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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
317 2nd Avenue NW


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
School districtOsseo Area School District 279
PrincipalMichael Lehan
Teaching staff78.92 (FTE)
Enrollment2,080 (2017-18)[1]
Student to teacher ratio18.64
Athletics conferenceNorthwest Suburban Conference


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.


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


  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". Retrieved 2 September 2015.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Osseo Senior High School

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