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9-12 & Ungraded
Public district
Somerdale, NJ
Students enrolled: 961

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501 South Warwick Road
Somerdale, NJ 08083

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(856) 784-1333
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Map of Sterling High School address.

May 31, 2014
I am a student at Sterling and I absolutely love this school! Not only do we have block schedules- which helps us learn more a day- but it's small! The teachers go out of their way to personally know you and get you the extra help you need. There are TONS of after-school activities and there's at least one class for every possible career you could want! I am a "Choice Kid" so I don't HAVE to attend Sterling (it is not my primary school). I am enjoying my years at Sterling and my choice to go there is one I do not regret!! I would HIGHLY recommend this school to anyone thinking of bettering their future!

- submitted by a community member

February 23, 2014
I am so frustrated with what I am seeing. I have a daughter who gets all As and Bs scoring low on the PSAT. The kids have to take biology without a book, I looked up the book online and bought it for $12. Come on!!! we can afford books for the kids with the taxes we pay. As a former Biology major in college I can tell you there is no way to really understand the subject and reference complex facts without ink and paper. My daughter is learning from Google and I don't like it. Last quarter she had a social studies class with a teacher who made it clear he didn't want to teach at the parents night. He had an administrative job and was told he had to teach a class. The kids watched videos every day, the grades were based on how he felt their notes were kept, and he didn't even post any till after the class was finished. Basically he did nothing but grade the kids based on what he thought their norm was in other classes. I do like the idea of the paths for kids to take for certain careers and the block system does get them ready for college schedules. But there no academic challenge here. Kids have no homework, no papers due and teachers are more like media organizers than teachers.

- submitted by a parent

January 22, 2014
This school cares nothing about the well being of its students. This school does not bus its kids NONE OF THEM!!!! Currently we have snow and ice all over the city and yet the kids are expected to walk to school tomorrow 1/23/2014. If you want to send your kid to this school be prepared to be your kids chauffer for 4 years BECAUSE STERLING DOES NOT CARE. Oh and most other high schools are on 2 hour delay tomorrow. THIS HIGH SCHOOL CARES NOTHING ABOUT THE KIDS JUST A PAYCHECK!!!!!! DONT EVER SEND YOUR CHILD HERE!!!!!!! UNLESS THEIR WELL BEING AND EDUCATION DOES NOT MATTER TO YOU!!!!!!

- submitted by a community member

April 30, 2010
The school has fallen on very hard times. The Superintendent is a poor leader and has no committment to setting high academic standards. The school recently eliminated most weighting for upper level academic course work and has diluted the value of class rank. Students with good grades in basic courses are ranked higher than students who challenge themselves in advanced courses and receive B's. The school has quit on competing academically with schools like Eastern and Haddon Twp, and seems to be content to be on par with Paulsboro and Glassboro. It will be a long, slow and painful ride to the bottom of the heap and it is a real shame.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 18, 2009
Great school and community spirit!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 17, 2009
Great teachers and faculty and the atmosphere they generate in the school just flows to who encompass it!

- submitted by a parent

October 07, 2008
This is an excellent school to substitute at. The students are friendly and the other teachers are helpful. It is a small close knit environment, that makes you feel at home.

- submitted by a teacher

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Sterling High School
501 South Warwick Road, Somerdale, NJ  08083
(856) 784-1333
Last modified Sterling High School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Sterling High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 10 reviews. Top