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Carlondrea D. Hines, Principal

65 Kellogg Blvd., Saint Paul, MN 55101

651-292-3480 | Get Directions

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360 Colborne Street, Saint Paul, MN, 55102

651-767-8100 | Get Directions

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Counseling Center

  • Welcome to the Counseling Department at Creative Arts Secondary School.  We are committed to meet students' academic, personal/social, and college and career readiness needs.  Please contact our counselors for any support.

2017-2018 SPPS School Selection Process

  • Are you interested in attending a different Saint Paul Public School next school year?  The priority deadline for families to request a transfer is February 15, 2017.  For more information about other Saint Paul Public Schools and the transfer process visit or contact your counselor.

Thinking College Early Fair - February 25, 2017

  • A FREE college resource fair for families and students in grades 6-12. Learn what it takes to be college ready.

    • college and career readiness breakout sessions
    • meet with admission representatives
    • learn about college admission requirements
    • learn about financial aid and scholarship opportunities


    FREE door prizes and child care provided

    This event is held at Harding High School, 1540 E. Sixth Street, St. Paul, MN 55106 on Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 11:30 A.M. to 1:30 P.M.

    For more information about this event, contact Jo Ann Clark (651) 888-6011 or Breanna Galuska (651) 744-6061.

Right Track - Summer Youth Employment Opportunity

  • Want a summer job?  If you are between the ages of 14 to 21 by April 1, 2017 and live in Saint Paul, you are eligible for the RIGHT TRACK program.  RIGHT TRACK connects youths with jobs (YJ01) and internships (YJ02) with a starting pay of $9.50/hr.  Last summer, over 600 youths received jobs and internships.

    Application Process:

    1. Apply at between February 1-28, 2017
    2. Attend an interview session (Dress up and bring resumes)
    3. Youths who are accepted for jobs (YJ01) will get notified by the week of May 1, 2017; Youths who are accepted for internships (YJ02) will get notified by the week of April 17, 2017

ACT Prep Course - Princeton Review

  • Saint Paul Public Schools is hosting a FREE ACT PREP COURSE for Juniors through Princeton Review.  Apply online at or check with your counselor for more information.

Personal Finance Summer Institute - June 26-30, 2017

  • The Minnesota Council on Economic Education is hosting the Personal Finance Summer Institute for students in grades 9-11 from June 26-30, 2017.  The summer program is held at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities and focuses on future careers, paying for college, debt, savings, and credit.  Participants will receive free breakfast, lunch, bus passes and a $100 stipend for attending.  Priority is given to first in the family to attend college, low-income families, and students of color.

    Apply at

    Application deadline is April 1, 2017.