20 Best Public High Schools in Minnesota


20 Best Public High Schools in Minnesota
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There are 1,309 high schools in Minnesota, made up of 1,188 public schools and 121 private schools. Minnesota ranks as the 22nd state in terms of student enrollment and 18th in terms of total number of schools. It ranks 35th for the student/teacher ratio.

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20. Maple Grove Senior High School, Minnetonka, MN

Maple Grove Senior High School is a public school in Maple Grove, Minnesota. It has 1,631 students in grades 10-12.

This school offers core subjects, general class courses, HP/AP courses, many major-related electives, moral-related courses, Post Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO), and Special Ed. courses for the most part. The class schedule has to be a student favorite here at MGSH. There is only two days of a full schedule every week.

There are the general courses, then they’re courses varying from leadership courses to a garage band course. Some of the courses can support a student’s hobby, passion, or something they plan to study for college. Academics are top-notch at MGSH.

The teachers at MGSH are very good. They often go above and beyond to ensure learning in their students. And most teachers seem to genuinely care about the well-being of their students.

Maple Grove has many different organizations, ranging from Philosophy discussions, religious, and sexual orientation clubs. There is always something for everyone, and if students are interested in something that is not already offered, it is easy to create a club of their own.

There are many different ways to become physically active through Maple Grove Senior High. Whether its the required gym class, elective classes, or after school sports, there is something for everyone.

Their sports teams perform well, and they have some of the best coaches in the state. All the students come together to support one another, whether its a friday night football game, snowy nordic ski race, or a spring-time track & field event.

  • Maple Grove Senior High School graduation rate is 92.0%. National average is 82.2%.
  • 66.0% students of Maple Grove Senior High School scored at or above proficiency levels on their state math assessment test.
  • 84.0% students of Maple Grove Senior High School scored at or above proficiency levels on their state reading/language arts assessment test.


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