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743 Clifty Drive
Madison, IN 47250

(812) 274-8002
(812) 274-8012
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April 19, 2015
This school system has lowered the standards when it comes to taking care of students the correct way. The school board raised the salary of the new superintendent when she started in 2012 at $115k a yr and has since accepted a raise for another 3 year term in 2015. The School Admin staff have all been replaced except one and the current in house staff has quite an attitude. The director of operations seems to be some type of verbal enforcer and cuts into every issue as if it is his own, does not work through the principals of each school, and is rude to employees of the school system or parents complaining about issues related to the care of schools within this system. In the end, this school is dropping fast and student populations in both the middle and high schools are growing in attitude and rudeness. There is talk about moving 5th graders over to the junior high under an unqualified principal that is exactly like the superintendent. The student population at the Jr High and that Principal are suppose to be like friends, but this is unprofessional and the classrooms like a jungle. eLeanring days are a waste and fraud program as well. The school system is a wreck.

- submitted by a parent

January 26, 2015
This school system is a joke. The administration and school board have ruined the schools. The superintendent and current school board need to go! NOTHING will change until Bolinger is gone. All the good teachers are leaving (or she gets rid of them for trying to stand up to her and stand up for what is right). The best thing we ever did was to pull our children out of Madison schools. The schools lost straight A, pass plus ISTEP students that made the school look good. If you have a choice do not send your children to Madison schools...they deserve so much better.

- submitted by a parent

June 08, 2014
This school is awful I am so glad that we are done with it. The principle Is a joke and most of the others running this school are to. A student can make all F's and still pass. They don't care about the students they will turn their back on them instead of helping them to make something out of theirselves. Their sports programs are a joke if you got money or a last name worth something you can do whatever you want. They don't have the same punishment for their students they favor some and the others their is no hope. The students are suffering at this school something needs to be done. They can't keep a good coach or teacher bc of the commutiy, the people in this community plays a big part of this schools failures. I really hope some buddy reads this and makes some changes before these kids don't have anything.

- submitted by a parent

March 26, 2014
I have had an excellent experience with MCHS. Many course offerings, so students can take everything from AP, dual credit classes, the Art Academy, and agriculture! Many MCHS students leave with college credits. Also, numerous extra activities for students. A great experience!

- submitted by a teacher

August 17, 2012
I went to this school for my freshman year last year. The school is falling apart. I don't know how many times the a/c went out. During the winter you freeze to death because the heat doesn't work in some parts of the building. The students aren't nice at all. The drugs in this school are crazy for home small the town is. The only thing the staff cares about are the athletics, not the academics. There is a dress code that isn't enforced so you see "everything"! It's infested with bugs. Don't get me wrong though, there are some pretty AMAZING teachers in this school and then...there are the others. Luckily for me, I'm not going here anymore.

- submitted by a student

April 26, 2011
I have to say Madison isn't that great. Some of our althletic programs are going to be going down the drain next year due to having to get new coaches, & new schools we will be competing against. Also they're are very select teachers that can teach the way they should. Some things I've learned this year I remember learning in 7th or 8th grade. Personally, I'm going to talk to my mom about switching to Jennings County next year, I've heard very good things about this school. Their sports teams do well, & I've heard teachers are very good teachers at Jennings & the FFA program is pretty good too. I perasonally want to switch because I think I'd have better grades at Jennings & all around I've heard its a better school. I live in Dupont, Indiana which is only about a 30-45 minute drive

- submitted by a student

November 27, 2010
i am a parent of a child at madison and this school has gone down hill for a long time , my child can make bad grades and still pass what does tht tell you . there are fights all the time and the ones that get in trouble are the ones that was taking up for them selves. if i could move, my child wouldnt be in this school .

- submitted by a parent
no rating
June 09, 2009
Ok academics. Ok athletics (tough conference), Very good theater program. Very poor marching band program. Ok concert band program.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
October 16, 2008
Madison Consolidate HIgh School is lacking in just about every catagory. Standards are low, and students who would fail a normal course somehow manage to get through honors (there are no requirements for honors, by the way). The more advanced courses are being dropped in pairs every year and some of the best teachers in the school are leaving or have left. The future of this school looks bleak.

- submitted by a student

July 14, 2008
Coming from a Florida school system, the curriculum this school teaches is appalling. It may not be the schools fault, but I am learning some of the same things in my sophomore year as I did in sixth grade. I do enjoy the teacher involvement. ALL of the teachers I have had were wonderfully involved. Most went above and beyond to meet the needs of the students.

- submitted by a student

September 05, 2007
i am a freshman at madison high school, and i would have to say this school is awesome. i came from the junior high and that was a nice school to go to also but this high school welcomed it's freshman with warm open arms. there are many after school activies to join, acadimic teams, sports teams, teams that cheer our school on(cheerleading, and pep club) and lots of others. this school is very welcoming and fun to be at all the people in it want to make sure you get a good education and and life after high school. madison high school is one of the coolest schools ever!

- submitted by a student

April 13, 2005
I am a 1997 graduate of MCHS. I attended several different schools in different cities and found MCHS to be a far better school than the others that I had attended. I went from an 'F' student to an 'A' or 'B' student because my teachers took the time to ask why I wasn't doing my homework. I had one teacher in particular that used her personal time after school to come to my house and talk to my parents. A person could point out all the flaws in the American education system, but by comparison, MCHS is among the best.

- submitted by a student

February 19, 2005
I have 3 step children in this school. They canfail a course for the entire year and still pass. How is this allowed?

- submitted by a parent
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Madison Consolidated High School
743 Clifty Drive, Madison, IN  47250
(812) 274-8002
Last modified Madison Consolidated 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.
Madison Consolidated High School Rating: 2 out of 5 based on 19 reviews. Top