Chisago Lakes High School

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Chisago Lakes High School
Lindstrom, Minnesota, United States
Coordinates 45°22′28″N 92°50′36″W / 45.3744444°N 92.8433333°W / 45.3744444; -92.8433333Coordinates: 45°22′28″N 92°50′36″W / 45.3744444°N 92.8433333°W / 45.3744444; -92.8433333[1]
Type High School
Motto Our mission... student success
Established 1943
Principal Dave Ertl
Number of students 1100
Campus 29400 Olinda Trail, Lindstrom, MN 55045
Color(s) Green & Gold
Mascot Wildcat

Chisago Lakes High School, located in Lindstrom, Minnesota, serves more than 1,100 students in grades 9-12. The school has earned North Central Accreditation. It provides an average curriculum for its students, containing a good variety of electives and all of the state required courses. Chisago Lakes High School offers a fine arts program as well as 24 athletic activities and 20 co-curricular activities.

The school facility is located on 96 acres (390,000 m2) and has athletic fields, tennis courts, a community swimming pool, five computer labs, weight room, fitness center, and a 600-seat performing arts center.

Accountability Programs[edit]

The Minnesota Department of Education announced that Chisago Lakes High School failed to make Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) under the federal No Child Left Behind Act for the 2007-08 and 2009-10 school years.[2] The department of education is expected to release results for the 2010-11 school year sometime before September 30, 2011.

Chisago Lakes High School was one of four schools in the Chisago Lakes School District and one of the 937 Minnesota schools that did not see improvement for the 2007-08 school year, but did see an improvement in the 2012-2013, 2013-2014 school years and was awarded bronze in the national school rankings[3]


Chisago Lakes High School has recently became a member of the Mississippi 8 conference[4] which includes the Chisago Lakes Wildcats, Monticello Magic, North Branch Vikings, Buffalo Bison, Princeton Tigers, The Cambridge-Isanti Blue Jackets, Rogers Royals, and the St. Francis Saints. You can see the current sports scedule here[5]


The graduates of Chisago can join the following pages for reunions and Grad photos which are not sponsored by Chisago Lakes High School, including fees collected from the following sites and promotions:,


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