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1525 Norman Dr
College Park, GA 30349

(770) 994-4035
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February 04, 2014
I am a current student at N. Clayton High and I'm not complaining. I like my school, honestly. The teachers are absolutely amazing and even the young teachers are willing to push us to succeed in everything we do. I absolutely loveeeee my principle because he actually takes the time to get to know all the students individually and push them to exceed their own expectations. My school gets many scholarship offers and many people can't say that. I mean of course we have our bad bunch of students, but what school doesn't? A school wouldn't be a school with out such a diverse environment of personalities. If the media keeps on talking negative things about my school into existence then, more than likely the misdirected bunch will act out. Anywhooooo, I just felt the need to say that.

- submitted by a student
October 07, 2013
I think that other should know that North Clayton is a good for students to go to . Its not like how people say it is, its really a good school. I like the way that the students get along, how the teachers are there to help the students when they need the help with their work. My school could improve by getting new books for each class so that we the students could receive a better education. They can also improve by getting hot water so that the students could keep their hands washed and cleaned.

- submitted by a student
August 16, 2013
My school is North Clayton High School. Although others might say it is on of the worst schools in a bad school system, I believe the school has very high potential. I am a freshman this year and something my history teacher told me was that most of our books are outdated. This kind of brings a negative impact towards the results of every student's EOCT. When I found out I was attending this school I immediately thought this was a bad turning point in my future. I understand that students have to take school seriously, but when it comes down to the lack of updated resources, who is to blame? The Principal? The County? The State? It just doesn't make sense for a school with an environment that is getting better by the minute to perform so badly. This comes to my conclusion that if this school were to get $5000, it would make huge difference in my life and the lives of my peers. I don't know how much more I can stress this because everything I just wrote came for the heart. I just want the best for my school just like anybody else. I hope what I've written isn't over looked because this means the world to me. It kind of tears me up for what I've said means a lot to me and my life.

- submitted by a student
August 02, 2013
I use to be a student there and it could of been better . You can slip in and out of that school with no problem . But other than that they have good teachers when they want to be . There were nice people i went to school with there . But everything could be better .

- submitted by a community member
July 27, 2013
I will be honest in saying that I was very nervous about my daughter going to N. Clayton High. Primarily because of all of the horror stories that I heard from the media as well as other people just talking. Our experience was very different after she attended her first year there. She did have a minor adjustment period. But because we were very hands on with her teachers and the schools counselor, our issues were quickly resolved. There are definitely opportunities for any child to be successful. As in any environment, you have those who are serious about success and you also have those who could care less. My personal belief is that even if the school is in the bottom of the ghetto, if you really desire to succeed, you can succeed. I'm not saying that the school is in the ghetto, I used that as an example. My daughter will be attending again this year. I'm in expectation of her having another successful year. Parental involvement and making sure that the student, teachers, and parents work together for the success of the child is the key !

- submitted by a parent
September 25, 2012
My son attends NCHS and he loves it. All schools have bad apples and they must be weeded out. For the last two years, NCHS has exceeded any other school in Clayton Cty with receiving scholarships, so they cant be that bad. They have several programs that can help each child. And parents must be involved in their child's education, whether elementary, middle or high school. NCHS has great education opportunies.

- submitted by a parent
January 01, 2010
Great Education Oppurtunities, Overall Good enviorment.

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no rating September 05, 2009
i am a current student a North Clayton and there are many actitvies to enter and great vocational training. the only thing i disagree with is the new uniform policy.

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May 12, 2009
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March 03, 2009
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- submitted by a community member
February 23, 2009
I think north clayton has the best teachers

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October 10, 2008
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September 11, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
July 29, 2008
My sister and neice graduated from this school, and now my son is entering the 9th grade. I have been very pleased with the school as a whole. I hope that they continue to improve with much success.

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July 24, 2008
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- submitted by a student
June 25, 2008
I believe their academic programs which include the international baccalaureate scholars, offer students choices that most high schools do not have.

- submitted by a parent
no rating December 28, 2007
North Clayton is an overall good school . I am a senior here at North Clayton and i feel prepared to go out and start my life. The teachers that I have really care and tought me that my education is important and i will not get any where without one . We have made AYP in the past year and we are looking forward to making it next year.

