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9-12
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Eagle, ID
Students enrolled: 1,599
 

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574 North Park Ln
Eagle, ID 83616

(208) 939-2189
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January 26, 2014
Coming from Scottsdale, AZ it is humorous that these kids think they know money. Socially these kids are taught very little. Disrespectful, bratty individuals are high in numbers at this school. The good news is that for the kids who are better rounded there is hiking, skiing, golfing, room to rollerblade, and explore. I enjoy watching my youths growth, and our family refuses to treat others negatively due to our financial blessings. If other parents thought this way, the school would be much more inviting.

- submitted by a parent

September 05, 2013
From the Janitor to the Principal, great kis, great school. I feel lucky the my chidren were able to attend. Thanks Eagle High.

- submitted by a parent

June 28, 2013
The students I spent my time with all had been, for the most part, stuck-up kids who really have no consideration for others. The teachers I had and genuinely liked is at a low number of five, and I didn't even get four of them until I was a senior. The administration were the most annoying bunch I've ever seen. They're way too obsessed with enforcing these pointless rules than they are making sure students are legitimately happy and learning. If you have to, sure, send your kids here. But don't be surprised if they end up hating it.

- submitted by a student

December 20, 2012
High school is what you make of it and for my kids they have had great opportunities to attend challenging classes with excellent/caring teachers. This school also offers many honors, AP and concurrent classes. The school district overall offers many options for parents and their children....not only for college bound students but vocational opportunities as well. There's no excuse for a child in this district to not get a great education because there is something out there for any child depending what direction they want go in in the future as long as they are willing to learn and work hard.

- submitted by a parent

April 15, 2011
Although not a perfect school, I am quite impressed with most aspects of Eagle High School. In California my son would have had to pass through metal detectors daily, been careful what color he wore because of gang violence, the teachers and administrators openly attacked social viewpoints different from their own, they did not want parent input and directly told us that they knew better than we did what was best for our children. Academically they spent more time on social education than core subjects. I have found the administration at EHS willing to listen and very professional. There are many supportive, friendly students and parents for the arts/music as well as sports. Kids have ample opportunity to be involved and to succeed at EHS. There are a few teachers which could improve on preparing the kids for college in their respective subjects, but I have found that most of them are interested in the success of the kids.

- submitted by a parent

March 22, 2011
I currently attend this school. I am a junior, and I didn't even know who our principle was until a few months ago, and i consider myself an involved student. School spirit is zero, although attendance during games is usually pretty good. the honors and AP programs are also excellent. The administration's control of the school really stinks, but the academics are great. They need to spend less time making stupid rules and more time out among the students so that we are comfortable talking to them instead of asking who the principle is.

- submitted by a student

April 16, 2009
I've gone to Eagle the last four years and I have really enjoyed it. I got lucky in getting a lot of really great teachers though. Mrs. Chumbley, Mr. Fedigan, Ms. Harrison, Mr. Collins to name a few. I think it is run fairly well and the academics are really good. Its a fun atomoshere to learn in and its got a lot of spirit. The extracurricular activites are good. The chior, drama, football, volleyball programs are great. This school is known to be a bit cliquey among the Treasure Valley High Schools. But I feel like Eagle has prepared me for college and I got to say I'm going to miss it! Mustangs forever!!

- submitted by a student

March 29, 2009
Eagle High School would be a great place to learn, but the majority of students make it a terrible place to learn. There is prejudice, negativity, and unacceptable behavior in the hallways. The administration does little to nothing to end these things and focuses more on making sure the students are where they are supposed to be and adhere to strict and pointless policies. The teachers are nice, and constantly show a will to teach and do so in an excellent manner. It's too bad that administration and misbehaving students ruin it for those who really do care. Also, extracurricular activities (besides football) seem to be passed over by administration. The music programs are a common culprit of poor decision making on the administration's end.

