Click on the subjects below to learn more about resources in the neighborhood.


    The following are three nearby branches of the St. Paul Public Library. More information on the library can be found at

    Highland Park Branch
    1074 Ford Parkway

    Central Library
    90 West 4th Street

    Merriam Park Branch
    1831 Marshall Avenue

    Post Offices within and near the Macalester-Groveland neighborhood:

    1430 Concordia Avenue

    Kortes Supermarket
    1326 Randolph Avenue

    1715 7th Street West

    For emergencies and crimes in progress, call 911.
    For non-emergencies, call 651-291-1111.

    St. Paul Police Headquarters/Central District
    367 Grove Street

    Western District
    389 Hamline Avenue

    Eastern District
    722 Payne Avenue


    The Macalester-Groveland neighborhood is home to two recreation centers which are operated by the City of St. Paul's Parks and Recreation Department.

    Edgcumbe Rec. Center
    320 South Griggs Street

    Click here for Edgcumbe news, updates, hours and programming information.

    Groveland Rec. Center
    2045 St. Clair Avenue

    Click here for hours and programming information.

    The following list contains the daycare and preschool programs located within the boundaries of Macalester-Groveland. If you know of any additional resources that should be on this list, please call 651-695-4000. If you are interested in researching private, in-home day care, Ramsey County can supply you with a list of licensed providers. To request a list, call Resources for Child Caring at (651) 641-0332.

    525 N. Pelham Blvd.

    (The Macalester-Groveland Community Council's KidsPark program is not associated or affiliated with KidsPark, Inc.)

    A Child's View
    433 Cleveland Avenue South

    Kinderberry Hill
    1457 Grand Avenue

    College Nannies and Tutors
    1612 Randolph Avenue
    (651) 209-3095

    Crocus Hill Academy (just outside the neighborhood) 
    6 weeks to 5 years
    877 Jefferson Avenue
    Saint Paul, MN 55102
    (651) 230-4889

    Jean Lyle Children's Center (just outside of the neighborhood)
    Preschool & Kindergarten
    130 Howell Ave. N.

    Jennifer's Wee Care
    1459 Jefferson Avenue
    St. Paul, MN 55105

    La Petite Academy
    1770 Grand Avenue

    The Little School
    1795 Ford Parkway

    Macalester-Plymouth Preschool
    1658 Lincoln Avenue

    Mis Amigos Spanish Immersion Preschool
    435 Hamline Avenue South

    Nativity Early Learning Center
    1900 Wellesley Avenue

    The Newman School
    768 Hamline Avenue South, St. Paul, MN 55116

    S'more Fun
    Groveland Recreation Center
    2021 St. Clair Avenue

    Sunny Hollow Montessori
    225 Cleveland Avenue South

    University of St. Thomas Child Development Center

    2115 Summit Avenue

    Though not in the Macalester-Groveland neighborhood, here are other popular childcare services:

    St. Paul Jewish Community Center
    1375 St. Paul Ave.
    St. Paul, MN 55116

    Highland Catholic School (3yrs -8th Grade)
    2017 Bohland Avenue
    Saint Paul, MN 55116

    St. Paul's District 14 includes the following Public Schools. To learn more about the St. Paul Public School District, visit

    Groveland Park Elementary School
    2045 St. Clair Avenue
    St. Paul, MN, 55105
    (651) - 293-8760

    Ramsey Junior High School
    1700 Summit Avenue
    St. Paul, MN, 55105
    (651) - 293-8860

    Randolph Heights Elementary School
    348 S. Hamline Avenue
    St. Paul, MN, 55105
    (651) - 293-8780
    Private and Parochial schools

    Following are non-public schools frequently attended by Macalester-Groveland residents. Schools listed may or may not be located within the Macalester-Groveland boundaries.

    Highland Catholic School (3yrs - 8th Grade)
    2017 Bohland Avenue
    Saint Paul, MN 55116

    Friends School of Minnesota (K-8)
    1365 Englewood Ave.
    St. Paul, MN 55104
    (651) 917-0636

    Visitation School (K-6)

    2455 Visitation Drive
    Mendota Heights, MN

    Holy Spirit School (K-8)

    1406 Randolph Avenue
    St. Paul, MN 55116

    Laura Jeffrey Academy (5-8 girls)
    1550 Summit Ave
    St Paul, MN 55105
    (651) 414-6000

    Cretin-Derham Hall High School
    550 S Albert St
    St Paul, MN 55116
    (651) 690-2443

    Visitation School (7-12 girls)
    2455 Visitation Drive
    Mendota Heights, MN

    IHM St. Luke's School (K-8)
    1065 Summit Avenue
    St. Paul, MN 55105

    Summit School (7-12)
    1712 Randolph Avenue
    St. Paul, MN 55105

    Lubavich Learning Center (K-8)

    1758 Ford Parkway
    St. Paul, MN 55116

    St. Paul Academy & Summit School (K-6)
    1150 Goodrich Avenue
    St. Paul, MN 55105

    Mounds Park Academy (K-12)
    2051 Larpenteur Avenue East
    Maplewood, MN

    St. Thomas Academy (K-6)
    949 Mendota Height Road
    Mendota Heights, MN

    Nativity of Our Lord School (K-8)

    1900 Stanford Avenue
    St. Paul, MN 55105

    St. Thomas Academy (7-12 boys)
    949 Mendota Height Road
    Mendota Heights, MN

    St. Francis - St. James United School (K-8)
    426 Osceola Avenue
    St. Paul, MN 55105

    Talmud-Torah of St. Paul (K-8)
    768 Hamline Avenue South
    St. Paul, MN 55116

    Jean Lyle Children's Center
    Preschool & Kindergarten
    130 Howell Ave. N.

    University of Saint Thomas
    Neighborhood Relations
    Amy Gage, Neighborhood Liaison

    The office of the St. Paul neighborhood liaison offers ways for students, faculty, staff and neighbors to connect with a variety of internal and external resources. This web page offers a series of links to electronic information that may be helpful. Should you have any questions, desire more in-depth information, or simply want to express a concern, please contact them.

    Macalester College
    The High Winds Fund

    The mission of the Fund is to maintain and improve the beauty, serenity, and security of the area surrounding the campus of Macalester College. The High Winds office acts as Macalester’s liaison to neighbors of the College and to local government representatives.  The Fund is engaged in numerous partnerships which support the livability of the neighborhoods surrounding the campus, often providing direct financial support in addition to management leadership. Macalester College is a unique institution – a nationally respected liberal arts college in the heart of a thriving urban environment.  The High Winds Fund helps to support and improve that critical environment for the benefit of Macalester’s students, faculty, staff, and neighbors.

    Other nearby colleges/universities:

    Saint Catherine University
    Saint Paul Campus
    2004 Randolph Ave.
    St. Paul, MN 55105

    Concordia University
    1282 Concordia Avenue
    St. Paul, MN 55104

    Hamline University
    1536 Hewitt Ave
    St Paul, MN 55104
    (651) 523-2800

    Saint Paul College
    235 Marshall Ave
    St Paul, MN 55102
    (651) 846-1600