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17656 Roosevelt Hwy
Greenville, GA 30222

(706) 672-4930
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May 10, 2013
I am a student at GHS and I must say, I absolutely cannot wait to leave. I moved here in the middle of my sophomore year, and I taught trigonometry better than my own teacher did, and I was in advanced honors math. The teachers do not seem to care about the students, unless they're black, and that is simply pathetic. It saddens me to know that just because I am white in Greenville, I get treated differently than the African Americans. Furthermore, the administration cares more about our uniforms than the education itself. The high school invested in new portable iPads and laptops for the school, but nothing for the classrooms. The principle has threatened the students that if they do not show up in school uniform, he will press charges, suspend, even eliminate the student from the school all together. This is outrageous! GHS is a terrible school for young children and teenagers to attend. The influences to the kids around here are grotesque, and I am seriously worried about future generations. The schools are old, packed, and rat infested. If you had any sense in your brain, you would keep your children away from Greenville and get then a REAL and proper education.

- submitted by a student

November 01, 2012
I am now a student at Greenville High School. I must say that the way people criticize ghs is grotesque. I attended upson lee north elementary for kindergarten and have attended meriwether county schools since. I have heard many stories of peoples experience in this district and its not given the credit it diserves. I love ghs and would fight anyone who tried to make me leave. I have made many friends and the teachers care. meriwether is a poor county yes but at school everyone knows everyone. It has its ups and downs but in the end we are a family. I feel so safe at school and feel free to talk about anything on my mind with tha faculty and staff. The teachers understand and help as much as they can even in our home situations. we have some of the brightest most talented students and it reflects if we allow you to see from the inside. I am apart of the distinguished ladies club, the school band and beta club; i have good grades and thrive for success but could not do it without the motivation of the ghs body. If your interested in city schools ghs isnt for you but if you want a great learning experience and to feel wanted then its a perfect fit. I AM A GHS PATRIOT WITH XTRA PRIDE!

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September 25, 2012
My rating is based on my 1970 graduation from Greenville High School. I just had my book, "Bridge to Nowhere," a Christian mystery-romance-suspense published by Sunpenny in England and it hit the best sellers' list within the first month of release...so I would say that Greenville High School did something right! Plus I note that one of my former classmates is a doctor. I had great teachers when I attended. Sorry if it's not the same now. A lot of a student's success (or lack of) is dependent on his or her own attitude and goal setting.

- submitted by a community member

June 24, 2011
I graduated from GHS in 2008. I agree with most of the negative things said here, as I had to endure 4 torturous years at this "educational institution." The office administration puts too much emphasis on the school's sports teams and too little on actual education. To this day, it still irks me that the teachers and principal took all of the credit for my graduating class having the highest SAT scores in years. Of course, it's not all about the teachers and the office; a lot of it comes from the students being crass, rude, and unwilling to learn. I knew more than enough students from the area to know that much. All of the best students and teachers, to my knowledge, got out of there as quick as possible. I know personally of two teachers that were forced to find other jobs because they were in danger of being let go by the principal simply because they got along too well with the students. In short, parents, if you decide you want your child to attend a Merriwether County Public School - decide differently. Please.

- submitted by a community member

June 24, 2011
This school. Where can I even start? I came to this school in the eleventh grade after a year and a half in Clayton County, and I missed my original school immensely. I lost my AP credits because Greenville does not offer AP courses. Most of the teachers had an attitude of "pass this test and get out". I can count on one hand the number of teachers who sat down to help me when I needed it. The administration was the least helpful, most of all the then-principal. I still remember my rage when there was a new football stadium built...while the computer lab was still full of ten-year-old iMacs. Long story short, do not send your children here. Those who are harking parental involvement: that's not going to change a crippled administration and school board. Fly, you fools.

- submitted by a community member

September 06, 2010
Enjoyed the comments, it seems currently any parent with an I.Q. higher than their shoe size would steer clear of any high school producing students and former students writing this. "I myself is in college working towards getting a degree in biology...." The English course in hill billy must be tops in the nation at GHS. Incomplete fragmented sentences surely are encouraged there. The state rating for GHS speaks volumes. I did note a glimmer of hope in some of the written comments, so save the hate / ranting. In fact, I don't hold the students or alumni fully accountable, bless their little hearts for trying to be educated in a back woods swamp and then running for their lives to get out of there.

