Inver Grove Heights – 199

School
District

199
– Inver Grove Heights 

School
Website

http://www.invergrove.k12.mn.us

School
Contact

Johnny Germscheid

 

651-306-7105

 

jgermsch@invergrove.k12.mn.us

 

http://www.invergrove.k12.mn.us

 

Our District

The Inver Grove Heights Community Schools serve over 3,800 students from  the community and surrounding areas. The district includes three elementary schools, a middle school serving students in grades six through eight, and a high school.

Our Vision
The vision of Inver Grove Heights Community Schools is to create learning environments that provide for high student achievement so all learners are academically and socially prepared for life-long learning.

Our Mission
The mission of the Inver Grove Heights Community Schools is to provide a challenging education through which all learners achieve success in a diverse society. This will be accomplished through:

  • safe and caring environments;

  • a strong and stimulating curriculum;

  • high academic standards;

  • respect, honesty and accountability in all relationships;

  • effective and innovative teaching;

  • open communication and partnerships with families and community; and

  • facilities that support and enhance learning.

Belief Statements

  • We believe our schools exist to educate children, in cooperation with families, to become responsible productive citizens and life-long learners.

  • We believe all learners should have the opportunity to reach their maximum potential in a safe, caring, and respectful environment where fun is a part of learning.

  • We believe a challenging comprehensive curriculum that emphasizes basic skills will ensure the highest quality education for every child.

  • We believe positive open communication and a trusting partnership of families, community and schools are keys to building and maintaining a strong learning community.

 

Title

Name

Phone

Superintendent of Schools

Dr. Deidre Wells

651-306-7808

Student Services

TBD

651-306-7827

Special Education Services

TBD

651-306-7827

Athletic Director

Mr. Will Short

651-306-7002

General Information

Dr. Deidre Wells

651-306-7808

Gifted Magnet Program

Ms. Karin Swainey

651-306-7469

Cluster Director

Ms. Karin Swainey

651-306-7469

Gifted and Talented Director

Ms. Karin Swainey

651-306-7469

Computer Education Director

Ms. Lynn Tenney

651-306-7100

Curriculum

TBD

651-306-7806

High School Guidance

Ms.Jeanne Hutson

651-306-7004

High School Special Ed.

Ms. Kris hillesheim

651-306-7935

High School Fine Arts

Mr. Rufino Ochoada

651-306-7049

High School Athletics

Mr. Will Short

651-306-7002

High School Information

Mr. Gerald Sakala

651-306-7003

High School Gifted/Talented

Ms. Karin Swainey

651-306-7469

High School Computer Ed.

Mr. Wayne Anderson

651-306-7913

Facilities:

Elementary
Schools

No. Buildings:3

No. Students: 1685

Middle
Schools

No. Buildings:1

No. Students: 907

High Schools

No. Buildings:1

No. Students: 1054

Open Enrollment

Yes

 

 

Student
Staff Ratio:

 

Elementary
Schools

15 to
1

Middle
Schools

13 to
1

High Schools

14 to
1

 

 

Expenditures
Per Pupil:

 

Elementary
Schools

$11,353

Middle
Schools

$11,353

High Schools

$11,353

 

 

Transportation:

 

Bus Available:

Yes

 

 

Kindergarten:

All Day

 

 

 

 

Hot
Lunch:

 

Hot Lunch
Available:

Yes

 

 

Grading
Policies

 

Elementary
Schools

Other
Grading

Middle
Schools

Letter

High Schools

Letter

 

 

Percentage
of Schools Accredited

 

Elementary
Schools

 

Middle
Schools

 

High Schools

 

 

 

Percentage
Staff Degrees:

 

Bachelors:

25.8%

Masters:

73.6%

PhD’s:

0.5%

 

 

Certified
Staff

 

Elementary

 

Elem Art:

No

Elem Phys.
Ed:

Yes

Elem Music:

Yes

Elem Media:

Yes

 

 

Number
of Non-Athletic Extracurricular Activities: 

 

 

Classes
Offered:

 

Elementary
School:

 

Band:

Yes

Spanish

No

Atheneum
gifted & talented magnet

 Yes

 

 

Middle
School:

 

Band:

Yes

 

Choir:

Yes

 

Orchestra:

No

French:

No

Spanish:

No

German:

No

Adv. Computers:

No

Honors Program

Yes

 

 

High
School:

 

Band:

Yes

Choir: 

Yes

Orchestra:

No

French:

No

Spanish:

Yes

German:

Yes

Adv. Computers

Yes

Adv. Calculus:

Yes

AP
Courses, Honors Courses and Advanced Courses

Yes

 

 

Ratio
Students to Computers:

 

Elementary
Schools

 

Middle
Schools

 

High Schools

 

Learning
Alternatives

 

 

 

Percentage
of Seniors who went to:

 

Community
College

2 Year

24%

College
or University

4 Year

47%

 

 

 

 

 

ACT
Statistics:

 

Average
ACT Scores

22.6

Percentage
of Students taking ACT

 

 

 

SAT
Statistics:

 

Average
Math Score

 

Average
Verbal Score

 

Percentage
of Students taking SAT

 

 

 

National
Merit Scholars:

 

Commended

3

Finalist

3

 

 

Programs
for Gifted and Talented:

Yes

Special Education Programs:

Yes

Special
Ed Classess Offered:

SLD, EBD, DCD, OHD, Autism, DD

 

 

Athletics:

Baseball

Boys

Basketball

Boys/Girls

Football

Boys

Ice Hockey

Boys/Girls

Downhill Skiing

N/A

CC Skiing

Boys/Girls

Tennis

Boys/Girls

Golf

Boys/Girls

Softball

Girls

Sync Swimming

N/A

Dance

Girls

Swimming

Boys/Girls

Wrestling

Boys

Volleyball

Girls

Track

Boys/Girls

CC Running

Boys/Girls

Gymnastics

Girls

Soccer

Boys/Girls

 Lacrosse

 Boys

 

 

 

 

Dance Team

Girls

 

 

Badminton

N/A

Other: 

 

 

 

 

 

Intramural
Programs:

 

 

Baseball

N/A

Soccer

N/A

Basketball

N/A

Softball

N/A

Lacrosse

N/A

Touch
Football  

N/A

 

Other:

These
programs are handled by the city recreation department

 

 

 

 

Special
Programs worth mentioning: