Welcome to the
East Counseling Department
Community and School Data
East High School is located in Duluth, Minnesota next to the shores of Lake Superior. With a population of 86,000, the city of Duluth provides diversified business, professional, and industrial services to northeastern Minnesota. East High School serves approximately the eastern half of Duluth. The area is almost entirely residential.
The curriculum of our four-year high school is designed to meet the needs of approximately 1,700 students. Our curriculum is semester based and we have a six period day. The six periods are 48 minutes in length and meet five times per week. Grades are distributed six times per year. Final Grades are given after three grade periods (at the end of each semester).
About 91% of East's graduates go on to some form of further education or training. Better than 63% go on to a four-year college and approximately 28% enroll in a community or two-year college option. One percent go into a full-time military or trade profession. The remainder choose immediate employment or are undecided.
A.C.T. MEAN SCORES (*ACT State Exam scores included)
S.A.T. MEAN SCORES (+SAT Redesign)
A.P. TEST SCORES
Grade Distribution: (4.00 maximum G.P.A.)
Note: Computation does NOT include a system of weighing Honors or Advanced Placement Courses.
During the 2015-16 school year, 9 students were distinguished as AP Scholars, 5 students achieved AP Scholars with Honors, and 1 student qualified as an AP Scholar with Distinction.
East High Scholars
Students who rank in the upper five percent of the graduating class are designated as East Scholars and recognized at Commencement.
National Merit Qualifying Test
Each year East students have been recognized for achievement on the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. The class of 2015 had five National Merit Finalists and the Class of 2016 has three students who qualify as National Merit Semi-Finalists.
English (9, 10, 11 or Honors 9, 10, 11) - Although differing in depth of study, both courses offer a final review of the mechanics and aims of writing and other language skills ( 1 credit each).