Welcome to Obama!

Our school is a family-friendly place that works closely with parents to ensure the success of all students. At Obama, our young scholars embrace rich traditions of greatness by learning about the history, culture and contributions of people of African descent throughout the U.S. and the world. Learn more...

Giving Every Child, Every Chance, Every day

Media Center

Come visit one of the most beautiful elementary school library media centers in St. Paul. You'll be sure to find the perfect book from among our extensive collection.


Volunteering in your child’s school benefits everyone. Students are more successful when their parents/guardians are involved with their lives.

Community Partnerships

At Obama, we have wide range of community support to help our students and our school community. Check out some the many partnership here.

School Profile

Our Principal

I am Adrain Pendelton, the proud principal of Obama Elementary School. I am a former parent of this school as my only child was educated here from Kindergarten through six grade. I earned both a Bachelor and Master degree from the University of Minnesota and an Educational Specialist Degree from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul.

Contact Us

Barack and Michelle Obama Elementary
707 Holly Ave
St Paul, MN 55104

: PreK - 5

Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Phone: (651) 293-8625

Fax: (651) 293-8669

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