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Reviews from schools in Grand Rapids Public School District
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Parent / Guardian
October 13, 2020
All staff we experienced at the school went above and beyond for all the students at this small, community school. We had excellent experiences with Bigfork, MN school for over five years.
Review for Bigfork Secondary
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
August 29, 2017
The school has a math / science teacher that is horrible. The former high school hockey coach and the girls softball coaches are VERY religious and bring religion to the ice / field. For whatever... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
March 20, 2012
I graduated from Bigfork High School and felt I was fully prepared for college at St. Cloud State as well as Bemidji State University. I was on the A honor roll continuously in high school and the... More
Review for Bigfork Secondary