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Barco, NC
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4203 Caratoke Highway
Barco, NC 27917

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(252) 453-0014
(252) 453-0017
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July 31, 2012
this school doesn't even deserve a star. not even one. this school is suppose to be bully free. ha thats not true. there is bullying every minute of every hour in that school and absolutely nothing is done about it. i should know. i use to go there now i don't bc when you ask for help the teachers don't help you at all. my own guidance councilor told me to my face i'm not made for school and that there is no way i would get to 12th grade or graduate at all.

- submitted by a student

December 09, 2011
I have hesitated for several months to write a review, hoping that things would improve, but unfortunately that is not the case. From the day of Open House, things have not been flowing smoothly. I do not understand how a course can continue without a Teacher who is certified in the subject at hand. I do understand that sometimes these things are out of their control, however, they did not have a Teacher lined up from the beginning and had no business going forward with this class. What kind of message do you think the students are getting out of this? They are learning that the Teacher's role is unimportant, or even intrusive. I agree with the poster who complained about the extensive wait, and minimal to no time to eat lunch. It's a parent's prerogative whether they bring home lunch or pay at school. If you choose to buy school lunch, the least thing they can do, is provide a reasonable amount of time to eat it. I have two students at CCHS, and they are very different from one another, but both agree that this is a problem. Let's face it, some of these kids are on the bus 1-1.5 hrs. each way, that makes for a very long day. These are just a couple of many concerns.

- submitted by a parent

March 08, 2011
This school needs a lot of improvement ! There is a lack of student parent communication. Like I always say once your child enters through those doors, everything is top secret. Now there are a few teachers there that are really great but that is about 10% My child was struggling with a class and I didn't know until a week before graduation. If my child didn't pass the final exam it was no diploma for her. We tried to get her help in the class but no one was interested....

- submitted by a parent

July 09, 2010
Wow,your 1st concern is lunch,then the order in which the children are released.Feed them a good breakfast at home, pack their lunch and send it w/ them,this will eliminate the time wasted in the lunch line.As a parent,I feel that our schools 1st obligation is to educate our children.When the time comes and your child is seeking out colleges,I guarantee you,the time spent in the cafeteria will not be on the application.

- submitted by a parent

February 25, 2010
I feel that this school is the worst!! well where to start well lunch is only 20 mins long! who can eat in 20 mins let's think a min. Stand in line, get food, find a seat, then eat. Well my question is did they even get to taste there food or eat??Even the military has longer to eat in war!! and it is run like a elem. School at the end of the day they release the bus children 1st then the car riders(what happen to everyone gets out at the same time god forbid you leave when bus riders to you will get wrote up for it)come on, to think currituck high wants our children to be grown ups. As for the staff one person tells you something and the other person does something diffenent.It is hard to think this is what out children go throught day 2 day!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
February 04, 2010
Bend over backwards? Are you kidding me? This school has gone from okay, to the worst of all schools. This is the worst school, I've ever been too. I'd say about half the teachers, 'teaching' here, they're only concerned with one thing, their paycheck. While students are struggling, they choose to ignore them, and let them fail. I would know, I've been one of those students. The other half, is more then willing to help you succeed, & make something of your life, and if they can't help you, they'll refer you to another teacher that can. In that aspect, yes they do 'bend-over-backwards'. This school is disgusting, I have never felt more imprisoned then I do, when I walk through the doors here. Yes, I understand discipline, and structure, but I believe the staff is going a little overboard on the guidelines they've set up for this year.

- submitted by a student

December 16, 2009
How do they not care about the kids? I've seen them bend over backwards to help any student willing to have help as well as their families, not only in the school but also in their home lives. I strongly disagree with your statement. This is an excellent school that provides the highest level of education in a very safe and friendly environment. I would recommend if you're having an issue contacting the school.

- submitted by a parent

September 01, 2009
They care about them and no the kids.

