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9-12
Public
Tallahassee, FL
Students enrolled: 1,179

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1717 West Tharpe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32303

(850) 488-1325
(850) 922-4162
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January 03, 2011
The teachers here are excellent and actually care about us we went from an F to an A school. I attend here and it is a great school. The leadership and staff do their job and do it effectively. The Academy of Finance and Academy of Information Technology are also great programs to help you get an early start on your career. Lastly if its one thing Amos P. Godby High school has. It is it's Cougar Pride

- submitted by a student
no rating November 18, 2009
Godby maybe a F school this year, but i go there and i know these teachers try and teach the students what is expected. Godby has the IT academy and the AOF academy which i am in and its awesome. even though im deciding to move away for my 11th grade year. I know on top of everything this school comes out on top.

- submitted by a student
April 10, 2009
I think this school has a long way to go to improve education.. This school is a D School!!! That isn't teaching our children...

- submitted by a parent
December 11, 2008
I love this school. Even with the flaws that it has...it is the most diverse school in Leon county. I have many relatives that has graduated and made a successful lifestyle for themselves. This school happens to be a eye opener to students and others that are outside looking in.

- submitted by a student
October 08, 2008
this school is a really bad school!!! the teachers here do not help me child. she comes home form school confused. they dont take the time to explain the things that the children do not understand. they need to take more time to help the kids.

- submitted by a student
February 12, 2008
Godby is a great school with great people runing the school, sure there are a few exceptions but for the most part a great program all around. I graduated in 2003 with a 3.5 GPA and I participated in several sports such as football, weightlifting, shot-put, and wrestling. all the coaching staff is top notch and defently push you to do well in both school and sports with school always coming first, I would defently do it all over again

- submitted by a student
February 04, 2008
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- submitted by a student
January 30, 2008
My child had many positive learning experiences at Godby, both through academic and extracurricular activities. While not every teacher was exceptional, the vast majority were warm, caring individuals who were truly committed to their students, and most were excellent instructors and leaders.

- submitted by a parent
October 13, 2007
i am curently a senior at godby, and i honestly can not stand the school! i have been there for 5 years. only because of the class sizes! there is huge classes, some with 30-35 kids in them. the teachers get frustrated very easily, and as much as godby says that they are working on the racism problem, it is untrue! whether it be by skin color, personality, or ethinic background. if your child learns better with more teacher-student enviorment, godby isnt really the place.

- submitted by a student
no rating August 28, 2007
Im concerned in the saftey of this school

- submitted by a parent
November 22, 2006
well I graduated from Godby in 2002, and all I have to say is the school could us improvement. First off the faculty was not open minded at all. Over all the school didn't not impress me at all.

- submitted by a former student
August 14, 2006
I graduated from Godby in 2002 and I wish I would have stayed in Panama City. I went through 3 principals and many teachers left to go to Chiles. The current principaltold us we were his 'practice' class and that we needed to help him out. He made my Senior year horrible. I'm so glad to be away. They did not prepare me for college, many teachers didn't even show up for class half the time. We had a lot of subs.

- submitted by a former student
April 12, 2006
Academics is sub-par only students that are above average are paid attention to. Availability of music, art and sports is ok. The music is really lacking. Sports such as football don't help to keep the students on track with their academics while playing sports. Many gifted atheletes end up not able to get scholarships because they have not been prepared for the FCAT or SAT/ACT. Compared to the student enrollment their is very little parent support.

- submitted by a parent
February 09, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
no rating February 03, 2006
My children are happy at Godby. They have done very well there. I am not happy about all the cuts in budget which force out the fine arts - especially the band. The band director has been asked to teach chorus... and cut his band classes in half making it unavailable to students who would like to take it.

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September 16, 2005
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- submitted by a student
August 19, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
August 02, 2005
Being a 10th grader at Godby..I love the school..I think that if was given the time. that it could become a better school.

- submitted by a student
May 19, 2005
As a current junior at Godby High I believe that the way people potray our school is untrue. We are a good school and Godby does prepare you for college, I have a 3.8 GPA (in all Honors,AP,and gifted classes) and I got a 28 on the ACT, so what does that say? Also we have many extra-curricular activities and the parents are VERY involved. So if anyone has ANYTHING bad to say about GODBY,I believe that they are just jealous!

- submitted by a student
March 19, 2005
This school is a great educational institution for my child. She has a 3.75-4.0 GPA, she is in band and she continues to excel in all education fields requried of her. I like a school that just does not focus on SAT scores .. but the over all learning for all classes to benefit the student as a whole. Thank You to the Teachers and Staff at Godby High School. Mrs. T. Parsons

- submitted by a parent
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Amos P. Godby High School
1717 West Tharpe Street, Tallahassee, FL  32303
(850) 488-1325
Last modified Amos P. Godby High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Amos P. Godby High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top