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Varna, IL
Students enrolled: 249

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1830 Illinois 17
Varna, IL 61375

(309) 463-2095
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October 03, 2013
The midland timberwolves are a small and diminishing school district due to their lack of commitment. Starting from the superintendent and working it's way down, the school administration is weak and un-inspiring to the students, coaches are typically anyone with a pulse and small town politics run rampant beyond the normal. Sad to see a school administration that continually tolerates sub-par performance and those individuals are in their positions thanks to a community that has lost hope. Most schools have strengths that they can build upon or a vision to build towards, but this district has neither. Almost unbelievably they reward mediocrity and fail to inspire children to achieve better for themselves. My family landed in this town by accident, and as difficult as it is to share, do not encourage others to make the same mistake. We spent 15 years working to make a difference only to realize that it will never happen and we were wasting our time, money and effort. If you are 4th or 5th generation "Laconite" then it is a great place to raise your family, otherwise consider Germantown, Metamora, Dunlap or Chillicothe to raise your family. A plus - good food at Club Lacon.

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February 19, 2008
I agree the school is substandard. Things like language and dress are not addressed as needed. FFA is strong, but if you're not into that or sports, there are not many clubs/organizations to choose from. Music program is steadily improving and has great directors. Seem to accept mediocrity.

- submitted by a parent

September 22, 2007
This district is great. Very progressive, great teachers, involved parents, lots of extra curriculars. The curriculum is challenging.

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June 16, 2006
The only positive aspect of this school is thier Agricultural Program. This also boosts a strong FFA program for the development of teens in the most crucial time in thier lives. Otherwise this school is sub standard ecept for reference in 'Cheaper by the Dozen.' The people of the communities don't follow the typical small town way of life seeingthat they shy away from friendliness.

- submitted by a parent
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Midland High School
1830 Illinois 17, Varna, IL  61375
(309) 463-2095
Last modified Midland High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Midland High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 6 reviews. Top