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Detroit Lakes, MN
Students enrolled: 844

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1301 Roosevelt Ave
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501

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(218) 847-4491
(218) 846-1797
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February 18, 2013
This school is one of the worst I've seen. Very unprofessional and biased teachers. My children were practically driven right out of the school and weren't allowed to walk for their own graduation ceremonies due to the school's extreme rules. If I had a chance for a do-over, I'd opt for my kids to attend school in a neighboring school and drive them myself than put them through the Detroit Lakes High School system ever again.

- submitted by a parent

May 18, 2008
I have had four children attend this system which was impressive until reaching the senior high school. It seems that the majority of the staff is much more immature and self centered rather than focusing on the well being of our children and what promotes their being able to achieve goals they have held. My children who loved Grades K-8 in Detroit Lakes, argue about going to school on many occasions after reaching DLHS.

- submitted by a parent

February 05, 2008
I have found both principals to be very professional and very qualified to lead DLHS. They are open and fair in regards to handling student issues. I also agree that the teachers are excellent and I am impressed with the freshman transition programs they have put in place this year (Link Crew, Seminar and the 8-period day).

- submitted by a parent

February 02, 2008
This school has many great teachers, and a fairly nice student body. I also like the fact that it offers many AP courses. I do have a few problems with this school though. The english department is horrible other than two of the teachers. Also, the assistant principle has no qualification for his job. Other than most of the english department and the administration, this school is way better than a lot of the schools anywhere around here.

- submitted by a student
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DLHS is consistently recognized by Newsweek Magazine as one of the top academic schools in Minnesota. DLHS is typically ranked as one of the top rated school outside of the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.


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Detroit Lakes Senior High School
1301 Roosevelt Ave, Detroit Lakes, MN  56501
(218) 847-4491
Last modified Detroit Lakes Senior High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Detroit Lakes Senior High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 6 reviews. Top