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9-12
Public district
Tempe, AZ
Students enrolled: 1,855
 

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1830 E Del Rio Dr
Tempe, AZ 85282

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(480) 839-0292
(480) 752-8661
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January 10, 2015
Hello, I just am a parent looking to relocate to Phoenix area Tempe and just researching schools in area. My son will be a freshman and plays football. We are relocating from Albany NY. How are the teachers,academics and student support currently?

- submitted by a community member

August 12, 2014
My son went to school here, now my daughter, I love this school, my daughter attended another school under a few circumstances but we didnt like the other school so she went back to MHS, I feel teachers are great, the school resource officer, security and all the staff are great :) my daughter will finish high school here.

- submitted by a parent

February 11, 2014
I love working at McClintock High School! The teachers are really great and care a lot about their students!

- submitted by a teacher

February 09, 2014
McClintock Is a great school! I love that the teachers really care about their students. There are many activities and clubs for students to be involved in. The fine arts department is stellar. The musicals, plays, art show and music concerts are all high quality .....ESPECIALLY the dance concerts! They are so impressive!!! Wonderful school and I am so glad that my children attend this school!!!!

- submitted by a parent

August 28, 2013
The overall feel of McClintock high school is very positive and well-meaning. I personally like that every single member of the staff genuinely wants you to succeed and always have encouraging messages to help you become even more involved in your studies. McClintock High School is a very promising school with even more promising individuals!

- submitted by a student

August 18, 2011
I made an account on Greatschools JUST to review this school. It s that good. I have to say that this school is one of the best you ll find. The academics here are just incredible (I was in PPA so I m not sure about Mcclintock), but PPA is really flexible and lets you take exactly the classes you need depending on what college you want to get in. The classes are challenging, but they are totally worth it. Most teachers are good too. And student body in Mcclintock is unlike most other schools. I didn t find it cliquey at all. I fit in really quick, and always felt like a part of the school. The students are all not only friendly, but unique. Not like some other schools where most kids act the same, look the same etc. if they re in the same group. Athletics are great, great school spirit, overall, amazing school. I m so sad that I had to leave :(

- submitted by a student

December 19, 2010
I have had two children go through this school and I would not rate it overall anything above average. Administration is average, counseling is below average, sports experience is average, school spirit is average, a few teachers have been above average but most of them are average as well.

- submitted by a parent

October 21, 2009
My family and I moved here from a small town and so far we like what we've seen and done. We have a daughter who is a junior, and freshman son. They, too, like the school and its staff and students. My wife and I enjoy going to their sporting events because we see the joy in our childrens faces. Most importantly, we love the high academics this school is known for. We're very positive we'll be enjoying McClintock High School and the surrounding area.

- submitted by a parent

October 11, 2009
I Love This School!!! I am currently a Junior and I have had the best years of my life here! I live in Phoenix and I come all the way over here every day just to come to school here. There is no school that can compare to this. Everyone here is great, and I was not bullied my freshman year. In fact I don't think anyone was. Also everyone here has an awesome amount of spirit, especially when we play Tempe High School (our rivals). Well Once A Charger, Always A Charger!!

- submitted by a student
no rating
October 03, 2009
McClintock offers one of the best diversity in classes for my children. I love the school spirit, and wish that there is more that can be done for McClintock HS to get the props that they deserve!

- submitted by a parent

August 30, 2009
My son just started his freshman year here, prior to, he was a student at a very small private school. Thanks to all the great people at this school, he is adjusting well. The teachers, office professionals and couselors are all doing an outstanding job. The school seems to be very structured, very impressed so far.

- submitted by a parent

October 20, 2008
I was very disappointed with how this school prepared students for the future or just for college. They just didnt period. I made numerous calls to the counselors the last 3 years my daughter attended to inquire about getting her ready for college. I had all kinds of questions that just went literally unanswered. I was told to have my daughter stop by which she did and again the counselor was just not helpful. She was pushed to the side. I guess the counselor just assumed she should know what to do. When my daughter was ready to go to college we were really at a disadvantage. I didnt even know about FASFA till after the first semester began. I would not reccommend this school in good conscious to anyone.

- submitted by a parent

September 19, 2008
I love MHS! all the students are chill for the most part and the teachers are the best! they really work to help you and even the office people are helpful! I've been to other schools are none compare! This is the only High School I would ever want to be at now!

- submitted by a student

February 29, 2008
I love this school!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

- submitted by a student

February 01, 2008
McClintock has an amazing staff that is there for the students 24/7. We have an amazing support system for acadamics, sports and clubs. we try are hardest when it comes trying to exceed at things.

