Main Campus: (469) 302-4300
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We're Into This

McKinney North High School is a C2G recognized campus!

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Jostens' Commitment to Graduate (C2G) program provides strategies to inform and motivate students to stay in school and graduate.

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We're an AVID 'Decades of College Dreams' National Demonstration School.


MNHS has been selected as a National Gold Council of Excellence campus by the National Association of Student Councils.

Recommended Graduation Plan
Subject Credits
English 4.0
Mathematics 4.0
Science 4.0
Social Studies 4.0
Health 0.5
Communications Applications 0.5
Fine Arts 1.0
Physical Education 1.0
Foreign Language 2.0
Electives 5.0
Total Required Credits 26

*Students must also pass all required state testing.

**Students may choose to complete additional requirements for the Distinguished Academic Achievement Program.

Grade Scale
% Academ Pre-AP AP
100-90 4.0-3.0 5.0-4.0 6.0-5.0
89-80 2.9-2.0 3.9-3.0 4.9-4.0
79-70 1.9-1.0 2.9-2.0 3.9-3.0

*No credit awarded for grades below 70.

**MNHS awards grade points on a weighted 4/5/6 scale and uses a 9-week grading system. Each semester of each course is worth 0.5 credits.

AP Exams
Students Tested 662
Number of Exams 1293
3 or Higher 63%
AP Scholars 171

About McKinney North

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Our School

McKinney North High School is a 5A school located in McKinney, Texas, just 33 miles north of Dallas. Our main building opened in 2000, and the phase II addition, including the auditorium and fine arts wing, opened in 2003.

We currently house an enrollment of approximately 2000+ students, grades 9-12.

Our students earned a "Recognized" rating from the Texas Education Agency in 2009-2010 school year for our TAKS test scores schoolwide. Go DAWGS!!!

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McKinney North operates on a 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. schedule, which includes seven class periods and a thirty minute lunch period. Students may not leave campus during this time as an MISD high school campus policy.

Our administrators and faculty work hard to provide our diverse student body with a broad variety of learning opportunities and extracurricular experiences. We are proud to offer students over 50 Pre-AP, AP and dual credit courses, several career and technology certificate programs, a Project Lead the Way engineering course of study, six stellar UIL fine arts programs, and 22 competitive UIL athletic teams. Equally important is MNHS's dedication to character and strong community feeling. MNHS is proud of its students, their accomplishments, and the contributions they will continue to make as they use their education to serve others.

Enrollment (2013 - 2014)
Post-Secondary Self-Report (2014)
ACT Composite Scores 2013 - 2014
SAT Mean Scores 2013 - 2014
GPA Distribution - 2014

Our Alma Mater

Long live our alma mater

Faithful orange and blue

We salute McKinney North

To our colors true

Faith, hope, and courage

will point the true North way

Honor, strength, and loyalty

on our journey every day

All together, we'll endeavor

toward our future, one forever

Guide us through Oh orange and


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