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9-12
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Boca Raton, FL
Students enrolled: 3,082

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1501 Northwest 15th Court
Boca Raton, FL 33486

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(561) 338-1400
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December 13, 2013
Best high school imaginable! Every type of student is there and everyone gets along as if family. The teachers and staff model respect and love for the students. Students try their best and challenge themselves all the time, knowing that they'll have support if they don't succeed. The performing arts, sports, and service clubs are amazing. There is something great happening at Boca High every day and every night. Over 100 kids got into UF from Boca High last year. That is the most from any high school in the world! Boca High students get into Harvard and many other top schools every year, too. I wish I had the chance to go to a high school like this! The students are getting experiences that they will never forget, and that will help them be successful all their lives. Thank you teachers and staff members for creating a school where my children love to go!

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February 25, 2013
wonderful school - like a liberal arts college in its depth, from science to art to sports. spirit of cooperation seems to be well taught and observed, as well. plus great parental involvement very pleased parent

- submitted by a parent
February 07, 2013
I have very mixed opinions about the school. My son has some teachers who get back to me promptly and are very available, but he has others who will only get back to me after multiple requests when I have had to bump up the issue to my son's dean. I don't understand how the administration lets the poor teachers stay, and it must be disheartening for the teachers who do a good job. My son had a teacher who would tell the students that their questions were "self explanatory" and would refuse to answer them. When I reported this, everyone I spoke to was well aware that the teacher did this and no one seemed to care. I would say it is the luck of the draw, if you get good teachers, you will have a great year. If you have bad teachers you'll have a bad year and your complaints will be met with indifference. Odds are you will have a combination of good and bad teachers and you will have a mixed year. This seems to be the situation for every kid we know at Boca High regardless of grade and the types of classes taken.

- submitted by a parent
September 10, 2012
i transfered from Calvary Christian Academy to come to boca high 1 month in the school year, i immidiatly felt comfortable, and the staff and principle are great! i wish i would have started at boca my freshman year instead of waiting til my junior year to make a change. I LOVE this school!

- submitted by a student
August 06, 2012
Dr. McKee and his leadership team are very amazing educators and know each and every student at their school. VERY IMPRESSIVE.... They actually stop by every class every day.... They are out in the courtyard and are proactive.... I still can't believe I had the pleasure to work here...

- submitted by a teacher
March 14, 2012
I graduated in 2010, and am now a student at UF. I came back from China in 2007, and missed my freshman year. However I still had an awesome time at Boca High, the staff was friendly, the study environment superb, and the overall experience was fantastic. I will always miss coming in on LTM days still covered in sand from spearfishing. Good times, Good memories.

- submitted by a community member
July 27, 2011
I love to work at Boca High it is an honor to work for Dr. McKee.

- submitted by a teacher
May 05, 2011
My son is finishing his senior year and Boca High School has been a wonderful experience throughout! The leadership of the Principal is the reason the school excels and the culture of the school promotes academic success along with "Bobcat" pride...

- submitted by a parent
January 24, 2011
This is an amazing school all around...from academia to sports Boca Raton Community High School has it all!

- submitted by a parent
January 05, 2011
Fabulous school directed by a caring principal and supported by his staff. My children attended Sophomore to Sr grades and have been challenged academically and taking 6 AP's/year.....in other words the school supports the academically inclined too. The school has the teachers and students to support the demand, unlike 2 other schools we visited before we settled into the neighborhood.

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April 30, 2010
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February 03, 2010
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January 27, 2010
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no rating January 25, 2010
Boca High has been a great experience for my son. He is a freshman. The school vibe is very positive, and focused on the students, their successes, and learning. The kids are rewarded for great grades, and the athletic events are well attended. The principal is seemingly everywhere, classrooms and nightime games/concerts etc. My son says he is working really hard, which I secretly love. His teachers are very professional and responsive. There are good programs for kids with disablities, and also the top AP classes. There is a boy with autism on the cross country team, and he is encouraged by his team mates and the school. I love that. I heard last year they had Harvard and MIT acceptances. I am thrilled with this school, and think this school is one of the reasons people want to move in this district.

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November 28, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
November 18, 2009
Awesome school! from the principal, the teachers, the sports teams, the band, the clubs, the activities etc... This school rules!

