Welcome to Sunrise Park Middle School!
The mission of the White Bear Lake Area Middle Schools is to challenge our students to become:
- inquiring, lifelong learners with the skills to succeed in the interconnected world of the 21st century
- engaged citizens who take action in their local, national, and global communities
- compassionate, respectful, and persevering young people
strive to achieve this mission through a rigorous curriculum and within
a caring environment that supports students' academic, social, and
Sunrise Park Middle School
Sunrise Park Middle School serves approximately 800 students in grades 6-8. Students experience a comprehensive curriculum that includes world language options at each grade level (Chinese, French, German & Spanish), general music, band and choir as well as Project Lead the Way courses.
Sunrise Junior High School was built in 1959. In 1981 it was transformed into the WBL district offices, and then reopened as a Sunrise Park Middle School in 1993.
There are over 75 licensed and support staff at Sunrise Park. The current demographics consist of 34 percent minority, 32 percent free and reduced, 13 percent special education and 3 percent English Language Learners.
In January 2015, after three years of learning about IB and developing our program, Sunrise Park earned the internationally recognized designation as an IB World School. Read more about the IB Middle Years Programme by clicking on the "International Baccalaureate" tab on the left or clicking here