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

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,663
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    153 3.4
  • Ranking

Elk River Senior High School is a public coed school in Elk River, Minnesota. It has 1,663 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 61% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 153 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.4 from 153 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Extracurriculars: We have a lot of extracurricular options. However, I think that the student body could get more involved with them. Also, I think that there would be a lot more student participation if they were lower cost and/or free.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: My experience at this school has been great. Overall, it is a very friendly environment. The teachers work hard and the students work even harder. I love school wide events that bring all of the student body together. For example, homecoming pepfest always brings the student body closer. I would choose this school again because it is generally a wonderful environment to further my education in.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Teachers: The teachers engage with the students but only to a certain extent. Sometimes it feels like they are just there to get the job done and go home. Most teachers care about their students but it often feels like the teachers just want their paycheck. I believe the teachers are overall knowledgeable. One thing that needs improvement is overall consistency in grading.
    • High School Sophomore
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: Do well in most sports and a good variety of activities
    • High School Sophomore
    • 4
    Teachers: Most teachers are great, but there is a few who could give more effort.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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2.66 Zimmerman High School Public, Coed
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2.66 Westwood Elementary School Public, Coed
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2.00 PACT Charter Secondary School Public, Charter, Coed
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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 Rogers Senior High School 7 mi. 1,415
3.66 St. Michael-Albertville Senior High School 8 mi. 1,593
2.33 Big Lake Senior High School 8 mi. 949
2.66 Anoka High School 11 mi. 2,276
3.00 Monticello Senior High School 10 mi. 1,223

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

Gender

Gender
Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

Elk River Senior High School United States Minnesota Anoka High School Big Lake Senior High School Monticello Senior High School Rogers Senior High School St. Michael-Albertville Senior High School
White 90.0% 51.0% 71.7% 86.0% 89.0% 91.0% 88.0% 90.0%
Hispanic 2.0% 25.0% 8.1% 3.0% 3.0% 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.8% 3.3% 0% 0% 0% 2.0% 2.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 6.0% 2.0% 1.0% 0% 2.0% 2.0%
African American 1.0% 15.0% 8.9% 5.0% 2.0% 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 1.7% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 23.8%
Grade 10 26.3%
Grade 11 24.4%
Grade 12 25.5%

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 23 responses

  • 61% Yes
  • 22% Not sure.
  • 17% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 28% Fine Arts Classes
  • 19% The Field Trips
  • 19% Fine Arts Teachers
  • 12% Helpful/friendly teachers
  • 9% All the classes are great!
  • 9% Different variety of class options
  • 3% The Gym Classes

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 28% Favoritism
  • 24% Counclers are not helpful
  • 12% Food
  • 12% Very unhelpful when trying to get ahead in life
  • 8% Irresponsible students (hard to focus on work)
  • 8% Disobedience, lack of help
  • 8% Teacher diversity

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 15 responses

  • 40% All of our AP options
  • 33% Our arts are amazing esspcally out performing arts
  • 27% The AP ARTS program

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 41% You get out what you put in
  • 24% Range of opportunities
  • 18% Friendly
  • 6% Bad
  • 6% Frustrating
  • 6% Pride

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 38% Take it seriously
  • 31% Be yourself and check everything including faculty
  • 31% Do not be afraid!

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 18 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.