- submitted by a student
October 14, 2007
I am a junior at North Clayton, and i would like to say for the people who judge a book by its cover, spend a week at north clayotn so you can really see whats going on. North Clayton has one of the worst reputation but we're makin AYP......think about it( we cant be that bad)

- submitted by a student
August 14, 2007
NCHS is moving in the right direction. Parents and community participation will make this the best school in Georgia. The school does not get the funding it need for administrate staff, updated technology, students music instrument, and school basic supplies.

- submitted by a parent
July 16, 2007
I just moved to Ga last year and to be honest, North Clayton isn't as bad as people make it out to be. Like in all schools, there are teachers who really care and there are other who work for a paycheck. There a students who come to work hard and get an education and there are others who play around. All high schools have discipline problems. Although, I think that North Clayton has had more than its share. You really do have to take the good with the bad. I think that it's an ok school; however, it wouldn't be my primary choice.

- submitted by a student
May 31, 2007
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March 17, 2007
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- submitted by a student
March 04, 2007
Hi, I'm a freshman here at North Clayton and I'll say since I've been here there has been some chaos. First of all some teachers really care about the kids and try to help but most don't even try. This school has over 600 freshmen and that's a problem. My bus was over crowded until November because there wasn't enough seats for everybody so the last two stops had to stand up and my stop was the last one. So that was a problem but not anymore for my bus but it took them to long to find a solution. This year we went through 4 principals before Christmas break. The after school activities are ok even though I'm not in any, but there isn't a lot of them.

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November 02, 2006
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- submitted by a student
September 22, 2006
I have been to the school on 3 occasions. I have noticed a caotic enviorment in the office area. Very harsh not warm and comforting. I felt unwelcomed when visiting the school.

- submitted by a parent
September 03, 2006
They are worried about the kids wearing long shirts thats 3 inchs pass the waist, although the ruled book states something different but there s more the boys shirt can not be above the waist line nether I think GA has a lot of things to change in the school system and tackle the real issues that affect learning.' Not if your shirts to long . A student

- submitted by a student
July 17, 2006
As A Student Of North Clayton High I personally feel that North Clayton has improved over the years but still have along way too go. There are many great teachers there but there are also teachers there who hate there job and does care about the students learing process. For any parent looking to enroll there child in this school I say Keep looking its not worth it.

- submitted by a student
May 23, 2006
The shcool is what the staff, children and parents have made it out to be regardless of participation it is still an excellent school. The choices to learn is up to that individual student with the necessary encouragement of the parent(s). I would especially like to give Dr. Manning two thumbs up because he is truly a wonderful principal who has been an influential disciplinary authority as well as a mentor to my children. Just like in the olden days--there is a new sheriff in town. There has been good and bad experiences but more good than bad. I was sad to hear that Dr. Manning would be leaving but happy for his due promotion however upon speaking to him he assured me that he would still be a part of NCHS. VRG Thanks

- submitted by a parent
February 01, 2006
North clayton high school is not a bad school. It is just that more parents needs to get involve and help. Teachers at north clayton is teaching the kids and the principal is displine the kids but the parents is not trying to get in and help out.I believe that mr. Manning is doing a good jod.

- submitted by a student
October 27, 2005
North Clayton is a good school to attend. Our principal Mr. Manning has changed this school into a real successful school.

- submitted by a student
September 05, 2005
North Clayton High School is not a bad school. I have the right to say this because I graduating from this school in May 2005. If you havent walk the halls of this school you have no say about it. The faculity and staff provide us with help in learning and whatever we need to accomplish the goal of graduating. I enjoyed all four years in school and im proud to call myself a fellow eagle.!

- submitted by a student
May 25, 2005
Well i am not a parent i am a student at north clayton and this year was my first year. North clayton is not really a bad school like people make it seem. They seem to always notice on the news the bad days we have but they never notice our achievements like for instance they did not put on the news how we had the highest science scores in clayton county on the georgia graduation test. I think we have a great principal because of the way he tries to work with all the students.

