Students enrolled 1676
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1331 East Plumb Ln
Reno, NV 89502

(775) 333-5100
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4 stars
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July 02, 2014
he escuchado que esta escuela no es muy buena porque no cuidan alos estudiantes de que su vida no peligre y aparte que hay mucha droga distribullendose y los maestros no dicen nada para parar la delincuencia o la distribucion de drogas. mi hija estudiara aqui y me da mucho miedo que los demas grupos mas grandes de ano la molesten o le agan bulling. el peligro me aterra si algo pasaria asi la saco y la pongo a clases en la casa. pero bueno ojala sea mejor este ano nuebo en esta escuela gracias y espero mas vigilancia y control y mejores comidas saludables. gracias

- submitted by a parent
August 31, 2011
As a class of 2000 student, the school facility is very outdated, concrete structures, very dark halls, no skylights, very open campus that is hard to survey for staff and easily targeted by common gangs and graffiti, only 2 of the 7 teachers in any given school year I had were great and highly involved with schools, the rest of the staff is by-the-curriculum and seems somewhat uninspired, the private teachers offices are highly cluttered. Physical Exercise often consisted of running and walking laps, aerobic exercise and rarely ball games, floor hockey, archery there is a great deal of unused equipment. The school placed more importance on their football and basketball teams than any other area of education that would be valuable to the city of Reno and state of Nevada. Cafeteria food is extremely poor and daily offers poor nutrition pre-processed and reheated meal franchise outlets, soda and snack machines are common in the school. Sodas, donuts and pizza were served A La Carte for breakfast. This school has no interest in your child's internal health, energy and motivation is low. There are no open gardens, there is plenty of wasted space for non-productive lawns and gravel.

- submitted by a community member
February 05, 2011
This is one of the best schools in Reno or Nevada for that fact. The teachers are highly knowledgable and also the JROTC program is one of the best in the nation.

- submitted by a community member
March 07, 2010
Great school spirit, poor teacher/student interest. Tired of seeing teachers give up at the very first sign of help needed. Will be glad to move my child away this summer and never return to this school again.

- submitted by a parent
September 16, 2009
Great spirit and energy with excellent teachers.

- submitted by a community member
no rating September 15, 2009
My daughter has started her 4th year at Wooster as an IB student. The teachers, staff and athletics dept. have been a huge help in her success and positive attitude. GO COLTS!

- submitted by a parent
August 13, 2009
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- submitted by a student
August 08, 2009
I have two students that go to this school and I think it's a wonderful school

- submitted by a parent
December 03, 2008
What can we say about this school accept wow. With as little as it is given the staff and faculty and admin. do an absolutely wonderful job. Our kids are given the best of all worlds around here. Thank you Wooster...

- submitted by a parent
September 10, 2008
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- submitted by a community member
August 09, 2008
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- submitted by a student
July 03, 2008
I am a student at Wooster and i am very proud to be a Wooster Colt, and a active participant in Wooster's JROTC program. I love Wooster!!!!<3

- submitted by a student
August 17, 2007
As a parent I have to say I am sad but impressed at the same time. Because the school district doesn't distribute the money fairly we have a school that doesn't get the funding needed to give these kids the same opportunity as in the other schools in the district. The science labs are a disgrace the students use run down computers if they work, old desks etc. For a school that isn't at full capacity they had to turn their autoshop into a weight room. This is the only High School that doesn't have a marching band. With this, the administration is doing a wonderful job with the students. My daughter feels very safe here on campus. I can bring my younger children here without fear of danger. My daughter is receiving a wonderful education and will be able to succeed in College. This school is a hidden secrect.

- submitted by a parent
July 23, 2007
The International Baccalaureate program sets Wooster High ahead of and better than every other high school in the district. It gives students an opportunity to achieve anything they wish to by receiving the best eduction, public or private, possible. It allows gifted children to actually learn something. The downsides of Wooster: the ignorance of the administration, the lack of respect for some of the best teachers in the state, and the lack of maintenance of the buildings and school supplies. For example, it's hard for gifted children to learn college-level chemistry in a broken and under kept lab. There is a major lack of money and alumni/parent support.

- submitted by a student
March 10, 2007
As an employee of the district this is probably the most under-rated school in the district. Wooster has a diverse student body but it also has high acedemic standards. I've known students that have transferred to other high schools in the district and have said that their honors/ap courses don't compare. They find the other schools honors programs easier. I currently have two boys at Wooster and will have another child go there in a few years. While the administration/counselors could use more experience, the teacher's are great. My kid's feel that they have personal attention and they all strongely agree that their teacher's are the best and truly care about them. This school offers great music and sports programs but it lacks the kind of parent/monetary support these programs need to compete at 4A levels. While Wooster may not appear desireable, it's truly a diamond in the ruff.

- submitted by a administrator
November 21, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
September 18, 2006
Academic programs for the more advanced portion of the school are just great. I feel though that this is so because classes for the rest of the school is neglected. Teachers also seem to find it hard to go beyond their call of duty with the exception of a few teachers. Another thing, Wooster has one of the least amount of elective classes or classes overall that I have seen. Wooster doesn't even have an autoshop! Next to that is parent interaction. Parents are very involved during events. Benches in the gym and the field are ususally full on sporting events, and parents always attend the registration meetings. The music classes are great with band and strings classes from beginners to child prodigies. Plus the school has a great amount of clubs and honors.

- submitted by a student
July 05, 2005
I have a child at Wooster High School and I believe it is the BEST school in Reno! The academics are wonderful and the curriculum challenges the kids. Also, the kids are great and I recommend all parents get involved in the school!

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May 26, 2005
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January 21, 2005
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Earl Wooster High School
1331 East Plumb Ln, Reno, NV  89502
(775) 333-5100
Last modified Earl Wooster High School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Earl Wooster High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top