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Maple Grove, MN
Students enrolled: 1,672

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9800 Fernbrook Ln
Maple Grove, MN 55369

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(763) 391-8700
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Develops honesty: Strongly disagree
August 19, 2015
This school doesn't do any of these things, they only incorporate negative behaviors. Nothing good about it.

- submitted by a parent

November 05, 2014
Some of the counselors here are horribly out of line. Maple Grove has some of the nicest most down to earth people, but the administrators and faculty are a joke. I was advised not to take ANY AP classes, even though I am qualified and I believe I am ready and excited for an academic challenged. When I tried to enroll they made me take study hall because apparently I had, "too many credits" I feel like they are stealing away any possibility of a learning experience. I'm glad I've transferred, because this schools culture, student body and counselors are terrible.

- submitted by a community member

July 08, 2014
There are some good teachers here, but the kids are ridiculously entitled. They aspire to be like an adjacent, wealthy district (Wayzata), and they are not even close. They want what they want, and they think they should have it now. If you are able to access social media and find any of them on there, it is eye-opening. I would not send my kids to school here. Hats off to the principal for attempting to instill character in them with the "Crimson Way" (for which the school was recognized). But you can't change the student body. They are getting the wrong messages from their parents, and most kids are spoiled and act like it. The kids who have more middle-class values have a very small peer group and are hyperfocused on post-high school plans.

- submitted by a teacher

March 20, 2014
I am a prior student that attended maple grove senior for all three years. This school is biased and unprofessional. If you weren't involved in sports or theater there was no place for you. Dispite this i dis make friends there just werent any club/ activities for us to do or join. The staff, especially admin, are ridiculous. Some were overly friendly with students and others you didn't dare talk to or go to with problems for the fear you'd be yelled at or talked down to. My sister still attends the school and says the same things are still happening and the admin is worse than ever. My suggestion is this, unless you are a jock or into music or theater, go to a different school. You will make some friends but there is no place you belong at the actual school. The only way I felt comfortable was in art. The teacher was amazing and didnt choose favorites like many others did.

- submitted by a community member

August 08, 2012
I am a teacher at MGSH. There is high turnover in teachers, administration, and classes. The administration is distant and unsupportive. The classes are overcrowded and extremely tracked. The pep fests get dangerously out of control, And at dances the grinding is just wrong. The kids at this school think they are running the place. It will get much worse when budget cuts come.

- submitted by a teacher

June 08, 2012
I moved to Maple Grove from a small farm town with my two daughters who averaged 42 children per grade there. My oldest started 10th grade in MGSH with 575 students. It was intimidating to her at first with no friends at all. Her first comments were how acedemically hard it was. She was an A student in the small school. She was in one AP in MG. By mid-year she actually said to me, "I know it is hard mom but it is really good for me for getting ready to go to college. I think I will do much better now." It was music to my ears. She is shy but made friends along the way and gained a lot of respect for herself. The foundations program is very impressive. She loved the pepfests! She said mom, everyone does. Group involvement is awesome. I can't tell you how happy I am we moved here. It was the best decision I could make for my daughters. The school deserves more than a 10 in my eyes.

- submitted by a parent

September 16, 2009
Maple Grove High School believes in high excelence of education they care about there students and treat them with respect but do not tolerate miss behavior the teachers are well respected by the students. As a parent I hear nothing but good thing repeadedly from my daughter and her friends. I have always mentioned Maple Grove to friends and familys that are possibly thinking of moving into the district I always recomend it.

- submitted by a parent

June 05, 2007
I graduated from MGSH in 2006 and I feel that this school was outstanding. It prepped me for college sufficently and gave me many oppertunities to be a student leader and active in activities. I strongly believe that the reason I am so involved on campus in college is due to the way I was molded at MGSH. The teachers are understanding and knowledgable in their field, and always up for answering questions. Although I understand that money, clothing and cars are stressed socially at MGSH, I believe it is like that in every high school. Social cliques will exist in life, from high school to the office. It is unavoidable. If a student wants to succeed, they would be able to ignore outside factors and do very well at school. Attending and graduating from Maple Grove is one of the best accompishments I have made in my life so far.

- submitted by a student

February 08, 2006
We live in the Anoka Hennepin School District, but I took both my sons out of Champlin Park High School and enrolled them in Maple Grove High School; what an improvement! My oldest son graduated from MGSHS two years ago and my youngest son is currently a senior there. They both did very well there (from not doing very well at CPHS). The teachers and staff at Maple Grove Senior High are excellent and I can't say enough good things about the school. It is an excellent school and I would recommend anyone to send their children there. They made successes out of my children with their excellence and outstand academic programs. The teachers and staff were a delight to work with and the principal is one of the best in the state, in my opinion.

- submitted by a parent

May 07, 2004
I am presently enrolled at MGSH. The academic portion of the school is terrific. The extra-curriculer choices are vast. However, the problem lies in the students. Everyone at MGSH is too involved in cliques and money. The average students biggest worry is not their GPA, but how they look and who they are friends with. This is common in most highschools I'm sure, but at MG social status seems to be the most important thing. There are those few kids that try to be friends with everyone, and that's great, but then you have the kids who refuse to step outside of their social circle, causing huge divisions between students. I realize there is not a way to really change this, but it's just something that needs to be pointed out. I love my school, it's more or less the people that make it difficult. We have a cocaine problem.

- submitted by a student

March 04, 2004
My first year at this school was the first year it was open. While i was there was the growing stage for this high school and it only got better with time. MG was a great school to attend and I only have good memories from friends to experiences to cheerleading. I am now a perfessional and college cheerleader because of the Crimson I would reccommend anyone to bring his/her child here. Make sure to be invovled in sports, they are the most fun and make the best memories!

- submitted by a student

November 06, 2003
Maple Grove Senior High is quite possibly the best high school in Minnesota. The staff is outstanding, the facilities are practically brand new and state of the art, and the kids that go there are great. This is really a great school in a great city!

- submitted by a community member
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Maple Grove Senior High School
9800 Fernbrook Ln, Maple Grove, MN  55369
(763) 391-8700
Last modified Maple Grove Senior High School is a Public school that serves grades 10-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Maple Grove Senior High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 19 reviews. Top