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4665 Hoover Rd
Grove City, OH 43123

(614) 801-3300
(614) 871-6563
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Grateful to: Student
November 01, 2015
Thanks to the students who showed good sportsmanship and team spirit. Many adults could learn from you.

- submitted by a parent
Teacher effectiveness: Very ineffective
November 01, 2015
Based on your coaching staff, obviously they were unable to coach everyone the necessary skills to play the game.

- submitted by a parent
Amount of homework: Too much
November 01, 2015
Students should be taught in schools, not made to spend hours on homework at home teaching themselves.

- submitted by a parent
Develops grit: Strongly disagree
October 30, 2015
Your school's football coach did everything he could to deflate any determination and grit in my grandson.

- submitted by a parent
Develops respect: Strongly disagree
October 30, 2015
Students will learn what they're shown and what they themselves receive, unfortunately our student was denied this.

- submitted by a parent
Develops empathy: Strongly disagree
October 30, 2015
Again, none of these qualities were displayed by your athletic department. How can a student learn compassion when he is never shown any?

- submitted by a parent
Develops honesty: Strongly disagree
October 30, 2015
Because, in my opinion, your staff (football coach) did not display any of those qualities towards my grandson. And to my knowledge, no one stepped in when his parents asked for assistance.

- submitted by a parent

October 30, 2015
My grandson attends Grove City High School. He was on the football team, attended every practice, worked hard, and never was given the opportunity to play 1 minute of any game. How can any school allow such treatment of any student? How does this inspire students to work hard, or improve their self esteem, or promote team spirit? It certainly does not reward hard work, dedication, and sacrifice. What is this school's mission statement? In my opinion every athlete should be given the opportunity to play, especially their senior year. I feel sorry for any other young men hoping that hard work and dedication will be rewarded with fair and equal treatment. And for the parents, and grandparents (who traveled 150 miles) who attend every game waiting to see their athlete take the field, if only for a few minutes, this was crushing. My grandson's Grove City High School football memories will forever be a lesson in how NOT to treat anyone. I certainly hope the football coach never has the opportunity to treat another young man with such disrespect. If you're thinking of sending your student to Grove City for their athletic development, my advice is "Don't"!!!

- submitted by a parent

May 29, 2015
Diverse offerings for students to choose from. Lots of extracurricular and the atmosphere is far more inclusive than most other high schools I hear about in the area.

- submitted by a community member

September 01, 2014
All involved are energetic and dedicated towards the success and growth of the student. This is a wonderful school.

- submitted by a parent

April 12, 2014
My daughter has taken advantage of the academic opportunities presented to her at GCHS. These include but are not limited to the 9 AP classes she has completed successfully. The rigor has given her the opportunity to be admitted to The Ohio State University on an academic scholarship :-). Thank you SWCS, Buckeye Woods, Park Street Intermediate,Jackson Middle School and GCHS teachers for their time, effort and decication providing the educational growth opportunities to her over the years. Thanks!!

- submitted by a parent

February 01, 2011
I feel the schools are great - good quality teachers and good parent interaction. Children have always had support of the community in all the years I have been in GC - great growing community with a lot of ammenities for children to grow and thrive.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
October 03, 2009
Grove City High School is a wonderful school, dedicated staff, and the community keeps voting against school levies, which is eradicating their sports teams for students....which the students really deserve! A wonderful school, in an area where more people are elderly and not inclined to vote for school levies because they are more worried about taxes than the kids! I don't even have a child myself, am a Grove City resident, and I care about the schools!!

- submitted by a community member

August 02, 2008
The thing I like most about grove city is the history. I like the fact that it's been around for awhile, its had plenty of time to establish terrific extracurricular activities, some of which other schools don't have. However I do admit that the disciplinary actions could use some work. Other than that I think its a great school.

- submitted by a student

July 04, 2008
I loved every minute of my time at GCHS. there was something for everyone, you just had to look for it. You could do everything from the traditional (band, choir, football, cheerleading), to some not-so-traditional, like the In The Know team. 90% of the teachers are extremely willing to help outside of the classroom and are excellent teachers. My time at GCHS has been the best experience of my life thus far.

- submitted by a student

January 04, 2008
I love being apart of GCHS and being apart of the football and basketball team. Many friendships are made and this is a really great High School.

- submitted by a student

January 03, 2008
Grove City High School really needs to upgrade its assistance to students with ADHD and other learning problems. My experience with the school is that is provides students with the bare minimum assistance required by law .

