East High School (Duluth, Minnesota)

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Duluth East High School
Duluth, Minnesota
Type Public
Established 1927
Principal Laurie Knapp
Staff 69
Number of students 1,569
Color(s) Red and Grey
Song The Birchen
Mascot Greyhound
Information (218) 728-7426

Duluth East High School, also known as East High School, is a public secondary school in Duluth, Minnesota. It educates students in grades nine through twelve. It first opened its doors in 1927, as a junior high school. In 1950, it became a senior high school to serve the growing student population.[1]

Situated in a residential neighborhood in eastern Duluth, Duluth East currently serves about 1,477 students.[2]


East High School employs a schedule that allows students to take six 50-minute classes a day. It also offers an optional zero hour, for students to take a schedule of seven classes. There are limited options for taking zero hour courses, and they are held before the official start of school.

East High School offers many classes to serve its students. These classes include Advanced Placement (AP) classes, Post Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO), vocational classes, special education, honors, and basic classes.

According to the new school "red plan", East was moved into the Ordean Middle School Building starting in the year 2011, and Ordean East Middle School was put into the East Building.

Extracurricular activities[edit]

Duluth East High School has extracurricular activities that students can join. These activities include athletic teams, service organizations, and academic teams.

Clubs and organizations[edit]

In addition to athletic teams, Duluth East also has clubs and organizations. These include:


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Coordinates: 46°49′04″N 92°03′53″W / 46.81778°N 92.06472°W / 46.81778; -92.06472