Welcome to the academic support webpage for Edina High School. Below you will find a list of academic support programs available to students here. Please click on the links below each program to find further information as well as contact information for program staff.
The first step for any student wishing to improve in a class is to meet with the teacher. Most questions, issues or misunderstandings can be cleared up with direct effective communication. Teachers at Edina High School are available to meet with students during Collaborative Wednesdays as well as before or after school. Please contact your teacher to schedule a time to meet.
Please click on the link to visit the guidance counseling webpage which will include contact information for all guidance counselors.
Teachers provide direct tutoring on a drop-in basis to students in the areas of math, science, and language arts.
Edina High School’s writing center provides non-evaluative, individualized writing support through one-to-one consultations and is available to all students and staff engaged in the writing process. Students are encouraged to stop by the Writing Center to schedule an appointment. Drop-ins are also welcome.
We are located in Room 263, right around the corner from DeCafe. We are open everyday: 7:30 a.m.- 8:20 a.m. and all three lunches.
Writing Center coordinators:
Structured study hall (6th hour) which establishes a culture of learning by providing a quiet environment in which the expectation is clear that students will attend and work.
Sophomore Seminar is a support class designed to assess student need and provide personalized academic support and enrichment necessary for continued growth and success in high school. The course provides support for reinforcing the importance of an/or learning skills like organization, studying ,goal-setting and self-advocacy. Sophomore Seminar students also receive guidance in post-secondary planning and have direct access to mental health support.
Junior/Senior Seminar is a support class designed for students who have completed sophomore seminar (or who are recommended by a counselor) and desire continued support in high school. Students receive continued support with organization, goal-setting, and self-advocacy. In addition to these supports, Junior/Senior Seminar students can take advantage of enrichment in the areas of mental health, subject-specific skill development, mentorship, and post-secondary planning.
For students below a 5.0 GPA who are ready to commit to improve. Includes a mentorship component and allows students to earn an elective Credit. Curriculum includes life skills, business basics, and college preparation. Students are admitted by application only.
School Within a School
Options is a state approved alternative learning program located within Edina High School. It is designed to provide students who qualify with a second chance at designing and pursuing a graduation plan. For more information and qualifications, please click on the link to the Options webpage.
504 Plans Covers individuals who meet the definition of qualified "handicapped" person - for example, a child who has or has had a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits a major life activity* or is regarded as handicapped by others.
*Major life activities include: walking, seeing, hearing, speaking, breathing, learning, working, caring for oneself, and performing manual tasks.