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Spring Lake Park, MN
Students enrolled: 1,310

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1100 81st Ave NE
Spring Lake Park, MN 55432

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(763) 786-5571
(763) 786-2661
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Map of Spring Lake Park Senior High School address.
Develops grit: Strongly disagree
July 07, 2015
No, testing is chaotic and students are not held to high expectations of any of these.

- submitted by a teacher
Develops honesty: Strongly disagree
July 07, 2015
The only students who are rewarded are the unruly and violent ones. The good ones are ignored, and the unruly are empowered.

- submitted by a teacher

July 07, 2015
No teaching due to uncontrollable behaviors. Administration allows not only severe bullying, chaos everywhere, but also violence to both teachers and students. Teachers beg for support from administration, but instead administrators ask what the teachers do that are causing students to act as such. Run from this district if you either are considering this district or have children enrolled in it.

- submitted by a teacher
Teacher effectiveness: Very ineffective
July 07, 2015
Not safe for anyone. Administration is the worste I've ever seen. Bullying is not only tolerated but supported with rewards and coddling even those who are violent. Not even the teachers are safe, let alone students. There is no teaching going on here, only behavior control by teachers who have no support from administration.

- submitted by a teacher

February 08, 2015
Small community district in the city. The teachers are enthusiastic, the newer developments have infused the district with a renewed tax base. The campus is recently remodeled. Athletics are competitive and the student body supportive. The music department boasts that 1 in 4 students plays an instrument. The theatre department is large and puts on 3 major productions a year. The enrollment is both diverse economically and ethnically. Our kids are in honors courses and also a few CP.

- submitted by a parent

August 17, 2014
I have been here for a year and it was soo bad that I went back to my other school for good. The kids there are jerks and its hard to fit in that school. The teachers were alright. Honestly thus school just goes easy on the kids and no punishment for tardiness or inappropriate clothing. And kids in class can have their phones laying on front of their desks without anybody caring any other school would tell you to put it away. I would not recomennd this school to any non- sport person like me.

- submitted by a community member

August 17, 2014
Horrible. All the way around. Pulled all of our kids out of this district. Teachers don't communicate, kids aren't allowed to use the bathroom, everything is always the students fault. Bullying is totally tolerated, without consequences to the bully - especially when it is a coach/staff member. As far as the sports aspect, it is all about who you are friends with. This is a no win school, education is terrible.

- submitted by a parent

August 12, 2014
I have been to this school for 4 years now and I really dont like it for couple reasons the kids in the school are jerks the kids getting to many fights! I loved all my teachers but the kids arereally mean to alot of people.

- submitted by a community member

February 27, 2014
How does it rate academically and socially. Any cases of bullying? How many kids per class?

- submitted by a parent

April 26, 2013
I like this school alot. I never been to a diffrent district but to me this school is great. I've never been bullied. My grades are all A's and B's. the teachers are amazing they are all very friendly. And all the teachers have been very well educated with a GPA of 3.9 or 4.0. I have many friends and this school has many AP courses students can take.

- submitted by a student

October 31, 2012
This school changed their grading system to 90% test, 10% homework for the student's grades, which has effected the majority of the students in such a negative manner, they are having to explain to colleges why they went from 3.4 gpa's to 2.5 gpa's. It is very unfortunate. When there are typically 3 tests in a trimester, and a student does poorly on 1 test, for example a D, even if they get A's on the next 2 tests, they are unable to get an A in the class. Not all students are great at taking tests, and it has certainly shown in this new system. (Started in 2010-2011). This has been such a concern that when reviewing 1 particular teacher's students grades, it was disovered that over 70% of her classes were at failing, or near failing grades, to which the principal and staff were completely unaware as they had not done any follow up with their new teacher to make sure that the teacher and the students were successful.

- submitted by a parent

June 04, 2011
I truely love SLPHS especially the ELL courses, I can feel the care from my teachers. Class time went great, and teacher also respect the student. The Social Study teacher are wonderful, their teaching ways is interesting, and I actually learn a lots.

- submitted by a student

November 17, 2009
My son has never enjoyed school as much as he does this year at SLP. The students are generally respectful, and the teachers are excellent!

- submitted by a parent

October 04, 2009
They have a great teaching staff.

- submitted by a community member

October 30, 2007
i love this school. i have been to many different schools and to me this one is the best. Not only socially but accademically as well. At my previous school i was failing a couple classes but after switching i am at A's and B's

- submitted by a student

October 16, 2007
Classes are challenging and teachers care about how the student is doing. If at anytime a student's grade falls at or below a D then a progress report gets sent home. Also the whole school has so much school spirit it is a fun place to go to.

- submitted by a parent

May 16, 2007
All of the AP classes push the students to do the best they can be. All of the teachers care about there students and make fair choices with homework. May not be the richest school around but the safety, teachers and students make up for that ten fold.

- submitted by a parent

April 11, 2004
Stay involved. Communication between teacher and parents is very limited until it's too late. Even with notification to teachers and counselors that we wanted notification when something was going on with our child, this information was not given until it was too late. Their excuses ran from not enough teacher time, both parents were employed and they did not want to call us at work, they did not feel it warranted parent notification or in the case of a struggling student they suggested I take our son to Sylvan Learning Center, which at the time, I could not afford so I and they jepordized his education and the educational experience. I believe it is my position and the schools to offer my children the best start in their education, if I don't know they are faultering how can I help make an informed decision.

- submitted by a parent

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Spring Lake Park Senior High School
1100 81st Ave NE, Spring Lake Park, MN  55432
(763) 786-5571
Last modified Spring Lake Park Senior High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Spring Lake Park Senior High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 23 reviews. Top