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9-12
Public
Orlando, FL
Students enrolled: 1,656

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3100 Edgewater Drive
Orlando, FL 32804

(407) 835-4900
(407) 245-2758
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April 18, 2014
My granddaughter has attended Edgewater Hugh for the past 4 years and will graduate this may. It is an excellent school especially their EST program. The teachers are very carrying and well prepared to teach the required subjects to prepare students for college.

- submitted by a community member
October 26, 2013
I've heard good things about Edgewater High. Two of my grandnephews are students there. They enjoy attending Edgewater High! Happy Grandaunt

- submitted by a community member
August 23, 2009
Sure, the school corrals the students, but the students look as if they lack the spirit to actually care! The leadership cannot be effective if the students don't understand things that need to be done - my child complains that some of the teachers aren't very proactive when it comes to actually teaching. I see the amount of work that is given to my child, and how that work seems to follow home. At first I didn't believe my child when she told me that the teacher didn't collect the work, but when I checked myself, the teacher never intended on it! Also, the administration keeps making promises on making the school year more fluid, and yet it seems like it doesn't work at all. So much trash on the walkways, fights and arrests that are publicized, and even the censorship scandal from a previous term - unattractive.

- submitted by a parent
June 13, 2009
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- submitted by a student
June 17, 2008
EHS has improved in many areas. I like receiving phone calls from the principal and/or staff regarding important happenings. The College and Career Center has become much more helpful for the students.

- submitted by a parent
April 01, 2008
Discipline needs to be improved. There are frequent fights among some students and arrests by law enforcement. The majority of students do not seem to have pride in their campus as there is trash left around the common areas by the students. Most of the teachers are committed to provide excellent instruction, but they are dealing with a diverse population of students who seem to be putting in their time until they can legally leave. There are good aspects of Edgewater; the magnet programs, AP classes, various clubs, band, chorus and sports teams help enhance the students experience at Edgewater. The Edgewater Foundation and a core group of parents are trying hard to make the school a better place for all students. Hopefully, the reconstruction of the facilities, which is expected to commence the summer of 2008, will raise standards and boost students pride and desire to learn.

- submitted by a parent
October 28, 2007
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- submitted by a student
March 05, 2007
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- submitted by a former student
August 30, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
May 10, 2006
My daughter is a sophomore under the EST Magnet PRogram, and she is doing great. I am not so active inthe PTA which I do regret, but, overall, I like what I see happening to my daughter's education. The one thing that the school needs is renovation - a new campus, just like what they did with Jones HIgh School!

- submitted by a parent
March 12, 2006
I have been very happy with this school for the time my daughter has attended. The programs are helping her do what she needs to get into college

- submitted by a parent
February 08, 2006
I am concerned about the amount of money being spent on technology features. Many of the kids at this school need sports in order to get to college. Cutting sports budgets can hurt them getting a chance for college.

- submitted by a parent
December 07, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
November 02, 2005
Edgewater is an outstanding school with a history of strong parent involvement and tradition in the community. Well respected leaders and teachers aspire to join the faculty.

- submitted by a former student
August 19, 2005
New principal has definitely made bold moves. FCAT improvement brought school from D grade to one point short of a B. Bottom 25% of students are clearly being attended to now. Inbound transfers have finally been limited; enrollment is down 500-700 for 05-06 which is great for a very crowded campus. Top 20 academic seniors have been assembled for the first time to raise competitive awareness and drive them to make challenging course selections and to apply to more selective colleges. Teachers are now being held more accountable for submitting pre-planning calendars. After a review of prior students' poor performances on AP exams and a general lack of preparedness as they move from one level to the next in a subject, many of the upper-level courses have been re-assigned to different teachers this year. It will be interesting to watch this school re-develop under this new leadership.

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July 13, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
June 25, 2005
Edgewater High School is a very diverse school. The EST magnet program offers great options for the student that is up for the challenge. The new principal has placed focus on improving A.P. and honors courses.

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June 07, 2005
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June 03, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
April 27, 2005
Good School. Poor leadership now since former principal left.

- submitted by a parent
March 31, 2005
Edgewater is a wonderful school. My children, a freshman and senior are in the Engineering, Science and Technology magnet and go here by choice. We have found the EST program to be challenging with many real world applications. My son has taken both Cisco and CADD classes that would enable him to get a good job directly after high school if he wasn't college bound. We have found the counselors and teachers to be extremely helpful and responsive. The sports teams are some of the best in the state. Edgewater received a D grade in the Florida FCAT last year due to the failure of the bottom 25% of students to show significant improvement. Edgewater also had 6 National Merit Scholarship Semi-Finalists. Students have everything necessary to succeed at Edgewater if that is their choice.

- submitted by a parent
February 01, 2005
Very good school with a great magnet program: Engineering Science Technology Program.

- submitted by a student
November 24, 2004
Disappointed in school. Staff does not respond to email or return parent phone calls. Very nice, new principal. Maybe he can change things around.

- submitted by a teacher
October 26, 2004
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October 23, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
August 05, 2004
I say do away with the FCAT...it proves nothing.Edgewater is a great school despite the results of some test. The faculty and students reflect that.

- submitted by a student
August 01, 2004
Edgewater High school is a wonderful school who works together even when times get hard. Although they didn't do so well on their F-CAT testing this year, I know that they're going to keep their heads up and give everybody the results they've been hoping for. I also like that Edgewater H.S. is a very well mixed school of people of many different types of races. That shows unity.

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June 01, 2004
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- submitted by a teacher
April 17, 2004
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- submitted by a former student
April 12, 2004
My daughter is a Junior here and is getting a good education. She has been playing softball, slow and fast pitch since she was a freshman. She's in the magnet program and is doing well. She's explored several different opinions as to what she wants to go to school for and has her mind made up to do architectural design.

- submitted by a parent
October 06, 2003
Administration is run on crisis managment. There is a high gang level and drug level in this school. They have virtually no security in place.

- submitted by a parent
September 09, 2003
I have two recent graduates from private school. The third child decided to transfer to public school. My husband and I cannot get over how wonderful our son's academics, athletics, sense of community and spiritual life have been at Edgewater! To think I have paid tuition for years and got so much less! For a large school the students and faculty have a personal relationship and high degree of accountability. There is an atmosphere of mutual respect and a true love for young people. What a thrill. Thank you to everyone who works so hard and cares so much. This is public education at its best.

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2003
EHS,has a very dedicated administration and qualified teachers.MY son graduated from EHS and my daughter attends.Both enjoyed the education that they receive and the extra curricular activities offered.The best that the school has is the administration.They keep the school in check. keep up the good work.

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2003
Edgewater is a wonderful school! The principal is great and stays involved with as much as he can and works to make the school as good as he can. Extra carricular activities are great. The school could use to expand a little bit, but other than that its great and has great classes available to the students

- submitted by a parent
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Edgewater High School
3100 Edgewater Drive, Orlando, FL  32804
(407) 835-4900
Last modified Edgewater High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Edgewater High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 34 reviews. Top