Best Communities for Music Education
In 2021, Mounds View Public Schools was one of only six school districts in Minnesota to earn the Best Communities for Music Education designation. It's the ninth consecutive year the District was honored for demonstrating exceptional efforts toward maintaining music education as part of the core curriculum.
Best High Schools
Both high schools are consistently recognized among the top high recognized among the top high schools in the nation on the U.S. News & World Report list of "Best High Schools." Irondale and Mounds View were both ranked among the best in the nation for exceeding expectations when it comes to student performance on reading and math tests, and for preparing students for college in 2020.
ACT outpaces the state
For the 13th consecutive year, Mounds View Public Schools high school students earned an everage ACT score (22.8) that surpasses both the Minnesota and average (21.3) and the national average (20.6). This is especially noteworthy considering 98 percent of all juniors take the exam in a typical year.
National Merit Top 10
Mounds View Public Schools ranked among the Top 10 school districts in the state for the most 2021 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists, with a total of 13 students between Irondale and Mounds View.
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