Mayo High School

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Mayo High School
Mayo High School main entrance
1420 11th Avenue Southeast


Coordinates44°0′10″N 92°26′51″W / 44.00278°N 92.44750°W / 44.00278; -92.44750Coordinates: 44°0′10″N 92°26′51″W / 44.00278°N 92.44750°W / 44.00278; -92.44750
TypeCoed Public High School
Motto"To be a Spartan is to be the very best one can be"
CEEB code242103
PrincipalTom Olson
Enrollment1,620[1] (2016-17)
Color(s)Green & Gold         
MascotSparty the Mayo Spartan

Mayo High School (Mayo) is an American high school in Rochester, Minnesota. It is named after the brothers William James Mayo and Charles Horace Mayo, physicians and founders of the Mayo Clinic. It is a public school and part of the Rochester Independent School District #535. The current principal of Mayo High School is Tom Olson.[3]


Mayo High School was built in 1966 in the southeastern section of Rochester, Minnesota. It has a capacity to hold approximately 1800 students and was the largest high school in the city until Century High School was built, and was named after the brothers William James Mayo and Charles Horace Mayo, physicians and founders of Mayo Clinic.


As of 2014, there are 1622 students attending Mayo High School.[2] There are 87 teachers and a student to teacher ratio of 19:1. The boy to girl student ratio is 51:49.[4]

Curricular and extra curricular[edit]

The school mascot is a Spartan warrior. The sports teams, students, and staff are known as the Mayo Spartans. The school colors are green and gold. It has teams in speech, chess, classic debate, mock trial, football, tennis, swimming, cross country, soccer, lacrosse, softball, baseball, rowing, basketball, golf, hockey, volleyball, track and field, Science Olympiad, First Robotics Team, Math League, and Knowledge Bowl. Students may also letter in citywide athletics such as crew with the Rochester Rowing Club and figure-skating with the Rochester Figure Skating Club.


Mayo High School participates in many sports, competing in the Big 9 conference within the Minnesota State High School League, usually at the largest class level. The sports available are boys baseball, boys and girls basketball, boys and girls cross country, boys and girls hockey, girls cheerleading, boys football, boys and girls soccer, boys and girls golf, girls softball, boys and girls swimming, girls dance team, boys and girls track and field, boys and girls tennis, boys wrestling, and girls volleyball.

The boys tennis team won a State Championship in 2007 and 2011.[5][citation needed] [6]

Notable alumni[edit]


  1. ^ "MAYO SENIOR HIGH". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 5, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Mayo Senior High School". Retrieved 14 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Administrative Offices". Rochester Public Schools. Archived from the original on 15 July 2014. Retrieved 14 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Mayo Senior High School". Public School Review 244 5th Avenue, # J-229 New York, NY 10001. Retrieved 14 October 2014.
  5. ^ HighBeam
  6. ^ Ruff. "Rochester tennis tops in the state". Post-Bulletin. Archived from the original on 28 September 2011. Retrieved 24 June 2011.
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  8. ^ Official Player Profile
  9. ^ David, Dan. "Eric Strobel". Dan David. Retrieved 14 October 2014.

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