Osseo Senior High School

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Osseo Senior High School
Address
317 2nd Avenue NW
Osseo, Minnesota 55369
United States
Coordinates 45°07′13″N 93°24′23″W / 45.1201621°N 93.4065254°W / 45.1201621; -93.4065254Coordinates: 45°07′13″N 93°24′23″W / 45.1201621°N 93.4065254°W / 45.1201621; -93.4065254
Information
Type Public
Established 1924
School district Osseo Area School District 279
Principal Michael Lehan
Teaching staff 78.92 (FTE)
Enrollment 1,464 (2015-2016)
Student to teacher ratio 18.64
Color(s)         
Athletics conference Northwest Suburban Conference
Nickname Orioles
Website
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Osseo Senior High School is a four-year public high school located in Osseo, Minnesota on 317 2nd Ave. NW. The principal is Michael Lehan. Osseo Senior High School is a part of the Osseo Area School District 279 and is one of three four-year high schools in the district.

History[edit]

Osseo Senior High was the first school to open in District 279. The original school building opened in 1928. The school was designated a high school in 1952. An auditorium/gym was added in 1935. Additional classrooms and a lunch room were added to the building in 1948. A high school addition was made to the building in 1952, and another section of the building was added in 1957. In 1959, a new gymnasium was added to the building, and in 1961, the school received a major expansion. Another wing was added to the new building in 1964, and Tech Ed. rooms were added in 1966. In 1975, voters approved a gymnasium and auditorium expansion to the building. The original 1924 building, with its 1935 and 1948 additions, was demolished to make way for the new gymnasium. The school received a library addition in 1988. In 2002, a new gym was added, the 1959 gym converted into a cafeteria, and new offices were built. From 2002-2005, the exterior of the school was renovated and air conditioning was added to the building. In 2014-2015, 6 new classrooms, weight/cardio room, and a choral rehearsal room were added to allow room for incoming 9th graders. Also multiple rooms were remodeled.

Demographics[edit]

The demographic breakdown of the 1,464 students enrolled in 2015-2016 was:

  • Male - 52%
  • Female - 47%
  • Native American/Alaskan - 1.5%
  • Asian/Pacific islanders - 13.9%
  • Black - 27.8%
  • Hispanic - 7.2%
  • White - 49.7%

41.6% of the students were eligible for free or reduced lunch.[1]

Academic Assessment[edit]

Osseo had a 87.1% graduation rate for 2014. 79% were enrolled for college after the 2014 school year.

Extracurricular activities[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Osseo Senior High School's main rival is Maple Grove Senior High School.

State Championships
Season Sport Number of Championships Year
Fall Soccer, Boys 1 2008
Soccer, Girls
Football Cheerleading 2 2008,2011
Soccer Cheerleading 1 2011
Football 2 1970, 2015
Swimming and Diving, Girls [1]
Winter Alpine Skiing, Boys
Basketball, Boys 2 2001, 2012
Basketball, Girls 2 1989, 2000
Dance Team, Girls
Gymnastics, Girls
Swimming and Diving, Boys

Wrestling

Spring Baseball, Boys
NAQT Quiz Bowl
Golf, Boys
Softball, Girls
Lacrosse, Girls
Total 11

Music and Fine Arts[edit]

Osseo Senior High School has a long history of bands, choirs and orchestras.

Starting in 2007, Osseo High School Marching Band hosted the first annual Osseo Marching Band Festival.[3]

Osseo Senior High also has a high school musical which is presented in the fall and a one-act play.

Notable alumni[edit]

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