MCINTOSH HIGH SCHOOL

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201 WALT BANKS RD
PEACHTREE CITY, GA 30269
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Phone: 770-631-3232
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 10
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: High
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Fayette County Board Of Education
  • Students/Teacher: 17:1
  • Students/Grade: 421
  • Number Students: 1684
  • Number Teachers: 152
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 6306
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Ms Lisa Fine
  • 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
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (24 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (16 Reviews)
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    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2015-02-12
    "MHS is probably one of the better schools in the state. One the best of public schools. But I think that there is a lot of flaws in the school system and administrations. The 6 period day limits students from taking as many AP courses as they want to. In comparisons to larger high schools that offer more AP classes & a longer schedule, students at MHS just don't stack up when applying to large schools that only look at numerical data like UGA. I had an amazing counselor who really helped me throughout high school, but she no longer works there. The turnover for administrators is a little ridiculous. We had lots of great Assistant Principals, but they were all offered jobs at different schools & so MHS now has mediocre administration at best. McIntosh students really succeed because they've grown up with involved parents & teachers who always pushed them to be the best. Teachers are still good at MHS, but the school system & pay check is not what keeps them around. It would be nice if the students at MHS were rewarded for their hard work instead of being ignored while the state and colleges give handouts to lower quality, big schools, but thats just how it goes. -a grad"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-01-05
    "We moved into this school district just last year from out of state. We are not happy, to say the least. Rude and unhelpful counselors just make issues worse; my son has nobody to talk to. On one occasion, I was told that my son would be taken out of a class because of a teacher who was singling out on him. However, when I recalled the assistant principle, he told me he never said that. If your child is learning at an above-average level, McIntosh is not the school for them. It offers no high performance classes, and the most accelerated class that is offered for freshman students is Geometry (which is saying something since other states even offer up to Pre-Calculus for freshman level). If your child is a gifted learner, don't even bother with this school. Instead, homeschool or private school your child if they are moving into this area- all McIntosh will do is make your child frustrated, bored, and will definitely not teach them anything at all."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-07-06
    "I was a student at McIntosh, just graduated last year, and I must say I had a poor experience there. The school lack adequate teachers for specific subjects; some teachers are teaching subjects they know little about or have no degree on. Although, there are excellent teachers there, but quite few. In my experience the counselors there are little help, especially in questions concerning college or other problems a student might have at school. The school does offer many great classes that prepare you for college courses, but again some of the teachers should not be teaching certain subjects. I was not in any sports but I know the school has a wide range of different sports. If you (student) are not into sports or excellent in academics many of the staff, administration, and teachers will look down on you. The staff and administration tend to favor smart and athletic people. Of course, there is a place for those talented artsy students, but if your not excellent at that either then you will be not survive in this school. If you are thinking or will/is attending McIntosh High School I recommend that you get highly involved in clubs or sports. DO NOT PROCRASTINATE. Good luck!!!!!!!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-10-26
    "McIntosh High school seems to be their own little society... This is not necessarily a bad thing; but it would be your own opinion to rate. My daughter has came home every day and from 4pm-11pm; she's working hard- yet, she still seems to not meet up to MHS's academic standards. If your child is ALREADY a student of gifted knowledge and great understanding, this school is great for them- otherwise, not. Another thing i've heard mentioned by my daughter are the attitudes of the teachers at this school. At first I thought, "No, she's probably exaggerating their behaviors," i was proved wrong by recordings. My daughter allowed me to listen in on the classes and how the teachers would act and react to situations- how they would teach- my daughter was right. She is bullied by not only the students there (who seem to not be accepting) but by her fellow teachers as well. To me, MHS created their own little society; a place i now refer to as a Pariah society. (This message is not directed towards anybody in particular, keep in mind; the counselors are fantastic and so are a small percent of the teachers, but now that i am paying money for my daughter to be tutored, something is wrong)."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-10-22
    "This school is a fabulous school for A+ students, or students with significant learning differences. If your child is an "average" student A, B student, he/she will get lost in the shuffle! The teachers do the best they can to accomodate students, but they cannot possibly do it. Unfortunately, schools have become so big, students lack the opportunity to really get to know their teachers, coaches, and administrators."
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