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200 Maroon Tide Dr

Galax, VA 24333

(276) 236-2991

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Grades: 8 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 506

Students Per Teacher: 11

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9 Parent Reviews for Galax High School

I'm a graduate of Galax High School and I am SO glad I chose Galax over other schools in the area. The administration and staff clearly push the kids to a higher level of achievement. Other schools tend to set low expectations for the students, but Galax always sets high expectations as far as academics ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 03/17/11

i think galax high school is the best high school around there football team could use some work but the rest of the sports excels alot galax always has great sol scores and the teachers would do anything for you if u need help they are very passionate about there job and u can tell i think your stupid ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/22/10

I am a graduate of Galax High School, and believe me when I say that this school is amazing. Every kid gripes about their school, that's natural. They complain about the food, but when I was there, the food was good, the teachers were very interactive, and I learned a lot. They have several programs ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 01/23/10

as a parent of two children who attend galax i am verry concerned with the safty of my kids.The school is undergoing rentovation.The school is not clean,the food is pretty bad.My outlook on the school is the kids are running the school.The teachers are great.But everyone seems to have trouble keeping ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/20/08

I am a current senior at Galax High School and I firmly believe that this is the best high school in the area. Despite the small size, Galax excels in both athletics and academics. Through programs like the Linwood Holton Governor's School, the Southwest Virginia Governor's School, and AP and College ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/31/07

I dont agree with the other reviews either you dont really know anything about the school unless you have recently been there i believe the teachers and principals are really awsome and with an enrollment of 450 how can a staff of 40 keep that completley under control your going to have some fights no ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 10/20/05

I am a recent graduate of the school (05) and I disagree with the reviews. The classes are challenging and the teachers interact well with students. Principal Sturgill is probably the best thing to happen to that school in quite some time. He always sought the advice of students to get things changed. ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 08/26/05

Galax City Public schools are okay but they could be a whole lot better! They are nasty and the new principal isn't really doing a good job of keeping these kids safe! The other day my children came home saying that two girls got in a fight now if the teachers really watched these kids then that wouldn't ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/21/05

My son hated Galax Public schools. The teachers would just pass out the work and go over it a little bit. They didnt go over the work enough for students to learn it. If you had any sense you would not put your kids in Galax Publics Schools.

Posted by a parent on 10/23/04

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Test scores for Galax High School

SOL* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Galax High School
Galax City Public Schools
* In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading, math, and history/social science in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 5 and 8, and in science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

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Galax schools — Galax High School is located at 200 Maroon Tide Dr, Galax VA 24333. 200 Maroon Tide Dr is in the 24333 ZIP code in Galax, VA The school district for Galax High School is the Galax City Public Schools. Galax High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 8 - 12.
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