« Back to compare
/ / / School Profile
Students enrolled: 311

Contact this school

1500 South Old Hwy 66
Bourbon, MO 65441

(573) 732-5615
(573) 732-4407
Nearby homes for sale
Map of Bourbon High School address.

April 07, 2015
Many of the teachers are not willing to explain how to do certain subjects, mainly due to the fact they do not know how to do it themselves. From elementary to high school as the years go by, the teachers get worse and less caring. The food that the school serves is awful; the milks are usually expired. The amount of food served from kindergarten to high school is the same. Chromebooks are always broke, so it is hard for students to get the assignments done. The current principal, none of the students seem to like, and the counselor just doesn't care. In closing this, a diploma from this school is not worth much.

- submitted by a parent

September 11, 2008
I was a student at Bourbon High a few years ago. I had some pretty good competition as far as being veledictorian. Its really the kids attitude towards school that make it worthwhile or not. Whether they learn anything really stems from home. Honestly though, BHS has been in and out of principles in the last 8 years or so. And there have been teachers come and go too. I believe its the lack of incentive to stay. They can't hire someone good and keep them because of the schools budget. Lets face it, Bourbon is a poor town. But all in all, I had a good 4 years in high school and I wish I could go back. You learn what you need to know and it stays with you if you want it to.

- submitted by a student

June 19, 2008
Wow! I don't know of anyone who could NOT make straight A's in this school. It's really a shame. All they are asked to do is regurgitate materials that were taught, in some cases, over four years ago. If being Valedictorian is your goal...enroll at Bourbon High School!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
May 16, 2008
We have been in the district for 12 years and 3 kids. Elementary and Middle School are awesome. Their classroom materials and teachers and absolutely wonderful. Then you move on to the High School -- the HS cannot keep the same teachers from year to year, the cannot keep principals and the moral of the ones who do stay is AWFUL!!! There are not enough books for each student to have books in some classes, favortism seems to be the priority of the day and all the while Mr. Gaines sets around over in his office and could care less!!!! I am glad this is the last year we have to deal with this HS!!!

- submitted by a parent

March 26, 2008
Many of the teachers are interns or do not have the appropriate creditials. Tons of homework that they expect for the parent to teach their children. Always

- submitted by a parent
Need help choosing a school? We can help »

Media Gallery

Media missing

Uh oh! No photos. This frame will look much better when you upload photos »

Nearby homes and rentals

Last modified: April 7, 2015

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. GreatSchools.org is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families.

GreatSchools.org 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2015 GreatSchools.org All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

Bourbon High School
1500 South Old Hwy 66, Bourbon, MO  65441
(573) 732-5615
Last modified Bourbon 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.
Bourbon High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 8 reviews. Top