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June 19, 2010
I am currently attending GHS. Overall I'm not really satisifed with the education we are receiving. At one point during the year, one of my teachers had something happen and he didn't come after January. And we didn't get in an actual teacher, not a sub, until a week before the EOCT. I also feel that the office worries more about the wrong things, such as dress code, more than the education. Overall, the teachers will do anything to see you pass and as long as you put in an effort then they will see that you succeed in their class. Alot of the students here worry about the wrong things too so there is usually alot of nonsense going on. However, I have met a few good people that would do anything for me. So all in all, its an alright school but with the education, not so much.

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September 08, 2009
I graduated from greenville high school and personally it has its ups and downs. I loved ghs for the friends I was able to see 5 days a week, but as for education, we were behind other schools. Just because we was or still is behinnd did not mean we didn't learn anything. Many parents feel as if just because kids go to ghs that they won't be successful in life. I myself is in college working towards getting a degree in biology and I feel ghs can be a good school if you really want to graduate. Ghs was my motivation to go to college mainly because I was determined not to live in greenville for the rest of my life. So when I finally reach my goals as for being a pediatric nurse, I will be proud to say that I went to Greenville High School!

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June 02, 2009
I am a recent graduate of Greenville High School. Just like any other school you will go to, Greenville has it's ups and downs. Greenville High School has some of the most caring, Devoted teachers that I have ever seen in any school. For the most part, The staff gets along very well, And so do the students. One problem I had with Greenville High School is a certain person, Who works front desk at the office. I'm not going to point any fingers, But this particular person is very rude to many people, When it is completely uncalled for. I was probably the most friendly person at that school, To those older than me, Anyway, And I feel that this person treated me disrespectfully. Other than that, Greenville High School is a great school!

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March 11, 2009
I am a student at Greenville High School and I like the enviorment. The teachers here try so hard to help each student succeed in whatever they want to become in the near future. As for other issues the only thing I have a problem with is the uniforms. I understand why we were them its just that i would apperciate if the administration cared more about our education than what were wearing. Students spend valuable learning time in the office for minor issues with the dress code. Other than that Greenville High School is a great school and I am proud to say that i am a Greenville PATRIOT.

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April 30, 2007
I go to Greenville high and I think it is a very good school...it may not be the richest but it is comfortable. Some students don't think so but if they left and went to another school like troupe then they would beg to go back to Greenville...I know I did!

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January 15, 2005
This school is not a good school. It is just like we go to school about the way we dress and look the last time i check i thought we had to come to school and lern but to me it seems as we are here to dress. you cant even walk into the building without somebody jumping all over your back about your shirt tail.And it just don't make any sense that we get after school detention, or suspended out of school just for not having your shirt tail in. and another reason when you are at lunch i think that you should be free to by whatever you want.Well guess these at this school want you to spend your money on the $1.oo drinks when you really want a .60 drink and if they catch you they will take it away from you .

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October 27, 2004
I have had three kids graduate from GHS and I must say that they are three very intelligent human beings.My youngest is now a freshman in college, and is doing quite well might I add.GHS is what you make out of it, meaning that if you feel that GHS is not 'up to par' then ask yourself what are you doing to make it better? Children learn when they want to learn and are encouraged to do so, therefore you cannot blame an entire school system for the failure of a child. Instead blame the critics who stand by and critiques when more useful things could be done with their time such as helping GHS to become the school you want it to be, instead of criticizing it for what you think its not.

- submitted by a parent

March 12, 2004
I have a daughter who attends GHS and to me GHS isn't a great school for my daughter. I'm afraid that when its time for her to take the graduation test that shes going to fail because GHS isn't teaching her the best of their ability. I understand the point of them lacking in teachers and books but what I can't understand is why are there so many students not passing the test. I'm not trying to put GHS down are anything but im just keeping it real.

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March 11, 2004
I could say that I have seen worse, but I would be lieing, I have never in my life seen a school or county like Meriwether. Poor education, poor teachers, little money, no hope. And no one seem to care in this county, and the education of these children, we are sending our children to school and they seem, to not be learning any thing most of them, and the one's that are learning, when its time for them to go the off to college, we are sending out low rate student. That are not truly on a college level, they need help when enter college, some leave school and can not even read. When we don't stand together as parents, children, teachers, etc we will always have low scores. We also need board members who care about our children.

- submitted by a parent

August 11, 2003
When I went to this school I had a great time, but I think the parents should have been more involved. It was only a hand full of parents that came to the events. Once there kid finished school only two or three parents still came. Thank you Greenville High for the time I did have was great. I am headed in the right path, I join the military and in september I start school at FCCJ

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Greenville High School
17656 Roosevelt Hwy, Greenville, GA  30222
(706) 672-4930
Last modified Greenville High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Greenville High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 19 reviews. Top