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9-12
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Whitehall, PA
Students enrolled: 1,411

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3800 Mechanicsville Rd
Whitehall, PA 18052

(610) 437-5081
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November 29, 2014
I was a student of Whitehall, graduating in the year 2013 and my experience in Whitehall was horrible. I always felt like the students didn't really listen to the students and many of them really had no idea what they were even talking about. Sure some teachers were much better than others, and they all made up for the crappy ones but overall my experience was awful. It also helpoed that the lock downs and bomb threats were totally out of hand.

- submitted by a student
June 12, 2014
Great school!!!!! !!!!! !!!!!!! !!!!!!! !!!!!!! !!!!! !!!!!! !!!!!!! !!!!! !!!!!!! !!!!!! !!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!! !!!!! !!!!!!! !!!

- submitted by a parent
June 02, 2014
This is a great school!!!!!!!!!! I'm so happy with everything. My son is 11 years old and he is happy too.

- submitted by a parent
November 06, 2013
Recently found that students and staff don't have administration's respect. The old adage you have to give to receive applies here. Don't expect your child to grow as a person in this environment. Truly disappointed to find that what the community says turns out to be true. Academics count but if kids are treated like a number, they will learn no one cares about them and return the favor. Of course there are a few kids whose parents really take the time so this does not apply to the whole school but it certainly applies to more than it should. Congratulations to those staff that care and manage to survive in Whitehall school district. Since all the posts below are old I guess apathy goes hand in hand with the attitude. From a really sad grandmother.

- submitted by a community member
August 31, 2012
Enjoyed my time at WHS. Students should try to be with the happy and supportive groups of students that are typically in the music and honors programs. Many science class offerings highlight the school's focus. Students are mostly outgoing and have good relations with teachers, however, some loud behavior is apparent through hallways and buses. Teachers are not too strict but welcoming if you respect them. Although neighboring Parkland and CCHS have better reputations, WHS has a balance of size and diversity.

- submitted by a student
March 15, 2012
Send your child here if you want him or her to be guaranteed to have a juvenile record before they finish school thanks to their "Zero Tolerance" policies. No consideration of cirmcumstances whatsoever. So much for their anti-bullying stance. If the bully is beating up your kid, your kid gets a citation and an out of school suspension for being on the receiving end of the blows. What a great school! I regret bringing my kid back into the system from cyber school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 03, 2009
Whitehall schools have great teachers and are just great schools

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 03, 2009
I am a new mathematics teacher at Whitehall High School. I've been welcomed warmly by the staff and the students. It's a wonderful school!

- submitted by a parent
July 09, 2009
As a student at Whitehall since K (now going to 11th grade) I can say that I am happy with it. It's become more strict over the years, but what school hasnt? There are alot more AP classes offered and the techers really know what they are talking about. They are constantly taking more classes to improve their knowledge. There are many science courses to choose from. Whitehall prepares you with writing. Alot of different clubs/activities and sports to chose from

- submitted by a student
April 04, 2009
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- submitted by a student
August 17, 2008
whitehall is a good school wiht good extra-curricular programs,the teachers are good and try to help alot and encourage you,but i find it ironic that too many of the students fail.

- submitted by a student
no rating May 31, 2008
Its a good school! It's turing out to one of the better schools

- submitted by a student
no rating May 07, 2008
WHS School in Whitehall is probably one of the top schools in Pennsylvania. Recently, in 2008, studies have shown Parkland's scores average 83% for 9th Grade Math and WHS got 92%! It is incredibly good school with good teachers,

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 04, 2008
I do not enjoy writing bad things but Whitehall is a very terrible school. Way too strict, teachers have favorites, no free time what so ever, and poor saftey

- submitted by a parent
April 01, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
February 08, 2007
As a teacher in another 'High rated' district and having sent my children to Catholic grade school, Whitehall-Coplay school district is a breath of fresh air. It seems that most of the teachers like what they do and do it well, they are professional and it's apparent that many have their Masters+ degree. The courses are challenging and diverse. The school district is very community-oriented and it has provided my children with an awareness of the community they live it which was/is so lacking in Catholic school. Overall, it's been an extremely positive experience for my entire family. I would recommend this school district to anyone.

- submitted by a parent
September 22, 2006
Just so-so. As of 2002 there were only 3 AP courses offered. The school administration seemed mostly interested in passing kids through the system. They spent much time encouraging votech programs over college prep. Send your kids to Parkland or CCHS rather than Whitehall.

- submitted by a former student
December 14, 2005
A great school with quality teachers who know their content.

- submitted by a former student
April 25, 2005
The academic programs are good and the teachers show concern. You can either be emailed or called if your child is not doing well in school. The teachers are very helpful and the vocational technical institue that they are bused to gives them an outlet to different mediums. Sports is readily available and the coaches are helpful in involving your child. The parents are very involved with the booster club and hosting events to raise money for school uniforms and trips.

- submitted by a parent
April 22, 2005
I went to Whitehall (c/o 2000) and I feel like I was sufficiently prepared for college in a writing way, much stronger writer than many college classmates. But, there weren't many AP course offerings. Lots of GREAT science classes and teachers. Tons of extracurriculars, good school in all.

- submitted by a former student
April 21, 2005
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December 16, 2004
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- submitted by a student
July 18, 2004
I find Whitehall-Coplay School District to be a very excellent school district. It is not to big nor too small. The test scores are very good. The faculty is caring and well educated. Socially it is a very good school as well and has excellent diversity. Athletically it is also a good school. I would recommend this school over any in the Lehigh Valley area... they produce top academic students everyear.

- submitted by a parent
May 24, 2004
First of all, writing negative reviews is not something I enjoy doing. But, attending WHS was really disappointing and I think, the worst academic experience. Teachers whom lack basic skills in their subjects, non-challenging courses, 'favortism', bad attitudes, and one completely ignorant, close-minded student body is what your children will probably see if attending WHS sometime in the future.

- submitted by a student
February 23, 2004
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Whitehall High School
3800 Mechanicsville Rd, Whitehall, PA  18052
(610) 437-5081
Last modified Whitehall 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.
Whitehall High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 25 reviews. Top