Students enrolled 1261
School leader Rick Jordan
Transportation options Yes
District Eureka City Schools

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1915 J Street
Eureka, CA 95501

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(707) 441-2508
(707) 445-1956
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3 stars
Based on 14 ratings

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October 06, 2014
I went to this school last yeAr, as a freshmen. Worst school ever! The teachers don't care they have favorites. The counselers ,especially Monica Rivera doesn't met standards. Everyone's disrespectful. The school smelled like weed everyday. Few electives, unfairness. I don't recommend going there ever! I'd give negative 5 if I could.

- submitted by a student
June 24, 2013
Overly simple, many teachers do not meet standards. Very few electives and even fewer spare funds.Low income area.

- submitted by a teacher
January 23, 2013
Eureka High School offers an excellent band program, over 15 AP and honors classes, career pathways and a huge variety of art and Career Technical Education programs. Their sports department is also excellent. If you want your son or daughter to succeed in being prepared for college and beyond you won't go wrong with sending them here. The teachers go above and beyond to not only teach the material required to graduate, but they teach it in a way that is fun and memorable for the students.

- submitted by a parent
September 06, 2012
My daughter entered her Freshman year at this school and after 3 weeks of a nightmare, we pulled her. We had just relocated with the military to Eureka from another CA location, when my daughter was so excited to start her high school years. WOW!! Normally a very lively, fun-spirited, and gracious young lady with good grades quickly became a sullen, depressed and lifeless individual. She gained weight, kept to herself, and began counseling. After finding another school for her to attend, we have our daughter back! There were 342 Freshman last year; however, 4 of them landed up transferring to North Coast Learning Academy School in Cutten. Thank you NCLA!!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 11, 2010
When I went to Eureka Senior High, the teachers were highly committed and respectful toward students. They offered an extensive amount of art, music, drama, literary and science classes.

- submitted by a community member
February 20, 2010
It's saturday and I'm here with my teachers for four hours so far. Theres plenty of help and time given by the teachers and the enviorment is great.

- submitted by a student
January 28, 2010
Terribad School. Teachers pick favourites hardly helped me with any of my work, didn't work with alternate ways to study or teach. It was a 1 way only kind of teaching style. I didn't get help until I went on independent study away from this horrid school. Art, language and music programs keep getting cut and the student body is stuck up. The school board let go the GOOD teachers that actually assist in the learning process.

- submitted by a student
September 16, 2009
Eureka High has the bast teachers that go beond their job requirements!

- submitted by a parent
September 16, 2009
Certain counselors and teachers at this school gave me the extra boost needed to rise up, despite everything and graduate!! years after graduating, I can still walk into the school and find familiar faces and still be recognized by the staff as well,

- submitted by a student
March 30, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
February 02, 2009
When Bob Stephens left last year he left a void that The new principal Joseph Pawlick has been unsuccessful in filling. Morale is at an all time low, and his 're-designation' policy has caused community and family strife, and will likely lead to a higher drop out rate due to student disenfranchisement.

- submitted by a parent
no rating June 23, 2008
This is a terrible school with extremely poor leadership. Student services are so fragmented that students do not have access to them. There are some quality teachers, but the district had to lay off nearly a hundred of them due to budget cuts (administrative staff remains intact however...) In other words school resource allocation is top heavy, and very little good trickles down to the students, particularly those of lower socioeconomic status.

- submitted by a parent
no rating February 19, 2008
I am a student at Eureka High and I love it here! The teachers help me with everything, homework, PE cloths, you name it everyone cares!

- submitted by a student
January 09, 2008
this school is awesome. most of the teachers are really cool and want to teach as much as they can

- submitted by a student
February 18, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
January 12, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
April 06, 2005
Quality education. Caring faculty and staff. Good learning environment for kids. Diversity. High academic standards.

- submitted by a parent
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Eureka Senior High School
1915 J Street, Eureka, CA  95501
(707) 441-2508
Last modified Eureka Senior 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.
Eureka Senior High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top