Academics

Hopkins High School offers a comprehensive academic program designed for students with differing abilities and goals, including Advanced Placement, College in the Schools, and honors classes, as well as vocational training opportunities and foundations classes.

Our students may elect to participate in internships, mentorships, communinity involvement programs, or independent study in addition to their regular coursework.  College courses may be taken through Minnesota's Post-Secondary Educational Options Program (PSEOP).

We offer approximately 250 courses, either one, two, or three terms in length.

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Advanced Placement (AP)

The Advanced Placement Program promotes academic excellence in high schools by developing college-level course curricula and assessments for high school students.  

Art

The mission of the Hopkins K-12 Visual Art program is to inspire within each learner the craftsmanship, the understanding, and the appreciation of art that will contribute to an enriched quality of life.

AVID Program

AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination. At its core, the AVID program is dedicated to building all students' capacity for being college-ready.

Business Education

Our Business Education department offers courses in marketing, management, finance, keyboarding & applications, and business law.  

ELL (English Language Learners)

We teach reading, writing, speaking, listening, grammar, and academic skills to students who do not speak English as their primary language.

Exceptional Learning (Challenge)

Look here for information about the various programs we offer to meet the needs and interests of the many gifted and talented students at Hopkins High School.

Family & Consumer Science

The mission of Family and Consumer Sciences Education is to prepare students for family life, work life, and careers in Family and Consumer Sciences by providing opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors in order to be successful.

Hopkins Alternative Program (HAP)

HAP is a small learning community at Hopkins High, specifically designed to help students develop both the academic skills and personal attributes necessary for success inside and outside of school.

Health Science

Infomation about the Health Science Department.

Language Arts

Information about the Language Arts department.

Mathematics

Welcome to the Mathematics Department. We offer the traditional mathematics courses of Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra 2.  Electives such as Introduction to Multivariable Calculus, Pre-Calculus, Pre-Calculus, and Calculus are available, as well as three AP courses—AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, and AP Statistics.

Music

The Hopkins High School Music Department offers band, orchestra, choir, guitar, and music production classes.

Physical Education

The Hopkins Physical Education program develops knowledge, skills, and attitudes to enable students to lead healthy, active lives by providing relevant, enjoyable, and creative physical experiences in a safe and inclusive environment.

ProPEL—Professionals Providing Experience for Life

The mission of ProPEL is to provide students with experiences that will enhance and encourage their curiosities as lifelong learners through exploration in a career field of interest and the skill set needed to succeed as professionals.  

Reading

Hopkins High School offers several courses to assist students with the increased reading load at the secondary level.

Science Department

Infomation about the Science department.

Social Studies

The HHS Social Studies department offers a wide variety of courses about our country and our world. In addition to the standard US and World History curriculums, we offer 6 AP courses and more than a dozen electives including The Middle East, Psychology, Philosophy, and the ability for students to volunteer and give back to their community.

Special Education

Infomation about our Special Education department.

Studio Television Production

Hopkins High School has a state-of-the-art television studio and equipment to produce programming for local broadcast and class projects.

Technology Education

Infomation about our Technology Education department.

World Languages

Welcome to the World Languages Department. We offer the following languages: American Sign Language (1–3), Chinese (1), French (1–6), German (1–6), and Spanish (1–6) and Mandarin Chinese.