About Us

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Moorhead Area Public Schools is a vibrant, caring community of teachers, support staff, students and families located in Moorhead, Minn. The district serves approximately 7,000 students speaking 42 different home languages. Each of our students is on a unique educational journey, and we do everything we can to help them maximize their potential and thrive.

The well-being and success of students is the top priority for Moorhead Area Public Schools. With a reputation for excellence, the mission of the District is to develop the maximum potential of every learner to thrive in a changing world, learn more about our mission and core values. The high expectations of parents, dedication of teachers and staff and visionary leadership have made our schools among the best in Minnesota, a state with a highly-regarded educational system.

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Communities Served

The district serves the communities of Moorhead, Sabin and Georgetown, covering 216 square miles of the Red River Valley.

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7,511 students, including:
*Numbers are for 2019-20 enrollment

  • 636 early learning students

  • 2,831 elementary students

  • 2,150 middle school students

  • 1,800 high school students

  • 94 alternative learning students

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  • 1 early learning school (birth to kindergarten)

  • 5 elementary schools (kindergarten to grade 4)

  • 2 middle schools on 1 campus (grades 5-8)

  • 1 high school (grades 9-12)

  • 1 career academy (grades 9-12)

  • 1 center for education

    • Community Education

    • Adult Basic Education

    • Early Childhood Family Education