Why Choose Maple Grove Senior
Home of the Crimson, Maple Grove Senior High serves students in grades 9-12 and is one of three comprehensive high schools in Osseo Area Schools. Since opening its doors in 1996, Maple Grove Senior High has established a reputation as a school that holds all students to high standards, offering comprehensive curriculum with over 200 courses. Enriched curriculum opportunities include:
- Advanced Placement (AP) courses
- Autonomous Learner Program (ALP)
- Honors Programs (HP)
- Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)
In addition to academic rigor, Maple Grove Senior High is home to successful, award-winning athletic and fine arts programs that offer students co-curricular involvement. A wide variety of student groups, clubs and organizations also exist, allowing all students opportunities to be involved in their school community.
Personalized planning for college or career
At Maple Grove Senior High, every graduate leaves our campus with a personalized post-high school plan. Staff in our Career Resource Center provide support, introduce pathways for students to explore upon graduating, and help scholars navigate the college planning process.
Because no two paths are the same, robust course offerings in Career and Technical Education and industry certifications in several fields allow Maple Grove Senior High students to gain real-world skills and abilities that prepare them for entering the workforce after high school or college.
The Crimson Way
Unique to Maple Grove Senior High is The Crimson Way, a set of beliefs and values that guide students and staff to "Live Each Day the Crimson Way" with:
- The Motivation to excel in all that we do,
- Hearts filled with Gratitude,
- The pursuit of Scholarship and,
- The reverence of Honor.
Awards & honors
Maple Grove Senior High is a five-time "Best High Schools" honoree by U.S. News & World Report (2015-2017, 2019-2020). Maple Grove was also named an Honorable Mention Minnesota School of Character in 2014, recognizing its character development program, The Crimson Way.
Individually, Crimson students earn local, state and national recognition, including:
- AP Scholar honors
- National Merit Scholarship finalists
- Hennepin Theatre Trust Spotlight Education Award honorees, including statewide Triple Threat winners
- All-Conference honors in band, choir and orchestra
- State, section and conference athletic championships
Partnerships that support and enhance learning
The support of community partners means students at Maple Grove Senior High have more opportunities to grow, lead and delve deeper into learning than ever before. Some of our partnerships include:
- City of Maple Grove
- Community athletic groups
- Maple Grove Rotary
- North Memorial
- Passion Church