Moorhead High School

Moorhead High School is a public high school in Moorhead, Minnesota, United States. Established in 1883, the school serves approximately 1,600 students in grades 912.

Moorhead High School
2300 4th Avenue South


United States
School typeSecondary
School districtMoorhead Area Public Schools
PrincipalDave Lawrence[2]
Teaching staff87.06 (FTE) (as of 2012-13)[3]
Enrollment1,744 (2016–17)[4]
Average class size30
Student to teacher ratio17.75 (as of 2012–13)[3]
Color(s)Orange and black
YearbookCho Kio

Extracurricular activities

Student groups and activities at Moorhead High School include Destination Imagination, Apollo Strings, Business Professionals of America, carolers, drama, Key Club, Knowledge Bowl, newspaper, pep band, Science Olympiad, speech, debate, student council, and yearbook.


The school's athletic teams, known as the Moorhead Spuds, compete in baseball, basketball, cross country, dance team, football, golf, gymnastics, hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball, and wrestling.

State championship titles held by the school include:

  • Basketball, boys': 1928, 1929
  • Football: 1971, 1987 (AA)
  • Golf, boys: 2012 (AAA), 2015 (AAA)
  • Track and field, boys': 1929, 1967, 1968, 1972, 1973 (AA), 1987 (AA), 1993 (AA)
  • Track and field, girls': 1973, 1974, 1975, 1999 (AA), 2001 (AA)
  • Volleyball: 1988 (AA)
  • Speech: 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 (AA)

Notable alumni


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Moorhead Senior High School
  2. "Moorhead High School". Retrieved 27 June 2018.
  3. "School Detail for Moorhead High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 2009-12-14.
  4. "MOORHEAD HIGH SCHOOL". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 16, 2019.

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