Robbinsdale Area Schools
High School
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Welcome Cooper Hawks!

Amplify your passion for excellence


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Individual focus. Infinite potential.

Discover your talent and passion for the arts.


Collaborate to Learn
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Excellence for All.

We believe each student has limitless possibilities, and we strive to ignite the potential in every student.


Cooper High School

Our mission is to provide a caring and vibrant community where all members are respected and educate students to become active, compassionate, principled critical thinkers.

Hawk Family Strong!

Principal's Welcome

Shaunece Smith is the interim principal of Cooper High School.

Weather Closing Guide

Full Service Community Schools

Full service community schools promote academic excellence by offering an array of  health and social services to students, families and community.


Counseling & Info for Seniors

Prepare for your future

Counselors and staff can help students with educational planning, personal and social growth, career planning and decision making.

Student Voice

We engage and empower students by amplifying student voice.

Learn more about student leadership opportunities.

Athletics, Activities & Fine Arts

Discover your passion

Fine arts • Athletics • Clubs

School Calendar

School News

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Families are invited to attend Parent and Student University and learn about college and career opportunities through various breakout sessions. Check out the job fair and connect with local employers, trade organizations, employment agencies, military representatives and colleges and universities.

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The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) provides eligible households a discount of up to $30 per month for internet services. Families are eligible to participate in ACP if a student in the household receives free or reduced-price school meals. 

Important dates for class of 2023

There are lots of dates coming up for our Class of 2023 Hawks. Please be aware of what is happening for your Senior Hawk! 

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The annual Spring Orchestra Festival features combined orchestras, as well as Chamber Strings and Concerto performers from Cooper and Armstrong High Schools. All-District Band will also perform their spring showcase with Solo and Ensemble Best of Site Performers.

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Several Armstrong and Cooper students have earned all-conference music honors this year. Cooper’s student-artists participated in the Tri-Metro Conference fine arts festival on Jan. 30 at Academy of Holy Angels in Richfield, while Armstrong participated in the Northwest Suburban Conference event on Feb. 6 at Andover High School.

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Enjoy a community meal and entertainment -- and receive a handcrafted bowl -- all while supporting local food shelves. This year’s Empty Bowls event takes place from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7, at Cooper High School, 230 47th Ave. N. in New Hope.

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Read more about Dr. Herman's retiring from Cooper in the new issue of The Quill! The new issue offers graduation information and tasks for seniors as well as information about academic supports. 

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Save the date: For families looking for an opportunity for their young learner to engage in hands-on activities and build skills to prepare for kindergarten, preschool registration opens Monday, March 20.


Students are welcome to attend from 1-2:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 8, 2023. 

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