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21900 Centurion Way
Saugus, CA 91350

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June 05, 2015
I graduated from this high school 15 years ago. I still reminisce the days when I enjoyed the open-air style campus. I excelled at school, athletics, and was very involved in campus activities. Granted, the school's probably nothing like what it was back then (for better or worse, I don't know), but it may provide some context as to what a graduate may look like in the future. Upon graduation, I went to a top 10 college for my undegraduate and graduate studies. I got hired by a top 100 ranking Forunte 500 company afterwards. I have a family now and wish I can move them back to this area so they could enjoy the kind of high school life that I had.

- submitted by a community member
Develops grit: Disagree
June 05, 2015
academics were too easy to really challenge a student to go through grit and cultivate determination

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March 13, 2015
I had the best teachers and learned so much. I felt really prepared for college and did very well once I got there. I was not very involved in clubs or sports, but there is literally a club for every interest and if you want to start a new club-easy as pie. I found the greatest friends in high school that I still keep in touch with all these years later. My teachers were awesome. They all inspired me (without them even knowing it) to pursue teaching as a career. Mr. Bolde is actually a really great principal who cares about the school. Saugus was a safe place. I was not popular, I was shy, but I never encountered bullying, nor did my friends. I know it existed, but it's at every school and I've seen it be definitely more prevalent in other schools. If you are a motivated student, you will do well at Saugus and maybe be lucky enough to figure out your life goals and passions along the way like I did. If you have the choice, choose Saugus!!

- submitted by a student

March 03, 2015
If you don't have to don't send your kids to this school. They politics at this school are ridiculous. The promote teachers that shouldn't even be teaching they get rid of teachers that are great and relate to the students. Two of my children went here one I had to have moved to Bowman due to bullying. The other was kicked out and was able to return as a senior but was put through hell. The Principal, Vice Principal, Deputy and several teachers don't play fair nor do they practice what they preach. My last child will not be attending this school.

- submitted by a parent

February 07, 2015
I had a very bad expierence with this school there was so much bullying i never woke up and looked forward into going to school. I mean you should always look forward to. People were so mean they would call you names while your walking making you look bad. They would throw milk and me out of milk cartons. Until i went to the principals office and they dont do anything just make you write it on a piece of paper. I dont recommend your child that wont fit in to come to this school if you want them to have scars for the rest of there lifes. I left this school after freshman yr because i didnt like it. And went to golden valley it was a great school. But i still needed recovery and went to opportunities for learning i love ofl its so fun and such a great expierence you go to fun field trip everything is free they take you on a plane to colorado on a ranch for 11 days so fun. And ofl is also to get recovery and graduate faster you still have prom and graduation. Its so fun so if your having problems go to ofl:) .

- submitted by a student

January 15, 2015
My daughter thrived at Saugus High School. She was very busy, taking honors and AP classes and participating in sports (cross country, volleyball, swimming, and track). There was always lots of homework (too much maybe), but she worked hard and did well. She became quite close to several teachers and coaches, one of which she keeps in contact with even now as a sophomore in college. Highlights were Mr. Klipfel's U.S. History class, cross country and swimming, and the many friends she met through sports and other activities. I believe, that, unlike several other high schools in this valley, the teachers and staff are down-to-earth, good people. There is little pretense and pressure to keep up with the Joneses. There were some girls who exhibited some back-biting which is unfortunate but not uncommon. Overall, it was a good high school experience!

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July 13, 2011
My son did horrible in Saugus High. I blame it on all the budget cuts and seniority and politics. They should be able to fire bad teachers and keep the ones that truely love to teach. My son had the worst teachers, that truely seemed bipolar or sick. One teacher actually threatened my son and his friends. He told another assistant student that if it was the last day in the world that he would punch all these kids in the face. My son told me this after the fact and his friend did call his mom and said the teacher is crazy. If i had known this the day it happened I would have brouught everyone together in the office. I just felt safer to take him out and he is getting C's and above in classes he just failed in Saugus. Saugus also steals your money for sports and doesnt let your kid play unless he is a movie star player. FYI you dont need to pay for public school sports, it should be free and donation. As long as they have parents paying for it they will keep charging outrageous prices. One more thing, more and more kids left Saugus last year to go to Charter schools and other schools and I think that says alot about a school.

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August 19, 2010
My daughter graduated 4 years ago, and my son will graduate this year. I have seen this school grow and become better year after year. The teachers care for the students and provide a challenging environment. The principal is very active, motivating students and teachers, and encouraging parent involvement.

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November 06, 2009
I cannot say enough great things about the majority of teachers, and administrative and counseling staff at Saugus High school. I have one student who determined NOT to graduate on time, and with the help of a very dedicated group of resources staff and the cooperation of admin and teachers, my son graduated on time! This school bears the Blue Ribbon of Academic excellence, for many years. Their CA standardized academic index testing ranks them among the highest in the state. They have a program or club for EVERY student! Their athletic programs are fantastic (minus a Volleyball coach and his stumpy sidekick), and I could just go on and on.... We bought our home in this neighborhood so the remaining 5 of our children could attend. To me, the proof is in the pudding- go to the school website and navigate through the news about test scores, and athletic championships.

