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1 High School Dr
Monroe, NC 28112

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January 16, 2015
Just saying that it is expected that every student attending the Union County, NC Monroe schools lives up to the high expectations that the school and community imposes upon them To be kind and successful in life for their future happiness and dreams to come true.

- submitted by a community member

November 01, 2014
I love this school. I have had 3 children attend and I also graduated from this school. The teachers and staff truly love and respect the students. They try to help them in anyway they can.

- submitted by a parent

May 29, 2014
This is a great school! Forget what you hear about MHS from other schools! There is no graffiti on the walls, everyone is NOT a drug dealer, not everyone here is "ghetto", and fights don't happen everyday! MHS is like a huge family! The teachers and administration care for their students like their very own. We have some of the best AP classes in the county and our tutoring is excellent! I am proud to be apart of the Redhawk family!

- submitted by a student

November 03, 2013
Monroe High Is A Great School Although I wish They Wouldn't Focus So Much on Dress Code...But As Far As Education goes Its In A Good/Grey Area Tutoring Is Held Everyday Except Wednesdays;Because There Are Teacher-Principal Meetings.And Tests Are Given Every Friday And As Far As I'm Concerned Grades Are Rising NOT Dropping Its Just What Others Have Heard About MHS In The PAST

- submitted by a student

July 19, 2012
Iam a student at Monroe high and i think its a great school people talk so much and say its bad but the teachers are amazing and are there to help you when you need help everyone has there own problems but when it comes down to learn there are alot of great students at monroe that other school would love to have (: Monroe High Is A Great School

- submitted by a student

October 26, 2009
The school is more concerned with dress code than academics. Its ridiculous!

- submitted by a parent

September 21, 2009
I am a graduate of Monroe High School, and I believe that Monroe's bad reputation is completely undeserved. The teachers are great and, more importantly, they really care about the students. Sports and extra-curriculars are fun and accepting of new members. Many believe Monroe is a dangerous school, but I never felt like I was in danger. The administration can occassionally be lax, but when it comes down to it they are willing to do anything to help their students. Overall, I would recommend Monroe High to any parent. The diversity is often looked down upon, but I believe it is the foundation upon which the school sits. The lessons I learned from that particular environment are invaluable. I am very pleased with the education I received there, and where it has gotten me, into a Top 10 Liberal Arts College. I couldn't have asked for more.

- submitted by a community member

November 12, 2008
I think Monroe High is a great school. It really bothers me when people from other schools label Monroe High as the bad school or shall I say not up to par when there are problems in their school as well, it is just kept on the hush hush. The staff there is wonderful and the kids can get a great education.

- submitted by a community member

April 22, 2005
While the sports, and other extra-curricular activities are great the saftey and disipline is very poor. The administration over-looks many of these problems. This school is very diverse though the administation focuses on african-americans as the main student body and even has what is called a black fact of the day. This causes the african-american students to stick together and look down on the caucasians and latinos.

- submitted by a student

March 19, 2004
My daughter is currently attending monroe high school. She views it as a lesson in the real world. She encounters experiences everyday, that she will deal with after her scholastic career. This is a high school where their diversity is one of their greatest assets, and the students there welcome it, and learn from different cultures. The teachers are fantastic, and their willing to go the extra mile to help each student, because the majority of the students there come from a socially challenged background, and the students know that the only way to succeed is by a strong educational foundation.

- submitted by a parent
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At Monroe High School our students, teachers and administration take great pride in being a three-year recipient of the coveted Super Safe Schools Award (2005-06, 2006-07, 2008-08) and remained focused on improving each day in hopes of raising the bar on safety by becoming the only high school in Union County to receive the award four years running. Monroe High School has earned national recognition for its academic improvements over the past two school years (2006-2007, 2007-2008) when it was selected as a Bronze medalist by US NEWS & World Reports. Monroe High School is named in the December 10, 2007 issue and in the December 15, 2008 issue during their recognition of the top schools in the nation.


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Monroe High School
1 High School Dr, Monroe, NC  28112
(704) 296-3130
Last modified Monroe High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Monroe High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 19 reviews. Top