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9-12
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Yukon, OK
Students enrolled: 2,380

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1777 South Yukon Parkway
Yukon, OK 73099

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(405) 354-6692
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May 28, 2013
My brother and I grew up in Yukon schools and loved it. I was in the last graduating class at the old building, so I don't have an opinion on the new building. But in my case, going to YHS was amazing. Generally, the teacher quality is superb. There was a definite divide between the harsher teachers and the calmer, friendlier ones and in the end I think it was a good balance. Personalities aside, the teaching methods at Yukon have helped me so much in college, and I appreciate it even more now that I'm about to graduate from university. I had a great experience as a student there because my other classmates were great. It was very easy to "mesh" with everyone, and I have to note that it was especially prevalent with new students. We are a very welcoming charm about us. Yes, there is a party scene but it's certainly pretty easy to avoid it if you want to. All in all, I'm shocked at how great YHS is considering Yukon as a town isn't all that great. Great staff, great students. I'm really thankful to have gone here.

- submitted by a student
February 21, 2013
My children started at this school this year I am not pleased with what is going on. I moved my children to this district after i thought the last one was bad i was wrong. They may have nice things but I was wrong they do not truly care for their students its what they can get to make them selves look good. To me places that are more into their look are not in it for their students they are for the money that they can get out of people.

- submitted by a parent
August 10, 2012
I have had one daughter go through and graduate from Yukon High in 2012 and love this school. I have a second daughter who is a Junior this year and is excited about graduating from Yukon. The teachers, principals and staff are wonderful. The new high school is phenominal. It looks like a junior college instead of a high school and they aren't finished yet. They still have a ball field and swimming pool to add. I feel any child would be lucky to attend Yukon High.

- submitted by a parent
February 07, 2012
As a junior, I have gone to school in Yukon since kindergarten and I really enjoy it. We got a new high school this year (which is way to extravagant) and its really nice. As for the "drug" problem, there are drugs but people don't go around selling drugs to people, and not everyone does drugs, you just have to pick the right crowd to hang out with. And all schools have drugs and alcohol. Every single one of my teachers I have enjoyed, they all really care about the students and will help you succeed. I also noticed that most of the negative reviews on here come from parents who don't go to the school so they have no idea what its like, and the students seem to enjoy it. As for the policies, they go through the entire handbook at the beginning of the year so students know what's expected. At the beginning of my Freshman year I was surprised to find that Freshman really weren't bullied, you always hear horror story about kids getting picked on and you don't see it happen. I would reccomend this school to anyone and plan on sending my kids there when I get older. It really is a great school, and if you are skeptical about sending your kids there make them take Leadership with Mr. A!

- submitted by a student
November 06, 2011
This school is a very pathetic excuse for an educational learning center. The only education they are concerned about giving is athletic education. The curriculum is poor, the teacher quality is poor, and they waste money on to many unnecessary things. They need to put more emphasis on academic learning and less on extracurricular activities. The new school building was not needed as the old one was not unusable and already nicer than many other schools have. It was a complete waste of money for the Yukon tax payers who are only interested in keeping up with appearances. This school needs to get back to basics. My child had received such a sub- par education at this school that we had to remove him and take him somewhere else where they were more concerned about teaching.

- submitted by a parent
August 18, 2011
District has beautiful schools, but could do a better job of encouraging parent s involvement with education. All my children attend this district and graduated, some with good grades and some with great grades, but feeling that the teachers and staff REALLY wanted us to be involved with our children s education and ask questions was largely lacking, in fact very difficult. Good district, but has a lot of potential to be a GREAT district. Today s parents are more educated and more vocal about their children s needs. Education is on a cutting edge of new expectations.

- submitted by a parent
May 09, 2011
I am taking my three kids and moving out of this district. District isn't the same since Dr. Dean and Dr. Speath are gone. Administration isn't putting kids first.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 19, 2010
I am a jr. at Yukon High School. I've gone to Yukon from kindergarten and I will graduate from Yukon High School. Parents can complain all they want about the schools policies and what not but the truth of the matter is Yukon is a wonderful school district. I have read complaining pertaining to everthing from smelly bathrooms to teachers bullying. The teachers don't bully students. That is possibly the most rediculous accusation in the world. Yukon teachers are amazing. Most of my role models have been Yukon teachers.Yukon is the best school you could send your son or daughter to. I've truly enjoyed it so far. There are more positives than negatives. (test scores, activities, class options, friendly students, and many, many more)

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January 26, 2010
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September 29, 2009
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September 27, 2009
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August 31, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
August 30, 2009
moving from Midwest city high I really like yukon more, there is more of a challenge in the education, and atheletics are superb

- submitted by a student
April 22, 2009
Well I am a student at Yukon highschool I really enjoy it after moving here from a different state. I can Honestly say that I have learned a lot more education then I ever have before and I strongly recomend that you would place your student in this school because the fights here are kept to a minimum and I really have never seen any bullying around and the Athletics are very awesome and they keep up to date with technology and I really enjoy this school and thats all I have to say.

