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Osseo Senior High School

Osseo Senior High School is a four-year public high school located in Osseo, Minnesota, United States 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.

Osseo Senior High School
Address
317 2nd Avenue NW

,
55369

United States
Coordinates45°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
TypePublic
Established1924
School districtOsseo Area School District 279
PrincipalMichael Lehan
Teaching staff78.92 (FTE)
Enrollment2,080 (2017-18)[1]
Student to teacher ratio18.64
Color(s)        
Athletics conferenceNorthwest Suburban Conference
NicknameOrioles
Website
[2][3]

HistoryEdit

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.

DemographicsEdit

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.[2]

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "OSSEO SENIOR HIGH". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Osseo Senior High". ed.gov. Retrieved 2 September 2015.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Osseo Senior High School

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