- submitted by a student

October 19, 2007
The school is great. Most all the teachers are helpful and always focus on bettering their students. I've loved my four years at McClintock and I'm sad to be leaving this year. It's been such an amazing expierence and I wouldn't trade it for the world. Once a Charger, Always a Charger.

- submitted by a student

January 18, 2007
I love McClintock High School! I am currently a sophomore and I fit here better than I ever had in any school! I had bullying problems in my freshman year, but the teachers helped a lot with that. I'm not saying I ratted anyone out, I just asked for advice. The library there is awesome, and the staff is great! They know the strengths and weaknesses of the students that go their, and they work with them. My personal favorite teacher is the band teacher, Michael Willson, who will unfortunately be retiring this year. Not only does he teach band and music, but he teaches about character and how to be a better person through the way he teaches. I wonder how I will ever be able to leave this school happily!

- submitted by a student

May 06, 2006
Leadership at the school is good. I feel that students aren't being held accountable academically at this site. I feel students should be expected to work harder. Most disappointing... Sports are very political and this needs to be addressed.

- submitted by a parent

May 06, 2006
After reading other reivews.. I see tht most are happy as long as their children are involved in honors classes payne acad. Need to look closer at the run of the mill student. Thats were I think McClintock isn't as aggressive.

- submitted by a parent

May 06, 2006
we love this school I think my daughter is getting a great education and and a great high school experience The teachers are great.

- submitted by a parent

January 31, 2006
I went to this school and graduated at Mcclintock high school after 4 great years. The teachers are fantastic. They really work with the students and try to help them succeed. The area is great and is really diverse, 5 stars in my book!*****

- submitted by a student

June 24, 2005
Mcclintock worked closely with my daughter on her needs and IEP. They tried to provide whatever help she needed to be successful. The teachers were very supportive for the most part and my daughter enjoyed going to school

- submitted by a parent

June 21, 2005
With both my children attending McClintock I don't have a feeling all teachers and staff have a great concern for their students. As if they don't care if the student is there or not, or even graduate. I found very few teachers there that cared. Their fashion teacher was great for my oldest child really cared for her work. The stage craft and drama teacher showed a honest and caring attitude towards both my children. Mrs. Ladue in the english department made it enjoyable for my child to enjoy her sophmore english class. Most importantly made her comfortable with my childs style of dressing.

- submitted by a parent

April 01, 2005
My son loves the school. We have good communication with the teachers and office. He is involved in a variety of things at school and still does better here than he ever has.

- submitted by a parent

February 25, 2005
I am happy with McClintock High, and so is my daughter. She attended Sunridge Learning Center k-6, Edu~prize 7-8, both charter schools. If one or the other of these schools had continued through high school I think she would probably still be in a charter school because she was happy in the smaller schools and I preferred to keep her in charters. However, they drop the ball big time in charter schools after 8th grade. She was an honor student in those schools and she is an honor student at McClintock. She has adapted very well to 'mainstreaming' as they refer to students leaving charters for regular public schools. McClintock has diversity, a lot of activities,challenging curriculum, and the kids get along very well. There have been no big problems or incidents here. I'm not very involved as before, because she doesn't want her Mom there---teenagers! Great school, though!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
February 04, 2005
This a great school,and I highly recommend it.

- submitted by a student

April 29, 2003
I have two daughters at MHS currently. They both love their school. As an involved parent I think of it more as 'our school.' I feel very welcome at the school and encouraged by the staff. I'm glad that my daughter chose to go to this school!

- submitted by a community member

April 27, 2003
I have had four children, 3 daughters and a son, attend and graduate from McClintock High School over a period of 11 years. My oldest graduated in 1991 and youngest in 2002. This school has seen a great transition over the last 15 years. The socio-economic level has declined significantly. The population base in Tempe has moved southward. Still, McClintock High School has maintained an excellent teacher base with a mixture of older teachers with younger, less experienced teachers. The Peggy Payne Academy, with which none of my children have been involved, is a distraction to the average student. Their better-than-you attitude held by many of their students and all of their teachers would fit much better at a site away from an inclusive school such as McClintock High School. An excellent school with good administrative support describes McClintock High.

- submitted by a community member

March 03, 2003
I think the student are wonderful but the principal need to be more involved with his students. Some teachers are really great and care about the students.

- submitted by a community member

October 15, 2002
I have two rather 'brainy' kids at this school. They both are very involved in student activities and learn a lot from their teachers. One of the great advantages for academically gifted kids is the fact the Payne Academy is housed here. It allows them to take Academy classes as well as McClintock's Honors classes. All of the classes are taught by teachers who expect the best from them and help them to achieve it.

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McClintock High School
1830 E Del Rio Dr, Tempe, AZ  85282
(480) 839-0292
Last modified McClintock High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
McClintock High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 40 reviews. Top