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no rating
October 03, 2009
We've been very happy with Saugus. All of the administration, teachers, parents & students that we've come into contact with over the last two years have been respectful, responsible and helpful whenever called upon.

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September 11, 2009
My son is attending Saugus High school. , and the truth is I am very unhappy with school. There are teachers who are just horrible, they do not pay any attention to student needs. Overall I just cant wait untill my son will graduate this school. I had some horrible experiences with this school so I would not recommend to anyone to go to this school

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April 06, 2009
Love this school, children graduated with GPAs well over 4.0.

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no rating
January 31, 2009
First, the good things. The school mirrors many high school experiences of traditional American high schools. Football is big here, the dances and events are well put together. The principal cares a lot about a well-rounded experience here. Now, the bad. Since the high school experience is so important, it overshadows academics. Athletics is more important, and other high school experiences are on the same level or more important than academics. There are teachers that stress rigor in each field of study, but overall the staff doesn't stress academics and the importance of attending a 4 year university. Most students go to a community college right after graduation and most do not transfer in two years. The math teachers stress academics the most, but they can only do so much when everyone else doesn't follow course. This could easily be an 850 API school. Easily.

- submitted by a community member

October 03, 2008
As a student, I feel many opportunities have been made available to me. Mr. Bolde is an excellent leader for the school. Many courses are offered, especially many AP classes. I'd say teacher quality is about average. I had a few horrible teachers that barely seemed to have a pulse during my freshman year, but I also had a few amazing teachers that really impacted me. As sophomore taking the most rigorous schedule available, I feel that the counselors are very understanding and caring. Club selection is about the norm, pretty much the same stuff that is available at every school. I've always safe in terms of Saugus as a school. I have been individually harassed, but that's universal at every school. So all in all, Saugus is a great school that just could use more teachers who are passionate and teach class dynamically.

- submitted by a student
no rating
September 02, 2008
We (my son and I) are attending Ty Devoe's Study skills seminar, which is very enjoyable and informative. We are getting great tips on how to improve study skills and how to use our time more efficiently. He has an excellent way of explaining the subjects, with great communication skills. Thanks Ty, and keep up the good work!!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
August 31, 2008
I am currently enrolled at saugus high, and Ive only been attending 2 years but I have had siblings that went here in the past. it was a great school, out of the district I wouldnt recommend any other one to be honest. I have really liked my teachers and classes. I am currently involved in a sport but there are many options to choose from (clubs, sports, etc). Saugus is a stepping stool for the future to come, all of the teachers are trying to provide their aid to get us prepared for whats to come after high school

- submitted by a student

October 10, 2007
I must say, I was very apprehensive about Saugus High prior to my son attending the campus. After getting involved, my wife and I are throughly pleased at this time. Many activities are available for all. Our counselor has been incredible. Some teachers send the weekly agenda to parents. I know of all of the school's activities via the internet (pipeline). Very satisfied with the beautiful remodel. I wish they had lights on the atheletic field for evening jogging.

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no rating
October 09, 2007
Saugus is a really good school, I would say that it is one of the best in the district, defintely the safest. It looks really nice since it has been remodeled. There are also a lot of extracurricular activities that are easy to get involved in. Saugus is full of very good teachers, the only teachers I have liked were two of my math teachers. The rest of the teachers have been very, very helpful and genuinely want you to do well in their classes.

- submitted by a student
no rating
July 01, 2007
The counselors were not as responsive as I'd hope they would be. The coaches did not inspire as great role models and I always felt that if you didnt participate or donate enough money, my kid was not going to be treated as the others who did donate their time and money.

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September 25, 2006
Saugus is a good school. There are very few, if any, problems, especially compared to Valencia High. The teachers are good and there are plenty of extracurriculars offered to student.

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August 01, 2006
This school academics is alright but the extracurricular activities, safety and discipline, and teacher quality is not that great. This school also has some problems that need to be handled. I would not recommend this school unless you have no choice but to go here.

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April 14, 2006
Saugus is a decent school, all around, with a good variety of extracurricular activities, and a faculty who genuinely care for their students. Saugus does tend to have issues with communication in the administrative departments, however, be careful of this.

- submitted by a teacher

January 22, 2006
Good school to attend. Nice helpful teachers and very friendly students.

- submitted by a student

January 12, 2006
Very good staff in the guidance center! Parents, please get involved more! Come to the monthly PTSA meeting. Lots of information and many opportunities to show your students you care about their academic life.

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September 26, 2005
Qcademic programs----- Good. Availability of music, art, sports, and other extra curriculars, very good. Parent involvement... Great.

- submitted by a student

January 20, 2005
The education seems to be on point but the students lack discretion when it comes to clothing attire. The dress code is definitely not enforced.

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Saugus High School
21900 Centurion Way, Saugus, CA  91350
(661) 297-3900
Last modified Saugus High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Saugus High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 46 reviews. Top