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9-12
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Mckees Rocks, PA

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1105 Valley St
Mckees Rocks, PA 15136

(412) 771-3213
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May 26, 2014
This school is terrible we just moved to McKees rocks so it was basically my only option..my daughter didn't learn anything she watches movies in 6 classes everyday..she had homework maybe 5 time throughout her entire 9th grade year there's no point in taking a back pack..she couldn't tell me one thing she learned this year...its bad when your child wants to go to a new school because they aren't learning!! Never would I recommend this to anybody I wondered why everyone kept saying don't send her to "slow rocks"

- submitted by a parent
August 17, 2010
As a parent of a 3 kids in this district 1 child being a senior!Thank god he will survive this school district.He will graduate!1 more is a junior I pray he will make it thru this year!another is gr 6!Looking for other school options for her.They lack in so many ways I don't even know where to begin.Rules only apply when they don't like the child!No ones wants to take that extra step to help a child here.Still dont know when the first day is.it is suppose to be wed but the kids are saying Friday!No communication!!Yes this school needs help,more parents involved would be nice also!

- submitted by a parent
May 23, 2010
This school encourages parents to get involved, and the teachers care for the student and the students education more than any school I have ever been to. They can't do it by themselves, they need the parents they know that, but they do the best with the time, money and with all their effort. You can not teach those who are not willing to learn, that is where the child and parent come in to play. I am a student who knows what this school has to offer compared to other schools, I love this school, it's my home, and I love the teachers because they care so much.

- submitted by a student
April 23, 2010
its a very nice school and the students learn alot and the teachers are the best.

- submitted by a parent
April 11, 2010
this school is the best i wish i still went there and the kids there are the best no school can top it

- submitted by a student
no rating September 19, 2009
Even thought we don't have lot's of money these kid's really put their Heart and Soul into everything they do' Excellence is not a accident' these kids give All !

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
My daughter gets alot of support from her teachers in all that she does.

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July 29, 2009
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June 26, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
June 02, 2009
Sto-Rox High School is very poor. Many of the classes are old-fashioned and there doesn't seem to be an organized curriculum. Many students cannot read well and English courses are poor.

- submitted by a parent
June 02, 2009
The school is dirty and not well-maintained. The school is unsafe, loud and unmanaged. The school needs structure in its programs and organization. Poor principal.

- submitted by a community member
May 29, 2009
The teachers are not supervised. They spend time sitting at their desks while the students take naps. The test scores and district leadership are dismal. Not a good place to work or to teach.

- submitted by a teacher
May 29, 2009
This school is not safe. There are fights and scuffles every week. Unfit security people are no where to be found and there is danger. My daughter tells about fights and fear at the school often. We have applied to the charter school, but we are on a waiting list. A high crime neighborhood!

- submitted by a parent
May 24, 2009
A chaotic school with very little focus on students. Parents are not included or welcomed. A very old fashioned curriculum.

- submitted by a parent
May 24, 2009
The school is dysfunctional in many ways. The staff is weak and disconnected. There are too many teachers who do too little. I wish the Board could take control of the high school and make the program strong and the staff dedicated.

- submitted by a parent
May 19, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
May 19, 2009
I thought I would really love my high school years and learn a lot and make friends and have great experiences, but Sto-Rox is very poor. There is no leadership, just routine dayin and day out. Lacks creastivity. Disappointing.

- submitted by a student
May 19, 2009
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- submitted by a community member
May 05, 2009
As a previous student, I am proud to call myself a sto-rox viking. The prior statements seem to be much of what parents hear from their children. Maybe it's time to face the facts that it's your kids and not the school district? I have always found the teachers to be amazing. Coming before and after school to aid students in their quest for knowledge.

- submitted by a student
May 04, 2009
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- submitted by a community member
May 03, 2009
These are some of the most ineffective teachers and the most clueless administration I've ever seen. Test scores are dismal and politics and inequality are rampant. Children will do much better in charter schools nearby.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 03, 2009
The teachers won't plan AP classes or accelerated classses because it is too much work for teachers. Students who want to go to college don't have choices of great college prep classes. Overall, a very lazy staff.

- submitted by a student
April 29, 2009
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- submitted by a student
April 29, 2009
The parents do not participate. When the school sponsors events, they don't show up. When teachers try to contact parents for support, there is very little response. We are in a vacuum without any support.

- submitted by a teacher
April 25, 2009
The school does not respond to parents or stuents. There is a disconnect between what really happens and what they say happens. The administration in not effective.

- submitted by a parent
April 25, 2009
Just a noisy, unorganized school with no cool classes, just the regular stuff. The teachers don't have much energy. No one realy tries to get better. The teachers just take the money and go home. Some of them are not very good.

- submitted by a community member
April 23, 2009
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- submitted by a teacher
April 23, 2009
People in this school have no energy and no joy. The teachers just collect a check, and don't offer excitement or challenge to the students. The Principal keeps saying there's abl;itz, but ther is not much happening at the school.

- submitted by a community member
November 23, 2008
This principal is a lot of talk and no action. Math scores are dropping and teachers slack off alot, but the principal keeps talking baout how great she is. I wish someone would take a closer look at the laziness and lack of energy in this school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 11, 2008
As a parent that has six children in this district, I can honestly agree with the statement of another parent with the comment of alot of favoritism. However, I can also state that the district has a wonderful new superintendant. She is on top of things. Also, they have some new teachers in the upper classes that are good for preparation for college. Not all, but there are definately a few real good caring ones.

- submitted by a parent
November 15, 2007
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- submitted by a student
September 18, 2007
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- submitted by a former student
March 08, 2007
This school seems to be making a comeback. My child has been enrolled at that school for 10 years, and, while I had not been satisfied with the district until about 3 years ago, I must say that, in the past three or so years, Sto-Rox School District has seen much improvement. Extra efforts have been taken to involve parents, challenging honors classes have been implemented, and, unlike before, I am proud to say that my child is a student at Sto-Rox High School. The only negative thing I can say is that the school does not have much in the way of extracurricular activities. More than they used to, but not enough.

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February 09, 2007
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November 13, 2006
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November 13, 2006
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April 06, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
March 13, 2006
I'm not satisfied with the district. There is alot of favortism. They went through two principals in one year. The test scores are very low. I am taking my child out of the district at the end of the year to go to a school that is their to help the kids. The teachers/principals don't go out of their way to help students/parents. I don't recommend this school.

- submitted by a parent
March 05, 2005
As a former student, I feel the quality of the education received was shameful. Going to college, I was unprepared thanks to open-book tests during my senior year (1997-1998), lack of challenging courses, a youthful distance-learning program, and apathetic teachers. Very few extra efforts were taken to involve parents, teachers didn't often attempt to culturalize the students or broaden their horizons... It seemed as if they were content with the shameful status-quo so long as they drew their paycheck steadily. They were unwilling to rock the boat.

- submitted by a former student
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Sto-Rox High School
1105 Valley St, Mckees Rocks, PA  15136
(412) 771-3213
Last modified Sto-Rox High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Sto-Rox High School Rating: 2 out of 5 based on 39 reviews. Top