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A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.


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ACADEMICS
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This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


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Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.

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Reviews from schools in Effingham Community Unit School District 40
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Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
September 13, 2016
Students are treated like prisoners and looked at as future troubled kids. I never been in a clique until the principal made it clear that I was in one. Cameras were purposely turned in the direction... More
Parent / Guardian
September 06, 2010
EFFINGHAM SCHOOLS ARE THE WORST IN THE COUNTRY THEY BELIEVE THEY CAN DO WHATEVER THEY WANT AND THE SCHOOL BOARD DOES WHAT IS BEST FOR THEM AND NOT THE COMMUNITY THE CHILDREN SUFFER AND NO ONE IN THE... More