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Tuscarora High School

Public | PK-12 | 1546 students

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2013:
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37 reviews of this school


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Posted May 4, 2014

Tuscarora is a wonderful school! Pamela Paul-Jacobs is running a successful, motivated building! Teachers & staff are wonderful & caring.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 18, 2014

Rude teachers and staff alike. The only good part to this school is the athletics as well as the spirit of the actual student body despite the negativity they are surrounded with everyday.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 22, 2014

I've heard great things about Tuscarora High School. Many of my friends have kids that go there and they all seem to be impressed with it! My daughter will attend Tuscarora HS in just a couple years and I feel very comfortable that she will receive a great education there!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 4, 2013

Thankfully my daughter graduated and is now in college... She hated her time at Tuscarora and she was a good student. I must say the administration was greatly lacking in professionalism. The students were treated as though they were in middle school except for the chosen few that seemed to do whatever they pleased with no consequences. Having 4 children go through the LCPS system I am sad my youngest did not have a good high school experience. Her brothers and sisters remember fondly their time at Loudoun County High School. I hope someone steps in and takes charge of this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 2, 2013

My child is a Jr at THS. I am hesitant to agree with he lowest reviews here but I cannot agree with the 5 stars. No way. School spirit at THS seems to be good and I think this is due in large part to the strong athletics department. Perhaps the athletics dept got lucky...the school district includes some of very affluent neighborhoods with parents who have been able to afford expensive sports training for their kids. Overall my child has had good teachers but he did experience a horrible Spanish teacher who should not have been teaching and who, with no notice, did not return after spring break. I was forewarned by other parents about the front office staff & have had no problem with anyone there as I've gone in with a sweet attitude -- you have to play the game to get assistance. The guidance office is not great. For example, there was no email or robo-call about the LoCo college fair and this kind of failing is tyipcal for THS. I often go to other schools' websites to get info as THS's is lacking. THS administration could take a lesson from the middle school, Smarts Mill, across the street. THAT school told us about the college fair. Seriously.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 28, 2013

The worst.THE WORST THE WORST THE WORST THE WORST THE WORST THE WORST THE WORST!!!!!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 25, 2013

We are the parents of a Junior at this school and we have an older child who attended Loudoun County High School. For a new school Tuscarora goes out of it's way to create a sense of community for the students. Our child is an honors/AP student who has had a wonderful experience there so far. We've found the teachers and faculty to be very involved and helpful to student's success. I've found the caliber of teachers to be solid .
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 21, 2013

I am a parent of three children that attend this school. My experience along with most families at this school has been exceptional. Shame on parents that use this forum for any ax you may have to grind.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2013

My time at this school was terrible. Its unorganized and most of the teachers have no idea what they are doing. I'm fairly convinced most of my teachers gave out passing grades just so they didn't have any failing students so it didn't look bad on them. This school is a sad excuse for a Loudoun County High School.


Posted September 7, 2013

I am so glad my daughter attends this school.She loves her teachers and the majority of her classes are AP. She is involved in the activities. Her friends from neighboring schools always look to come to her school functions because of the lack of creativity of their administration. Please do not judge this school solely on the reviews go out and see for yourself. I have heard the complaints of some parents were based of their bigotted views because of the diversity of the staff and administration. My take on things are if you are not happy their is something called the freedom to choose move your child and find the best fit for them. I give four stars because some of the front office staff could be a little friendlier. Other than that I would reccomend this school it is a safe environment for my child to learn and thats whats important to me.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 25, 2013

I have had a student at this school since it first opened, and it has improved some since it first opened, but overall the school is very poorly run. The one thing they have figured out is athletics, which is actually pretty solid. Academics are ok for the most part. Like most schools, teachers are a mixed bag, but unfortunately, the administration sets the tone for the entire school. As far as how to run a school, they do not have a clue. Some examples - graduation was a disaster, with many parents unable to watch their children graduate because they mismanaged ticket distribution. They forgot to order buses for the senior class trip, which did not happen because of this. What makes it worse is that the principal doesn't even seem to care and is completely unresponsive to the parents and students. It is a new school, and bound to get better, but the current principal is not the right person for the job.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 15, 2013

This school is an embarrassment when compared to other Loudoun County schools. Besides the principal's horrible leadership, the majority of the teachers are horrendous as well. Some examples would be my daughter's AP history teacher who did not teach the material one bit, a science teacher who got off topic every class, and even two math teachers (geometry and algebra 2 trig) who did not know the material and one would at times hand out Pre-Calculus material to an Algebra class because she forgot which class was which... The list goes on. The school has been struggling since it opened and they haven't been doing anything about it. The few exceptions of good teachers would be a Pre-AP/AP history teacher, a French teacher and a Spanish teacher who no longer teaches Spanish.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 18, 2013

