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1 Raider Place
Plant City, FL 33563

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August 24, 2014
I went to PCHS and from other students from other schools were surprised how much the school offers. All four years I was involved with the medical program there. There was also web design, automotive, cosmotology and much more. PCHS can give experiences that other schools cannot. I had wonderful teachers that were willing to help. For parents and future students keep in mind if you try and advocate for yourself then you will have the helpful teaching staff.

- submitted by a student

January 15, 2013
Terrible school, administration is horrible, teachers are rude as along with the entire staff. I would highly recommend not to send your child here.

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September 23, 2009
Plant City is a great school. You know everyone and you may not like everyone but you learn to deal with it. Plant City has the envirnment to make you a better and the best person you can be. The teachers and administrators are great. They know many people and will get to know you as a person if you don't have a problem with that.

- submitted by a student

May 31, 2009
PCHS is a great school. Most, if not all, the teachers are nice and the administration is good. The classes here are amazing. Most school don't offer a lot of the ones PCHS does. It's a pretty awesome school.

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December 10, 2008
I have live in Plant City and go to school there. I learn much and the teachers and administrators have help me in my future and this school have a great agriculture program and has prepared me for working in the strawberry fields.

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August 27, 2008
OMG! PCHS is the best school. it has a wonderful principal, great administrations, great staffs. the only thing i dont like is some of the teachers, well one of my teacher makes us remember all the definitions that she gives us, and on the quizzes you have to write the definitions that she gave you, no more or less. and i really dont have time to memorize 5 definitions in 4 days 'cause i have other homeworks to do and other things to study for. but i really like PCHS it cool!! there are a lot of activities to do and sports to play. Go Raiders!!!!!!!!!!!

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July 26, 2008
I went to Plant City High School, as did my two older brothers, and I have to say that I loved every minute of it. Extracirricular activities were diverse and available to anyone that wanted to join; the prinicpal strives for academic excellence, and the teachers (that I had, at least) cared about their students. Because of the school I was prepared for college and even for the world. When I have kids, if I still liver here, I plan on my children attending.

- submitted by a student

April 01, 2008
I went to PCHS for my first semester of Freshman year. I am currently enrolled in a school in a diffrent county and compared to PCH... it's HORRIBLE. The teachers here are better but AP classes are only offered to upperlcassman. The have little to choose from when it comes down to electives and only three languages to pick from. Plant City had so much more to offer it's students, especially seeing as it had such a large amount of diffrent races within the school Plant City is a bit overcrowded but overall it's an amazing school. To all incoming freshman: Do your best to get Mrs. Luce for English, she's the best teacher at PCHS.

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November 27, 2007
This school has great teachers and a excellent JROTC program. I love Mrs. Plant, the english honors 2 teacher and Master Sargeant bayard

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October 19, 2007
I am a third generation Plant City High School grad. I have lived in a number of other cities around the U.S.,including Colorado Springs, which is in one of the top rated school district, I can say that Plant City is one of the best schools I have dealt with. The academic and athletis exellence is amplified by the communities amazing support for the school. I can say the school is spoiled after seeing some othe cities either be completely uninterested in the local school or have to many local schools to give quality support to just one. And lastly after being one of Principle Coleen Richardsons students at her various levels of service to the school I can say no one is better at getting students through the challanges of high school than she is.

- submitted by a teacher

September 28, 2007
I have not been exactly thrilled with Plant City High's quality. I find them lacking in both teacher quality, principal leadership and safety and discipline.

- submitted by a parent

September 21, 2007
i live in lakeland iam a parnet of five.i think plant city is the best school in the united states i think they should be able to have whatever rescores they need to become even better.

- submitted by a parent

July 19, 2007
The academic programs at Plant City are exceptionally well. At Plant City there is an open enrollment AP system which allows any student who wants to take an AP course take it. The only problem with this is that some students who don't have the work ethic nor the discipline to be in such a course are allowed to take it. This makes classes that should be much smaller larger and increases the work load on teachers. I think that the school is understaffed but that's not the school's fault, it's the county's, and even with these difficulties I still think that the school is a great place for students to attend due to its wide variety of classes and diverse student body population. I've loved every second I've spent at Plant City.

- submitted by a student

February 26, 2007
I grew up in PC and went to High School here. I thought this would be good for my daughter as well, I was mistaken. I agree that the counselors have no idea about the students they are advising. And getting teachers to reply to emails is just ridiculous. I think a lot of the teachers are just their for the paycheck and that is really sad with a school this big. And if you have a child that struggles in school this is definitely not the place for them. I will give credit where it is due. There are a handful of teachers who go beyond what is expected, but not many. I hope the school takes these reviews into account and makes some changes.

- submitted by a parent

May 07, 2006
I have been very disappointed in the counselor ratio. These counselors have no idea who their students are. With a school this large there must be more. When the only time you see a counselor in 4 years is when you are in trouble is just not acceptable. Regardless, no school should be this large without adequate staffing.

- submitted by a parent

April 26, 2006
Plant City offered my kids a great place to learn and apply themselves in music.

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April 21, 2006
I personally do not like plant city high. Some of the teachers there dont care if you pass or not. They just give you the work without explaining it. Oh, and if you miss a day they assumed you where skipping even when you bring in a yellow slip. Kids at plant city are so cruel and unruly.

- submitted by a student

February 04, 2006
It is a fabulous school because of all the avialable classes and activities. I'd recommend PCHS to anyone!

- submitted by a parent

February 01, 2006
plant city high school has a very diverse population which can sometimes lead to problems among the students that i feel arent always taken care of in the best manner. the academics are o.k. but the vocational programs are the major things that they have got going for them....from agriculture to the healthcare program they are great but they definitely need to work on some aspects of the student body and the order of things.things around the school were smoother before the change of staff such as the principal and many of the assistant principals.

- submitted by a parent

September 28, 2005
Friendly Environment, Losts of opportunities to excel. Student abilities vary widely but if they work hard, there is no reason why they cannot meet the state standardized test level. Scores are improving as teacher quality improves.

- submitted by a parent

June 23, 2005
the school has a very friendly environment with teachers that really care about their students.

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August 13, 2004
Well, the school is way overcrouded big time. Other schools is the county have maybe 1700. Plant City has 2600. In my orchestra class the freshmen, sophmores, juniors an seniors are in the same class. There are 29 freshmen, 15 sophmores, 10 juniors an 5 seniors. They cant even play because theres to many people. Alos the class room is a normal size an not the chourus room.

- submitted by a student

June 07, 2004
Great teachers and staff. Very ethnically diverse. My only complaint was the class sizes were way too large. The DCT and BCE courses were great and very popular with students.

- submitted by a student

December 10, 2003
This school is a bad example of a hillisbrough county school. Mr.Rayburn is the best principl around but the school can not keep drugs off that campus.

- submitted by a community member

September 01, 2003
Plant City High School was, and still is, a place that catered to different students. There was Ag, sports, clubs of various sorts, and numerous other activities that could capture even the pickiest teen's attention. The teacher's curriculum, from personal experience, never left me with a feeling of wondering if they really knew just what they were doing.

- submitted by a student
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Plant City High School
1 Raider Place, Plant City, FL  33563
(813) 757-9370
Last modified Plant City High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Plant City High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 43 reviews. Top