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Cape Coral, FL
Students enrolled: 1,529

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701 North Chiquita Boulevard
Cape Coral, FL 33993

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(239) 772-3324
(239) 772-4880
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October 09, 2013
Great school to have your child success in her/his professional goal. I highly recommend it since this year I have my 2nd daughter and she is getting the same support my first daughter get to enter in the best college to study. I highly recommend Mariner High to anyone who wants to achieve his/her professional goals.

- submitted by a parent

October 08, 2013
Having moved from a different Country I found the Counsellor very helpful, the students friendly and the school in good condition.

- submitted by a parent

August 22, 2013
I have just move to Cape Coral and am going to mariner for my senior year. I am very pleased with the school. I have made some great friends, and it is only the second week of school. The teachers I have are very nice. Although the dress code seems a little too tough. We are not allowed to wear leggings or show our shoulders. But overall this school is nice and has good classes. I love the photography class.

- submitted by a community member

May 17, 2011
This school is not about students. There are way too many overthinkers at this school, I'm not sure how many vice-principles there are, but they have lost the purpose of school is to educate. I know how horrible it is when a student gets caught using a cell phone between classes or wear a pair of jeans with a rip in the front of their legs, but to give kids time off or iss for those reasons is ridiculous. There is no work assigned during these processes, so where's the education? Time to open your eyes and shake your heads...aweful school!

- submitted by a parent

September 25, 2010
Mariner High School is an amazing school. Everybody from the freshman to the seniors are treated equally and fairly. I'm currently a freshman at MHS and i have friends from every grade level. We are the fightin' Tritons and we are all one big family. No one can tear us apart. Go Fightin' Tritons! Oh btw. Mrs. Hellman is an amazing teacher who really cares about her students so if your child comes to mariner and has her they will be the happiest student ever! GO TRITONS!!!!

- submitted by a student

November 11, 2009
They continue to go through leadership changes, 3 in six years. I have found them to be inconsistent and this shows through in their teachers. They do not really want parent involvement but are required to go through the motions for district standards.

- submitted by a parent

November 02, 2009
I have had two daughters go through Mariner and had great success. Sure there were ups and downs, but I think highly of the school. they were always educated and safe while they were there. Thanks Mariner for two well balanced great kids.

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September 20, 2009
Mariner is the best school ever. I love how you can be friends with kids from every grade level at mariner. It's like on big family. Go tritons !!

- submitted by a student
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September 17, 2009
Mariner High is the best ever! The staff and the kids there are amazing and make you feel like your family. I would not transfer anywhere else! Go Tritons!

- submitted by a student

June 07, 2009
This school has been great, although I had several tough experiences, they were learning experiences, and I was surrounded by people who cared.

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February 20, 2009
I'm currently a freshman in the mst academy at mariner high school, and i love it! Mariner is the only school i've ever been to where i actually feel like someone has my back and is there for me constantly, 24/7. The teachers are amazing and my classmates and friends are awesome! I really feel as if i'm in a family environment at this school. You have no idea how comforting that is. I'm so thankful i got into mariner, and i'm so thankful i got into mst. Go fightin' tritons!

- submitted by a student
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January 15, 2009
Not only am I a parent of a current Freshman, I am a former student of Mariner. I loved the school when I attended and I was thrilled when my daughter was accepted into the new MST Academy at Mariner. The teachers have been great and the curriculum is challenging. I understand the frustration that some others have talked about regarding the FCAT emphasis, but that is a state-wide problem. When we all decide to get together to help fix the problem, instead of just complaining, then maybe the focus will go back to educating our children to compete in a global marketplace.

- submitted by a parent
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September 19, 2008
I am currently a mhs freshman and the teachers, staff, and others are great! The coaches are the best, great attitudes and determination!!!!

