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Clifton, VA
Students enrolled: 2,361

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6001 Union Mill Rd
Clifton, VA 20124

(703) 802-5400
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October 29, 2014
This school could do so much better. They made us start half hour late on wens days cuz the teachers are too lazy to have their meeting after school. Backs up everyone's morning. They also took away our free period for extra class time called plus. Some teachers are good but some don't care at all. Alot of the math teachers are grumpy. The counselors jump at the chance to call a parent so don't confide in them. All the school cares about is footballs d the varsity players have to have a teacher spinster but then lunch on game days. They're high school kids not royalty. Not to mention the design and wired fence makes the place look like a prison. And lots of kids here are rich spoiled brats. Don't go here

- submitted by a community member
October 29, 2014
My child goes to this school and I definitely had higher expectations. It seemed great at first but then it seemed that all the teachers cared about is the state rest in may. The test reflects on the teachers more than the students so of course that's all they'd care about. It's not genuine teaching. My child tells me of all the drug dealers in the school and I went in to volenteer last week and lottery half the kids there smelled of marijuana. I don't know if the teachers don't pay attention to it or what but if their students have the smell on them they should do something about it. I had higher hopes for my child's education when we moved here

- submitted by a parent
September 10, 2014
We are a military family and have been in many schools. This school is Academically rigorous. The students will be well prepared.

- submitted by a parent
November 13, 2013
This high school is top notch. My daughter, now in 11th grade, has received a phenomenal education and has met wonderful friends here. I truly can't say enough about how happy we are to have her at this school!

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2011
The teachers are not good educators and all aim to teach to the average. There is a lot of homework given with very little instruction. They are mainly trying to teach to the SOLs and hope for learning through rote memory and repetition which is not truly teaching and certainly does not create a group of knowledgeable thinkers. For students who actually want to learn and reach a higher level by getting quality lectures or instruction, they are out of luck. Students need an education that incorporates thinking, discussion, interaction, new technologies, current computer software and AV products today. It is amazing how behind the times they are in knowing what technologies are out there and in incorporated them into instruction. They are not only behind the times but they are not utilizing the resources for the students that are available. They offer AP classes and yet have poor success rate because they do not have teachers who have been trained in instruction. If you just put some AP classes down on paper and yet do not have teachers who can truly teach them it serves no purpose.

- submitted by a parent
July 07, 2011
Our school has a very strong music and art departments. The teachers are mostly average, with a few exceptions here and there. The math teachers are pretty bad, so unless you are strong in math, expect to have to get a tutor. The other students are pretty friendly, and newcomers generally find a set of friends within their first week. The sports teams are getting better and have become pretty good. There are many AP classes offered, and academy classes can be taken at nearby high schools.

- submitted by a student
November 30, 2010
As a military family, we just moved in this past summer. My daughter started her Freshman year at Centreville. Our experience has been nothing but positive. She got involved in Band immediatly and completely loves it. She is an honors student and I feel she is getting a quality education here.

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February 24, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
no rating April 03, 2008
I graduated a few years ago from cvhs. The school felt generally safe. Students tended to be mature and not pick on other kids too much. In over half of my classes i felt like i was receiving a quality education. The advanced classes tend to have the better teachers in the school (although there are a few exceptions.) Some of the regular classes were pointless, just hoops to jump through to graduate.

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May 31, 2007
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- submitted by a student
February 28, 2007
My child's experience at CVHS has been generally positive. Getting involved in extracurriculars is key. School pride seems to be improving under new leadership. There is a big push to take APs, which have replaced honors classes in some instances. In many cases, honors classes would be a more appropriate choice. Some of the teachers are amazing (Kurt Waters, Judy Martin, Edie Alcorn) and some seem to be teachers only so they can coach sports. You will surely get the better teachers if your child takes as many honors classes as he/she can handle. Parental involvement is critical in the high school years; keep your finger on the pulse of the school, teachers, and staff, and your child will get a first-rate education at CVHS.

- submitted by a parent
December 07, 2006
there is a lot of school spirit here and its a good environment to learn in. i love it

- submitted by a student
March 16, 2006
Looking back now, i'd say the quality of academic programs in Centreville is excellent. I was involved in many different programs throughout my 4 years at Centreville. I definitely enjoyed it's music programs. Mrs. Lundsford was a great teacher. Thanks for believing in me! It's cheerleading and dance teams were great to be on as well. Lots of school spirit, great people, great atmosphere. The level of parent involvement is high...i'm actually looking forward to my high school reunion. If you are around this area and your child can go to this school...i'd say do it. I had a blast! (Carmela Marfori Fernandez, Class '99)

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January 27, 2006
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January 01, 2006
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- submitted by a former student
September 30, 2005
This school is the best! I have always been accepted here and the teachers and facility are really supportive. I learn so much and there are a ton of clubs and sports to choose from. If you want your child to go to a great school, choose Centreville High!

- submitted by a student
June 21, 2005
AS a former graduate of Centreville, I would like to share a thought(more of a memeory) on my experiences of my education. This school was the best thing that ever happened to me thus far. Mrs. Lundsford and her choir program were exellent. The staff and faculty were more than gracious and ALWAYS willing to give that extra push. School spirit runs high in all aspects of academics, artistics, and athletics. I hope your children are fortunate to have such a gifted trial of life. - Amanda Campbell (class of '99)

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February 03, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
August 29, 2004
College bound students can excel at CVHS if they enroll in the Advanced Placement and honors courses. These students produce high SAT scores and get accepted at the best coleges and universities. CVHS has great activities and sports opportunities and excellent parental involvement. A new principal begins in Fall 2004.

- submitted by a parent

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Centreville High School
6001 Union Mill Rd, Clifton, VA  20124
(703) 802-5400
Last modified Centreville High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Centreville High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 19 reviews. Top