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3223 Mustang Drive
Grapevine, TX 76051

(817) 251-5210
(817) 481-5957
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May 26, 2013
We have two sons who have graduated GHS. The teachers care about the students and the students have so many choices of classes to take. It's amazing. One son took all advanced classes and was also able to take a media class in which he learned to make movies and edit them. Our second son was in Jazz band, marching band, and was also able to take a welding class. He will graduated with a 5.2 GPA. There is a great deal of diversity in this school, which is important. The kids all get along great. Their parents move to this district because they want their children to do well.

- submitted by a parent
January 07, 2013
Not a good learning environment and many children are bad influences. I walk through the hallway and hear many kids talking about doing drugs.

- submitted by a student
October 28, 2012
I have FOUR children who graduated from GHS and all of them are doing extremely well. This is a terrific HS in every way and prepares students for the challanges they will face in the future.

- submitted by a parent
April 22, 2012
I believe GHS is the best high school in North Texas. It has the best teachers who care about their students and challenge them to succeed in life. It has the best administrators, fine arts directors/teachers & coaches who spend countless hours shaping our teenagers into well-rounded adults. It has the best parent organizations with volunteers who support every aspect of high school life and every student at the school. Change happens and over the 100+ years at Grapevine, change has worked!

- submitted by a parent
April 19, 2012
I love Grapevine High School! I have one child who graduated from GHS and two kids who are currently there. Any school is only as good as the staff, and the staff at GHS is excellent. GHS provides a challenging environment for students with great opportunity for personal and academic growth.

- submitted by a parent
April 18, 2012
I have had such great memories here at Grapevine High School. The faculty here is excellent, and truly inspire the students to challenge themselves and really get something great out of their high school years. I don't think anyone could argue that this school does not have school spirit; the pep rallies are always filled with yelling students and their excitement. This truly is an entire community-involved school--backed by over a century of tradition--and I hope that it will stay this way for the next hundred years.

- submitted by a community member
April 18, 2012
Everything in life is reflected by the people you experience it with and GCISD is filled with great people that do so much more than is asked. Most of the community is centered around the school district and you won't find a better area than this one. Grapevine high has exceptional teachers and multiple programs that enhance the school.

- submitted by a student
April 18, 2012
I graduated just last year from GHS and I loved my whole experience there. The teachers were great, especially those teaching AP courses. Classes were definitely tough going through them but they really pay off in the future. College classes are much easier after the curriculum I took at GHS. Outside of academics, Grapevine has great extracurricular activities to get involved in and a ton of school pride. I loved going there and would definitely make the Mustang choice all over again.

- submitted by a student
April 18, 2012
We have had three children attend Grapevine HS, two who have graduated and one that is currently a junior. The variety of activities available to participate in above and beyond academics are excellent. We especially love our daughter's English/Lang Arts teacher/Leadership teacher.

- submitted by a parent
April 18, 2012
As a recent graduate, I have to say that my time at Grapevine High School was well spent. I loved all of my teachers and still stay in touch with many of them. The teachers truly care about their students academically and socially. The school offered many extra-curricular opportunities to help students become involved.

- submitted by a student
April 18, 2012
The faculty and teachers at GHS did a wonderful job of preparing me for college academically. I took 12 different AP classes and was able to go into college with 28 credit hours. The classes challenged me and the teachers encouraged me to do my best. The school also offered tutoring for all students before or after school where teachers and students could help other students with their assignments. Overall, Grapevine High School gave me an excellent academic experience with wonderful teachers and administrators.

- submitted by a student
April 18, 2012
I couldn't have asked for a better high school experience. Grapevine High School was very nurturing and the staff was always there to help. The classes are challenging but they definitely prepare you for college. There were many extracurriculars to be involved so every could find something they loved to get involved in. It was a great environment to grow in and an excellent school all around!!!

- submitted by a student
April 17, 2012
GHS is an excellent school to have your children. I have had one graduate from GHS and two others currently there. Their quality of education has been superior. My oldest has had a smooth transition to college much in part to the rigor that was in her coursework at GHS. It prepared her well! GHS has a rich heritage and I am excited to see how the new principal builds upon this.

- submitted by a parent
April 17, 2012
I graduated from GHS last year, and I had four of the best years of my life. I was well prepared for the transition into college both academically and socially. GHS has a wonderful staff with qualified teachers and leaders. I developed wonderful relationships with students and faculty alike. GHS provided me with a wonderful high school experience.

- submitted by a student
April 17, 2012
I am so thankful that my children are in GCISD and Grapevine High School. We moved to the district for the schools and have not once been disappointed in that decision. We have found caring teachers who value the education of their students. There are many other options around us including both private schools and public schools that accept transfer students, however, we would not consider taking our kids anywhere else. They have found their "mustang" thing and are receiving an excellent education.

