Students enrolled 678
Hours no info
School leader Dr. Danny L. Strain
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District Greenfield Exempted Village School District

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200 North 5th St
Greenfield, OH 45123

(937) 981-7731
(937) 981-4395
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5 stars
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May 21, 2013
McClain High School (MHS) was an "okay" school. There are a few shining, adept teachers here at this school, but many of the teachers are very mediocre, at best. The English program here is incredibly helpful, and prepared me ahead of my peers in college. Many of the other courses, however, are not-so helpful. There are great teachers--maybe one great teacher--in every subject, but unless you have them for a course, you will be missing out on wealth of information that could better prepare a student for college/job training. The lack of AP classes here is a major downer for my Alma Mater. The school would do well to help students here by financing AP programs and tests, which would better suit a critical-thinking environment that could benefit any student, college-bound or not. The amount of extra-curricular activities here is fantastic. This school makes it easy for students to build vital leadership skills that can be applied to all areas of life. A healthy arts program here is what really sets this school apart. If you're looking for a beautiful school with dozens of EC activities, I cannot think of a better place to learn.

- submitted by a community member
January 12, 2011
I am an alumni of MHS, and there is nothing I would ever change about my experience. I love my Alma mater very much. So many extracurricular activities, and plenty of opportunity to excel academically. In a very caring community full of people who actually recognize you and want to know how you're doing, what's going on in your life and care about each other. If you're considering moving here, DO! It'll be a great choice.

- submitted by a student
September 03, 2009
Though test results are slightly below average (representative of all schools in blue-collar, hard-working communities like Greenfield), there is absolutely no doubt in my mind that The Edward Lee McClain High School is one of the greatest senior high schools in the country, and more than a match for any nearby school.

- submitted by a parent
December 17, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating September 03, 2008
I graduated from here and honestly could have been better served by attending a study hall for 4 years. I went to college far behind my peers. Run!

- submitted by a community member
January 03, 2008
Excellent faculty and friendly learning enviornment.

- submitted by a student
October 18, 2007
this school is the best school in the universe! i give it 10 thumbs up! they give you good food in the lunchroom, they teach you well, they give you enough time to do classwork! and its sitting in the best community!you will never have problems with this school!

- submitted by a student
August 30, 2006
Great school - lot of extracurriculars - great community support in athletics, music and art - great basketball program - excellent theatre and show choir department - high school contains original works of art, murals and sculptures throughout building and is only school in the nation with its own art catalogue

- submitted by a teacher
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Mcclain High School
200 North 5th St, Greenfield, OH  45123
(937) 981-7731
Last modified Mcclain High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Mcclain High School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 8 reviews.