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Why Advertise with Us?

  • High Online Visibility: Electronic catalog on with 3,000-4,000 monthly visits.
  • Direct Website Link: Your ad links to your website, enhancing online visibility.

Catalog Highlights

  • Attractive Magazine Style: Full-color, 8¼” x 10¾” catalog reaching North St. Paul, Maplewood and Oakdale School District residents and some in St. Paul.
  • Community Reach: 41,500 hard copies mailed, distributed in key community locations.

Proven Effectiveness

  • Repeat Advertisers: Many businesses find our catalog to be a successful local advertising platform.
  • Great Value: Cost-effective advertising compared to others.

Who Can Advertise?

  • Preferred: Health, Arts, Education, Recreation, Community Events.
  • Not Accepted: Conflicting or competitive organizations with District activities.

Submission Guidelines

  • Content: Organization name, contact information and high-resolution artwork.
  • Format: Minimum 300 d.p.i. PDF, JPG, or EPS file with embedded fonts and graphics, all black or CMYK in color.
  • Late and/or Edits: A $50 or more layout fee will be added to ads not submitted as “camera ready”, or submitted after the deadline. Client will need to make the corrections and resubmit, but depending on timeline, new entry may be refused and previous ad will run (no extra fee will be incurred in this case).
  • Restrictions: Ads may not be for travel, credit card, insurance, alcohol, or tobacco and cannot include a registration form or cut-out coupon.

What Else to Know

  • Ad Space Availability: First come, first served, not guaranteed. Fees fully refunded if space is unavailable.
  • Layout: Ads will be enclosed in a border if one is not already a part of the ad and the placement of the ad within the publication is at the discretion of C.E.
  • Approval Process: Ads are reviewed for compliance with ISD 622 policies and educational objectives.




Classified into Class 1, 2, or 3 based on the organization. 
  • Class 1: School groups, non-profit organizations, and government units advertising their organization or events that are free and open to the public. Non-profit organizations may be required to provide a 501c3 I.D. number.
  • Class 2: School groups, non-profit organizations, and government units that charge admission, registration, or sell merchandise relating to the advertised event, program, or service.
  • Class 3: Commercial and for-profit organizations.
Size of Ad Dimensions Class 1   Class 2   Class 3  
1/6 of Page 2.3"(w) x 4.275"(h) $250       $270       $290      
Half Page    7.25"(w) x 4.375"(h)            $400 $425 $450
Full Page 7"(w) x 8.75"(h) $600 $655 $700
Contact Jordi Teillard-Cui at 651-748-7252, for
Ad. space. First come, first served!
*Prices are per catalog. Discounts are available with a year contract (three consecutive catalogs).

Key Dates


  • Reservation deadline        Jan. 1
  • Payment, Artwork due        Feb. 1
  • Approx. mail date        Mar. 15


  • Reservation deadline        Jun. 1
  • Payment, Artwork due        Jul. 1
  • Approx. mail date        Aug. 15


  • Reservation deadline        Oct. 1
  • Payment, Artwork due        Nov. 1
  • Approx. mail date        Dec. 15

Advertisers willing to commit to one year of advertising (three consecutive catalogs) will receive a 10% discount. Payment for the entire year will be due during the initial catalog billing cycle.

* Ads may be denied if an organization has an overdue account payable to ISD 622.

** We reserve the right to refuse any advertising that conflicts with our program offerings or does not align with our district policies and guidelines. Acceptance of advertisements does not imply endorsement by Community Education or School District 622. We are committed to maintaining the integrity of our catalog and ensuring that it remains a valuable resource for our community. For inquiries regarding advertising, please email the Marketing and Communications department @ or 651-748-7553.