- submitted by a student
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September 02, 2008
My Child is in Drama/Choir and there is little support from the school, if Drama or Choir is your childs strength than look to NFM of the Arts Not Mariner High School

- submitted by a parent

August 17, 2008
i am now a sophomore at mhs and its been awesome! grat teachers and classmates sports are the best i say this as a v-ball palyer and track runner =]

- submitted by a student
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August 16, 2008
this school is the best high school i have attented so far.. they r very welcoming and we help you with what ever you need!

- submitted by a student

July 26, 2008
My daughter graduated from Mariner in 2006 and is entering her sophomore year at FGCU. My son will be a senior at Mariner this year. The guidance staff has been wonderful for preparing both my children for college. The principal is very involved with the school and students and he is very approachable. My children both have received wonderful educations from Mariner High School. The sports teams are fantastic as well as the band. We are very happy with Mariner.

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July 17, 2008
I am a soon to be junior at Mariner high, and I know my next two years will be as fabulous as the previous two. Coming in as a freshman from Trafalgar middle, I was nervous but the year I was admitted the freshman orientation program, The Triton Academy, was implemented. All year I was in classes, lunch, and meetings with fellow freshman. It gave me the opportunity to really get to know my class on much more comfortable level, while getting me used to the school itself. Triton Academy helped me immensely become a triton, interested in doing good for the community and myself. I take advanced classes, and while they are challenging the teachers, who have vast experience are helpful and encouraging every step of the way. We have a beautiful campus outdoors, with an extraordinary amount of extracurriculars including a phenomenal art and drama department. Fantastic school overall!

- submitted by a student
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April 21, 2008
I am very disappointed with the communication from the teachers. I can't get a teacher to call me back after 4 messages left requesting a call back. I feel the education my child is receiving isn't preparing her at all for the future.

- submitted by a parent

August 02, 2007
Mariner High School offers has offered to much to my children. The principal there is so supportive and actually gets down to my high schoolers level. She loves the school and ever since attending Mariner High has had a desire to be at school. The academic areas are unbelievebly unlimited and offer a wide variety of foreign languages. There are numerous chances that I take to be invloved with. The choices with this school are unlimited.

- submitted by a parent

June 28, 2007
They Focus to much on Fcat. and lets face it our children need to learn beyond FCAT.

- submitted by a parent

May 03, 2007
My daughter is graduating mariner this May. She has loved her 4 years there and is going to miss it terribly, and so will I. She was a varsity cheerleader and always did well in her classes. Her teachers and the staff have been great. Anyone who is deciding to let their child come to Mariner will be very pleased.

- submitted by a parent

April 25, 2007
I was a student at Mariner,and I must say the school is a joke.Unless you play football or are an exceptional art student,no attention is paid to you or your needs.Most of the teachers and administration are a joke.Needless to say,I feel I wasted 4 years of my life in a high school that just didn't care about the students who would not go on to play pro football or become an artist.

- submitted by a student

February 26, 2007
Mariner HS has been a great school for my child. The honor classes are challenging and the extra curricular activities are designed to include all.

- submitted by a parent

October 19, 2006
We have one student who graduated from Mariner and one still there. Both students enjoyed their years at Mariner and were involved in extra-curricular activities. We have seen four principals in the six years we have been there, although the first one was there for many years before our kids got there. Teacher quality is good, (some are great) and communication with parents is usually good, but there are always exceptions. Sometimes the administration seems more concerned with the school improvement plans they make than in actual improvements. If problems arise in scheduling, academics, or discipline they are dealt with fairly well in accordance with school district guidelines, time available, etc., but not always with the best interests of the students in mind. Overall, our experience with Mariner has been positive.

- submitted by a parent

August 25, 2006
This is my son's second year at Mariner High School. We have moved here from a small town in NH and we have been surprisingly pleased by the staff and administration's communication skills in creating a more community feeling to this large school experience. At the start of school this year, I had some scheduling questions and was pleased to have run into the Principal of MHS in the courtyard. I was impressed that he took the time to inquire about my concerns and took the time to listen and offer professional advise on some resolution. I went to my son's guidance counselor and it all worked out. Thank you Eric.

