Saranac Lake Senior High School

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79 Canaras Ave

Saranac Lake, NY 12983

(518) 891-4450

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 461

Students Per Teacher: 9

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Saranac Lake Senior High School

Mediocre small town school. Good for football and sports jocks. Not a challenging place for a bright student. The teachers complain they don't have time to challenge a bright student because they have 23 other students to deal with. The teaching aims toward the lowest level in the class. My child ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/15/09

I don't know nothing about the school but I'm moving to Saranac Lake at the end of March and that's the school I'm going to. My grandma told me it was a great school. She knows the principal and my new baseball coach there so that's a start. I just hope I'm accepted there and make a lot of freinds.

Posted by a student on 01/15/08

Teachers are engaging, especially the newer generation of staff. Sports is popular among the students. Leadership has improved significantly over the past couple of years. If a child is having trouble, I would like to see teachers contacting parents immediately. This doesn't necessarily happen until ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/29/07

Very good High School for an isolated community. Parent involvement is low because generally the school system does not encourage it. Good teachers, sports may be emphasized but that is because there is not a lot else to do. School probably could do more for bright students. However, graduates of this ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/25/07

I am not a parent but I went to this school and graduated in 2004. It was by far the worst high school that I have ever attended. Life is completely centered around sports. The teachers are okay, as it is the blatant disregard for academics by the administration that severely pulls this schools ranking ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 05/19/07

Parents have to initiate contact otherwise you will never hear from a teacher.Athletics come before academics.The code of conduct signed by students and parents for athletics means nothing they mine as well throw it away.

Posted by a parent on 02/19/05

If your child is an above average student or one who sits in the corner - great school. Want your child to do well here - get them on the Football or Hockey Team - they are the golden children. Parental involvement - if you want to help your child out when a problem arises - do nothing otherwise it ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/30/05

I had a lot of good times in good ol' Saranac Lake. The staff there were great and took the time to really help out the students. Of course some of us kids complained about the amount of homework but it really made a huge difference. Of course there were times when discipline was assessed when it wasn't ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 11/10/04

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School Profile for Saranac Lake Senior High School

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Test scores for Saranac Lake Senior High School

RE* Test Scores

Grade Level: All

Test Year: 2011
Saranac Lake Senior High School
Saranac Lake Central 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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Saranac Lake schools — Saranac Lake Senior High School is located at 79 Canaras Ave, Saranac Lake NY 12983. 79 Canaras Ave is in the 12983 ZIP code in Saranac Lake, NY The school district for Saranac Lake Senior High School is the Saranac Lake Central School District. Saranac Lake Senior High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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