The teachers are extremely professional. The school principal is very involved and on target. This is the best school in Rhode Island.
i am currently a freshman at this school and i enjoy it very much. i am soon moving to new jersey so i am very sad that i will be moving on from this amazing school. When i started at SK i was new to the state and knew nobody, the people are so welcoming and nice. most of the teachers are great, there is obviously the odd few that i don't like, but thats normal, every teenager has the one teacher they hate. i am a straight B's and C student with your odd A here and there. i would recommend sending you child/teen here because i can guarantee they will love it!
Wow, so many bad reviews here, or maybe a lot of them are outdated?? Everyone's experience is different, and it's really what you make of it that matters, unless you're having a seriously bad experience, which is rare. On average, teachers are good, bullying isn't a huge problem, administration usually knows what they're doing. Biggest problem: "Guidance counselors" who neither guide nor counsel with care. My personal counselor never meets with me unless there's a problem with my HS schedule, and we have never once discussed college....and I'm a senior. But aside from Guidance department, it's mostly good.
Everyone's school experience doesn't necessarily match the reviews, the ratings or the gossip. We have been nothing but pleased with the way SKHS has met the needs of our son. We initially sat down with his counselor who was very careful to consider his learning style and personal needs when arranging his class schedule. She made sure that he knew her door was always open and she was available to help him out if needed. Each of his teachers has been a great fit for his learning style and his personal needs. Having just moved to the area, we were a bit anxious about his adjustment from a small private school to such a large public school. Quite to the contrary, he has done exceptionally well and is enthusiastic about school. My only issue is some of the behaviors my son has described regarding other students. For example, disrespecting teachers, makeout sessions in the hallway between classes and so on. Clearly, these are issues that are best dealt with on an individual basis and don't necessarily reflect the overall character of the school. Nonetheless, we have been pleased with SKHS and grateful for a positive experience there. :)
Worse school ever it dont even deserve a star my son is getting physically bullied by a senior and teachers dont do nothing about it.and also many kids falling through cracks!Seriously!If i were you i would put my child somewhere else
I do not know how you can have a good review of this school, period.
Both my daughters graduated from south kingstown high school. My oldest had an IEP. She is one of the students who fell through the cracks. She tells me she can't read or spell. This is sad seeing how many iep meetings i attended where they informed me that she was doing well. they would tell me that she is reaching all her goals. all goals met. Oviously i was misinformed for years. Then my next child who was 2 years behind my first daughter had to complete a profolio to graduate. Even though she completed the profolio, she also has difficulty with spelling. I'm a very unsatisfied parent. My girls both attended the high school for 4 yrs. The Kids r rude and i had to go to the school numerous times because of girls bullying my daughter. Overall the Staff, teachers and principal were helpful and didnt tolerate bullying.
Great school! One of my children graduated from SK, another is a current student. Caring teachers and administrators, excellent opportunities for many types of activities, and fabulous preparation for college.
I am very disappointed in South Kingstown High School. It is too large and many, many students fall thru the 'cracks'. If your child is not a 'jock'-the extra curricular activities are extremely limited, low quality and almost non-existant. There is no innovation in curriculum development nor afterschool programming.
Great school! Growing pains are behind us and school is set to excel in the 21st Century!
I graduated from SKHS and loved every minute of my high school experience there. There teachers are wonderful. I felt as though each and every teacher I had truly cared about all of their students. Administration ran the school very smoothly.
I absolutely adored this school. I went here for my whole life up until a couple of months ago. I had to be moved in the middle of my senior year because of some personal problems. It was the most difficult thing I have ever had to do.I loved the teachers, adored my counselor's and was absolutely challenged by fast moving curriculum they kept giving me. Thanks to this school I have a great and wonderful outlook on learning and participating in fundamental activity. Thank you South Kingstown High School and my fav. guidane counselor Robert Bellemore.
Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.
The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.
To start a new list, click OK. Otherwise click Cancel.
Thank you! You will begin to receive newsletters from us shortly.
Thanks for verifying your updated email address.
Oops! That email verification link has expired. Please click the button below to receive a new one.
Create an account to submit your answers.
Sign in with an existing GreatSchools account or using Facebook:
Your review has been posted to GreatSchools.
Share with friends! Post your opinion of South Kingstown High School on Facebook.
Welcome to GreatSchools!
Thank you for registering as a school leader. We just need to verify your email address. We've sent you an email - please click on the link in that message to get started editing your school's information!
Thanks! We just sent you an email – please click on the link in the email to post your answers.
Get timely updates for South Kingstown High School, including performance data and recently posted user reviews.