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9-12
Public district
Grand Prairie, TX
Students enrolled: 2,502
 

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101 High School Drive
Grand Prairie, TX 75050

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(972) 809-5711
(972) 809-5775
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Develops honesty: Strongly disagree
May 23, 2015
I feel this way because the way this school has treated my child by changing his schedule 22 times this year alone. They have also messing up attendance by marking him there when he is actually absent or marking him absent when he is there so it makes it look like he is skipping.

- submitted by a parent

May 23, 2015
My son has had the worst experience at Grand Prairie High they are setting him up to fail they keep marking him absent when he is there and there when he is absent his schedule had been changed over 21 times this year alone. My son was also suppose to take a staar test but they didn't have him taking it and sent him to the gym to sit. Well 2 days later he had to take this test.

- submitted by a parent

May 23, 2015
My son has had the worst experience at Grand Prairie High they are setting him up to fail they keep marking him absent when he is there and there when he is absent his schedule had been changed over 21 times this year alone. My son was also suppose to take a staar test but they didn't have him taking it and sent him to the gym to sit. Well 2 days later he had to take this test.

- submitted by a community member

March 26, 2015
My daughter has not had the best 1st year experience here. She says they do not have enough resources for learning and that the teacher's don't seem very interested in teaching or making sure the students learn. She says the teacher's have minimal control over the classrooms and it difficult to focus and learn. As a parent I am concerned for my child education, these years are very essential. We will be looking for other school that she can attend with better learning environment. From others I have spoken with, this school is no the best.

- submitted by a parent

September 16, 2009
I really love the atmosphere of the whole place. I find the teachers are really fun and that the staff actually take the time to make 'friendships' with the students....

- submitted by a student

December 20, 2008
this school might be over crowded but it is great with teaching students discipline and making the student work the hardest they can

- submitted by a student

October 30, 2008
it's a great shcool although sometimes it gets out of control, i tihnk they try to do all they can for the students to succed.

- submitted by a parent

October 17, 2008
Ok first of all I'm a graduate of class of 05. The school is great and so are the teachers. All the ones I had really tired to push the students to do great. The parents are the ones that need to encourge their kids and push them to do better. After all the teachers do all that they can do.

- submitted by a student

September 17, 2008
I am a college senior that graduated from GP in 2004. While I had my share of ups and downs throughout my teenage years, I would have to say that the school still prepared me for my future. So many of the comments on here blame the school for so many of their childrens' shortcomings when in reality it is the parents that need the reality check. My mother made sure to force me into extracurricular programs, and I am all the better because of it. My involvement with the track team, step team, and student council really helped me to become the leader that I am today on my college campus. While there could def be some improvements with the staff, you have to remember that they are not the only influence in your children's lives. Parents need to make sure to provide that extra push and encouragement needed.

- submitted by a student

May 22, 2008
I attend this school and I don't think its as bad as people say it is. We are not all the same and there are actually some kids that care about there education.

- submitted by a student
no rating
April 05, 2008
This school has been accademically unacceptable for 3 years and has also failed the improve as required by the state. Since there are only two high schools, we have no choice but to send our kids to this inner city ghetto. It is horrible that we have so many kids and parents that don't care about education.

- submitted by a parent

March 03, 2008
school does not prepare students to be able to compete in college or at the univesity level of classes. I have two kids in college, and they are struggling.

- submitted by a parent

May 16, 2007
Things to be proud of about GPHS. TAKS results do not tell the entire story. Of just under 600 seniors: 113 are 'Great Texas Scholars' - program sponsored by Chamber of Commerce that encourages community service, participation on local government, attendance at Council & School Board meetings, and more rigorous courses. 313 are college-bound who have been awarded in excess of $1,700,000 in scholarships. Those who have pride in themselves, have pride in their school, and they exhibit it well. Parental involvement is subject to a number of factors. Those committed to their kids and their community are involved here!

- submitted by a parent

May 01, 2007
The campus looks like an inner-city campus. Dress codes are not adhered to, and offensive clothing prevails. We have had real problems this year with counselors and the principal. They don't listen to parents. They are ready to give you answers even before you ask your question. Our children need (if not deserve) better leadership than this. It's clean-up time!

- submitted by a parent

March 25, 2007
Grand Prairie High School has the potential to become a great school, but no one puts forth effort. There needs to be more interaction between staff and students. On one hand, you have a lot of teachers that are amazing and really help your child with their education. Then on the other you have teachers that don't even care to teach your student the proper skills they need. My opinion? Keep the trimesters and filter out the bad teachers. This is a good school with good people it just needs the right conditioning. More involvement. If you bring your child here, the best thing to do is to put them in an AP class so they get an excellent education because the regular classes at this campus are no where near beneficial.

- submitted by a parent

March 11, 2007
Grand Prairie High School desperately needs new leadership. The current principal is unwilling to involve parents and does not answer parent phone calls or e-mails. The school is going downhill fast.

- submitted by a parent

March 03, 2007
The student body suffers from a total lack of school spirit, which manifests itself in student apathy. If a way could be found to turn this around, I believe the number of students leaving for other schools would decline and students might actually try harder to succeed. GP is a great campus with a lot of excellent teachers.

- submitted by a parent

June 14, 2006
The school is okay. not the best, but good enough.

- submitted by a student

May 04, 2006
This school has great teachers. many are involved and truly care about the students. It has many exracurricular activities and the best football statium around the dallas area

- submitted by a student

March 14, 2006
GPHS has a great variety of programs for its students. Students that are on the college track or the vocational track can have their educational needs met at GPHS.

- submitted by a teacher

August 09, 2005
Grand Prairie High teachers work really hard to help the students get a quality education. The level of parent involement could and should be better. The school has great extracurricular activites, but not enough students willing to be involved.

- submitted by a parent

August 26, 2003
Grand Paririe High School is a great school.

- submitted by a community member

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Grand Prairie High School
101 High School Drive, Grand Prairie, TX  75050
(972) 809-5711
Last modified Grand Prairie 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.
Grand Prairie High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 33 reviews. Top