School Closed January 20 & 21 for staff development.
Hermantown High School
Office Phone: 218-729-8874
Office Fax: 218-729-0180
School Hours: 8:00am – 2:44pm
Office Hours during the school day: 7:00am – 3:30pm
Office Hours during the summer: 7:00am – 3:00pm
Dr. John Muenich, Principal
Kris Zagelmeyer, Principal Secretary
Pamela Pilon, Attendance/Couseling Secretary
To report your student late, ill, appointment or early release call. . .
Attendance Line: 218-626-6300
Director of Transportation: 218-626-6019
2019-2020 Bell Schedule
Warning Bell 7:56
1st Hour 8:00 – 8:49
2nd Hour 8:53– 9:42
3rd Hour 9:46 – 10:35
4th Hour 10:39 – 11:28
Lunch Time & 5th Hour Time
Lunch A 11:28 – 11:58 5th Hour Class Time 12:02-12:58
Lunch B 11:58-12:28 5th Hour Class Time 11:32-11:58 & 12:28-12:58
Lunch C 12:28 – 12:58 5th Hour Class Time 11:32-12:28
6th Hour 1:02 – 1:51
7th Hour 1:55 – 2:44
Profile Hermantown High School 2019-20
Hermantown is a community of 9,414 citizens located in northeastern Minnesota near the city of Duluth. Students attending Hermantown Schools reside in the city of Hermantown or area townships and the district consists of 2,121 students with 684 students enrolled in Hermantown High School.
The graduating class of 2020 must earn 24 credits to graduate. Students need to earn 4 credits in English and social studies, 3 credits in math and science, 1.5 credits in physical education, 1 credit in fine arts, and .5 credit in health. Grades are unweighted and there are no designated honors classes. Cadet grades are not computed in the grade point average for class rank. The letter grade scale is as follows:
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Academic departments include Art, Business Education, Career and Technology Education, English, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education/Health, Science, Social Studies, Special Education, and World Language. Students can earn 54 college credits in our College-in-the Schools and dual enrolled courses which include Calculus, Pre-Calculus, Sociology, Psychology, World History, Anatomy, Physics, Chemistry, English, Nursing, and Computer Science.
There are numerous extracurricular opportunities in both activities and athletics. Many teams and individuals have qualified for state tournament competitions in the past decade. Recent state champions in athletics include the Boy’s Hockey team in 2007, 2016, and 2017, the Boy’s Track team in 2005, the Softball team in 2009 as well as being State Runner-up in 2017, and the Alpine Ski Team in 2012 as well as an Individual State Championship in Alpine Skiing that year. Hermantown students also have participated in State Speech meets, One-Act Drama competitions, Knowledge Bowl, Math League and other activities.
Approximately 45% of the 2018 Hermantown graduates planned to attend a four-year college with an additional 35% planning to attend a technical or two-year college. Hermantown graduates from 2019 received over $1.4 million in reported scholarships. The average ACT composite score for the Class of 2021 was 22.1, well above the state average of 21.4 and the national average of 20.8.
Hermantown is known as the city of quality living with the schools being the center of the community. The smaller community allows for personal interaction among staff, students, and parents.