Orono – District 278

School
District

278
– Orono 

School
Website

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

School
Contact

Nancy
Krall

 

952-449-8315

 

nkrull@orono.k12.mn.us

Mission and Vision

Mission
The Orono School District exists to deliver exemplary education while promoting high expectations for all learners. Vision
All students will maximize their potential in life because of their experience in Orono Schools.

Strategic Goals
Academic
We will expect and deliver a rigorous academic program for each individual child in Orono Schools.

Character
We will help every child develop the core ethical values that lead to good character.

Community
We will enhance student, staff, parent and community connections.

 

Title

Name

Phone

Superintendent of Schools

Dr. Karen Orcutt

952-449-8300

Guidance Services

Ms. Shana Borgen

952-449-8411

Special Education Services

Dr. Karen Orcutt

952-449-8300

Director of Fine Arts

Mr. Don Krubsack

952-449-8400

Athletic Director

Mr. Steve Fedie

952-449-8414

General Information

Ms. Nancy Krull

952-449-8315

Gifted and Talented Director

Ms. Brandy Mack

952-449-8400

Computer Education Director

Mr. Rick Watkins

952-449-8316

Curriculum

Dr. Karen Orcutt

952-449-8300

High School Guidance

Ms. Jill Brudian

952-449-8410

High School Special Ed.

Dr. Kristine Fehr

952-449-8372

High School Fine Arts

Mr. Don Krubsack

952-449-8400

High School Athletics

Mr. Steve Fedie

952-449-8414

High School Information

Dr. Carl Shutts

952-449-8405

High School Gifted/Talented

Ms. Brandy Mack

952-449-8400

 

 

 

Facilities:

Elementary
Schools

No. Buildings:
2

No. Students: 1,127

Middle
Schools

No. Buildings:
1

No. Students: 630

High Schools

No. Buildings:
1

No. Students: 821

Open Enrollment

Yes

 

 

Student
Staff Ratio:

 

Elementary
Schools

22
to 1

Middle
Schools

26
to 1

High Schools

21 to
1

 

 

Expenditures
Per Pupil:

 

Elementary
Schools

$7,976

Middle
Schools

$7,976

High Schools

$7,976

 

 

Transportation:

 

Bus Available:

Yes

 

 

Kindergarten:

 

All Day

Yes

Half Day

Yes

 

 

Hot
Lunch:

 

Hot Lunch
Available:

Yes

 

 

Grading
Policies

 

Elementary
Schools

Letter
Grading

Middle
Schools

Letter
Grading

High Schools

Letter
Grading

 

 

Percentage
of Schools Accredited

 

Elementary
Schools

100%

Middle
Schools

100%

High Schools

100%

 

 

Percentage
Staff Degrees:

 

Bachelors:

100%

Masters:

77%

PhD’s:

 0%

 

 

Certified
Staff

 

Elementary

 

Elem Art:

Yes

Elem Phys.
Ed:

Yes

Elem Music:

Yes

Elem Media:

Yes

 

 

Number
of Non-Athletic Extracurricular Activities: 39

 

 

Classes
Offered:

 

Elementary
School:

 

Band

Yes

 

International Baccalaureate

 

Language classes offered through
community Education before and after school

 

 

Middle
School:

 

Band:

Yes

 

Choir:

Yes

 

Orchestra:

No

French:

No

Spanish:

Yes

German:

Yes

Adv. Computers:

Yes

 

International Baccalaureate

 

 

High
School:

 

Band:

Yes

Choir: 

Yes

Orchestra:

No

French:

No

Spanish:

Yes

German:

Yes

Adv. Computers

Yes

Adv. Calculus:

Yes

 

International Baccalaureate

 

 

Ratio
Students to Computers:

 

Elementary
Schools

3 to
1

Middle
Schools

3 to
1

High Schools

3 to
1

Learning
Alternatives

 

 

 

Percentage
of Seniors who went to:

 

Community
College

2 Year

7%

College
or University

4 Year

84%

 

 

 

 

 

ACT
Statistics:

 

Average
ACT Scores

24.1

Percentage
of Students taking ACT

81%

 

 

SAT
Statistics:

 

Average
Math Score

589

Average
Verbal Score

614

Percentage
of Students taking SAT

39%

 

 

National
Merit Scholars:

 

Commended

4

Finalist

9

 

 

Programs
for Gifted and Talented:

Yes

Special Education 
 Programs:

Yes –
programs are created to meet student needs

 

 

Athletics:

Baseball

Boys

Basketball

Boys/Girls

Football

Boys

Ice Hockey

Boys/Girls

Downhill Skiing

Boys/Girls

CC Skiing

Boys/Girls

Tennis

Boys/Girls

Golf

Boys/Girls

Softball

Girls

Sync Swimming

N/A

Dance

Girls

Swimming

Girls

Wrestling

Boys

Volleyball

Girls

Track

Boys/Girls

CC Running

Boys/Girls

Gymnastics

Girls

Soccer

Boys/Girls

 

 

Broomball

N/A

 

 

Dance Team

Girls

 

 

Badminton

N/A

Other: 

 

 

 

 

Intramural
Programs:

Offered through community
education

Baseball

Boys

Soccer

Boys/Girls

Basketball

Boys/Girls

Softball

Girls

Lacrosse

N/A

Touch Football  

N/A

Other:

Tennis, Volleyball,
Floor Hockey, Wrestling, Golf, Track, Swimming

 

 

 

Special
Programs worth mentioning:

Theatre, Debate,