Mankato East High School

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Mankato East High School
2600 Hoffman Road

Minnesota 56001

TypePublic high school
Motto"Take Action. Live in Motion."
PrincipalJeff Dahline
Enrollment1,148 (2016-17)[2]
Color(s)Black and Gold
RivalMankato West High School

Mankato East High School is a four-year public high school located in Mankato, Minnesota. The present high school opened in 1973.


The Mankato East Cougars are currently a part of the Big 9 Conference and are rivals with the 11 other schools within the conference. However, the Cougars' main rivals are the Mankato West Scarlets, a public high school on the west side of Mankato.


Mankato East is one of only two high schools in the state of Minnesota that have planetariums, the other being Rochester Mayo.

Notable alumni[edit]

  • Craig Dahl - an NFL football player, currently a free agent.. He earned a Championship Ring in Super Bowl XLII while playing with the New York Giants.


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  2. ^ "MANKATO EAST SENIOR HIGH". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 16, 2019.

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Coordinates: 44°09′27″N 93°57′38″W / 44.157505°N 93.960432°W / 44.157505; -93.960432