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482 E Geneva St
Elkhorn, WI 53121

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(262) 723-4920 x1601
(262) 723-8092
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Develops honesty: Strongly disagree
June 07, 2015
How can the school foster honesty, integrity and fairness when the administration has very little.

- submitted by a parent

June 07, 2015
Test scores are more important than the students. If your child doesn't score an 18 or higher on the ACT Aspire test as an incoming freshman, you have failed as a parent. At least that's the message parents' get.

- submitted by a parent

May 06, 2014
Elkhorn Area High School has many opportunities for students! Teachers go above and beyond for students!

- submitted by a teacher

March 23, 2014
EAHS has wonderful teachers and principals who understand each child's goals are unique. They skillfully guide the students towards being the best they can be!

- submitted by a parent

October 12, 2011
I am a recent graduate of EAHS, and while it is no Milwaukee, there is much room for improvement. The biggest problem there is the teachers/administration themselves. They do indeed "gang up" on kids as mentioned in another review, and base any disciplinary actions off of either what crowd said student is in, or whether they like the kid or not. There is a HUGE amount of bullying at this school, but again, the district does very little about it unless you are a "bad kid". It is a shame that these people's actions tend to overshadow the few good people that do attend or work there. Although this may have changed since I graduated, I also want to say that there needs to be more of a variety of extracurricular offerings throughout the year, and to work on including everyone who does decide to join a club or sports team. I do want to praise the track team for being excellent in terms of leadership and generating an ideal team bond. I was definitely sad to leave that behind. And academically, it's pretty good :) In conclusion, it is a small town, and very few really like do high school, but EAHS really needs to do more to escape that "small town mentality" and be professional.

- submitted by a community member

October 11, 2011
My eldest child graduated from this school, and I can definitely say my other children will not. While some teachers are very caring and appropriate, the rest of them act like they too are in high school, or they do not appear to care enough about their jobs to actually do it. The administration seems blissfully ignorant about the bullying that does occur, and act as if they have never heard of a bully in Elkhorn when forced to confront an issue, and ultimately do nothing more severe than a detention. I will agree with the post below about school spirit; although my son was never into sports very much he did enjoy the homecoming activities. However, while it is definitely not as bad as MPS or even neighboring Delavan School District, there is so much more that needs to be done in regards to teaching and disciplining effectively.

- submitted by a parent

November 15, 2010
I will never send another one of my children to this school. Leadership is poor

- submitted by a parent
no rating
October 24, 2009
i love going to EAHS. all teachers have different teaching styles which make it easier to learn. I love the school spirit and everything at this school. we have great extracurricular activities that i love and great sports... and this is coming from someone who is not a jock! even though our football team did not do good this season but most of the students still came out and rooted them on. If anyone gets yelled at or anything its normally our/ the students fault. to sum up what im trying to say is i love this school and i don't think it needs to change except the amount of students allowed in the classes. but thats my only complaint.

- submitted by a student

April 04, 2009
I have two children who attended this school. Since the long time principal retired there have been some problems with the transition. The teachers do an excellent job for kids that are on a college track. They do not offer much for students that are not. They go to great lengths to try to make sure that these students have some options however. Extracurricular options are sorely lacking in comparison to neighboring schools. Parent involvement tends to be limited to attended performances (music, plays and sporting events, and parent/teacher conferences. I think that this is common in a high school. Parental involvement is very high at the elementary and middle school level. The biggest problem the high school has is a narrow focus on technology and the arts, a stale curriculum, and it is not equipped to handle special education needs from K through 12

- submitted by a parent
no rating
October 19, 2008
I have children who attend this school and would like to stay it is ahmazing! All you need to do is ask they teachers for help and they couldn't be more happy to help. I highly reccommend this school.

- submitted by a parent

March 19, 2008
When I went to school here, 4 years ago, I felt that the attitudes of the faculty needed to be changed. Especially to low-income families.

- submitted by a community member

June 18, 2007
I have found that my sons freshman teachers went above and beyond in trying to help him adjust to the high school experience and show him how to become an independent thinker and to use these skills in school and outside of school in regards to issues all teenagers face today. I especially appreciate all the work they put in to help him adjust to the transition from middle school to high school. I would recommend this school to anyone who wants to see their children succeed in their high school endeavors and become a responsible part of society.

- submitted by a parent

April 25, 2007
Wish we never would have moved here. Wow, what a poorly managed school system. Once your child gets to middle school, it's all downhill. Some good teachers, too few though.

- submitted by a parent

September 12, 2006
I had so many difficulties with this school. If you are not into sports or other activities, then you are singled out. They didn't help my child succeed, they helped my child fail. I feel that the vice principal is unprofessional, I have caught him in lies about my child. It is a school that is very clicky,it seems like if one teacher has a problem with a student, then the student is ganged up on by other staff. There has been only three staff members that have been helpful. It was a constant battle to try and work with the school. The only excellent part of the school is the schools liaison, and one guidance counselor. Their efforts to let you know if your child is truant is pathetic and nonexistent. Beware of this school.

- submitted by a parent

February 11, 2006
I highly recommend you AVOID this school. This school is severely lacking in parental involvment. Mainly by teachers and staff. the teachers and staff refuse to take the time to help parents by including them or giving them the information they need to monitor their student's progress. security is little to non-existent.

- submitted by a parent
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Elkhorn Area High School
482 E Geneva St, Elkhorn, WI  53121
(262) 723-4920 x1601
Last modified Elkhorn Area 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.
Elkhorn Area High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 19 reviews. Top