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February 18, 2009
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February 18, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
February 07, 2009
I have children in evey level of school elem, middle, and high school. we moved to this district because of the school system and I have to say my kids are getting a much better education than they were before we moved here. The classes are challenging, every time I have had a concern the teachers and principals have been more than willing to talk with me about them. I have seen no evidence of so called bullying by teachers and my children are by no means angels. I highly recommend this district to anybody!

- submitted by a parent
January 26, 2009
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- submitted by a student
January 23, 2009
I'm a sophomore at Yukon High School and I have to admit I really like it. The classes are challenging, but it's a fun challenge. There are tons of electives to choose form, for everyone to get involved. It's a very clean school, there are hardly any fights, and things are just nice here. Mrs. Sturgell is an amazing English teacher, also :]]

- submitted by a student
November 10, 2008
I am a student of yukon highschool and can say that yes classes are rigorous and rules are strictly enforced. I have been enrolled in all ap classes up until my senior year. As someone that moved to the district though from a different school and talking to other student who have moved here, the classes are much more rigorous than any other school (regular classes are comparative to ap classes at other districts) The school also has higher graduation requirments than those set up by the state. The school prides themselves in there 'academic success' and pushes it first and formost for better or for worst. Yukon runs a tight ship, and if you can't handle it they won't be afraid to tell you to take easier classes or go elsewhere.

- submitted by a student
September 09, 2008
I'm a former of student of Yukon High, Yukon has tons of school spirit, Fights are to a minimum, Its a very clean school Very up to date school too, academics are in various categories, so everyone can be in them. Its a very friendly school. I do miss it very much and the schools atmosphere. I would definitely recommend to everyone!

- submitted by a community member
August 07, 2008
This school has rigorous AP courses and teachers who team together to help students. I have been very pleased with the administration and faculty.

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May 26, 2008
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May 08, 2008
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- submitted by a teacher
May 03, 2008
I am a Junior at Yukon High School and have lived in this wholesome community my entire life. Yukon is a well respected community that prospers and flourishes with every beat of each humble citizen. Our school system is renound and is known city, state, and nation wide for it's jaw dropping achievements and success in scholastics and activites. Yukon's teachers, staff, and administration display their unmatched passion through their highly accoladed work in the persuit of student fulfillment. I have never encountered such problems listed variously on this site such as students being treated unfairly and unsatisfactory teaching. I am a Student Council Representative and have gladly worked with students, teachers, and administration only to notice and highly regard their fairness a remarkable attitudes. Many students put such problems and 'trajedies' upon themselves because of their careless ignorance thus blaming the fault on their superiors and others, creating a scapegoat.

- submitted by a student
March 26, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating November 30, 2007
Ok...Parents? Yukon is an amazing school. The people are super cool and the faculty is really nice. Bullying is barely a problem at yukon and if your child is getting bullied then someone is always there to put a stop to it. I mean some of you haven't even gone to that school and i remember when i first moved here i didn't like it because it was a new place and i had to get used to it and make friends. And i know i made up stories to my mom about how i didn't like it and people were rude when they weren't i just wouldn't step out of my shell and most of the time i didn't have too! the kids there were really interested in me in a good way! i made wonderful friends to whom im still friends with and we have never had problems.

- submitted by a student
November 27, 2007
I attended this school and loved it! I'm going through college now and because of the wonderful teachers I've decided to become one myself. my hopes are to teach at Yukon when I graduate.

- submitted by a community member
November 25, 2007
I removed my son from Yukon 9/10 at the beginning of 10th grade, two years ago. We've owned our home since 1994 and were not ready to sell, so he's attending Oklahoma Virtual High School online. I would not recommend Yukon Schools past grade school if at all. My son received two truancy tickets for leaving campus at lunch, with no missed class time, and one for sitting on a step outside the cafeteria, in the middle of campus, across from his next class waiting for bell to ring, in addition to the appropriate detention for each offense. Truly a bizarre interpretation of the truancy law. My son felt stalked and targeted. After a very scary runaway incident, while we were still figuring out the details, my son's principal told him, right in front of me, that 'school would be just like prison for him now' - then I understood.

- submitted by a parent
November 16, 2007
Yea, well I recently graduated from here and I just wanted to say that this is an amazing school. Contrary to what some parents say, teachers do not pick on the kids here. In order to make that statement, one would have to attend the school and we all know how students exaggerate things. Now, there are a few teachers who joke with kids but only in good fun and if they see it is actually hurting the student they will stop. And kids picking on kids...come on,. that will happen anywhere you go. This is a great school to send your child to

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September 08, 2007
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August 14, 2007
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- submitted by a former student
August 02, 2007
I am a Yukon alumnus, and my younger brother just recently graduated this past May. I feel we both had a pleasant experience, much more than some of our friends that were in other larger districts. I also find that the people that complain about how 'awful' the school is are the students that have behavior problems/authority issues, and parents that want to blame someone other than their child or themselves when administration and faculty step in.

