BIG SPRING HIGH SCHOOL

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100 MOUNT ROCK RD
NEWVILLE, PA 17241
School Information
  • School Rating: 1
  • Educational Climate: Below Average
  • Technology Measure: Not Reported
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Big Spring School District
  • Students/Teacher: 12:1
  • Students/Grade: 220.8
  • Number Students: 883
  • Number Teachers: 85
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 8151
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Mr William August
  • 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 (2260 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (61 Reviews)
    Page 1 of 13
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-06-01
    "Overall liked it. Most of the teachers are chill, care about what they teach, and are very open to helping out if needed. The environment is kind of your typical small town, not much around to really do though."
    Topic: Academics | Rating:
    Posted 2016-09-01
    "The academics at Big Spring are not very rigorous, however, many students participate in AP classes and College courses. Honors courses are pretty easy and it is hard not to get A's in classes. The workload is very manageable with the average amount of homework a night taking about half an hour. Getting help from teachers is very easy, students are able to schedule with teachers over a lunch period to get the help they need."
    Topic: Student Culture & Diversity | Rating:
    Posted 2016-09-01
    "Most students in Big Spring are very similar. They are white and live in a very rural area. Less than 5% of the school is of a diverse background. I think that 5% may not feel as accepted as the majority. I believe that most of the students at Big Spring are very accepting. Many students are involved in something whether it be athletics, music, or student government."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-09-01
    "My favorite experiences have been some of the activities led by school organizations. Every other year, a mini-Thon takes place. Students are able to raise money, donate their hair, dance, participate in sports tournaments and many other things all for kids with childhood cancer. Also, powderpuff is a flag football game between the junior and senior classes. The girls play football and the boys are cheerleaders. These activities really help to bring the small school together and have everyone have a good time. I would choose this school again if I could do it over again because of the close-knit community at Big Spring. Everyone knows each other and the support is unreal."
    Topic: Teachers | Rating:
    Posted 2016-09-01
    "The teachers at Big Spring High School are some of the best teachers in the area. They are devoted to teaching and helping the students learn. They also take time aside from teaching to get to know their students interests, strengths and weaknesses. They are willing to help before and after school and even during their lunch breaks. They are phenomenal."
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