Disappointed in this school They refused to take my child out of an AP class to make themselves look good though my child didn't want to take it. The guidance counselors aren't there for the students - they are there for the school. Teachers no longer communicate with parents outside of Clarity and Clarity is not updated. Teachers leave and inadequate substitutes are brought in. Graduation was chaos; they should have moved the band, choir and teachers to the auditorium and show them via screen in the gym to allow actual parents of graduating students in.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 30, 2013

Tuscarora High School I honestly am embarrassed to go to this school. I had a math teacher that needed the help of students to answer problems-not because it was part of a lesson to tests students' knowledge, but because she genuinely did not know how to solve it. The entire year she initiated conversations with students that were off topic & often diverted the rest of the classes' attention. She would only teach the bare minimum-what was on the S.O.L. Ironically, there were students who didn't pass. The teacher didn't discipline students-there were kids throwing objects across the room, running around, etc. all while she was teaching, & merely would sometimes laugh & encourage it or meekly tell them to sit down. One teacher curved grades a lot. I had a science teacher who only gave out worksheets the whole year & got the class off topic by bringing in random, off topic objects from his home in an attempt to make himself the 'favorite teacher'. He rarely stood in front of the class to teach & sat at his desk most of the year on the computer, sometimes using it for his personal life. Many teachers model this work ethic & I feel as if I have been cheated of a good education.


Posted June 12, 2013

There is absolutely no demonstrated leadership, risk management, and/or any accountability for the dozens of catastrophes that occur on a regular basis at this school, the most recent being the Class of 2013 Graduation, where parents of graduating students with reserved tickets were subjected to a police barricade denying them admittance to their own child's graduation. The LCPS Administration must wake up and show Pamela Paul Jacobs the door. Until then, this school will continue to linger in the bottom ranks of LCPS high schools.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 15, 2013

The administration does a poor job on connecting with the parents and the students. Grades are not updated in the online tools in a timely manner. New leadership is needed to gain the trust of the parents and students. Most of the teacher try to help the kids when asked.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 10, 2013

Very disturbing to read this review as a new family considering moving in, and a large reason for the move is the schools. This feedback online is consistent with what is reported by word of mouth. I hope the county quickly takes note of apparent leadership concerns. First interaction with the school confirmed what is reported.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 8, 2013

I have been a student at Tuscarora for almost three full years now. I was a freshman the year the school opened. I, as well as my parents, neighbors and friends, am appalled by the incompetence of the administration (as well as some teachers). It is as if teachers are fired from schools for being so awful, and then are sent to Tuscarora. The attendance people are down right disrespectful towards the students, almost hostile. The admin seems as if though they are working against, not for, the students. Some teachers are personable and caring. Others you just WANT to video tape so your parents believe the stories you share at dinner time. Teachers can give Tusky 5 stars all they want but the only reason I stay at this school is for the student body.


Posted February 15, 2013

I have had children in Loudoun County public schools for eighteen years now, and we have always been extremely pleased...until now. The administrative staff at Tuscarora is completely incompetent,and often rude and disrespectful to the students and parents alike. Some of the teachers are excellent but they are far outnumbered by teachers who seem to be unable to connect with the students. Also, they fail to grade assignments in a timely manner and when my child was seriously ill, many did not respond to my emails. An inordinate number of teachers have left mid-term, in some cases leaving a substitute to finish the year. This is a poor school in terms of academics and it has a very negative atmosphere. This is well known in the community and we cannot understand why this has not been addressed by the superintendent or the school board. Frankly, I doubt the validity of some of these five star reviews...
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 4, 2013

This school is terrible. I have only one good teacher, and my other ones are constantly unprepared and unable to teach a subject they are supposedly specialized in. This is my second year at Tuscarora, and I regret not switching because it is only getting worse.


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Source: Virginia Department of Education

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Source: Virginia Department of Education

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Source: Virginia Department of Education

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The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. Data is not reported when there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

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The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. Data is not reported when there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

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In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. Data is not reported when there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

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Virginia school accreditation ratings reflect student achievement on Standards of Learning (SOL) tests and other assessments in English, history/social science, math and science. The 2009-2010 ratings are based on passing rates on tests taken during the 2008-2009 school year or on overall achievement during the three most recent years. Schools are identified as either Fully Accredited, Accredited with Warning, Conditionally Accredited or Accreditation Denied.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

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The state average for Algebra I was 76% in 2013.

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Source: Virginia Department of Education

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The state average for Algebra II was 76% in 2013.

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The state average for Biology was 83% in 2013.

432 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
93%

2012

 
 
94%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
n/a
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 86% in 2013.

