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Grand Lake High School
Lake Charles, LA 70607

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(337) 905-2231
(337) 905-2961
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May 21, 2010
Grand lake is an excellent school. The school is the center and backbone of the community. We are fortunate to have the support of our community! I agree there are problems at EVERY school. We do have a great adminstration and staff here. I hope if your problems are not satisfied that you keep trying. I cant wait to send by child here as soon as he is old enough! I will be proud to say he attends Grand Lake !! I think people who have never been to or seen (really spent the day in a classroom at different school can really appreciate this one....it is excellent. Yes it is old but old doesnt mean bad. We are expanding at a rate that we cant keep up with because folks are moving out of the "bad " schools into ours!

- submitted by a teacher
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October 23, 2009
I agree totally.. You will find that you have some teachers are their for the students however others are there just to collect a paycheck... I went to GL and graduated from there, my children go there , and i will say it is not the same as when i went. I have come to see that it is who you know...

- submitted by a parent
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May 27, 2008
I have had one child graduate, one still in school, both starting in kindergarten. I learned several years ago that the administration is there for the job & only the job. Don't expect results from the amdinistration nor the school board for that matter when you have a concern.

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May 16, 2008
If you want success from your child then Grand Lake is the best School in Louisiana for you, period.

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August 06, 2007
This school is great but it lacks a lot!!!

- submitted by a student

February 25, 2005
As a grad. of grand lake high school. some changes have been done. there are building a new school right next to the old one. sports are a very big part of the community. and they have added more electives to classes. i love this community and they are working on making it better.

- submitted by a student

September 18, 2004
As a parent of two GrandLake students, and a former employee of this school I can say that overall GrandLake is a great school for the average student who wants a basic education. Highschool classes are limited to the very basics. There is no music program offered and very few elective classes offered, even the required classes are limited , it is hard to get required classes without scheduling problems. Art is offered only to a select few elementary students. The track program would be great if they had a real track. The track coach is great & makes the best with what he has to work with. There's a problem with overcrowding and parts of the school aren't in the greatest of repair.Rodents and roaches are a problem I have seen myself. Most of the teachers are excellent but as with any school you will have a few who aren't.

- submitted by a parent

August 11, 2004
This school has always been a blessing to us. Most of the teachers are caring individuals and go above and beyond what is expected of them. Any problems referred to the adminstration have been taken care of promptly. The school's appearance is not the best, but the school is old, and the school board has to rely on taxes provided in order to update and renovate the school. The outer appearance in no way reflects the performance by the staff inside. The scores of both the students and faculty are well above many others in the state. I am pleased with the school and recommend it to anyone. It takes parents' cooperation to also make a great school and extracurricular activities, not just the teachers.

- submitted by a parent

May 24, 2004
Very poor administrative leadership. You can not count on guidance, follow-up, honosty or respect. I feel there is a lack of role models for children to look up to. Without giving the student some form of respect you can not expect to receive or achieve a level of leadership. The students need something to be proud of. Each student needs to know their accomplishments no matter how great or small the whole administration is proud of them. What may seem to be a small step on an adult level is sometimes a large step to a child and this is not recognized by the majority of authority in this school. Shame on you!

- submitted by a parent

February 02, 2004
I have always felt that the school had good teachers and leadership. I feel that the problem is uncleanliness and the appearance of the outside of school needs great help (not just school but grass mowing and trimming). I feel that leadership needs to stand firm with its employees. The school does not need additional janitorial services just utilize the ones you have employed.

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Grand Lake High School
Grand Lake High School, Lake Charles, LA  70607
(337) 905-2231
Last modified Grand Lake High School is a Public school that serves grades PK-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Grand Lake High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 15 reviews. Top