McCluer was a good school in the 80's. They need to find those teachers so they can give an inservice on how to effectively teach students so they enjoy going to school and the students actually learn something. I've had 2 children to graduate from there. My youngest is there now and for the last three years I've gotten the run around when I've called up there to find out information regarding my child. They transfer me all around the school, I leave messages, and don't get phone calls back. I'm appalled by the lack of comunication with parents by the administraters. All my children have played sports for McCluer. Their coaching staff and athletic director are there for a paycheck and not there to enhance the players abilities.
My second child will graduate from McCluer in May. Both my kids got above a 31 on the ACT and qualified for Bright Flight scholarships. Obviously they learned a great deal at McCluer. They have been happy and safe here. Most people that have terrible things to say about the school don't have children attending.
My 5 children graduated from Mc Cluer and also 2 grandchildren. I now have a Grandson who will graduate next spring from McCluer. The teachers work very hard to make it a good school.
I'm a McCluer graduate, and I believe I received the best education to prepare me for a proper college education. It is advisable that you talk to the teachers, because some may need 'encouragement' from the parents to better assist your child.
This is my students first and possibly final year with McCluer H.S. As far as principals, I haven't really had to deal much with them so I can't really rate them. As far as the administrative staff, and some of the teachers, I can see why the rating is a '2'. Things are very unorganized. I can't get a straight answer when I call to get informatio in regards to my strudent, grade, fines, etc. I am used to dealing with a school staff that knows who does what, and can assist with anything, if not they don't bounce me around they research giving me a call back letting me the outcome, and or know that the proper person that would be giving me a call.
I would personally recommend this school to students in North St. Louis. It is a very safe school, despite what people say. It only has 3 sercuirty and a SRO for 1700 students. The teachers there are very good. The principals have good control over the students. It has a vide variety of extracirricular activities. The McCluer building isnt too pretty tho. There M2 building is literally disgusting! There M1 Building is nice, but old-fashioned. There M3 building is fairly nice, but not the best. There M5 building and hub are extremmely well-kepted up. However the bathrooms are in desperate need of maintenance! The grading scale is a college-prep grading scale. (93-100=A 84-92=B 70-83=C 60-69=D) It makes the students work harder and they actually learn. There is a little bit of bullying at McCluer.
This school is a good school. It has a nice course selection and the students and teachers there are very good! The only problem with this high school is that it is a little bit wild, other than that its a very good school.
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