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11111 Artesia Boulevard
Cerritos, CA 90703

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(562) 926-5566
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October 06, 2014
What is up with gahr cheer program and cheer coach? Went from 40 to 10 girls this year. Need a new and dedicated coach?

- submitted by a parent
September 02, 2014
Gahr is the worst school. It has very cruel teachers an isn't very organized about showing kids around the campus's. I believe Gahr should be below 3 because it doesn't do what is best for the students like helping them meet new people or actually giving them a full tour of the campus's

- submitted by a community member
October 08, 2012
I'm a senior in GHS, and this is the BEST high school I have been too! Diversity, great teachers, friendly people, what's there not to love?! Well, for my freshman year i went to Cerritos high, but then in the middle of my sophomore year we moved about 2min away from Gahr. I liked Cerritos HS so I was thinking of just staying there, but then i decided to stay at CHS for the rest of my sophomore year and transfer to Gahr for my junior year. I was so excited. and i've always wanted to go to GHS, and now I see why! There are great teachers, friendly people, and i made friends in a heartbeat. GO GLADIATORS!

- submitted by a student
January 02, 2012
This school truly is very diverse and has some really wonderful and caring teachers. I was a student here who took mostly AP Classes and a few regular classes for requirements that don't offer AP (Spanish, PE, etc.). ALL but 1 of my teachers were really caring about the student and their lives. HOWEVER, just because they cared about the student didn't mean they were good teachers. One math teacher I had for an AP class was very caring about the students and would help run after school math tutoring classes and led some clubs. But when I had her as a teacher, she taught on the 1st day of class and then maybe once a month later and then a couple of days the week before the AP test. Homework was assign about 2x and reading was never assigned. Our daily activities included us doing work for other classes, listening to music or sleeping while she chatted on the phone about her personal problems.Most of us got A's in the class but only 1 person passed the AP test. There are a few more teachers I can go on about (including 1 that changed the grades of a few of his favorite students who were also athletes in his sport, from D's/C's to A's when they didn't deserve it) but I'm out of space.

- submitted by a student
June 24, 2011
This has got to be one of the best schools I have seen. The curriculum and standards of this school are very high and most of the students go to good or decent colleges. The teachers are friendly and generally care about their student's welfare and education. There are many academic and extracurricular choices for your child to choose from; no doubt they will fit in right away.

- submitted by a parent
March 16, 2011
I am currently a freshman student attending Gahr High School. I feel that the school has an extremely friendly atmosphere. On the first day of school, I felt a little unsure of what to expect from the school since you are not notified of who your teachers are until that morning. However, the teachers are very nice and will answer any questions you have to ask. Often, I would see the principal (Mrs. Zietlow) walking around during snack or lunch and would say hello. She would kindly reply by saying "Hello, how are you?". I also believe that the parents are very involved in the school. This school has a very involved PTSA which leads to great fieldtrips. Many of my teachers have told me that Gahr is the most diverse school in the district because of all of the different languages that the students speak on campus. I think that a school similar to Gahr would be Cerritos High School. I am very happy about this school and recommend it to anyone that wants to live their four years of high school in a friendly and academic enviornment.

- submitted by a student
January 26, 2011
i would like to know the graduating rate and acceptance of uc for John F. Kennedy in La Palma and Sunny Hill, Fullerton CA

- submitted by a parent
October 09, 2010
I find that not all of the teachers use ABI to report their students classwork.

- submitted by a parent
August 16, 2010
The Principal is not very friendly and she has refused on more than one occasion to take a direct phone cal from me and other parents. She uses her secretary and ask questions back and forth which I feel is totally ridiculous. If she has the time to talk to her secretary about my question while I hold on the phone, then it seems it would be more professional if she would take the time to speak to a me/parents directly, even if she has to call back at a later time.The principal is a very educated adult and she should be ashamed of herself for not being more approachable with the parents that support the school she is in charge of.

- submitted by a parent
April 06, 2010
It is a great school. It is filled with a lot of school spirit.

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April 06, 2010
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November 16, 2009
im in this school as a freshman and i love this school!

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November 15, 2009
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June 16, 2009
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May 31, 2009
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May 31, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
February 17, 2009
Very diverse school, you'll find what you want at Gahr. The only reason that people might give this school a bad rating is because of the deep split between AP/honors classes and the regular CP classes. The AP/honors classes are VERY good and have hardworking teachers, while the CP classes and teachers are not really into the students and teaching the material. We have sent 2 students to Harvard in the past 2 years, also, so that says something about our school

- submitted by a student
February 16, 2009
The school is greaaaatttt! Very very diverse. At the school you see multiraces of staff, students, and teachers working and caring together. AP and honors Course selections are plenty and students are well helped. The facilities may need improvement but the School is excellent a distinguished school I may add.

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November 08, 2008
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September 14, 2008
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March 10, 2008
This school is awesome . The students, teachers, and other staff members are really great !

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January 08, 2008
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October 20, 2007
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July 03, 2007
First of all. I have been a student of Gahr High School for the past three years and much has changed since then. The school has remodeled its old design to a comfortable, beautiful design. Yes, some of the administrators there have not always been a great help, but I know for a fact that the teachers at Gahr are truly dedicated and help every student and are always willing to take time out of their day, that is if that student is willing to take responsibility and ask for help. Gahr high school is not a rundown old school, with fights, drugs, and drama. The school itself contains this whole diverse community that allows students to expand their cultural experiences and get them ready for the real world. Every club their from barkada club to Associated Student Body all work together to keep the all the different cultures rich.

- submitted by a former student
May 08, 2007
Richar Garh is a great school with great teachers and a very diverse student population. My children wanted to attend this school because they wanted to be exposed to different types of people and I supported their decision. The science department is outstanding with some of the best biology and math teachers around. I highly recommend this school. It will prepare your kids for life if they apply themselves and you, as a parent stay involved.

- submitted by a parent
April 15, 2007
Where do I start? This school is horrible. They are not good role models and do very little to prepare kids for the next level.

- submitted by a parent
March 27, 2007
Administrators care about providing the best for each student. Parents who are involved will see a good, safe campus where their child is encouraged to do their best. Every opportunity is provided for students to get into a good college, and the administration provides much scholarship information too. Have seen a great improvement in the school in the last 15 years.

- submitted by a parent
May 24, 2006
Terrible academics, unsafe environment, poor college prep. Not a school you would want your children to go to, especially with better choices in the area.

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2005
I am a parent and I am very happy with the school.

- submitted by a parent
July 31, 2005
Good school which gives students a wide range of learning and academic advancement. I would recommend it before the other public high schools in the district. The students and faculty are diverse and extra-curricular activities keep the kids involved.

- submitted by a former student
June 02, 2005
good school with access programs

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December 06, 2004
Sure this school may not possess the most attractive campus, but what it losses in architecture, it gains in diversitiy. Certainly the most diverse in the ABC Unified School District.

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July 17, 2004
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Gahr (Richard) High School
11111 Artesia Boulevard, Cerritos, CA  90703
(562) 926-5566
Last modified Gahr (Richard) 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.
Gahr (Richard) High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 38 reviews. Top