- submitted by a parent

November 28, 2007
The quality of the academic programs is very good. The students can participate in many different sports and band without paying a fee to play. The music program is superior. Parental involvment is good but could be much better. Overall this is a very good high school.

- submitted by a parent

January 18, 2007
I'm pulling my kid out and i would not suggest this school to anyone!

- submitted by a parent

September 19, 2006
I have a son at Grove City HS. He enjoys it and we feel he's getting a good education. With District budget cuts, there have been adjustments to all the staff, but things seem to be getting worked out very well. The principal is doing a great job keeping the kids and staff safe. I commend her for that. Music and sports are wonderful at GCHS - excelling in many areas.

- submitted by a parent

April 24, 2006
Under the new leadership of principal Kathryn Buckerfield, the high school environment has improved in relation to student behavior. My personal experience with the administration, under the direction of former principal was appalling. The handling of student misconduct relied too heavily on the notorious 'Zero Tolerance' policy. A successful school is guided by rules and balanced by the integrity of the administration in deciphering the facts of each incident. Student achievment is compromised when haphazard discipline is applied. The school has a diverse student population and requires leadership that encourages students to reach beyond their limitations by linking students with the necessary support systems.

- submitted by a parent

April 14, 2006
I found that the overall experience was good. GCHS does a good job of providing the overall high school experience to your child. The academic portion of the experience could be emphasized a little more in my opinion. The extracurricular activities are plentiful and quite successful. I would recommend this school to anyone that is looking for a good overall high school experience.

- submitted by a student

August 31, 2005
Grove City High School is one of the finest institutions high schools in Ohio. I would never dream of sending my child to any other school. I have had nothing but positive experiences with the educators in that school. I believe you get back what you give in education. The teachers are wonderful to all of the students. The students themselves that have a hard time are students that could care less about getting a proper education. A high school is not a day care center. It isn't there to babysit your child. If you work hard as you should be expected to do by any parent you will achieve. That's the bottom line. I highly recommend this school because it is one great school. The administration and the staff are of the highest quality. One last thing, This school is rated in the top 5 in the country for music.

- submitted by a parent

June 20, 2005
My daughter just graduated from Grove City High School. In the Class of 2005 there were five National Merit Scholars . The Class of 2005 received six million dollars in scholarships. We have the best band in Ohio and we can prove it by winning every competition entered. Our band was invited to play for the Queen and traveled to London this year. The Class of 2005 is sending students on to schools like MIT , The Ohio State University to become Doctor's , Ministers , Music Teachers , nurses and pre-school teachers and so much more. I am very proud of Grove City High's Class of 2005.

- submitted by a parent

December 20, 2004
I agree with all the negitive things people said about grove city. They do not treat people as individuals but just try to make everyone the same and the staff in attendance office is rude and some of the teachers will not put forth any extra effort. I have nothing good to say about g.C

- submitted by a parent

September 18, 2004
My child is a senior this year and it has been a wonderful experience. I think that school is what the whole family makes of it. How much contact with the principal/parent involvement you have, How focused your child is on absorbing everything that they can for college, not just attending because they have to, and how active that your child is in all that they have to offer makes a huge difference in how you feel about the school and what kind of rating that you give it. At open house last, I was surprised to see that there were only approx. 3-5 parents out of 25-30 in each class that cared enough to show up. It will never be a great experience for families that do not continue to guide their teenagers in their education decisions. Anne Ford

- submitted by a parent

September 14, 2004
I agree with everyone who reviewed this school. It is a very low quality education, with very low standards. The only things that were good when I attended were the band and the orchestra. That's it.

- submitted by a student

July 08, 2004
As a parent I have had experience with 3 seperate H.S. in seperate school districts. Grove City was the lowest quality. My sons were not treated as individuals but as something that needed to be 'fit' into a pre-determined career path. My oldest had to move in with his dad and attend a differant HS his senior year so he could graduate. Grove City's career path would have required him to attend an additional year. His senior year he maintained a 3.8 taking classes he was interested in compaired to a 2.5 at Grove City where his classes folowed a path. My middle son dropped out because he just could not take it anymore at Grove City. He had special needs because he is ADD/HD but this was never really given any serious consideration. He had to be fitted into a path.

- submitted by a parent

February 08, 2004
There are too many drug deals in grove city high and the administrators don't bother to try to stop it at all.

- submitted by a teacher
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Grove City High School
4665 Hoover Rd, Grove City, OH  43123
(614) 801-3300
Last modified Grove City High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Grove City High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 48 reviews. Top