Why Choose Maple Grove Middle
Maple Grove Middle School serves students in grades 6-8 and is one of four middle schools in Osseo Area Schools. At Maple Grove Middle, our mission-driven staff provides opportunities and support to students—helping scholars build a foundation for success in high school and beyond.
Our comprehensive curriculum allows students to go deeper in their learning; explore STEM via Project Lead the Way; and even take courses eligible for high school credit. Flex time allows for extra challenge and personalized learning for all scholars during the school day, while an advisory period provides a structured time to focus on academics and relationships with others.
Opportunities to expand learning
Our scholars benefit from many opportunities to enhance their learning, including:
- Project Lead the Way (technology curriculum using national STEM standards)
- World Language options (French and Spanish)
- Band, choir and orchestra classes
- Peer mentoring and leadership, which allows students to contribute to a positive school culture
Enriching the middle school experience
Maple Grove Middle scholars can choose from a variety of co-curricular activities, including (but not limited to):
- Destination Imagination
- Peer tutoring
- Mustang Pride
- School musical/drama
- Music ensemble groups
Seventh and eighth graders can participate in competitive high school athletics at their assigned school. Intramural (house league) sports are also available.
Supporting the needs of young adolescents
At Maple Grove Middle School, we are committed to maintaining high expectations and standards in a safe, caring and respectful environment. Maple Grove Middle uses strategies that reinforce Mustang Pride, promote the development of personal responsibility, and encourage students to act respectfully and with integrity.
Maple Grove Middle School students are:
- Prompt (on time);
- Prepared (ready to learn); and
- Polite (respectful of themselves, others and property)
Family and community partnerships
Our scholars benefit from the support of many community partners, including:
- Boston Scientific
- Prairie Care
- Local civic organizations
In addition, Maple Grove Middle is home to PACT (Parents and Community Together), a unique partnership between parents/guardians and staff that supports scholars and helps boost family and student engagement at school.