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Spring Valley, CA
Students enrolled: 1,556
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8585 Blossom Lane
Spring Valley, CA 91977

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(619) 664-8400
(619) 697-0794
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April 17, 2014
Mount Miguel High School is the best school in the Grossmont Union High School District.

- submitted by a community member

February 08, 2014
The teachers at Mount Miguel High School care deeply for the students and offer many extra hours of tutorial assistance. The school offers a safe learning environment along with an academic program that fully prepares its students for college and careers.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating
December 08, 2009
My son and I went to Mt. Miguel, and received great academic education there. My son's science project was accepted to the State Science Fair. He and I were able to earn multiple university degrees based on the education at Mt. Miguel. When I wrote articles for scientific journals, other scientists asked where I learned to analyze and write that well. I always told them about Mt. Miguel High School. Yes, many students there have a lot of social problems. But if you take a positive attitude, you can learn much about society from the wide variety of students and their behaviors and misbehaviors. My son and I have since worked in several different countries in Asia, Europe and the Americas, and were able to interact with a range of people without getting upset, because we had already seen or heard about many of the behaviors at Mt. Miguel.

- submitted by a parent

February 18, 2009
Mount Miguel High School is a great school, overshadowed by it's negative reputation. There are many clubs available that are set forth to ensure students become positive members of society upon their graduation. The teachers are more than competent, and are very helpful in all areas of education. Led by a student-driven principal, he is backed by a great staff, and a wonderful student body. I would urge a parent to ignore the rumors and hearsay, and look at the greatness that comes from this school

- submitted by a student

November 16, 2007
This is a great school filled with people who care about my daughter, and her future.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
November 16, 2007
Mt. Miguel is great, Mr. Coover is an absolute wonder with the way he has turned the school around and taken and re-instilled pride in the Mt. Thank you

- submitted by a parent

January 05, 2006
This school provides great eduction and helps your student suceed in almost everything.

- submitted by a student

August 03, 2005
They offer AP classes through sheltered programs. Safety and discipline is a big problem with the lack of leadership from the admin. The sports programs are deplorable however they do have good academic extracurricular activities. No parent involvement.

- submitted by a teacher

May 28, 2005
The quality of the school has went down but I hope in the future it will rise back up.

- submitted by a parent

March 31, 2005
I love the JROTC program on this campus. It teached the cadets leadership, motivation, and determination. However, the violence is starting to get out of hand, such as outbursts and riots. Something needs to be done.

- submitted by a student

October 07, 2004
This school was a great expreience for me and I'm very glad that I attended this school.

- submitted by a student

April 16, 2004
I will tell you what I think from a student perspective. I went to mt.miguel for 2 years and I loved it. I think about the people every day. overall the school has mostly really good teachers but just as in every school there are always those teachers who need to retire. I was involved in their wonderful music program there for 2 years and I loved every second I was there. i was in show choir and it taught me leadership and responsibility. overall it was a wonderful epxperience and I would 100% recommend this school.

- submitted by a student

March 15, 2004
I am actually an alumni of Mount Miguel. I am only posting this review to give a different perspective on Mount Miguel. Unfortuantly Mt. Miguel has had a bad reputations for years, and it can't seem to shake it. However I am here to tell you that Mt. Miguel is a great school. I was a part of the band all four years and also participated in the soccer program. Any school can be a horrible school if you don't put anything into it. I was in a number of clubs and after school activities. The four years that I spent at Mt. Miguel I never felt unsafe or in danger. Our campus supervisors were great at their jobs and took care of us. Our teachers are outstanding and are willing to help anyone who asks.

- submitted by a student

February 03, 2004
More California Science Fair Winners than rest of San Diego County put together. 300 Student Jr ROTC Batallion for GUHSD is largest in California. 2003 Women's CIF Championship Basketball Team. Two former Football students now play in the NFL. Best Music Program in San Diego County.

- submitted by a student

September 25, 2003
I feel this school is not very educational. I did not feel my daughter was safe at this school. I DO NOT reccomend this school to any parents.

- submitted by a parent

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Mount Miguel High School
8585 Blossom Lane, Spring Valley, CA  91977
(619) 664-8400
Last modified Mount Miguel High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Mount Miguel High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 22 reviews. Top