- submitted by a parent
April 17, 2012
I graduated from Grapevine last year, and it has prepared me so well going into the future. I wouldn't trade the time that I had at GHS for anything. I grew as a person, I learned from amazingly caring teachers, and I had the opportunity to get involved in so many extra-curricular clubs. Grapevine High School is an absolutely amazing community.

- submitted by a student
April 17, 2012
I am so grateful to have made the Grapevine choice. The teachers and staff genuinely care about the students and go out of their way to offer as much help. In fact, I still keep in touch with many of my teachers. I graduated last year and I feel I was fully prepared for college: academically, socially, AND emotionally. Also, there are plenty of extracurricular activities to satisfy even the most involved student. Personally, I am VERY proud to be able to say I graduated from Grapevine High School, and I'm sure I don't stand alone on that statement. Grapevine High School has school spirit like no other. Even though the school is going through a transition right now, but it is all to better the school. Change is not easy and I promise, the staff is doing the BEST they can to make it as smooth as possible for not JUST the students and parents, but for the teachers as well. I would change nothing about my high school experience and I'm excited to see what's in store for Grapevine High School.

- submitted by a student
April 17, 2012
I had an amazing four years at Grapevine High School. There were so many wonderful aspects that made it such a great school and a memorable experience. The academics were top-notch. All of the staff and faculty went above and beyond to educate the students to the best of thier abilities and knew how to relate to the students. The school had a strong AP and Pre-AP program that challenged those who needed it and well prepaired them for not only college but for the rest of their lives. The Principal, at the time, had much to do with the positive atmosphere of the school. He made sure everyone felt included in the Mustang Family and provide great leadership for the school. Grapevine also had very strong Fine Arts, which is just as important as academics in shaping well-rounded students and prepairing them for the real world. Finally, the student body at Grapevine was so diverse, yet got along well due to the long running tradtions and Mustang Spirit that was present in the school. I don't regret one thing while I attended Grapevine High School and am thankful I was able to be apart of such a great place.

- submitted by a student
April 16, 2012
Grapevine High use to be a wonderful school. Over the years the demographics have changed drastically. Not a good change. Good teachers left. Core subject class for on level students are taught by coaches that don't really care about teaching. The new principal they brought in is from a middle school magnet school with 411 students. I feel she will be in way over her head. Time will tell, but it could be your child that is harmed in the process. The new super. is making GCISD a little Dallas Independent School District with all the employees from there he is bringing in. The ones I have seen lack typical, lack work ethic and professionalism. So unless you want to attend little DISD, choose another district.

- submitted by a teacher
November 09, 2011
Although I've had several great teachers at Grapevine High School, the overwhelming majority of the faculty shows and apathetic lack of respect toward the students along with an unwillingness to change problems that are expressed by students and parents to the administration. It is sad to see a school with so much potential fail to strive for excellence. That is why I would not recommend Grapevine High School

- submitted by a student
April 15, 2010
Teachers and Principal are awful. Way too much focus on improving TAKS scores than other academics.

- submitted by a student
no rating October 03, 2009
My two sons went through high school at Grapevine. The teachers are wonderful.

- submitted by a parent
July 04, 2009
I attended this school a few years ago, and it is a great school if you are in the AP classes or are in one of the favored sports or activity groups. As a mostly regular class student. I never got any real information on college, scholarships and my councilor never knew my name and screwed up my schedule so often I never got to participate in all the activities that I wanted to. Heck, I even think half my teachers didn't even know I excisted because they were to busy playing on the computers or dealing with other students who were unruly , or were special needs but the system spit them out into classes they were not suited for.

- submitted by a community member
June 14, 2009
lacking teaching enthusiasm, falling state mandates for exemplarary standards. disappointing from a student's viewpoint, and not to mention football scores (0-10) from this football season

- submitted by a student
February 21, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating January 15, 2009
The girl was not the top valedictorian. She was a three year graduate. The school followed the correct policy and they still allowed her to be a three year valedictorain. My daughter graduated from that class and the school handled the entire incident fairly. By the way, my daughter was in the top ten, so I know what I am talking about.

- submitted by a parent
no rating December 14, 2008
My daughter atteneded both Colleyville HS and Grapevine HS, The physical facilty at Colleyville is new. However, the guidance dept at Grapevine and frount office is so supportive where at Colleyville it seem so disorganized. The AP program is excellant. The cheating at Colleyville on tests is rampant and this hurts honest students GPA.

