Skip to main content

70+ Years of Exceptional Service to Our Communities

  • Orono Schools (Independent School District 278) was organized in 1949 and covers 49 square miles. Learn more about our history.
  • All or parts of six communities are served: Independence, Long Lake, Maple Plain, Medina, Minnetonka Beach and Orono. See a district boundary map.
  • The district welcomes students through the state’s Open Enrollment program
  • District residents: 11,947 (2010 census)
  • Official October 1, 2020, student enrollment: 2,834
  • Fast Facts about our district

By the Numbers

School

Grades

Orono Schumann Elementary Grades K-2
Multi-Age Community (MAC)
Orono Intermediate School Grades 3-5
Orono Middle School Grades 6-8
Orono High School Grades 9-12

Student Enrollment
as of October 1, 2020

K-2 3-5 6-8 9-12
569 609 698 935

Average Class Sizes

K 1-5 6-8 9-12
20 23 29 25

Staffing

Faculty (83% hold advanced degrees) 206
Administrators 11
Support Staff 132
Total Employees 349
MENU