- submitted by a community member
July 05, 2007
Yukon has an odd effect on people. You may not like it too much while you are here, but once you leave, you realize how much worse it can be. Yes, the teachers stick together no matter what the situation is. Students can be treated how they want to be treated, the system runs on respect. Respect the teacher, they will respect you.

- submitted by a student
April 19, 2007
Teachers are unfair to students that are not in their click. My daughter was treated badly by other students and teachers. Consider strongly against sending your child to this school if you want the best for them.

- submitted by a parent
December 27, 2006
I am a parent of a student for the 2006 school year. I feel the teacher's pick on kids they don't like.

- submitted by a parent
April 27, 2006
Great school..The academics programs are excellent. Parents are heavily involved in all areas in this district and school. Sports, Music, and other extracurricular activities are the basic focus of most kids in the Yukon school district. There is a real sense of family.

- submitted by a parent
January 27, 2006
Hello, as a former student and a parent, I find that the problems with the school are not just the problems with the school. As with most, this is just a microcosm of the community as a whole. This town is not racially diverse and therefore can't put forth those ideas into the school system. Since people do not wish to evaluate the school on scholastic merit then the social issues take president.With that you get a very clique oriented school base and for most just a day-to-day social gathering, not a learning institution.

- submitted by a former student
December 11, 2005
As a 2004 graduate of YHS,a future educator, and a married mother of a 10 month old girl,I feel intrigued to say that YHS was the best school I've ever been to. Since my father was in the military, we traveled in several states and no other school could have been as responsible, unracist, organized, and nice enough to reward the students who put their best effort into their work.As of now, my husband and I live in Lawton, Ok, but are planning on buying a home in Yukon someday, so our daughter will be able to go to that school.The crime rates there are very insignificant as compared to others.I wish all parents would get to see this school run in person-literally, in the classrooms.

- submitted by a former student
October 29, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
October 11, 2005
I was granted an emergency transfer from Yukon for my son because he was being bullied by faculty. My son says its also hard to find friends who don't do drugs. No one supports the student when there is a student teacher conflict, all the way up the chain the teacher gets support.

- submitted by a parent
October 03, 2005
I lived in Yukon for 8 years and my kids went to yukon schools.I moved away from yukon because the high school is not where i would want my children to attend. There is more drugs and alcohol in that school then you know. But the parents think their kids are perfect and they do no wrong.I think the parents need to wake up this is 2005 not 1970. It's not like it use to be when we all graduated in the 70's. And no one was better than anyone else regardless of who you were or what family you came from.

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September 08, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
August 10, 2005
this school was the best school i have ever been to. it really doesn't have much of a racial problem but there isn't much diversity. my children will grow up going to yukon schools because i love it so much. other high schools have to worry about guns and violence but this school is different. it is more up close and personal with the students to make sure that there are no problems. this is why i am going to say yukon high school is the best school your child can attend.

- submitted by a former student
July 19, 2005
I graduated from Yukon High School in 2002 and their is no other school that I want my daughter to attend then yukon. The teachers are great and are really their to help you learn. Their are great extracurricular activities and the children at the school are raised with very high moral standerds yes like any other school their are clicks and kids being mean to one another but it is a safe school. I would rather go here than to a school where their are metal detectors. They do have strict policies that they stick to no matter who you are but you are informed of the policies at the beginning. I rate this school to be awsome and if you think different then your not being told the truth about Yukon High School.

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May 11, 2005
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May 02, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
April 04, 2005
i don't think the parents have any idea how messed up it is.

- submitted by a former student
March 24, 2005
My son used to go to Yukon and it was absolutely the most racially discriminating school I have ever seen. Students there were obviously not brought up with a good sense of values and I blame the parents for that. Yukon is a not very pleasing school. And is not up to mine or anyone's standards I don't recommend anyone to ever attend yukon high school.

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March 14, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
January 27, 2005
Very good overall schools hae made alot of improvements in 2004-2005 school year with drug policy, administration/teacher involvement, and the high school which has had cleaning/odor issues in the past is now much cleaner and pleasant. Keep up the good work!

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January 23, 2005
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July 16, 2004
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July 07, 2004
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- submitted by a student
July 07, 2004
the good thing about yukon high school: I live less than a mile away. the negative things about yukon high school: the teachers, the building stinks, the bathrooms are never clean, the tardy policy and exemption for tests policy, the way the school is run by the administration, the off campus lunch policy and truancy tickets? the parking lot, the no driving between classes rule. you can get there faster and not be tardy if you drive especially going from the farthest class in the 9-10 building to the farthest class in the 11-12 building.

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February 06, 2004
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August 10, 2003
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Yukon High School
1777 South Yukon Parkway, Yukon, OK  73099
(405) 354-6692
Last modified Yukon High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Yukon High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 57 reviews. Top