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9-12 & Ungraded
Public district
Flanders, NJ
Students enrolled: 1,452

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18 Corey Road
Flanders, NJ 07836

(973) 927-2208
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Map of Mt  Olive High School address.

February 25, 2015
Great school, great programs, great academics... we made a mistake of sending our elder son over to Morris County VoTech thinking academics are better there... but in reality MOHS is better bet. I am seeing kids from here go to Johns Hopkins, Georgetown and lots of high ranked colleges. Fantastic extra curricular programs, new buildings are fantastic. There is a new energy amongst the high schoolers, I am seeing a stronger focus amongst them. Our neighbor's daughter told me her Robotics program encouraged her to get into Comp Science... lots of students getting into colleges for Medicine, fundamental physics... the list goes on. I heartily recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent

December 19, 2014
Difficult to see this school ranking continues to go down. Does anybody know why ?

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November 18, 2012
As a parent of two graduates of Mt. Olive HS I couldn't have been happier with their experiences. We stuck with MO through the hard times when other people were bailing out to go to "better" schools, paying college tuition prices for the like of Delbarton, Pope John, Pingry. My kids were admitted to the highest quality schools, in the Honors programs at Boston College and Hofstra U. The Debate Team, Music Dept. Art Dept, Robotics Program, Sports Program Band are wonderful activities that parents should consider not just for the awards they may or may not receive but for the benefits of participating. My daughter played on a sports team that was less than stellar compared to other local schools. Other families pulled their kids out because the SPORTS program was not good enough! REALLT??? Long story short, my daughter played her sport at a division 1 school. Mt. Olive has come a long way and we are glad we were part of its transformation.

- submitted by a parent

September 14, 2011
I was surprised to read that a graduate from the class of 2009 posted about their dreadful experience. Being a graduate of the class of 2009 myself, I can say the complete opposite: I loved my experience in this high school a lot. The staff is, for the most part, great. I never felt there were too many rules; the rules set were never difficult to follow and did not infringe upon my experience. The school spirit was also great, especially at football games and pep rallies. I also came to college fully prepared, both academically and socially. I loved this high school!

- submitted by a student

August 31, 2009
Mount Olive High School ensures a competitive learning environment for its students. They expect quality work and give out challenging assignments. If you want your child to be challenged, this is a good school. The majority is middle class/upper middle class area, a majority of white students, not many clubs devoted to humanities or english and history subjects, but there are a variety of sports to choose from. Academically, it's great. Socially, it's okay, not very diverse at all though.

- submitted by a community member
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August 21, 2009
As I was trying 2 find the best possible school (classes, activites) in a not so stuck up neighborhood I decided to sent my kid to MO. As a parent of two, I love it. they challenge the students and have a wonderful campus.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
June 15, 2009
As a graduating student in the class of 2009, I can honestly say my high school experience here has been dreadful-to say the least. My freshman year, before the referendum took place, it was a lot of fun. There were not as many rules, but nobody violated the rules that were in place. Everything ran much smoother, and it did not feel as though we were locked in a prison. After the referendum, everything went down hill, getting worse and worse each year. The rules are absolutly ridiculous, and no other high school is as crazy as MO. They make everyting a federal case in this school. I do not reccomend sending your child to this school. Go Private or send them to a neighbor school- WM, Mendham, Randolph etc.

- submitted by a student

April 24, 2008
Excellent school. I came to college extremely prepared, much, much more so than most of my college classmates. Very strong, especially in the History and Language Arts departments. I started at one of the Academies, which was awful, came back, and had a great time.

- submitted by a student

December 25, 2007
I actually enjoy Mt. Olive. It is a lot nicer compared ot other schools and is even better with our new renovation. My teachers and friends are all great. MORT has been a great part of my life at the school and so has band.

- submitted by a student

December 25, 2007
I love Mt. Olive after the referendum! The principal and teachers a great. Student activities are also amazing. Some of the best programs are the Mount Olive Robotics team in which 2 of my children participated and are now at Cornell and Johns Hopkins and also the band is very good to get involved in.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
August 13, 2007
Mt. Olive High School is an excellent learning facility. Students and teachers alike make the environment here exciting yet still on task. The rules may be strict and some odd, but the system works and keeps everything running smoothly. This school may be over-pop. but the quality is awesome! First we will be best then we will be first

- submitted by a student

February 27, 2007
I am amazed at the level of parent and student participation in the MORT program! What a fantastic opportunity for each and every one of our students. The FIRST Robotics program is a high-level, high-achievement, dedicated, hardworking program. I am astounded by the pride the students show and the amount of work they are willing to do. It is amazing what our children can achieve when we let them. Some of the students have taken the challenge to problem-solve, create, conceive, program, build, etc. a robot to accomplish a specific task in 6 weeks to compete world wide! The students and mentors have arose to the occasion and are ready to compete. How could we not be proud of them? Go Mount Olive!

- submitted by a parent

April 18, 2006
The academic programs in this school are very good and the students really seem to learn a lot each day. There are many music programs including Theory and History, Choruses, Bands, and Ensambles. Every sport under the sun is offered here including soccer, basketball, football, lacrosse, hockey, swimming, and even bowling! Parents tend to be involved in extra-curricular activities, but not so much in class, as is common in most high schools.

- submitted by a student

January 10, 2006
The school is undergoing a major transition (construction of new additions and renovations to the entire campus and I believe the administration and teachers are doing an admirable job of maintaining academics. The future is bright for Mount Olive High, the townspeople support education and understand the value it adds to community and young people's lives. Each parent has to instill the importance of learning at home prior to sending the student to school!

- submitted by a parent

February 23, 2005
The previous comment is quite ridiculous and immature. Mount Olive has improved tremendously in just the very short time Stansberry has been there. There are fewer discipline problems than ever before due to stricter policies which are in place to protect good students. I will admit that Mount Olive High School is very crowded, but that is no fault of the school (by the way the 13:1 ratio does not mean that there are 13 students in every class). The administration has been doing everything possible to handle this situation. The new modulars and block scheduling program have been doing a great job. Honors and AP level courses at Mount Olive are great, students are constantly getting involved. Theincreased pride in the school can only be attributed to the fine teachers and student attending Mount Olive. Get involved rather than complain.

- submitted by a student

January 03, 2005
being a parent of 2 students at MOHS I can definitly tell you that each classroom does NOT have only 13 kids in it. Not one. Our school barely has enouph room to walk around the hallways without getting bumped into and shoved. Our school went from having no discipline, what so ever (up until stansberry became principal) from being a prison. MOHS has the most unheard of rules. High School are supposed to be the best four years of our childrens lives, but thats not the message you will get from any student that I know of that attends Mount Olive High School.

- submitted by a parent

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Mt Olive High School
18 Corey Road, Flanders, NJ  07836
(973) 927-2208
Last modified Mt Olive High School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Mt Olive High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top