Elk River Senior High School in Elk River, MN - Niche

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Elk River Senior High School is a public school in Elk River, Minnesota. It has 1,661 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 67% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 129 reviews written and they have been mixed.

900 School St
Elk River, MN 55330
(763) 241-3434

Ratings and Reviews
3.4 from 129 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Resources & Facilities: My guidance counselor was bias, didn't have what was best for me in mind, and wasn't good at communicating what was important to me since i was a PSEO student. the school has good resources for students and the quality of the building is great.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Academics: Some classes are amazing and i have learned so much. Other classes its easy to tell that the teacher is taking the easy way out. Way to many tests, and not enough teaching.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Student Culture & Diversity: Elk River High School has the typical cliques. A lot of the students are living in high school and are immature. There isn't really any challenges regarding race and diversity. The students and staff are accepting.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: Health and Safety is a priority for Elk River High School. Staff are very proactive at handling issues, and deal with them well.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: Overall I had an okay experience with Elk River High School. I wasn't very impressed with the quality but i wasn't too disappointed either.

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.33 Rogers Middle School 7 mi. 971
3.33 Rogers Senior High School 7 mi. 1,306
3.66 St. Michael-Albertville Middle School East 7 mi. 880
4.00 St. Michael-Albertville Senior High School 8 mi. 1,442
3.33 Ramsey Elementary School 9 mi. 1,262

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Male 51%
Female 48%

Student Diversity

Elk River Senior High School United States Ramsey Elementary School Rogers Middle School Rogers Senior High School St. Michael-Albertville Middle School East St. Michael-Albertville Senior High School
White 90.0% 51.6% 87.0% 89.0% 90.0% 90.0% 90.0%
Hispanic 2.0% 24.5% 2.0% 2.0% 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
African American 2.0% 15.2% 4.0% 2.0% 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Native American 1.0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Asian 1.0% 4.7% 2.0% 2.0% 2.0% 2.0% 3.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.6% 0% 1.0% 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 22.2%
Grade 10 26.1%
Grade 11 25.6%
Grade 12 26.1%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 64% Yes
  • 18% Not sure.
  • 18% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 42% Fine Arts Classes
  • 25% Fine Arts Teachers
  • 25% The Field Trips
  • 8% The Gym Classes
  • 0% All the classes are great!

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 27% Counclers are not helpful
  • 27% Favoritism
  • 20% Very unhelpful when trying to get ahead in life
  • 13% Teacher diversity
  • 13% Disobedience, lack of help

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 9 responses

  • 33% The AP ARTS program
  • 33% Our arts are amazing esspcally out performing arts
  • 33% All of our AP options

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 44% You get out what you put in
  • 33% Friendly
  • 11% Frustrating
  • 11% Pride

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 57% Be yourself and check everything including faculty
  • 29% Do not be afraid!
  • 14% Take it seriously

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 11% I love everything about this school.
  • 67% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 22% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.