Simley Senior High School

  • Simley Senior High School serves 1,101 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 54% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 59%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 56% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 33%.

Top Placements

Simley Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota for:

School Overview

  • Simley Senior High School's student population of 1,101 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,101 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Simley Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Simley Senior High School is 0.57, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Overall School Rank#1065 out of 1,784 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
59%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
2%
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
22%
9%
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Black
9%
11%
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White
61%
67%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Simley Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.570.33
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Graduation Rate
90%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameInver Grove Heights s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Inver Grove Heights Simley Alternative Program Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 26 students
    0.0 miles
    2920 80th St E
    Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
    (651)306-7000
    0.0 9-12 26
  • Inver Grove Heights 917 Simley High School Sp. Ed. Special Education School
    Grades: 8-12 | 6 students
    0.1 miles
    2920 East 80 Th St.
    Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
    (651)423-8426
    0.1 8-12 6
  • Inver Grove Heights Igh Early Childhood Program Special Education School
    Grades: PK | 73 students
    0.1 miles
    2990 80th St E
    Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
    (651)306-7827
    0.1 PK 73
  • Inver Grove Heights Inver Grove Heights Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 862 students
    0.3 miles
    8167 Cahill Ave E
    Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
    (651)306-7200
    0.3 6-8 862
  • Inver Grove Heights Hilltop Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 640 students
    1.3 miles
    3201 68th St E
    Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076
    (651)306-7400
    1.3 K-5 640

School Reviews

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I went to the alternative learning center (ALC) at Simley to make up for some credits, and it is not at ALL what it says on this website. Kids chewed tobacco the entire time and the person that was in charge up there (Tom) went on a smoke break every 15 minutes. Whenever the principal was going to come up to ALC, tom would walk to the 3 classrooms and tell each student to hide their spit bottles (for chewint tobacco). This was not a learning center, it was a place for students to meet their drug dealers. Students were allowed to leave whenever they wanted to. Usually students would leave, do drugs with their friends, and then come back and tell the supervisor (Tom and Shelly) about what they did. Shelly gave out the answers to each student that asked her to, so there was no learning in this Learning Center. do NOT send your child to this program if Tom Findlay is still in charge. My mother emailed him and asked what my grades were (Graduation was coming up, I had to make sure all of my credits were accounted for) and Tom NEVER emailed her back. She emailed Shelly and she NEVER emailed her back. So my mom went in there and Tom was SO rude to her. He told her she didn't have the right to just barge in on him and ask about my grades. They got into a screaming match for about 5 minutes. He was the rudest person to my mother that my mom went to the principal after and told him what had happened. My mother never received an apology from tom, only from the principal.
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