GRIFFITH SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

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600 N WIGGS ST
GRIFFITH, IN 46319
School Information
  • School Rating: 2
  • Educational Climate: Below Average
  • Technology Measure: Not Reported
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Griffith Public Schools
  • Students/Teacher: 22:1
  • Students/Grade: 198.5
  • Number Students: 794
  • Number Teachers: 45
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 4488
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Number Computers: 50
  • Principal: Mr Brian Orkis
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (1566 ratings)
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    School Reviews (44 Reviews)
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    Topic: Teachers | Rating:
    Posted 2016-07-01
    "Griffith high school is a really good school to attend. Also it a great and quiet area to live in. There is little to know crime at all and it very fun. Kids are very friendly and easy to get alone with. It not a drama school and most kids are focus on a common goal. All race get along well and there kids are really independent. The sports are very organize and pround to be apart of.Also the fan always come out and support the sport events."
    Topic: Teachers | Rating:
    Posted 2016-06-01
    "Teachers at my school can range from very lax , down to earth more than just a teacher , but a friend to tell you right from wrong as well as adequately teach their subject . Most if not all teachers by my experience will direct you in the right path to acquire the proper information to pass the class as well as offer after school help session to know what to do. There are also more than one teacher in that particular subject to learn in various ways , there usually I no getting out of it , teachers will be assertive to the student in what needs to be done. Although some teacher do answer n condescending tones as well as pick favorites , really stinging other students who aren't a particular favorite , there are up and downs to the teachers and my school. Over all a prominent amount of students excel at what they do with the direction and motivation of the teachers around us ."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-06-01
    "This school in all of its reality was much like any other school in fact we all interpret things differently what made this school great or even average depends on the given student , in my case as Charles Dickens put it " it was the best of times it was the worst of times". I had points in my High School experience where I believed administration was only really concerned with highlight students or prominent athletes , but some of them really do care about the nice quite kid who keeps to himself. I met some of my favorite people in the world here and although there have been some deep trial and tribulations for lack of attention on teacher to student teaching relationship and bullying that never went about the right way or resolved I would do it all over again for those small rare moments that did make me smile . I'm in band which this school administration barley pays for , but for the longest of time was the only thing that kept me going through out the day the small people were really the big people behind the scene of this school conducting the very fabric of this school's internal greatness and I will , never forget that ."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-01-01
    "Even though Griffith was a great school for me, I probably wouldn't do it over because there were hard times for me personally as a student, however I' am glad that I graduated. However, one of my favorite topics was Art, because I got to figure out a part of me that I didn't know was there. My teacher Mrs. Sadler, showed me how to create beautiful paintings of people and free hand. This is why Griffith is such a great school because it takes out the best in people and makes you grow."
    Topic: Academics | Rating:
    Posted 2016-01-01
    "The academics are fair and optional. Mostly it towards the students and what they desire, however you do have to stay on track of CORE 40 or just regular 40 credits. However other optional academics are what the student wants to do."
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