- submitted by a community member
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February 13, 2009
If management is doing things right and leadership is doing the right thing, EHS is in th ewrost hands in the valley. Administration is biased as to students and parents...teachers lack any sort of comittment to the kids, and the students could care less about the emotional, physical or spiritual well-being of others. The lack of leadership exhibits itself well when you see no one at the games, no one in the halls, no one addressing students needs, and certainly no attention to the tax payers who want the school to succeed.

- submitted by a parent

August 21, 2008
I am not sure if its a trend in all schools but very few of the teachers care about whether a student is learning or not. I am disappointed by the leadership at the school, with very little effort to try to improve the teaching and overall educational environment. Also, one of our children has dyslexia and the support is more lip service than anything. Some teachers have supported well, but very poorly coordinated unless we as parents ran the coordination. Lots of pretentiousness, with many parents trying to buy influence, especially in the sports programs.

- submitted by a parent

March 09, 2008
Eagle High School, this school is one of the worst schools any parent could send their children to. The teachers are amazing but the way the principles and higher staff run the school just puts the school on a low level. They do NOT know how to run things. Our main principle is pretty good at what he does but the others just think they are better than everyone else. They pick out teachers & students and single them out and punish them for things that are truely uncalled for. If iI was a parent I would choose one of the other schools to send my child to.

- submitted by a community member

February 22, 2008
I am a parent of two band students. I think the school has been good in general for my two kids, but see a great lack of support by the administration for a program that involves so many children as the band. The band has improved drastically over the past three years and yet no recognition is given of their existence by the administration, no 'good job!' when they perform, no 'hi, guys, glad you're here!' at games. It is disheartening for the kids who work so hard and have accomplished so much. The coaches, however, have greatly appreciated the band and express their appreciation. This is wonderful at Eagle High, to have sports teams and band working together and appreciating each other! I rate Eagle's academic experience as pretty good for my students. They have done well and had a decent experience so far academically. Glad we moved here.

- submitted by a parent

January 25, 2008
I'm currently a student here, and I honestly cannot wait to graduate. With the exception of Mr. Dempsey, Mrs. Chumbley, and Mr. Collins, almost every teacher I encountered was underqualified and absolutely lacked any sort of passion with regards to their subject. The administration focuses on the rule of law far more than comprehension and understanding. This is no learning environment--it is an insult to the word 'education.'

- submitted by a student

August 10, 2007
I am going to be a soph and so far i love the school. Curriculum and teachers as well. Mr. Fedigan rocks!

- submitted by a student

April 02, 2007
I have been a student at Eagle High School for the past four years and I am getting ready to graduate in a couple months. I have loved my time at Eagle. The teachers care about the students, the sports teams are successful, and the honors/AP programs are excellent. Eagle High has been, academically, the best school in the state for the past several years. All in all, I am glad that I was able to spend my high school years at Eagle. It has been an experience I won't soon forget. Go Mustangs!

- submitted by a student

February 12, 2007
As a former teacher of EHS I can honestly say that the whole school is a mess. The administration cares more about ISAT scores and funding for their sports programs than anything else. I would never send my own child to EHS. I have since left the school and the district due to the lack of support on the part of the administration. Kids are not adequately served at Eagle High School. Safety, security, support, or overall student happiness are not characteristics of EHS.

- submitted by a teacher

January 29, 2007
I hated Eagle High School, I went there all four years and each year deteriorated more and more. New rules, restrictions, less fun. By the time I was a senior I had early release and didn't get involved with any sports or extracur.too many politics, very overrated. The teachers are Eagle are horrible, I've learned more in one semester of college than I did in all four years. I'm extremely glad that 'experience' is over. All the kids spending their parents money and driving expensive cars.it was a joke. Very superficial.

- submitted by a student

May 01, 2006
I am a student at EHS and i think that the school is an OK school. The sports that we play do have a big impact on us. We don't really have a focus point in this school. Music and art seem to be doing just fine, however i believe that they need to be recognized more. I also have to say that the majority of students are able to walk the halls without being scared. yes, there IS some bullying, but there is NO school where that doesn't happen. Parents need to understand that their child/ren are safe. Yes, its nice to get help from parents when doing outside activities, but we understand your busy schedules.

