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Madison, WI
Students enrolled: 921

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4400 Monona Drive
Madison, WI 53716

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(608) 221-7666
(608) 221-7690
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August 23, 2015
I'm very happy with MGHS. They have a challenging curriculum, huge assortment of extracurricular activities including strong athletic and music programs and engaged teachers who care. My daughter has a disability and the school support couldn't be better. I'm glad I chose to live in Monona.

- submitted by a parent
Teacher effectiveness: Somewhat effective
June 26, 2015
i think they are effective as they can be if students are willing to learn

- submitted by a parent
Amount of homework: Too much
June 26, 2015
it depended upon the class - some teachers like to start the homework in class so if there are any questions that can be addressed in class - i think that's a good idea

- submitted by a parent
Develops grit: Agree
June 26, 2015
i do believe that the school does like to promote doing your best at what ever that may be

- submitted by a parent
Develops respect: Neutral
June 26, 2015
i feel i keep repeating myself however items like this need attention to at home even before the student attends school

- submitted by a parent
Develops empathy: Neutral
June 26, 2015
again i believe the respect issue begins at home which can caring over into the school

- submitted by a parent
Develops honesty: Neutral
June 26, 2015
I believe the school can do what it can however alot of the honesty etc starts at home

- submitted by a parent

June 26, 2015
Small school environment which is having to deal with larger school issues such as: race issues, student attitude issues and clique issues to name a few. the school does provide a positive and strong academic feel if a student is willing to commit. The school has a good music and athletic programs.

- submitted by a parent

October 04, 2013
Still very much small school attitude. Treatment depends on your last name and bank account size.

- submitted by a parent

July 26, 2012
The academic side is very strong. Students learn a lot. There is not a lot of diversity but that is mostly due to the Monona and Cottage Grove area's not having a lot of diversity. Their is a lot of help granted to those who need it with a lot of specialty teachers there for people with different disabilities or just people who struggle at school. The teachers can be strict but they really prepare you for the real world. If you mess up on a test you don't get a ton of retakes or anything. The school has drama but not more than any other high school. Sports mean a lot to this school and there is a lot of school spirit. People for the most part support all athletics and music. I like it here because of the AP classes offered and the nice teachers.

- submitted by a student

June 17, 2011
it may deserve a 5, but mghs is NOT diverse and has a lot of cliqes like most schools. very white and no non white teachers, there is staff, but still. It's all sports and music. The kids aren't as talented as some say, just a bunch of butt kissers.

- submitted by a parent

September 08, 2010
The faculty tries to connect with the students through many different means, from posters containing autobiographies to simply talking in a friendly manner. The students can receive help from various resources and are given an outstanding amount of electives and extracurricular activities. It also ranks high nationally in AP test pass percentages, ACT scores, and SAT scores.

- submitted by a student

February 05, 2010
The Monona Grove Music Department is above all others, the teachers care and work with all students regardless of there ability and all students excell.

- submitted by a parent

September 20, 2009
This is a great school. Teacher truly care about the students, and parents and the community are very involved. I would recommend this school to anyone.

- submitted by a community member

June 27, 2009
The faculty is very welcoming and approachable. There are also a lot of extracurricular activities offered. The majority of students are accepting of others and enjoyable to be around.

- submitted by a student

April 07, 2009
Teachers dont try to connect with the students. The student body has alot of drama. Note there is alot of drug use

- submitted by a student
no rating
October 08, 2008
Excellent teachers, really care about the students achievements and successes and there is a lot of community involvement.

- submitted by a parent

May 25, 2008
Not very racially diverse, strict rules and unaccomodating

- submitted by a student

September 30, 2006
This is a good and small school in Monona--on the edge of Madison. Academically it is fine and students have a sense of community. My son loved it here.

- submitted by a parent
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Monona Grove High School
4400 Monona Drive, Madison, WI  53716
(608) 221-7666
Last modified Monona Grove 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.
Monona Grove High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 25 reviews. Top