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Beloit, WI
Students enrolled: 1,873

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1225 4th Street
Beloit, WI 53511

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(608) 361-3002
(608) 361-3080
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August 15, 2015
Our three children all proudly graduated from BELOIT MEMORIAL HIGH. They all have wonderful memories of their four years there, top notch AP classes, BELOIT COLLEGE PORTER SCHOLARS PROGRAM(college credit),diversified student body reflecting our culture,and resulting in real and lasting friendships,a building and equipment second to none,and a staff that is bright,dedicated and respected. We were truly fortunate to have this fine school!

- submitted by a community member

February 15, 2015
WKCE Math and WKCE Reading Avg Scores for 2013-2014 rank Beloit Memorial 401 out of 464 high schools.

- submitted by a community member

September 18, 2014
Proud BMHS alum. BMHS is on the up and coming and the diversity there prepares you for the real world.

- submitted by a community member

June 03, 2014
Considering the tax base in Beloit, I would focus an assessment less on aggregate test scores and more on student learning opportunities. We offer nearly every possible AP class, we have a competitive theater and music program, and our math and English curricula are both pre-AP. There are also state recognized, phenomenal programs for students with special needs. As a regular ed teacher, I go above and beyond to meet the needs of each of my students. Administration is focused on student well-being as well as achievement. Frankly, I couldn't be prouder to work here or raise my children in this district.

- submitted by a teacher

March 20, 2013
I have grandchildren in Turner, Clinton, and Beloit.....Beloit has much more to offer. Comparing classes-apples to apples and oranges to oranges-Beloit demands more, expects more, and makes no adjustments to push a student thru. My other grandchildren tell me how they can beat the system and really only need to study to pass certain tests. What is truely sad is they would refuse to go to Beloit because it is "too hard". The school is BIG, diversified, and you need to do well to join in other activities. How sad that parents make excuses for the children who can't "cut the mustard" and try to run away and hide in a smaller school.

- submitted by a community member

November 26, 2011
We've had three children at BMHS with a forth on the way and it's a wonderful school where your child has great opportunities to excel. Our kids have, and are doing just fine. They're taking AP classes and involved in all sorts of extracurricular activities. (the band program is second to none in the state) Sure, there are those that drag down overall school averages and those unfamiliar may get the wrong impression. Know there is likewise a large, diverse and growing community of strong, academically motivated kids w/ character who are doing just fine thank you. BMHS provides a relative oasis of cultural diversity lacking in the broader region that we as parents prefer for our kids education and personal development in preparation for their life ahead. You get back what you put in and BMHS has been an exceptional school for us.

- submitted by a parent

February 08, 2011
Beloit Memorial is a great school providing a wide variety of academic subjects, a whole host of AP courses, extra curriculars galore and athletic programs that produce champions. The music and drama departments excel and compete among the best in the United States and in Scotland! I would highly recommend attending BMHS!

- submitted by a teacher

January 31, 2011
Both of our daughters graduated from Beloit Memorial High School and were very happy with the education they received. Our daughters did excellent in College and credit their success to the challenging classes which they were able to take at the High School. Another factor that really helped them is that socially they were very well adjusted since The School District is a multicultural District they could very easily relate to their many diverse friends they met after High School. We would highly recommend this school to our friends.

- submitted by a parent

May 08, 2010
This school is terrible!! Don't send your kid here if you don't have too.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
January 27, 2010
For one, there are not drug dogs roaming the halls. Plus, I don't know what other teachers do, but I respond to every phone call or question I get. Also, if you would really like to know about the school, come to the parent/teacher meetings, outreaches, speakers, EXPO, family night, dances; along with all of the other activities we DONATE our time to do with the kids because we are passionate and do care about them!!

- submitted by a teacher

September 23, 2009
I am an alumni of BMHS and am so thankful for the opportunities and care teachers gave us. Everyone in Beloit knows that money is tight and budgets for beloit public schools have been deminishing consistently for who knows how long. Teachers put all their resources (mental and fiscal) into providing the students with a top-class education. Despite the bad wrap BMHS (and Beloit for that matter) has had among surrounding communities, it is an excellent school and something every Beloit citizen should be proud of.

- submitted by a student

November 21, 2008
I am an alumnus of BMHS and look forward to sending my children there when they are old enough. The faculty are hard-working and passionate about education. The administrative staff are dedicated and willing to work hard to resolve any challenge that presents itself. I have seen this from first hand experience as a student and through the people I know who work there. I wouldn't send my kids anywhere else.