- submitted by a student

February 28, 2006
I am a student at Eagle High School and though i do complain about parts of the administration i think that most of our programs and teachers care. Especially the honors and AP teachers. Arts does need more funding but that is a district problem not a school problem. As for the drugs, profanity, crowding, sex, and violence i suggest you go to a school somewhere else and see how it compares. The early graduation rate is because people want to get out of high school period. It's not because they want to get out of Eagle High School necessarily. THose who get involved and show a good attitude toward life and school will see how much they can get out of it.

- submitted by a student

January 11, 2006
Eagle High is a large school--many students get lost.

- submitted by a student

December 30, 2005
I am a student at Eagle High right now. Yes, we are overcrowede, but what school isn't? Yes, sometimes we don't see Mr. Beck, his busy it's hard to run a school. I believe that Eagle is one of the better schools in the district. So comparted to other schools,I believe we are doing good. I love the teachers. The teachers try their best. Because we do have big classes. It's hard to give equal time. Yes, it seems like teachers favor some other students, but maybe because that student or students ask for help and go out of their way to ask a question. I agree with the sports. Yes we have outstanding teams, but I believe that we also need to help support the arts. For most of them, that is their sports team.

- submitted by a student

August 18, 2005
My son, a graduate of Eagle High, is currently a junior at one of the largest and most respected universities in the nation. He currently has a 3.50 GPA as a Petroleum Engineering major. Further his university is ranked number one in the nation in that field. I realize that Eagle is over crowded. That is not the administrations fault, teachers, or students. It is the voters. If you want a quality education EHS can do that for you. You get what you put in! I was particularly impressed with the Math, Science, and English departments. I know that there is much emphasis put on the extra curricular activities, but statistics tell us that a student who is involved tends to be happier, and performs better in the classroom. Get your kids involved, and watch them grow and mature. It's a fun event for the whole family.

- submitted by a parent

June 21, 2005
I have been attending Eagle High School for three full years. Although some of the teachers are incredibly passionate about their subjects, and really want to become involved in their students lives, that is only the silver lining. This year the administration chose to impliment their new 'no backpack and no purse' policy at the beginning of second semester. Yes, the musical, theater, art, and sports programs are exceptional; but that does not excuse the fact that the Chemistry Dept. could not afford new chemicals this year, the foreign language classes need new books...but you dont hear the sports teams complaining about needing anything.

- submitted by a student

June 21, 2005
I am currently a student at Eagle High. Eagle has to be the worst school I have ever attended. It's over crowded, and while I understand that the district does what it can it's still a problem that needs to be delt with. There are very few 'good' teachers at Eagle. we get very little money for anything beyond football, baseball and wrestling. It's no suprise that we have very little school spirt and a high early grad rate.

- submitted by a student

April 08, 2005
Eagle High is a great disappointment.I had two students who attended.The teachers had too many kids to give individual attention.It seemed that the principal & counselors did mostly crowd control.Missing assignments and grades dropping went on for weeks with me finding out only when reports arrived. I signed up to volunteer for 4 years and was only called twice.The same group of parents does everything. This is an area with high incomes but that definitely does not mean better school environment. The technical classes offered were great. Other than that, not much to recommend. Socially, this was a horrible environment for our daughters.

- submitted by a parent

March 20, 2005
As a parent I am very dissapointed in the quality of this school. The politics and ego involved in sports is terrible. The principal leadership is awful. The principal has no time for our kids at this school. I will not be sending any of my kids or recommending this school to anyone. The academics are only involved if you are in honors program.

