      • Elementary school students (grades K-4) who live less than 0.75 mile from school
      • Middle school students (grades 5-8) who live less than 1 mile from school
    • Resident students who are not eligible to ride a bus because they are inside the boundary may request bus service for a fee.
    • Bus Registration and Forms - ISD 197 (link)
    • Bus Boundaries Map - District 197 (PDF)
  • St. Paul Public Schools

Child Nutrition Resource - Links to District 197 Meal Program

Sacramental Preparation:  Students receive sacraments through a sponsoring parish or their home parish. Please contact the school for more information.

Volunteer Registration: Per Archdiocesan requirements, all volunteers working with children and/or vulnerable adults must complete the Essential 3.  All three of these requirements will need to be updated every three years that you are volunteering.

The Essential 3 includes:

     1. Sign the Volunteer Code of Conduct
     2. Complete a volunteer background check
     3. Attend a Virtus training.

All records are kept online through a database administered by the Virtus organization.

You can register for: Virtus training, complete the background check and sign the code of conduct by following these steps:

  1. Go to the website www.virtus.org
  2. Click on the "First-Time Registrant" tab on the left side of the screen
  3. Click on "View a list of sessions"
  4. Choose "St. Paul and Minneapolis, MN
  5. A list will be generated of upcoming sessions in the area.  Choose a class that works for you.  Once you are ready to sign up, click the "Start Registration" button at the top of the page.  You will then create a user ID and password and register for the class of your choice.  You will also be able to complete the background check and sign the code of conduct via the Virtus website.
If you have any questions regarding Virtus training, please call, (888) 847-8870.