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no rating October 09, 2009
My student is a Junior and I have had a bad experience with this school. Some teachers do care, but there are too many there who are just there to complete their career so they can retire with their pension and no longer care if the kids 'get' what they are teaching or not. Then they have a discipline progam called 'ISS' where if kids are late for their class, the sit in the cafeteria instead of going to that class. instead of something they would really dislike i.e. staying after school, helping clean up the school grounds, etc). Sometimes they have to stay in ISS an entire day and are told to get the work they are missing from the teachers to do during ISS, but when they as, the teachers can't because they don't know how far they will get that day to know what work to give them.

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no rating October 03, 2009
Terrific principal and teachers. Great programs for advanced learning.

- submitted by a parent
August 24, 2009
I love it, I'm a freshman and it's awesome here. Everything is great, the school is so big your free to be yourself

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August 23, 2009
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August 03, 2009
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August 02, 2009
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- submitted by a student
July 16, 2009
I am a sophomore here. It is such a great school. The STEM program lets you take classes that you wouldn't be able to in other schools. The teachers are very experienced and are always available when help is needed. Dr. McKee is the best principal ever and he and the deans go around the school every period checking the classes. There are a lot of sports and clubs and it's a great environment. Plus, we don't have to pay for AP exams and we get good prizes for getting good grades and test scores.

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no rating May 27, 2009
The 'Golden School!' My son is a freshman at Boca High! I have nothing but praises!!! I am thrilled with both the teachers and the principal! My son's teachers know exactly who he is and what his strengths are. In a school of this size, that is pretty amazing! I am also thrilled with the STEM program! It is a challenging and rewarding program. My son felt completely prepared for the AP exams he took this spring. I must add that I am also impressed with the attitude of the students toward the school and the principal. It is incredible to hear that students appreciate all that the faculty and staff do for them. That is a wonderful reflection of all that is happening at Boca Raton Community High School! Way to go, Bobcats!!!!

- submitted by a parent
May 18, 2009
I went to this school and loved it! The principal and all of the teachers were great. I recommend this school for everyone

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April 24, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
March 25, 2009
i went to that school my fresh and sophmore year, they have great teachers, and the principle is great person. All they want is for you to do your best in the standard testes that way you can get into a good college. I'll would recomend anybody to go to that school.

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March 12, 2009
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- submitted by a student
February 08, 2009
amazing school. best in palm beach county. friendly students. my daughter had came from a private school and switched her sophomore year. she loves it and it was a really good change. boca high has good teachers and a superior principal. the facilities are all very nice

- submitted by a parent
January 19, 2009
As a parent of a Senior and a Sophomore I am absolutely happy with Boca High. It's a great school, with a great team of staff and teachers.

- submitted by a parent
January 11, 2009
I'm a senior at Boca High and have gone here for about 3 years now. I have to say that I love the school and the majority of the staff. Most teachers are always helpful and provide a good learning experience. The teachers at this school want their students to succeed in getting an excellent education and getting into the school of their choice. I find that the counselors and college counselor are extremely helpful and really like what they do. Overall, I have been to many schools in the past and I have to say that Boca High is excellent and has a staff that loves what they do.

- submitted by a student
January 08, 2009
I'm a Senior at Boca High and I absolutly love the school. The teacher, the deans, our principle. Boca High is a great was to get with friends and learn at the same time. Everyone at Boca High is always so happy and whenever something happens at school Dr. McKee is right ontop of it fixing it to make it a better learing eviroment. Also, the teachers try there hardest to help the students reach a goal, such as passing the FCAT, now as a senior I can tell you from personal experience, being told that I didn't have to take the FCAT anymore I went up to my teachers and thanked them for all the hard work and patience they had with not just me but the whole class. All in all Boca High is a great school to attend and I love being there.

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December 26, 2008
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December 10, 2008
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November 21, 2008
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- submitted by a student
November 14, 2008
I absolutely love this school. It makes me mad to see anything negative written about it. Dr. McKee is amazing and has done so many great things for the school, while the STEM program is great for students willing to take the academic challenge. The college and career center helped me figure out college apps and my grades. The deans and the teachers are wonderful and there are so many extracurriculars: drama, band, clubs, community service, sports and of course a new field. Oh, and by the way (to the parents who claim our new principal is not good), we are an 'A' school and the majority of AP students pass the AP tests.

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September 03, 2008
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July 22, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
June 03, 2008
I love boca high it's amazing, are principal is amazing and are teachers are great too.We have brand new building and are weeks away to a new football field .I can't wait.

- submitted by a student
April 01, 2008
i love going to boca high...its a great enviornment and i learn a lot...the teachers ar awesome!