- submitted by a parent

July 28, 2006
Very disappointed in Mariner. I have 2 students that were assigned to the school after moving here from midwest. No concern for academic learning, nly preperation for FCAT. My kids worry about being ready for college. Midwest schools far superior. Mariner is a school that is concerned with show, but when it comes to preparing the students for college, and making sure that they are prepared to be sucessful members of the work force as adults, they miss the boat. The administrative team does not work well with parents, and high school at Mariner is miserable. I would never recommend this school to anyone.

- submitted by a parent

March 07, 2006
This is an attractive school. My son is doing well and enjoying it. He has some honor classes, and it has a good art department. I wish they offered orchestra as my children played in the orchestra in middle school. They offer many extracurricular activities.

- submitted by a parent

February 27, 2006
Mariner High school is a nice school. There are different cultures introduced to the student, and many diverse classes that are pleasant.

- submitted by a student

February 14, 2006
One child graduated from Mariner, one still there. Overall, we have been happy with the school, students progress, and school's communication with parents. Leadership quality is good. We are happy with discipline policies. Have had a few communication with individual teachers, but overall that area has been good too. There are music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities to chose and students are encouraged to participate. Parents have the opportunity to be involved, and are encouraged to do so, but opportunities are not always made known in time to plan to be there. Overall, teacher quality is good, and a few are excellent, but there are always exceptions.

- submitted by a parent

August 19, 2005
I was Principal of MHS for 2004-2005 year. The students,parents and staff are excellent. The 2005 school grade should be viewed with understanding of the State System. 2005 produced 91% of the 10th grade students at 3.5 or better, the highest FCAT writes in school history. The Math achievement of 73% at grade level or above was the highest in school history. The Math gains of 70% of students showing proficiency were very good and were inclusive of all sub groups. The AYP rating of 80% was up 10% over the previous year. Reading with struggling readers was up 2% over 2004 but failed to reach 50% for second year. The State reduced the C grade to D. Mariner scored ahead of four other Lee County schools who received C. I point this out so that parents can be aware of the achievements at MHS. Go Tritons! I am proud!

- submitted by a teacher

August 07, 2005
My experience with Mariner High School in the past has been unsatisfactory. My Daughter whom is now 21 took it upon herself to transfer out of Mariner and paid her own way through a private school for her senior year. My son was denied his diploma because his counselor made a mistake with his credits. I'm not very happy with Mariner High Scool, and I would never send another child of mine through their 'wacky' system.

- submitted by a parent

February 28, 2005
we moved here from ohio no school spirit at mariner.alot of racial problems. students should speak english on the shool campus.great parent involvement in wrestling program. no aknowledgement for achievement for the wrestlers. safety is a issue.some teachers seem to care others are there only for a pay check

- submitted by a parent

November 14, 2004
I attended Mariner for my entire high school career. Most of the teachers that were there while I attended were amazing and a few of them still remain, but the district has neglected the needs of the advanced level students due to the state policy of 'grading' schools based on FCAT scores. They focus more attention on at-risk students to get a better state grade, it hurts the overall curriculum, but that's a state problem. The AP teachers, especially in the English and Math departments are stellar. The soccer teams are also very talented and have a good reputation. The band program is very large and one of the best in the state. While I attended the drama department was amazing also, but has lost its sparkle in recent years. The advisors, especially for the senior class are very helpful and more dedicated than most. It's a good school overall.

- submitted by a student

November 01, 2004
This school I believe has a positive atmosphere. Although, I believe students should be given more freedom of expression and be treated as young adults. At Mariner students are babied more then other schools in the county.

- submitted by a teacher

February 02, 2004
Our children have previously attended schools in the midwest and on the Pacific coast. When it comes to overall learning, Mariner High School gets a 'D' at best. The midwest schools were OK; California schools were 'PC'; this school is lost.

- submitted by a parent

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Mariner High School
701 North Chiquita Boulevard, Cape Coral, FL  33993
(239) 772-3324
Last modified Mariner High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Mariner High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 53 reviews. Top