Minnetonka High School
Minnetonka High School is the only public high school in the Minnetonka school district. Every day, more than 2,800 students matriculate through a rigorous academic program that includes 21 Advanced Placement (AP) classes in subjects like calculus, macroeconomics, literature, composition, psychology, history, government, fine arts, statistics, chemistry, physics and biology. In addition to the AP program, Minnetonka High School offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.
Home to the Skippers, Minnetonka High School is one of the few high schools in the west metro area offering a traditional high school math sequence, which includes geometry, trigonometry, pre-calculus, calculus and statistics.
MHS is equipped with state-of-the-art technology in the media center, physics labs, technology education labs and architectural design classrooms. Thanks to a voter-approved referenda, $5 million will be spent every year on technology and classroom equipment through the year 2017.
MHS has been recognized as a school district of excellence by the United States Department of Education. In addition to excellence in academics, teachers and faculty at Minnetonka High School stress excellence in activities, arts and athletics.
- Handicap Accessible: Ramps
- Founding Date: 1952
- Number of students: 2800
- Public/Private: Public
- Graduation rate (%): 99.2
- Accreditation/licenses: Advanced Placement Classes & the IB Programme
- Student-to-teacher ratio: 19:1
- Parking: Free lot
- Number of faculty: 185
- Grade levels: 9-12
- Boarding: No
- Uniforms: No
- Features: Auditorium/stage, Cafeteria, Computer lab, Infirmary, Language lab, Library, Science lab, Sports facilities
- Advanced placement courses: 21 AP classes in subjects like calculus, macroeconomics, literature, composition, psychology, history, government, fine arts, statistics, chemistry, physics and biology
- Extracurricular activities available: tutoring, bowling, performance dance, class advisors, debate, drama musicals, knowledge bowl, jazz ensemble, marching band, pep band, literary magazine, math team, honor society, mock trial, Breezes newspaper, speech, student government, yearbook
- Student clubs: art club, chess club, Earth club, equestrian club, field biology club, film club, optimist club, volunteer club, language club (French, Spanish, German, Russian & Chinese), video production club, sailing club, engineering club, architecture club
- Sports teams: cross country, soccer, swimming & diving, cheerleading, football, tennis, volleyball, alpine skiing, basketball, competition dance, gymnastics, nordic skiing, ice hockey, wrestling, bowling, golf, lacrosse, softball, track & field