GUILDERLAND HIGH SCHOOL

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8 SCHOOL RD
GUILDERLAND CENTER, NY 12085
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Phone: 518-861-8591
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 8
  • Educational Climate: Unclassified
  • Technology Measure: Medium
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Guilderland Central School District
  • Students/Teacher: 13:1
  • Students/Grade: 473.8
  • Number Students: 1895
  • Number Teachers: 150
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 9070
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Number Computers: 301
  • Principal: Mr Thomas Lutsic
  • 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 (13 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (10 Reviews)
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    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2014-02-16
    "This school was horrible. Most of the teachers who taught AP classes did not prepare students well for the AP tests. Too many students did drugs. Also, taking core classes was an excuse for being lazy. Core students have plenty of time to study, but they don't. Honors/AP students were arrogant, and so were their parents. The Music department's only focus was to fundraise, because they keep getting cut for doing a poor job. Maybe if they did their job better they wouldn't get cut."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-12-27
    "I personally loved my time at Guilderland High School. I was in the Focus program that the other comments are talking about and it helped me ALOT. There was NO special treatment for any of us. We got HELPED. The lounge that the one comment is complaining about was nothing special at all. While I was in this lounge I got help from upperclassmen in the program, and learned more about what its like to be out in the real world. We did community service and helped other people. Arrogant people shouldn't be able to post on this site. I have graduated from this school BECAUSE of the Focus program. I recommend placing your child into GHS and I also recommend if they are having academic, attitude, or attendance problems that you consider the Focus program and learn about. Instead of listening to rumors or your child complaining about it. Please don't overlook this school and take it into great consideration. The teachers are amazing as well as all staff. Including the bus drivers, hall monitors, teacher assistants and other behind the scenes staff."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-05-28
    "So are you saying core students are not smart? If so, it shows how arrogant you are. The school is a nice school. The core students do not get their own lounge. It's a small 'community' of students who need more academic attention you are talking about. They are put in this community, called focus when they have academic problems or home life problems that affect their school work, they get the same teachers the ap students do. it's a good idea, and most students in focus tend to get better grades after being in it, and not because they half ass it, they still do work, they same as the other non focus students, yes they have a lounge, big deal. It's not amazing. the music students can eat in their music lounge too, but you aren't complaining about that. The school is good and teachers are as well."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2008-02-13
    "Excellent High School and an Excellent tennis program. Gives a lot of opportunities to students"
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2007-07-29
    "Set aside from most of the reviews here, I did not enjoy my freshman year in this school. Many of my teachers did not help me with homework, or teach very well. The people there are all the same, very few are unique. But this is just one year of experience here, if I had stayed maybe it would have gotten better."
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