- submitted by a student
May 02, 2005
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- submitted by a student
April 27, 2005
Since moving to College Park, GA - my daughter has excelled at North Clayton High School, due in part to the AFJROTC and the Marching Band; which has each played a major role in balancing academics with extra curricular activities. The principal, AFJROTC Staff and Counselors have all support the school's efforts as well as my child's efforts to excel in her educational endeavors. I truly support the school and the community and I am a proud parent of a senior produced for the class of 2005.

- submitted by a parent
February 10, 2005
North Clayton High School has excelled my expectations of their academic program. My daughter graduated in 2001 and was adequately prepared for her transition into college and will be graduating soon at Georgia State. My son is currently a student and has been prepared to meet the entry level academic program into any technical school of his choice. I have recently heard some very positive and encouraging comments about the new principal and I am sure he is the right person to steer NCHS into academic excellence.

- submitted by a parent
January 21, 2005
This shcool is a great school for in Clayton County. It has all the latest technology. Although there are bad students the good students shine in excellence. One of the major credits to this school is there talent in performing arts, such as dance, music, poetry, and drama. With a large variety of sports teams ranging from football and basketball to cross- country and soccer,sports are also a big aspect in the school. Their R.O.T.C. program is the best in Clayton County. If there is one problem with the school it is the lack of parent invovlement, but that can change with the right parents. Recently they have had changes in the principal position. I think th current principal is a correct fit for the school and can give the school a bright future.

- submitted by a former student
December 26, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
November 21, 2004
Well as a parent, i believe that north clayton is good school and i don't have any problem how diverse the school is,my child graduated north clayton and is doing well in college, the problem isn't the teachers nor the school itself but it's the student, if your child strive for the better, they will succeed! i have another child entering north clayton pretty soon, i'm glad to call it a great school.

- submitted by a parent
November 13, 2004
Norht Clayton is a wonderful school. It has gone through construction and have recieved a new principal. As a sophmore there, I know that North Clayton is going for the better, and I wouldn't change it for any other school in the county. It is also one of the few schools to have pass the No Child Left Behind test in the area. Go North Clayton! (Student of the class 2007)

- submitted by a student
November 05, 2004
Most teachers were concerned more about there income than the student population. The educational opportunities just were not there.

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November 03, 2004
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October 15, 2004
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October 15, 2004
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September 22, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
August 13, 2004
North Clayton High School has been given a 'bad rap' in previous years. I think the staff at North Clayton is very interested in the performance of the students and getting them ready for future academic and social endeavors. North Clayton has had a few negative things happen in or around the school, but what school hasn't? North Clayton has just been more publicized for the negative.

- submitted by a parent
August 06, 2004
My children was suppose to attend this school, however I did not find this school to be in the best interest and welfare of my kids. I must admit after reading some of the inputs on this school, I am more than glad I did not enroll my children in this school. I notice the input is mainly by students, not parents, and that is a great concern, another thing I noticed is that they could only refer the attentance of this school is mainly Black and Asian, I do have a problem with that, for I feel a school should have all races in order to help everyone. I am glad I made the right choice, and it was not this school. Parents get more involved.

- submitted by a parent
July 28, 2004
North Clayton is a great school for blacks and asians to excel in education. Our principal, Mr. Burnough, has rebuilt the mind set of many students and I am a junior this upcoming school year. Our school has changed not for the worst but for the best.

- submitted by a student
April 28, 2004
North Clayton is a great school for any African American or Asian student attempting to advance themselves in eduaction

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February 15, 2004
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- submitted by a former student
August 26, 2003
This school has poor teachers. The books are of low quality. There is no diversity. There are no pep rallies. There are no major school. I am just glad we are relocating to a better area and to a better school.

- submitted by a parent
August 25, 2003
This is a great school for kids of all races although it is predominantly black. The school is currently under construction which have been going on since I was in 9th grade. I am now a Junior graduating 2005.

- submitted by a community member
August 11, 2003
Be aware that gang activity is not being released to parents. My child is terrified of attending this school. There were several incidents of gang activity that had been covered up during the 2002 school year

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North Clayton High School
1525 Norman Dr, College Park, GA  30349
(770) 994-4035
Last modified North Clayton 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.
North Clayton High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 52 reviews. Top