Welcome to Andover High School, Home of the Huskies!
Andover is a growing suburban community of over 30,000 residents located north of the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area. The citizens of Andover enjoy recreational opportunities, quiet neighborhoods, civic involvement, and fiscal and environmental stewardship. Andover High School is one of five traditional high schools in the Anoka-Hennepin School District. The district has six middle schools and 26 elementary schools, as well as several alternative programs. Anoka-Hennepin Schools is comprised of 13 north-metro suburban communities and is the largest district in Minnesota with approximately 38,000 students.
The curriculum at Andover High School provides rigorous coursework that develops a strong foundation for college and careers.
Course offerings include courses of study for college bound students, as well as for students planning to enter technical colleges, the military or other employment. A variety of electives provide students with the opportunity to explore areas of interest. Honors, Advanced Placement (AP) and Dual Credit courses are offered in most academic disciplines.
Students earn one half credit per course per trimester and 27 credits are required for graduation. Required classes include: four credits of English, four credits of social studies, three credits of mathematics, three credits of science, one credit in physical education, a half credit in health and one credit of arts education.
Andover HS students regularly compete at state level academic competitions in science, math, DECA and HOSA.
Athletics and Activities
From the beginning, the Andover Huskies have been dominant in many athletic endeavors.
Offering opportunities for students to participate in 29 formal boys and girls varsity sports, we are a dominant force in the Northwest Suburban Conference. Our teams consistently compete for section titles and we have enjoyed a growing number of teams and individuals claim state championships since the school opened in 2002. Andover students also participate in adapted sports through the award-winning Anoka-Hennepin School District adapted sports teams.
Andover offers over 50 different informal clubs and organizations for students as well. These activities provide the opportunity for all students to explore their interests and passions.
Fine Arts and Technical Education
Andover boasts award-winning programs in music, art, theatre, and technical education.
Our music programs score at the highest level at region and state competitions, and our students are consistently selected for All-State band, choir and orchestra.
Student artwork, photography, and woodworking projects are recognized as some of the best in the state and have won awards at the Minnesota State Fair and displayed at the Minnesota College of Art and Design.
Our theatre productions are of the highest quality and have earned many Spotlight Awards from the Hennepin Theatre Trust.
Our speech and debate programs are highly competitive and boast national qualifiers.
Andover High School Quick Facts
Grades 9 through 12 • Enrollment 1,750 • School Hours: 7:40 a.m. to 2:20 p.m. • Office Hours: 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Andover High School Administration
Assistant Principal [A-G]
Assistant Principal [H-N, Title IX Building Lead]
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Additional Contact Information
Attendance secretary [A-L]
Attendance secretary [M-Z]
Main office: 763-506-8400
Main fax: 763-506-8403
Attendance line: 763-506-8406
Activities office: 763-506-8409
Health service: 763-506-8504
Volunteer service: 763-506-8430
Guidance office: 763-506-8607
Food service: 763-506-8411
Password help: 763-506-HELP