- submitted by a parent

February 17, 2005
Eagle High is a great school and the students strive for a higher education. I am one of the top 10 students in my class, and I have only been able to reach that heighth by the guidance of the great teachers in the Honors program. The sports do truly excell, yet I feel the most important part is the teachers that are some of the best in the nation. If you are looking for a school that will truly meet the needs of a gifted individual, the issues like open campus, and drugs and violence shouldn't be a problem, because there is an equal amount of hard working, value oriented students to match the not so good ones. I hope that the previous reviews do not alter you opinion, because that is just complaining because their kids cant achieve because they dont try. GO EAGLE! Ben Moresco

- submitted by a student

November 12, 2004
I am a senior at Eagle High; I've been there since i was a freshman. Though it is a little crowded, the teachers still care about each and every one of their students. My councelor is wonderful; if ever i need to talk he is more than willing. He has helped me so much with the planning of my high school career. The sports teams are exceptional. Everything about this school is great. Though some of you parents are worried about the 'open campus' policy, you need to relax and let your teens be given a chance to act like adults. If they want to have sex or do drugs, they won't need an 'open campus' policy to do that; all of that is your responsibility. Eagle High is the best in the state, and I'm pround to be a student there.

- submitted by a student

September 10, 2004
I'm unsure about the quality of principal leadership at EHS, as I see him so rarely, but overall the school is a very good one. While there are high student-to-teacher ratios, it is because of the district's lack of money. Meridian School District does what it can. As for teachers, there are horrible teachers around, but they are outweighed by excellent teachers. The honors program, especially English, is top-notch. Teachers are more than willing to help your student, as long as the student is willing to put forth the time and effort to strive for excellence. The extracurricular activities, particulary sports, are some of the best in the state. There are clubs for everyone -- German Club, Key Club, FCCLA, BPA, etc. If you don't find a club to your liking, it's easy to start one up. Simply put, EHS provides quality education -- both in and out of the classroom.

- submitted by a student

July 21, 2004
As a former student of Eagle High School, I can honestly say that my experiences there were great. Many memories are created. The teachers and administration are there for the students. Unlike many other facilities the faculty is well trained and their knowledge and praticipation the students are in good hands. They are willing to do anything for the student population. The leadership and extracirricular activites are some of the best in the state and are very competitive. In my opinion the best school in the district.

- submitted by a student

March 16, 2004
Eagle's open campus policy is a major safety issue. Teenagers do not need any extra opportunities to smoke, take drugs, have sex, and cut class. I have two teenage daughters attending Eagle. I plan to home school them next year because of the lack of supervision. The students are not even checked at lunch to make sure that only juniors or seniors leaving campus. To assume that the students will make responsible choices is to bury your head in the sand. These are dangerous times. Eagle should take the role as a positive, safe, and responsible leadership community environment. Come on...these are still kids. They need direction.

- submitted by a parent

January 07, 2004
The school is way to crowded. The students are coinceded. The classrooms are over capacity posing a fire hazard. In addition to the whole school being overcrowded. Students and teachers seem more like adversaries, and if you want to learn it is very difficult. Drugs, violence and profanity all around and it seems like little is being done about it. Not a diverse enviroment at all. However their sports teams excell.

- submitted by a parent

December 08, 2003
Seeing the first comment prompted me to write a second.I am an EHS graduate and I was able to find teachers who really believed in me and helped me accomplish a tremendous amount of goals. I was never afraid to talk to my VP if I needed to and was able to talk to my counselor about many scheduling issues my senior year. Although I am done with high school I am still proud to call Eagle High my Alma Mater.

- submitted by a community member

August 25, 2003
Eagle High is great. It is overcrowded, but the district does what it can. I has great teams. It has great teachers who are really there for you. Some people are always a problem, no matter where you go. Some teachers and some students. That doesn't change. EHS does what it can.

- submitted by a student

August 10, 2003
Too many students in this school. Too much unnoticed violence and drugs.Students who have had siblings that were a problem at this school are automatically 'tagged' as the same. Many teachers refuse to give requested time from students who need additional help. Removed both of my children from this school, and placed in another district, and thrived very well, and the teacher/parent/student participation was exceptionally better. Placed my youngest in an Academy and she was on the Honor's List from the get-go.Eagle Academy is a more hands on school, with the exact same curriculum as Eagle H.S. Better communication amongst students/teachers, and other administrators.

- submitted by a parent

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Eagle High School
574 North Park Ln, Eagle, ID  83616
(208) 939-2189
Last modified Eagle High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Eagle High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 46 reviews. Top