District Summary Ratings

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

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Galax City Public Schools based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Academic Progress

Students at many of the schools in this district are making about the same academic progress as the state average.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
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.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Galax City Public Schools

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Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
May 02, 2014
Galax is not a great school. Most of the students do not behave at all and are mean to the teachers and the teachers won't do anything about it. Many of the teachers will tell you what to study for a... More
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Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
March 17, 2011
I'm a graduate of Galax High School and I am SO glad I chose Galax over other schools in the area. The administration and staff clearly push the kids to a higher level of achievement. Other schools... More
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Current student
February 22, 2010
i think galax high school is the best high school around there football team could use some work but the rest of the sports excels alot galax always has great sol scores and the teachers would do... More
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