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10-12
Public district
Denham Springs, LA
Students enrolled: 1,394
 

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1000 North Range Avenue
Denham Springs, LA 70726

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(225) 665-8851
(225) 665-4082
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February 07, 2015
I hope you or your student has some self-motivation, because your going to need it. My brother dropped out of this school in his sophomore year because he never tried, and I can see why with how little care they show for the individual. The administration is the real problem at this school. (Teachers are fine, especially those teaching AP and honors classes) They show care for nothing but the numbers. I've heard many stories of corruption in the administration, such as raising test scores for no reason other than making the school look better. The courses that are offered can also lack in MANY areas. If a student wanted to go into anything that isn't offered at a technical college, they will be looking at one or two courses that are almost near the general idea of what they would want to do with their life. All in all, the school is only looking at the student body's weakest links, which are swiftly fixed by wrapping some duct tape around it, and no matter how shiny and clean a certain link of this metaphorical chain is, it can only be viewed as "not broken"

- submitted by a student

July 16, 2013
this school is great. the kids are really nice and I feel I have learned a lot! I am a senior now and looking forward to my last year. I wouldn't change a thing :)

- submitted by a student

May 09, 2013
DSHS's main concern is Sports. New Football Field & Gym floor, yet not enough books or computers available for students to use. I graduated from DSHS over 30 yrs ago and not have teenagers there. Racism isnt bad, if your an athlete.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
October 03, 2009
Our parish (county) is always in the top 3 in the state! Denham Springs High School produces very successful students...one of them being my daughter who graduated in '06. She is now a senior at LSU and the only Truman Scholarship winner in the state this year! The great teachers at DSHS provided her with the education for her to continue a very successful college education.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 16, 2009
Its a Great School and a good staff to work with!!! Mr. Wax was a great leader and all the kids loved him!!!

- submitted by a parent

December 28, 2006
As a graduate of DSHS, and a world traveller, I can honestly say that this is a great school. It is particularly effective in maintaining safety of the students, teaching students that rules are important and there are consequences if they are broken, and to respect yourself and one another through proper dress, language, and other means. The academics were on a competitive level, and allowed for 'overachievers' to be constantly busy moving forward. The only weaknesses I have seen are in the fossil values that are upheld.

- submitted by a student

September 28, 2006
I'm a 2002 graduate of Denham Springs High School. I wouldn't change my high school experience there for anything. The quality of education is great. There are extra-curricular activites for everyone, and Denham Springs is a great city to live in. I'm now working on a graduate degree in music education. I hope I end up teaching in a school with the quality of Denham Springs.

- submitted by a student

April 06, 2006
Coming from a larger city, Denham Springs High School seems to be a good school academically. Racism is a problem (in the town in general). The sports programs seem to be out of whack - the coaches are way too consumed with their winning records than in the task of developing young atheletes. Administrators and parents are reluctant to intervene. Like many US schools, there are high instances of teen pregnacies.

- submitted by a parent

August 06, 2005
I love Denham Springs High School! The teachers are great as well as the administration. They have great infastructure and are the only school I'd like to send my kids!

- submitted by a student

February 18, 2005
This School is the best and I wouldn't go anywhere else. This town is where I grew up and I think that this is where I should be and this is where God wants me!

- submitted by a student

February 27, 2004
I attend Denham Springs High School and personally, I think it is a wonderful school! There are more than enough activities that a student can become involved with, and the academics are unbelievable. The teachers are wonderful and do the most possible to help a student advance. I went to Baton Rouge schools before, and they simply do not compare. The school is somewhat strict, but I think it helps to cut down on the problems. There are not many problems that occur at Denham. Matter of fact, I would say the only problems there is might be dress code, but what teenager likes to walk around all day with his or her shirt tucked in? Overall, the school is wonderful!

- submitted by a student

September 16, 2003
Our son graduated in 2001 and is now on the Chancellors List at LSU. Great learning environment with 'old fashioned' core values like discipline, attendence, creative teaching and rewarding top performers and those who are giving 100%. Reminds me of when I was growing up.

- submitted by a parent

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Denham Springs High School
1000 North Range Avenue, Denham Springs, LA  70726
(225) 665-8851
Last modified Denham Springs High School is a Public school that serves grades 10-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Denham Springs High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 12 reviews. Top