Elk River High School is a public high school located in Elk River, Minnesota. It is the one of three high schools in the Elk River Area School District and its feeder schools are VandenBerge Middle School and Salk Middle School. In the 201112 school year, Elk River had an enrollment of 1,649 students. Elk River's colors are red and white. The National Center of Education Statistics classifies the high school as a large, suburban campus. The Elk River Elks compete in the Northwest Suburban Conference of the Minnesota State High School League as well as in Section 6AAAAA for football. Elk River High School opened in 1888.DemographicsDuring the 201112 school year, Elk River High School was 90% White, 6% Hispanic, 0% Hawaii Native/Pacific Islander, 6% Black, 7% Asian, and 1% Native American. 14% of students were eligible for the Free Lunch Program and 6% were eligible for the Reduced-Price Lunch Program.AthleticsThe Elk River Girls' Tennis team was the Class AA State Champions in 2009. The boys' hockey team has appeared in the state tournament in 1993, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005. They won the state championship in 2001. Both the boys' and girls' hockey teams play home games on an Olympic-sized ice sheet in Elk River Arena, which is located next to the high school. The women's softball team has appeared in the High School Softball state tournament in Minnesota in 1998, 1999, 2003, 2009, and 2013. won the state championship in both 2009 and 2013. Elk River won state 5A Football in the 2016 MSHSL Prep Bowl, it was the first win in school history.