Maple Grove Senior High School

Maple Grove Senior High School (MGSH) is a public grades 9–12 high school located in Maple Grove, Minnesota, United States. 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 has included grades 9–12 since September 2015. Previously grade 9 attended junior high school. MGSH contains students from the cities of Maple Grove, Corcoran, Dayton, Rogers, and Plymouth.

Maple Grove Senior High School
Maple Grove Crimson.jpg
Maple Grove Senior High School Sign and Building.jpg
Address
9800 Fernbrook Lane North (County Rd. 121)

,
55369

United States
Coordinates45°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
TypePublic
MottoFear the Leaf, We are Crimson
Established1996
PrincipalBart Becker[1]
Teaching staff98.40 (FTE)[2]
Grades9-12
Enrollment2,352[2] (2018-19)
Student to teacher ratio23.90[2]
Color(s)  Crimson
  Gold
MascotLeafy the Crimson Leaf
NicknameThe Crimson
Websiteschools.district279.org/mgsh/

HistoryEdit

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.

CurriculumEdit

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.[3]

DemographicsEdit

The demographic breakdown of the 2,271 students enrolled in 2015-2016 was:

  • Male - 52.4%
  • Female - 47.6%
  • Native American/Alaskan - 0.1%
  • Asian/Pacific Islanders - 7.2%
  • Black - 7.2%
  • Hispanic - 3.6%
  • White - 78.8%
  • Multiracial - 3.1%

13.7% of the students were eligible for free or reduced cost lunch.[2]

AthleticsEdit

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

The boys and girls hockey teams play out of the Maple Grove Community Center, a large recreational complex and a 1500-seat ice arena located in the city.

Extracurricular activitiesEdit

Maple Grove Senior High School offers students the following clubs and organizations:[4]

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Staff Directory". Osseo Area Schools. Retrieved Feb 24, 2022.
  2. ^ a b c d "Maple Grove Senior High". USDOE. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
  3. ^ "ISD 279 - Osseo Area Schools". district279.org. Retrieved 2 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Activities - Maple Grove Senior High School". Retrieved 3 June 2021.
  5. ^ La Vaque, David (6 March 2012). "Maple Grove 'cheated' no more". StarTribune.com. Retrieved 23 December 2019.
  6. ^ "Jake Wieneke - 2017 - Football".

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