- submitted by a community member

November 12, 2008
No school is extremely perfect, but I am very impressed with all aspects of Beloit Memorial High School and their principals involvement with the community, student body and staff.

- submitted by a parent

October 09, 2008
I have a son who graduated, and a daughter who is a senior. Beloit Memorial has prepared my son well for the challenges that he is dealing with at the reputable 4-year college which he now attends. Because of the many AP classes that he took advantage of, the college classes that he took at Beloit College when he was a high school senior (FOR FREE!) through the Porter Scholar program, and the guidance that his dedicated teachers provided, he is thriving in college, and entered with enough credits to make him a second semester Freshman! I am confident that the diversity and 'real world' microcosm that Beloit Memorial provides will help both of my kids succeed because they learned how to make the right choices while receiving a quality education. It's too bad that the demographics/ sociographics of our community lead to some skewed scoring for BMHS.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
April 22, 2008
My daughter is a sophmore at BMHS and has had a very positive experience as a student. No school or district is perfect, we do have our problems, but if your student is in school to learn, there are many opportunities available at BMHS that are not available at other high schools. The Porter Scholar program, AP classes and other available college classes combined with an excellent staff make BMHS a unique opportunity for many students.

- submitted by a parent

November 09, 2007
This is my daughter's first year at BMHS and so far I am not overly impressed. The curriculum is dumbed down, even in the advanced courses and the 4-90 minute classes per day are way too long. In addition this is a rough school. I must say though that they do a good job with keeping out the drugs and weapons. Although it is great to keep the school safe with backpack and locker checks as well as cops and drug dogs roaming the halls, it is also sad that this kind of thing is so necessary at BMHS. The worst part of all though is that NO ONE ever calls back and staff gives the students and parents a run around whenever there is a question. I don't know if the staff is dumb or just lazy, but this issue is absolutely horrendous!

- submitted by a parent

September 07, 2007
Over all we a re please d with BMHS. My oldest just graduated in 2007 and i have one who's a junior. They have bolth had some outstanding teachers. There are lots of 'extra stuff' that my kids have participated in like sports, music, theatre and cheer. Unfortunately this is where the school is lacking is their support of the extra programs. Usually the parents have to step in to help support the kids and I mean a lot!! The school needs to look at this and realize that the extra activities along with academics make for very well rounded students, and need to re-evalute their support and funding of some of these programs.

- submitted by a parent

May 24, 2007
I am so proud to have a student at BMHS. It is an electrifying school, with tons of parent involvement. For taking in many kids with economic handicaps the school performs extremely well, and always reaches for the stars. Sports opportunities exist for my children, and they couldn't be happier. I was told that Beloit was not the place to be, but how I was deceived! I wouldn't send them to get an experience in high school anywhere else. They really have that Purple Pride.

- submitted by a parent

May 16, 2007
This is a really great school. The opportunities that exist here are far greater then most schools in the nation. The current principals goal was to, 'make purple knight nation the best place to be in the world', and I think he has succeeded. I am in 11th grade and look forward to one more year.

- submitted by a student

April 03, 2006
Beloit Memorial(BMHS) is a great schoool if you ask me. My son was a 'straight A' student at HHS and has continued that at BMHS through his junior year. BMHS has allowed him to advance in math as he has the opportunity to take calculus and courses at the college(BC) because of their 4 class-block system, something he never would have had the opportunity to do at HHS. So for a school that isn't suppose to be much, it offers all the essential classes for advanced students.

- submitted by a parent

November 24, 2005
Beloit Memorial is a good school if you would like a lot of rules. The whole school disrtict has too many rules. They have closed campus starting 2006 for all students, and that is really unfair for the students that are responsible and make it to class on time. Teachers don't go out of their way, once it is 3:30, they are leaving and they ain't staying. They get there at 7:55, right before the start of school, and just don't care if they meet the students at the door. Memorial doesn't give a whole lot of oppurtunity to their students. The athletic system keeps getting stricter and stricter evry year, and the school board keeps eliminating things in the name of 'budget cuts'.If you can go to another school, go to it, do not go to Beloit Memorial.

- submitted by a student
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Memorial High School
1225 4th Street, Beloit, WI  53511
(608) 361-3002
Last modified Memorial High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Memorial High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 29 reviews. Top