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Springfield, OH
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701 East Home Rd
Springfield, OH 45503

(937) 505-4320
(937) 342-4121
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July 13, 2014
In attending Springfield High School I was confident that I was receiving the best education possible from amazing teachers. The opportunities the students have at this facility are outstanding and like no other. Every type of student is represented here and is given the tools they need to succeed. Students who aren't feeling challenged must not be taking initiative or getting involved in any of the many classes and programs offered in this school. Said programs aren't available to the same magnitude in any of the surrounding schools. One example would be the IB Program. As a proud product of this program I feel that I was thoroughly challenged while being fully prepared for college. I found this school to be an excellent learning environment as well as a great place for kids to develop into tolerant members of a diverse community.

- submitted by a student

November 06, 2013
Springfield High School is horrible, it's unsafe, there is no discipline whatsoever re: the students, and their curriculum is inadequate. I pulled my daughter out of there once I realized that she was not being challenged, nor was she being prepared for college. Not to mention the inadequate disciplinary measures taken to protect the students. I can't believe they even scored a "2", to be completely honest!

- submitted by a community member

November 11, 2011
This is a fabulous state of the art facility. Students are engaged in coursework as you walk the halls and peer in. Featuring an outstanding wide ranging course book, the high school is a very desirable place to be. I've been in many high schools. These guys are improving and getting the job done more each year. Springfield should come take a look - and be proud! Great stuff is happening here!

- submitted by a teacher

November 01, 2011
The Music program is amazing, the drill teams are also great, as well as the Sports program.

- submitted by a student

March 10, 2011
Parental involvement is very very poor, The students attitudes are generally very poor, The area is very low income and the city just really does not care. My son did very well at this school, His grades were great but that is because the school work was not at all up to par with the rest of the schools in ohio..

- submitted by a parent

April 30, 2010
springfield high school is the worst school i have ever gone to. all the teachers are rude and unprofessional. discipline is considered more important than education. and truly the education given here is ridiculously low. i hav a teacher that told my class tht we were too stupid to be taught certain things so he didnt teach us.

- submitted by a student
no rating
January 21, 2010
SHS is much better than the '2 out of 10.' My kids attend challenging Advanced and AP/IB courses. Teachers are committed, and the district is working hard at continuous improvement. Students can go as far as they want to.

- submitted by a parent

August 19, 2008
North is a school trying it's best with what it has. Sometimes it has problems with disruptive students but what school doesn't. That doesn't matter because north is now springfield high school!

- submitted by a student
no rating
June 24, 2008
North has moderate discipline and behavior problems, with incidents getting worse and greater in number in the past several years. A motivated student has to tolerate disruptive classes and more than several unprofessional teachers. Recent administration has been poor compared to years past.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating
January 14, 2008
I believe North is doing well at educating students, howevor the behavioral issues are never resolved. Its hard to spend seven hours a day somewhere with a negative atmosphere.

- submitted by a student

August 29, 2006
As an alumni of North High, I can testify that there is not a better school in the county. The teachers and administrators are top notch, and too often find themselves taking the blame for the lack of parental involvement. The quality of a childs education is ultimately the responsibility of the parent and the child, not the school system. The school system offers a broad range of programs that will ensure that a student is challenged and learns something. I am very satisfied with the quality of education I received from North High AND my parents. P.S. it is the parents job to disciple a child, never the teacher. Parents: take some accountibility, you brought this child into the world, not the school system.

- submitted by a student

April 26, 2006
Academic programs here are poor. Parents are not very involve overall, and extracurriculars are a luxury. Academics suffer due to lack of money.

- submitted by a parent

August 28, 2005
I think combinding high schools is wrong.I feel only the best kids will get to do things.larger classes will hurt students. traffic will be terrible.what about transportation?what about voters veiws?most citizens want two schools.South has been first and sould be saved as an historal value.noth is wonderful too. keep them both!!!!