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March 02, 2008
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no rating January 29, 2008
My son has now graduated from BRHS. He got a terrific education and incredible guidance in getting into the college of hos choice, Univ. of Florida.

- submitted by a parent
October 22, 2007
Boca High is a great school. Staff are easy to get a long with and make an effort to help you in most situations. No guidance for students who want to go to college? A section of an entire building is dedicated to just that purpose. - Student who got guidance on college

- submitted by a student
September 06, 2007
Even thoug i sometimes get frustrated with the recently changed dress code policy, i know it is for all of our best interest and I wouldn't change my school if I had a choice

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September 01, 2007
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August 22, 2007
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August 21, 2007
boca high is an amazing school. there's a fantastic principal and all the teachers care so much about the students. every teacher would go out of their way to help a student to succeed in any way.

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August 18, 2007
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May 23, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
April 26, 2007
This is a fabulous school with a wonderful Principal and the most caring teachers in Palm Beach County.

- submitted by a parent
October 03, 2006
There's no guidance for students wanting to go to college. This school is playing to the FCAT, nothing more. I'm thoroughly disappointed in the STEM program. The teachers try, but most are not up to the task, some are good at 'yessing' the principle. If there were a way to put my child in another school she would be, unfortunately no other school offers this math & science. Extracurricular activities, if interested in Christian prayer groups this is the school for you.

- submitted by a parent
August 15, 2006
My sister was told that she was fine for graduating but it turns out she didn't reach the requirements. They told us this a few days before she was to graduate. She ended up going to summer school because the teachers and councelors were uniformative. The principal tries to throw his Christianic views on everyone. Most of the staff is rude and unhelpful. The art department has failed due to Dr. McKee's cutbacks on teachers because he doesn't get along with them. It just pisses me off so much. I hate this school with a passion. Nevertheless all my friends go to this school and I don't want to leave them.

- submitted by a student
June 29, 2006
This school has excellent teachers supported by an outstanding principal. Boca High, again, is an 'A' school under the leadership of Dr. McKee. In addition, their scores keep climbing each year.The students love their principal and AP's, and they are always available. I am extemely happy with all extracurricula activities and what I have seen this year! Morale is high...great school spirit, and warm atmosphere with excellent academics, caring teachers and staff, and happy students.

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April 03, 2006
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- submitted by a former student
August 19, 2005
The Band program is excellent under the new director. The school's guidance counselors have all been dismissed or transferred. Without expert guidance counselors, helping with school selection, scholarships, and grant applications, students headed to college from this school face severe disadvantages. The STEM program has real potential but is lacking guidance at all turns. The teachers are working hard to deliver on their promises, but without real help from above. The principal consistently pushes a christian agenda in his public speeches.

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July 21, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
June 23, 2005
this is a very nice school with an excellent staff and impreasive teachers.

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June 19, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
May 26, 2005
I wish that I had something positive to add about this school. Its just okay. Too many program cuts, too much wasted money on programs that don't exist. Very hard to communicate with your childs ap/guidance counsler. My other child starts High School in August 05 he will be going to west Boca and yes I will be driving EVERYDAY from East to West and back. My older one will be a senior so She would like to finish with her friends. I also hear a large number of teachers are leaving! That is always a concern!

- submitted by a parent
May 17, 2005
My daughter is graduating, one of the top 5 of her class. Prior to principal Geoff McKee it was a great school. He removed all the guidance counselors, there is no help with scholarships or preparation for college. Changing from the 4 x 4 block back to a 7 period day has been a fiasco. Very few will pass the AP classes this year. The teachers on a whole were great, although with the new principal, most of the really good teachers left for greener pastures. It is very, very sad that such a fantastic school has slipped this poorly in such a short period of time.

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September 12, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
August 27, 2004
This is my daughters first year at Boca High. She is comming from a Christian School in Boca. I can say so far it has been an excellent experience. We Absolutely love our old school and even have a daughter still there, however Boca High offers such diversity and real-world challeges that my daughter felt she needed to excell in her future college plans. The Principle is outstanding and very available to all. The schools scores have gone up accross the board and the problem reports have gone down. Awesome Leadership is what I see.

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March 04, 2004
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Boca Raton Community High School
1501 Northwest 15th Court, Boca Raton, FL  33486
(561) 338-1400
Last modified Boca Raton Community High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Boca Raton Community High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 64 reviews. Top