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Hopewell Junction, NY
Students enrolled: 2,096

3 stars
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John Jay Senior High School 5

Posted April 10, 2015
- a parent
Excellent teachers and administrators! Great college prep, top music and drama programs, very competitive athletics program, and a very good variety of additional clubs and activities.

John Jay Senior High School 1

Posted November 05, 2014
- a parent
My kids transferred in from a different state. No effective transfer program. The school cannot even provide them with Id's. Special education department is a joke, I pulled my kid out of it. Met with a guidance counselor who told us it is to much work to move out daughter mid semester. Some good teachers but support staff needs a class in manners and how to be nice to people.
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John Jay Senior High School 4

Posted August 08, 2014
- a parent
I am not a fan of the public school system in general and this school is indeed WAY TOO big but I must say that there are many terrific teachers here despite what some reviews here have reported. My child entered as a freshman from private school 3 years ago and I think the leadership within the school does a great job managing the incredible size of the student body while still offering a solid AP and honors curriculum and some great teaching.

John Jay Senior High School 1

Posted March 04, 2014
- a student
Horrid school with overly crowded halls. Teachers overload students with far too much work and double that load on weekends. Gym class forces students to climb a telephone pole and jump off with only a tiny rope and an ineffective teacher on the other end. Any attempt to have that modified results in a failing grade and stubborn responses from various teachers and principals. The gym requirements are inflexible and can result in otherwise bright children being forced to drop out since graduating is impossible for them. Ability to go from regents classes to non-regents ones is also near impossible even though they claim it is easy in orientation. 99% of the teachers are poor at best with only a few being remotely positive teaching their classes.

John Jay Senior High School
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Posted October 03, 2009
- a parent
They have done and excellent and creative job with Special Ed.

John Jay Senior High School 5

Posted February 15, 2009
- a parent
This school is one of the finest educational institutions i have ever had the pleasure of knowing. The staff and janitorial staff are absolutely delightful and kind to the students while providing a fun, clean, safe work and learning environment. I sincerely believe that for one to have the opportunity to attend such an illustrious institition is the chance of a lifetime.

John Jay Senior High School 4

Posted August 08, 2008
- a community member
Though it has been 4 years since I have graduated from John Jay, I still believe it to be a fantastic school. As a former education major in college I have had the chance to observe many schools and I have found that 'Jay' offers excellent courses, activities and teachers.

John Jay Senior High School
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Posted March 19, 2008
- a parent
My duaghter has had a fantastic experience at John Jay. Jay offers many AP courses that she is taking advantage of and the administration is offering support for a humanitarian club she is helping to form. There is a terrific swim team where the girls are truly supportive of each other and she has formed some wonderful friendships.

John Jay Senior High School 2

Posted November 01, 2007
- a student
This si my senor yearin jay block and i have enjoyed my time with my teachers and friends... i am disappointed thouh because the AP classes im in get vey little finacial support and we must take credits out of our regular classes to take these classes

John Jay Senior High School 3

Posted September 30, 2006
- a parent
John Jay is a pretty decent school with an amazing Prosecenium. It is truly incredible. Some of the students get a lttle out of control sometimes and it doesen't seem to end. Overall good teachers and a good school.

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John Jay Senior High School
2012 Route 52, Hopewell Junction, NY  12533
(845) 897-6700
Last modified John Jay Senior High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
John Jay Senior High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 25 reviews. Top