352 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
98%

2010

 
 
n/a
Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 83% in 2013.

446 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
n/a
English: Reading

The state average for English: Reading was 89% in 2013.

438 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
90%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
94%

2010

 
 
n/a
English: Writing

The state average for English: Writing was 87% in 2013.

443 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
92%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
95%

2010

 
 
n/a
History and Social Science

The state average for History and Social Science was 77% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a
Science

The state average for Science was 59% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a
Virginia and United States History

The state average for Virginia and United States History was 86% in 2013.

429 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
n/a
World Geography

The state average for World Geography was 85% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a

2010

 
 
n/a
World History I

The state average for World History I was 84% in 2013.

476 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
89%

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
n/a
World History II

The state average for World History II was 85% in 2013.

450 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
84%

2010

 
 
n/a
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) End-of-Course tests to assess students in reading, writing, math, science and history/social science subjects at the end of each course, regardless of the student's grade level. The SOL End-of-Course tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. High school students must pass at least six SOL End-of-Course tests to graduate. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

Algebra I

All Students52%
Female students59%
Male students47%
Black students44%
Asian students36%
Hispanic36%
Multiracial67%
White students64%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities14%
Students without disabilities62%
Limited English proficient students50%
Proficient in English53%

Geometry

All Students76%
Female students78%
Male students75%
Black students60%
Asian students83%
Hispanic59%
Multiracial88%
White students86%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities43%
Students without disabilities81%
Limited English proficient students49%
Proficient in English79%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) End-of-Course tests to assess students in reading, writing, math, science and history/social science subjects at the end of each course, regardless of the student's grade level. The SOL End-of-Course tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. High school students must pass at least six SOL End-of-Course tests to graduate. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

Algebra II

All Students72%
Female students74%
Male students69%
Black students54%
Asian students77%
Hispanic60%
Multiracial67%
White students76%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantaged73%
Students with disabilities41%
Students without disabilities74%
Limited English proficient students77%
Proficient in English72%

Biology

All Students93%
Female students94%
Male students92%
Black students79%
Asian students100%
Hispanic90%
Multiracial100%
White students96%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities69%
Students without disabilities96%
Limited English proficient students82%
Proficient in English94%

Chemistry

All Students94%
Female students94%
Male students94%
Black students92%
Asian students98%
Hispanic89%
Multiracial94%
White students95%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities75%
Students without disabilities95%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English95%

Earth Science

All Students91%
Female students89%
Male students92%
Black students80%
Asian students85%
Hispanic78%
Multiracial93%
White students96%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities63%
Students without disabilities93%
Limited English proficient students60%
Proficient in English93%

English: Reading

All Students90%
Female students92%
Male students87%
Black students74%
Asian students98%
Hispanic81%
Multiracial94%
White students94%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged79%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities60%
Students without disabilities92%
Limited English proficient students48%
Proficient in English92%

English: Writing

All Students92%
Female students94%
Male students90%
Black students79%
Asian students95%
Hispanic80%
Multiracial94%
White students97%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities66%
Students without disabilities94%
Limited English proficient students58%
Proficient in English94%

History and Social Science

All Studentsn/a
Female studentsn/a
Male studentsn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a

Math

All Studentsn/a
Female studentsn/a
Male studentsn/a
Black studentsn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a

Science

All Studentsn/a
Female studentsn/a
Male studentsn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a

Virginia and United States History

All Students94%
Female students94%
Male students94%
Black students87%
Asian students98%
Hispanic83%
Multiracial86%
White students98%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities67%
Students without disabilities96%
Limited English proficient students63%
Proficient in English95%

World Geography

All Studentsn/a
Female studentsn/a
Male studentsn/a
Black studentsn/a
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilitiesn/a
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a

World History I

All Students91%
Female students91%
Male students90%
Black students79%
Asian students95%
Hispanic80%
Multiracial83%
White students95%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities65%
Students without disabilities93%
Limited English proficient students72%
Proficient in English92%

World History II

All Students88%
Female students87%
Male students90%
Black students73%
Asian students94%
Hispanic78%
Multiracial93%
White students93%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities60%
Students without disabilities91%
Limited English proficient students62%
Proficient in English90%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) End-of-Course tests to assess students in reading, writing, math, science and history/social science subjects at the end of each course, regardless of the student's grade level. The SOL End-of-Course tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. High school students must pass at least six SOL End-of-Course tests to graduate. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

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Arts & music

Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Gym
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School Leader's name
  • Pamela Paul-jacobs

Resources

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  • School social worker/counselors(s)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Gym
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Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Football
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading

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Music
  • Band
  • Choir / Chorus
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801 North King Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Phone: (571) 252-1900

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