Advanced Academics

Cleveland City Schools offers advanced academic programs to engage and challenge students in different areas. Our programs meet the needs of students who may be intellectually gifted and/or academically advanced. From kindergarten through graduation, Minnetonka is committed to recognizing and serving the talent and skills students bring to our schools each day.

The Class of 2023's academic achievements were nothing short of extraordinary. Among the notable accomplishments, 33 seniors were bestowed with the distinguished title of Graduates of Distinction, which is the largest group Cleveland High School has ever had. These exceptional individuals maintained a 4.0 GPA while taking twelve or more honors classes.

Furthermore, 71 seniors were recognized as Raider Scholar Honor graduates. These scholars achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher while successfully completing twelve or more honors classes and at least two Advanced Placement (AP) courses. 

The Class of 2023 also boasted an impressive number of Advanced Placement scholars. Ten seniors achieved the distinction of being AP Scholars by scoring 3 or higher on three or more AP exams. Three seniors were honored as AP Scholars with Honors for receiving a score of 3.25 on all AP exams and earning a score of 3 or higher on four or more of these exams. Furthermore, one senior received the title of AP Scholar with Distinction, achieving a grade of 3.5 or higher on all AP exams taken and scoring 3 or higher on five or more of these exams.