Pilot Knob Elementary is a small school that thrives in its community. The class sizes are small so the faculty is…More more likely to know everyone by name. Principal Tom Benson takes pride in his school and makes a point to say goodbye to every student at the end of each day.
Also, a community garden, shed and science lab are new to the school this year. The garden will teach the students about various aspects of gardening and growing food. The students will even get to actually eat the food that's grown in their garden. The shed was donated to the school from Family Handyman, a national magazine.
The entire school will participate in projects in it's science lab pertaining to butterflies and Monarchs.
Pilot Knob Elementary tries to keep its students up-to-date with technology. The school has laptops, iPod touches and wireless connections. They also use smartboards.
Sylvan Learning Center 4160 Pilot Knob Rd, Saint Paul, MN55122 Sylvan Learning Center caters to students ages 4 and up. The center specializes in tutoring services for beginning…More reading, academic reading, advanced reading and math from elementary to pre-calculus. Sylvan also offers tutoring services in the areas of writing, study skills, ACT and ACCUPLACER preparation and preparation for the ASVAB military placement exam.
Becks Montessori is a locally owned Montessori school and child care center established in 1992. Programs include…More preschool for children ages 2 1/2 to 5 years, kindergarten and early elementary to 3rd grade. The classes and programs emphasize and develop the potential in young students through specially designed teaching materials and Montessori trained teachers.
French, Spanish, American sign language, dance and music are included in addition to the full Montessori curriculum.