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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Disagree (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Too much (1 response)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Strath Haven High School 5

Posted July 13, 2016
- a parent
involved kids (hard to find a kid who isn't involved in at least one extracurricular activity; committed faculty, staff and coaches; involved parents (maybe a little bit too much -think afterprom); great graduation rates and college admission rates; hard to imagine paying private or Catholic schools when our tax dollars support such a great public school experience.

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Develops empathy: Strongly agree

Posted July 13, 2016
- a parent
special needs kids welcomed on sports teams and as prom dates; Special Olympics team coordinated by student leaders and athletes; LGBT support; race relations all seem to support my rating that for a suburban, upper middle class community, students seem to be developing these characteristics


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Develops respect: Strongly agree

Posted July 13, 2016
- a parent
students generally respectful of adults and each other - "character" awards on sports teams and in senior awards underline the importance of this; middle school seemed to have its problems for some kids but at the HS more of a "bully free" zone

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Develops grit: Neutral

Posted July 13, 2016
- a parent
on the academic side, the students do seem to challenge/compete/develop successfully but for the characterics listed here, sometimes faculty/staff seem a bit too involved in areas where students might traditionally develop some of these traits - eg, student elections where the faculty/staff "vet" for eligibility; also, in athletics where some coaches seem to get the heave ho (with a fair amount of parental pressure) for being too "tough" - if you don't learn to deal with the heat in the kitchen now, it's going to be a real eye opener later ....

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Amount of homework: Just right

Posted July 13, 2016
- a parent
given the number of students who seem to take AP or honors classes and heavily involved in extracurriculars, would think a bit more coordination to avoid "testing/project" logjams would help students


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Teacher effectiveness: Effective

Posted July 13, 2016
- a parent
sometimes the "average" student is left in the cold; over the years a few teachers who seem to be hanging in their strictly by virtue of seniority; but overall most teachers committed, caring

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Grateful to: Teacher

Posted July 13, 2016
- a parent
Yannacone - time energy devotion Hollingsworth, Andrew Benzing, Styer - enthusiasm time energy devotion in and out of classroom Clancy - an icon even if you don't like the T offense Honz - really ??400 ??? kids in the band how does he keep them all engaged??? Miraglia and Adams - "perfect together" Jason - trainer - for always caring about all his athletes

Strath Haven High School 4

Posted January 01, 2016
- a parent
We had 5 children graduate from Strath Haven High School and each have said that the curriculum prepared them for post high school academic work. All have excellent vocations, are happy with their choices. The foundation starts at home and was progressed at SHHS. Are we lucky, maybe, but this school offered our children what they needed. Was it smooth sailing all the way through, no, but the end result prepared them for their futures.


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Teacher effectiveness: Ineffective

Posted October 12, 2015
- a parent
The best teachers are abused by unruly students; the worst are shockingly bad. But many of them are excellent coaches.

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Amount of homework: Too much

Posted October 12, 2015
- a parent
Not only too many hours but mostly mindless work, not authentically challenging and rarely if ever asking students to develop a meaningful connection to their learning.

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Strath Haven High School
205 South Providence Rd, Wallingford, PA  19086
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 41 reviews. (610) 892-3470
Last modified Strath Haven High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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