- submitted by a parent

May 31, 2005
As I am ending my freshman year here at North, I must say that I absolutely love it! The teachers here made the transition into high school an easy one. I was in advanced classes, and they were challenging, but not impossible. You have to work hard to earn an A, which is exactly how it should be. We have great school spirit,and are even restarting an amazing cheer block for next year. I am in the band program here, and I was also a part of the volleyball organization,and I have no complaints about either of them. The parents could be more involved, but that is because many choose not to be involved, not because the school doesn't involve them. I love North,and I can't wait to start the next three years of high school here!

- submitted by a student

January 29, 2005
'North did not teach my son nothing'... Is what some parent stated in their above review... Some people don't realize that a child's doensn't only learn from school, but also from parents... And it's obvious that this particular parent, with THAT type of grammer, probably didn't help much.

- submitted by a student

January 04, 2005
I think that 'most' of our teachers at North High School do an exceptional job with teaching students. We have courses which seem unneccesary, but in the end the outcome proves that they taught us much more than we expected. I am senior at North and I am in the music program here. The choir I am in is not small but is not as large as the other choirs. I think we need to have to audition to be in choirs beacause most of the people in them use them as study halls to catch up with friends, and that's not what they are for. Our Sports here, are said to be at risk for being eliminated. As you probably know we didn't pass our levy, so a lot of cuts are being made. And I personally don't think that it is fair to the students at North High.

- submitted by a student

January 04, 2005
I've heard a lot of people gripe about our 'Lack' of school spirit. I'm sorry but not everyone lacks it. This year during football season, a lot of people seemed to care, seemed to show school spirit. As for this being a 'terrible' school I disagree. No it's not the best and I wish I could be at any other school that I could, but I know that there is worse out there. There is a lot of hate and bad behavior at this school and it's lack of dicipline, the authorities let them think that it's ok and they continue to do it. I've had a lot of good teachers, who have encouraged me to learn and have been very friendly.It's mostly a student thing and changes DO need to be made, but with some student imput.

- submitted by a student

August 19, 2004
Being a senior at North is going to be different. The teachers here could be better then what they are now. They should be more active with the students. As far as the students go, we make it our school. We have to make the school fun. This is the year for the class or 2005 to be on top. All-in-all the school does need new changes.

- submitted by a student

August 17, 2004
I think that the above reviews are enough to prove that North does not provide the quality education that young people need in order to survive college. I graduated from this school almost many years ago and nothing has changed. The students lack any form of school spirit. The teaching staff does not care. Period. The students are not pushed to improve themselves. The students actually think that their classes are a joke, because they can do very well giving mediocre performances. This leads to a false bravado. When these students reach the college level they are not academically ready for a large lecture hall. I believe that the school system itself needs to be seriously revamped before more of our future generations get caught in this slump.

- submitted by a student

August 03, 2004
As a student I hated school, but there were teachers at North that made me want to care about school and improve my grades. The teachers really care about the students and push them to do better.

- submitted by a student

July 15, 2004
I attend North and I think that it is a great school. All of the teachers I have had are nice and they are easy to get along with. There are challenges (this is not a free-ride school by any means). I am enjoying my time at North.

- submitted by a student

April 21, 2004
North did not teach my son nothing. He was in LD class so he did not have to take any of the state testing, so they just let him set in class all day doing nothing. When I went to the IEP meatings the would show me how he was progressing and he was doing good work. He would bring home A's And B's on his grade card. So I thought he was learning something. It was after he graduated that I fond out he has an education of about a first grader. Very unhappy with north and the Springfield School System

- submitted by a parent

November 21, 2003
As a student I am increasingly dissapointed by the direction which North High is going. Freshman year I loved the school and the things happening, now in my Senior year I honestly wish I had moved before ever going here. While some of the people are good, and some of my teachers are fantastic, the majority of teachers and students leave much to be desired.

- submitted by a community member

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Springfield High School
701 East Home Rd, Springfield, OH  45503
(937) 505-4320
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