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With a self-described mission of “Where Excellence is a Tradition and a Goal” the Orono School District provides top educational opportunities in the residential communities of the greater Twin Cities region. Overseen by the Superintendent of Schools, Karen Orcutt, Ed.D., the Orono School 278 school district is a popular one for area residents in Hennepin County, Minnesota. Primarily serving the west-metro area of Minneapolis, Orono 278 School District was initially organize back in the 1950s and today serves all or parts of the following Minnaepolis area communities: Independence, Maple Plain, Minnetonka Beach, Orono, Medina, and Long Lake.
Providing serve to four schools in the area that range from kindergarten to twelfth grade, the Orono School District mascot is the Spartan, with team colors of navy and scarlet. The area schools consist of Orono High School, Orono Middle school, Orono Intermediate School, and Schumann Elementary School, among other independent and parochial schools in the vicinity.
With 842 students at Orono High School, Orono School District serves a sizable population in the Minneapolis area, but still is among the top are school districts. For families looking to buy a home near Minneapolis, searching for affordable, up and coming area that promise a good education, Orono and the surrounding towns of Minnetonka beach, Maple Plain, Independence, Medina, and Long Lake are all serviced by the outstanding Orono School District.
For families looking for student activities in the area in which they seek to buy a home near Minneapolis, the Orono School District offers both academic, extra-curricular, and athletic options, such as the debate team, history club, literary magazine, math team, mock trial, national honor society, speech team, yearbook, quiz bowl team, science team, and the student senate. In fact, the DECA from the Orono School District even competed at a national competition out of state in 2009, a tremendous vote of confidence for the level of academic aptitude of this Minneapolis area school district. What’s more, the Orono School District has a wide range of athletic activities for families moving to the Minneapolis area and interested in buying a home or condo in this top rated school district. Among the sports available at Orono High School include hockey, football, soccer, tennis, swimming, lacrosse, cross country, golf, basketball, volleyball, baseball, dance, track and field, softball, alpine ski, gynmanstic, wrestling, and many others.
If you’re interested in buying a home in the Orono School District near Minneapolis, your first step should be to consult with an experienced and top rated real estate agent in the area who understands the inventory and local market of the Twin Cities area. In the Orono School District, you’ll not only enjoy idyllic neighborhoods and affordable housing options close to the big city, you’ll also enjoy top rated schools and access to a myriad of opportunities for your child. Over ninety percent of area children go on to secondary education, an astounding figure that rivals some of the best school districts in the state of Minnesota to move to or buy a house in.
To learn more about the opportunities available in the Orono School District, or to consider buying a home in the Orono area, begin your househunting search today, guided by the expertise of a real estate agent highly ranked in the Minneapolis area. At the Doyle Real Estate Team, we live in and know the Minneapolis suburban area better than anyone. If you’re looking to make a change this year and buy a home in the Orono School District or in its surrounding neighborhoods, begin your search today.
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Low: 978 sq. ft.
High: 16,078 sq. ft.
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