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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Disagree (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly disagree (1 response)
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Not enough (1 response)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Very ineffective (1 response)
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Urbana High School 3

Posted January 31, 2016
- a community member
As a student I feel that this school has been over exaggerated by angry parents who don't know what they are talking about. Diversity may come as a problem to some student, but if you feel that it is a problem you are just racist. Only nerds would complain to their parents about diversity problems. I just go with the flow when I am in my classes and encounter no problems what so ever. The staff is absolutely great and the amplitude of classes available to take is sometimes overwhelming. This school is much better than Central High School and even better than Centenial High School. Urbana does not have nearly as much drug and or crime problems as the Champaign schools do. If you are looking for a great and fun school to enroll your child in I highly recommend Urbana High School for its outstanding abilities to teach your child and prepare them for their next journey after high school.

Urbana High School 4

Posted September 11, 2015
- a parent
UHS is a very diverse school. I think this is a huge asset for developing a whole person. My kids are in advanced classes and are challenged, supported, and encouraged. The administrators, especially their counselors, really care about helping my kids achieve. The facilities are well cared for, and there are a wide variety of classes offered. Overall, we have been very pleased with UHS for our kids.


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Develops grit: Strongly disagree

Posted May 27, 2015
- a parent
Everyone passes regardless of test or achievement. How can this large a high school have zero students held back?

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Develops respect: Disagree

Posted May 27, 2015
- a parent
They have a rule NO HATS in the hallway. On any given day every other student has a hat. I asked a teacher about this, and she said.." Oh, it's up to teachers personal view to enforce." Huh?

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Develops honesty: Disagree

Posted May 27, 2015
- a parent
Over the top diversity and too much concentration on "problem" students. Everyone else left to the wind.


Urbana High School 2

Posted May 27, 2015
- a parent
Very poor...once our son graduated, our daughter moved to Catholic School...no gangs, diversity pounded into students, and over 90% go on to college. This public school is pitiful.

Urbana High School 2

Posted August 12, 2013
- a parent
My son attended Urbana High school for his senior year. He hated it!! Didn't do him any favors that's for sure. He had to go to the storefront school to graduate and got A+'s from ever class there.

Urbana High School 1

Posted December 12, 2011
- a parent
UHS is your worst choice if you have any. The curriculum is very unbalanced. The school staff and teachers are not very responsive to students and parents concerns. The qualification level of the majority of teachers is questionable to say the least, but this is what you should expect from a unionized school. Champaign public schools like Central and Centennial would be a much better place for your kid. O yes, they have a new stadium at UHS, but that's all.


Urbana High School 5

Posted December 08, 2011
- a parent
Students and staff focused on social justice and academic rigor, UHS is a diverse and positive school that prepares its teens for a rapidly changing world by building critical thinking skills alongside standard coursework. The College Board honored Urbana High School with a place on its AP Achievement List because of dozens of AP offerings, diverse classes, and high test results. U.S. News and World report named it a top school in 2009. As a parent of two UHS students, who consistently test in the top 3% in the nation, I cannot imagine a school more suited to educating gifted students in a well rounded manner. Please check out our website for details and visit our school! www.usd116.org/uhs

Urbana High School 1

Posted July 16, 2011
- a parent
Our children attended this school 2005-2010. Within guidance of this review system all that I can say as parent - if you care about your children - avoid this school. There are better choices in area. Do your own research.

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Urbana High School
1002 South Race Street, Urbana, IL  61801
(217) 384-3505
Last modified Urbana High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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