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About School District: The Moorhead Area Public Schools have a reputation for excellence. The high expectations of parents, the dedication of the teachers and staff, the visionary leadership, and the influence of three four-year colleges in the area have made the schools among the best in Minnesota, a state with a highly regarded educational system. The district is best known for three things: the superior academic achievement of its students, its far-reaching extracurricular activities, and its efficiency in operating costs. The mission of the Moorhead School District is to develop the maximum potential of every learner to thrive in a changing world. Each day approximately 5,300 students learn and thrive in the classrooms, hallways and playgrounds of Moorhead Area Public Schools. Ellen Hopkins Elementary School, Robert Asp Elementary School, and S.G. Reinertsen Elementary School serve students in grades K-5, Horizon Middle School serves grades 6-8, and Moorhead High School serves grades 9-12. The Red River Area Learning Center offers an alternative school setting and independent study options for middle school and high school learners. Besides addressing the needs of K-12 students, the district also provides educational, social and recreational opportunities for learners of all ages. Learning in Moorhead begins at birth with a wide range of popular Early Childhood Family Education classes for parents and children, birth though age five. Early Intervention Services provides special education services to children, birth through age five, in the district. Each year, Community Education, a program of the Moorhead School District, offers approximately 1,000 enrichment courses to thousands of area residents. GED preparation and instruction in basic skills are offered through Adult Basic Education. The Moorhead School District, which covers 216 square miles along the Red River, is 34 miles long and 9.5 miles wide. The district includes the cities of Moorhead, Georgetown and Sabin. The district's budget exceeds $50 million.
Contact Phone: 2182843300
Contact Address: 2410 14TH ST SOUTH, MOORHEAD MN 56560
Grade Level: Prekindergarten to 12th Grade
Total Schools: 11
Total Students: 5820
Total Staffs: 731
FTE Teacher: 360
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