Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School

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501 Genesee St

Rochester, NY 14611

(585) 328-3440

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 1,000

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

16 Parent Reviews for Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School

My school is Joseph C.Wilson Foundation Academy. The teachers and staff are the best there is. They really care about the students and notify me about all upcoming tests and if there is any missed assignments. I feel lucky to have my son at this school.

Posted by a parent on 10/24/13

I am a senior at Wilson in the IB program at Wilson and I do NOT advise sending your child to this school. The teachers and administrators are very often unhelpful. Teachers have told my class that they do not have high expectations for us at all. Students at this school are rowdy and do not care ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/03/10

Excellent Teachers and course selections. You can do awesome if you choose to. Wide selection of AP courses for college credit

Posted by a student on 06/28/10

I am a freshman at Wilson Magnet enrolled in the Pre I.B. Program and I must say that I highly recommend Wilson. Though people down Wilson because it is a city school the academics can not be matched at a lot of suburban districts. Students will leave Wilson educated and determined. Thank you!

Posted by a student on 05/28/09

I'm currently a senior and Wilson Magnet High School, and I don't recommend sending your children to this school. The sentries at the school are horrible, the principal seems to only cares about making herself look good, and there is too much emphasis on the IB program when most of the IB students hate ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 04/26/09

Well wilson commencement is an ok school,I am in the famous IB program and it is difficult!I am a freshman I like it though a challenge is always good.

Posted by a student on 04/18/09

Wilson is a great school, the teachers care about the student's progress and the IB program is awesome. My son has already visited a college and he is only a sophomore. I feel my son will be well prepared when he actually goes to college!

Posted by a parent on 10/31/08

i love wilson!!!! its the best school I've ever been to! I recomenned it to anyone!!!

Posted by a student on 06/29/08

Excellent staff, admin and faculty. More parent involvement is needed. Attendance of lower half of school is an issue

Posted by a teacher on 03/27/08

As the mother of one graduate and one current student, I have been extremely satisfied with Wilson Magnet High School, particularly its International Baccaleureate program. The school sets high standards for students and offers great opportunities. Teachers work hard and care about students. In addition, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/08/07

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Grade Level: All

Test Year: 2011
Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School
Rochester City School District
New York
* In 2010-2011 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English language arts, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics and several foreign languages. The results for English language arts, math, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics, global history and geography, and US history and government are displayed in GreatSchools profiles. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

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Rochester schools — Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School is located at 501 Genesee St, Rochester NY 14611. 501 Genesee St is in the 14611 ZIP code in Rochester, NY The school district for Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School is the Rochester City School District. Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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