Maple Grove Senior High School

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Maple Grove Senior High School
Maple Grove Crimson.jpg
Address
9800 Fernbrook Lane North
Maple Grove, Minnesota 55369
United States
Coordinates 45°07′57″N 93°27′35″W / 45.1326°N 93.4596°W / 45.1326; -93.4596Coordinates: 45°07′57″N 93°27′35″W / 45.1326°N 93.4596°W / 45.1326; -93.4596
Information
Type Public
Established 1996
Principal Bart Becker
Teaching staff 77.08 (FTE)
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 1,651 (2013-14)
Student to teacher ratio 21.64
Color(s)      Crimson
     Gold
Mascot Leafy the Crimson Leaf
Nickname The Crimson
Rival Osseo Senior High School
Website
[1]

Maple Grove Senior High School (MGSH) is a public grades 9–12 high school located in Maple Grove, Minnesota, at 9800 Fernbrook Lane North. It is one of three high schools in the Osseo School District (279). Its feeder schools are Maple Grove Middle School and Osseo Middle School. The school currently includes 9th-12th grade since September 2015. Previously, 9th graders in the district attended junior high school.

History[edit]

Maple Grove Senior High opened in 1996 as the third public high school built by the Osseo School District. MGSH is the only public high school located in Maple Grove, Minnesota, although the grounds of Osseo Senior High School are partially located within the boundaries of the city of Maple Grove. MGSH now includes grades 9-12 as of September 2015.

Curriculum[edit]

Around 200 courses are available at Maple Grove Senior High. Types of courses include Advanced Placement, Honors, traditional, remedial, and special education courses. Through the Minnesota state Post Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) program, students are eligible to take classes at state colleges and universities. PSEO participation counts towards graduation requirements. Maple Grove implemented standards-based grading in 2011. Maple Grove has been working on learning how to effectively implement standard based grading to help better prepare students for college in the last five years.[2]

Demographics[edit]

The demographic breakdown of the 1,651 students enrolled in 2013-2014 was:

  • Male - 51.5%
  • Female - 48.5%
  • Native American/Alaskan - 0.5%
  • Asian/Pacific Islanders - 6.2%
  • Black - 7.4%
  • Hispanic - 3.4%
  • White - 82.5%

11.5% of the students were eligible for free or reduced lunch.[1]

View of MGSH from Fernbrook Ln.

Athletics[edit]

The Maple Grove Crimson are members of the North Suburban Conference of the Minnesota State High School League. The school mascot is Leafy, a crimson and gold maple leaf.

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Maple Grove Senior High". ed.gov. Retrieved 2 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "ISD 279 - Osseo Area Schools". district279.org. Retrieved 2 September 2015. 

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