- submitted by a student

October 04, 2008
Compared to the schools in Hampton Roads, Currituck schools are phenominal, I have one son in CCHS, one in Moyock Elementary and I have a grandson in Moyock Elem. I have never had a bad thing to say about any of the teacher's, which is 180 out from Hampton Roads schools. However this year I do have a complaint about some coaches, we went from making it to the state playoffs last year to winning 1 of 4 games so far this year, I can, after listening to my son and watching the games say that it is the coaches and their methods, so if your into football and want your kids to have a positive view of it don't move to Currituck until they get new coaches, if you want your child to get a great education and start on adulthood then by all means move to Currituck.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
December 09, 2007
I graduated from CCHS in 2007 and as far as the school goes, I thouht it was great. I miss all of the teachers and feel that I was educated above my potential. There was not one teacher that I couldn't stand. I not only graduated with honors, I graduated top in the class with a scholarship to a very good school. I highly recommend this school to anyone who is considering moving to the area.

- submitted by a student

September 18, 2007
Good school. Only one teacher we didn't like, the rest were gems.

- submitted by a parent

February 20, 2006
I have been very pleased with this school. I have 2 children currently attending and one graduated in 2005. Most of the teachers really care about the students, and the school offers many activities. Exceptional band program, many honors and AP courses offered.

- submitted by a parent

February 20, 2006
Great school. Very pleased with courses offered. Many honors and AP classes offered. Teachers really care about the students and quality of work. Many activities offered. Exceptional band program.

- submitted by a parent

December 31, 2005
I am a student attending CCHS and I had just transferd here this year. I must say this is one of the most segrigacial school I have ever attended! The teachers give special attention to the popular click, so they can get away with anything. It is not right for this school to try to impose the importance of a social dictatorship! Instead those teachers should be giving special recognition to those students who deserve it!

- submitted by a student

October 24, 2005
I am a parent of a student at CCHS. I have never had a problem with teachers keeping in touch with me. Anytime I have called or emailed or even popped in unannounced to have a little chat about an issue they have always responded or met with me. I see alot of care and concern by the teachers for their students. They welcome parent participation. Great extracurricular activities. I am certainly glad we moved to this area years ago for our child. The student/teacher ratio is much better than other districts.

- submitted by a parent

October 23, 2005
I am a students at this school now (junior) and honestly, I think its a great school, I mean every school has drama, but other than that its great, there is plenty of diversity- I dont know what everyone else is talking about, the teachers keep in contact wiht the parents and we have so much school spirit its not even funny.The only really bad thing is our football team. Our band is great, cheerleaders and everythign else. The principals really access probelms well( disciple wise) and the extra cirriculars are great.

- submitted by a student

July 23, 2005
Like all schools currituck has its pros and cons. Some pros i think would be is extra-curricular activities. There are many things students can do after school. Another pro would be the academics. The teachers at CCHS really challenge the students and get them to do their best. Now for the cons. The school spirit is dead. NO DIVERSITY. Everybody is the same. Everyone dresses alike, talks alike, everything alike. As stated previously, there is racism but not so much that it is unsafe. Oh and the drama. So much drama. If you tell somebody a secret the whole county knows. Overall i think its one of the best schools in the region. It's good school with a small town atmosphere.

- submitted by a student

May 24, 2005
CCHS needs better communication with parents and teachers. Parents request to be kept informed and never hear a word from the teachers until it is too late to do anything for the child. Not all teachers are this way but a lot just do not care and it is very sad. You can leave messages, go see them and everything and you never hear a word after the meeting or with the message. I am still waiting a return call from 2 weeks ago. This area really needs to be addressed and looked at to help with the children and parents that do care about the children. I am hoping with a new principal in the future we will see new changes for CCHS.

- submitted by a parent

February 09, 2005
I'm a senior at the school and it's ok. The test scores are low, and there are many bad teachers, but a few great ones. A lot of racism as previously stated.

- submitted by a student

October 18, 2004
I graduated from Currituck County High School and I think it is a great school. This school has gone through a lot of hard times, but they have developed greatly over the years.

- submitted by a student

July 28, 2004
This school isnt all that it seems. There is a lot of racism, and not that much leadership. There are many cliques and their football team isnt that great. There were many incidents where the teacher would quit and the students would have to have numerous substitutes. On a good note there is a lot of parent involvment

- submitted by a parent

February 19, 2004
I think Currituck County High school is a great place for children to go to school. Mr. Kevin Duffy is the best teacher there and has taught my daugther team work and has help her improve her grades.

- submitted by a parent

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Currituck County High
4203 Caratoke Highway, Barco, NC  27917
(252) 453-0014
Last modified Currituck County High is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Currituck County High Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 25 reviews. Top