- submitted by a parent
October 25, 2008
While the school has some very good teachers, they, unfortunately, receive very little support from the school Principal. The current Principal is more interested in athletics than academics -- consequently, the academic performance of the school has been suffering. In 2008, the school received some negative national attention when it denied its top student the valedictorian title.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 20, 2008
My daughter transferred to this school from Southlake Texas. Much better school all ways around. This school is geared more toward teaching academics, rather than trying to win trophies and bragging rights through athletics.

- submitted by a parent
August 11, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
June 29, 2008
GHS is an acceptable school if your child is an athlete or in the AP programs. If your child suffers from any disability, however small, they will not fit in at GHS or receive the help that they need. My child was suspended the first week of school because his teachers had not been provided with his IEP and had no idea of his behavior or learning disabilities. Even though I had discussed this prior to the beginning of the school year and was assured that everything would be in order. The year was one nightmare after another. I pulled my child out and took a leave of absence from my job to educate him until we found a private school placement. The irony is that we moved to this district because we had heard how great the schools were.

- submitted by a parent
June 05, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
February 11, 2008
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- submitted by a student
February 01, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2007
I feel the education is there if students and parents are willing to do their jobs. It is not the sole responsibility of the teachers for a student's education. Many parents forget their jobs. I feel the AP classes are excellent. My son is in college now and was well prepared for his coursework in Engineering due to the fact that the AP classes prepared him. Also, he earned 49 credits toward college through AP testing. Another young lady earned 62 credit hours. You can't beat that!

- submitted by a parent
August 21, 2007
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- submitted by a student
July 25, 2007
Grapevine high school has excellent programs offered at the pre-advanced placement/advanced placement levels. Their staff is very determined to give the best education to their students, and go out of their way to help them. Overall, Grapevine high school is a very well set high school offering the best for their students.

- submitted by a student
May 22, 2007
In my experience, the quality of the academic programs are of low standard due to the need to implement programs to increase scores on TAKS. I cannot comment on extracurricular activities as my student does not participate in sports within the school. The level of parent involvement is less than appropriate. Due to several situations that transpired this year the Principal made no attempt to remedy situations or take into consideration my concerns but rather portray the situation as one of a dictatorship in that his thoughts, concepts and feelings where the correct ones. Review the statistics before enrolling!

- submitted by a parent
October 29, 2006
Grapevine High is honestly not such a great school. They lack organization and learning techniques. My child went to GHS for his first three months of freshman year. He then transferred to Colleyville Heritage, because of the lack of an organized science area.

- submitted by a parent
February 20, 2006
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- submitted by a former student
November 29, 2005
GHS is a good large high school. If your child needs individual attention, however, stick with a smaller high school. As in any school this size, counselors don't know your child well. AP and pre-AP curriculums are superior.

- submitted by a parent
August 01, 2005
We have been blessed since moving here with the quality of education offered at GHS. The teachers and programs are wonderful and the band program is superb.

- submitted by a parent
July 24, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
June 18, 2005
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- submitted by a student
June 02, 2005
Most of the teachers are outstanding, genuinely concerned about their students and willing to provide extra help to ensure student success. Communication between teacher and parent is excellent. It is not unusual for the teacher to call or email the parent when they have concerns about a student. I am impressed by the variety of cources offered. Advanced Placement courses are numerous and there are loads of extracurricular activities although, I can not say they all practice inclusiveness. However, that may be typical of Texas and Texans competitiveness. Counseling office is completely lacking in parent/school relations and don't appear much better with their relations with students. Their doors are covered with Stop and Do Not Enter signs - not at all welcoming. I am dissappointed with the principal for allowing such mediocre performance in his counselors. I feel comfortable with the safety of the school and discipline seems fair.

- submitted by a parent
April 26, 2005
Great School. The athletic department is wonderful. The majority of the teachers are all respected by the students.

- submitted by a former student
April 21, 2005
My kids both enjoyed this school. I was very happy with their honors program. Overall, the math program was very good also.

- submitted by a administrator
November 06, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
December 18, 2003
I am very impressed with this school. This is my son's first year and he has adapted very well with the school's curriculum.

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2003
It is difficult sometimes to find the extra tutoring opportunities for students who need help. And on occasion have not been notified of disciplinary actions until way after the fact. All actions should be reported to the parents in a [timelier] manner than just relying on the postal system. I also understand why district are now requiring to pay to play but I disagree with this practice. Some of the teachers do not treat the students or parents with due respect and need to have a class in communicating constructively instead of destructively

- submitted by a parent
August 25, 2003
My daughter once attended this school and it greatly enriched her opportunities for attending a quality university. Grapevine is a great place to grow up and the school greatly reflected that. She was very involved in and out of school and deeply supported by us and the school staff.

- submitted by a parent
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Grapevine High School
3223 Mustang Drive, Grapevine, TX  76051
(817) 251-5210
Last modified Grapevine High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Grapevine High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 51 reviews. Top