Welcome to SuperSpud
Moorhead Area Public Schools’ district blog, SuperSpud, includes comments from Superintendent Lynne Kovash about our district and education. It also highlights the news of Moorhead Area Public Schools — the home of the Moorhead Spuds.
About Moorhead Area Public Schools
Moorhead Area Public Schools has a reputation for excellence. The high expectations of parents, the dedication of the teachers and staff, and the influence of three four-year colleges in the area have made the schools among the best in Minnesota.
Dedicated to developing the maximum potential of every learner to thrive in a changing world, Moorhead Area Public Schools provides a wide range of educational, social and recreational opportunities to 5,400 students enrolled in kindergarten through grade 12.
Ellen Hopkins Elementary School, Robert Asp Elementary School, and S.G. Reinertsen Elementary School serve students in grades K-5, Horizon Middle School serves grades 6-8, and Moorhead High School serves grades 9-12. The Red River Area Learning Center offers an alternative school setting and independent study options for middle school and high school learners.
Besides addressing the needs of K-12 students, the district also provides educational, social and recreational opportunities for learners of all ages.
Learning in Moorhead begins at birth with a wide range of popular Early Childhood Family Education classes for parents and children, birth though age five. Early Intervention Services provides special education services to children, birth through age five, in the district.
Each year, Community Education, a program of the Moorhead School District, offers approximately 1,000 enrichment courses to thousands of area residents. GED preparation and instruction in basic skills are offered through Adult Basic Education.