Poplar Bridge Contact Information

Main Office Open,  from 8 - 4 p.m. 952-681-5400 jhayle@isd271.org
Attendance 952-681-5402 pbattendance@isd271
Health Office 952-681-5408 sgibson1@isd271.org
Fax 952-681-5401  
Roberto Cantu, Principal 952-681-5450 rcantu@isd271.org
Julia Hayle, Secretary 952-681-5403


Kristie Christiansen, Kids’ SAFARI 952-681-5407 kchristiansen@isd271.org
Meghan Cohen, PTA President   poplarbridgeptsa@gmail.com
Julia Hayle, school web editor 952-681-5403 jhayle@isd271.org
Beth Beebe, School Board Ambassador 952-831-7416 bbeebe@isd271.org

Harassment and Violence Reporting Form
Bloomington Public Schools maintains a firm policy prohibiting all forms of harassment and violence. Use this form to report issues relating to harassment and violence.

Building Security

In order to ensure the safety of all Poplar Bridge students and staff, anyone entering the building must report to the office to sign in. Visitors must wear a visitor badge while on school premises. The main entrance (north door) is the only door open during the school day.

Our Programs

Computer Science Immersion programs in BPS provide a deeper dive into computer science. The computer science Immersion program provides opportunities for students to learn computer science in the context of other subject areas, exemplifying computer science’s vast impact on all disciplines.

Computer Science Education

Preschool SAFARI offers a quality extended-day preschool experience for three, four, and five year olds. Licensed preschool teachers provide 2.5 hours of instruction with learning opportunities that focus on social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development.

Preschool SAFARI

Our teachers integrate elements of science, technology, engineering, art, and math across the curriculum. In addition we host two STEAM Activity Days each year to offer special opportunities to students. We value our partnerships with Richardson Nature Center, Minnesota Valley National Wildlife Refuge, and Science From Scientists.

All grade 5 students have the opportunity to participate in band and orchestra. 

Band and Orchestra Website

Before and After School Programs

The focus of this program is to provide on-site child care and enrichment opportunities for students, before and after school hours. Students build friendships, independence, and confidence through a variety of activities. The staff facilitates a warm and secure environment for students. Kids’ SAFARI is a fee-based program that is open from 6:30 - 8:30 a.m. and 3 - 6 p.m.