King George High School

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10100 Foxes Way

King George, VA 22485

(540) 775-3535

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,256

Students Per Teacher: 8

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for King George High School

The school has come far in the last 6 years. I'm a teacher at the school and the former reviews are irrelevant at this point. The school building is new, the stadium is new, the kids are enthusiastic about their school, and their test grades are high. For a school of only about 1,300 these students have ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 06/06/14

Actually the complaints about the grading system were entirely correct. KGHS was on the 7 point system through the 2008/2009 academic year. They went on the 10 point scale in 2010 due to an enormous push from parents and (some) faculty due to the inequity of the 7 point scale against other schools with ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 05/31/13

All complaints about the grading system are incorrect, 10 point scale. KGHS is awesome.

Posted by a student on 08/30/09

The problem at King George High school is inconsistant application of rules. The administration is slow to respond on issues. The teachers are very good.

Posted by a parent on 12/24/08

The biggest thing for me right now is how our kids are graded. KGHS is on the 7 point scale and it is hurting our students College admission. GPA is lower due to this scale - most other schools use a 10 point scale and the kids score statistically .25-.3 higher on GPA. Colleges use GPA for scholarships, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/21/08

The so-called 'block' system used at KGHS schedules only four classes per semester. This is one or two classes too few, leading to situations where core academic classes (math, science, english language) might not be taken every semester, and where art activities must be moved to outside school hours. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/19/08

Overcrowding is a problem. Some teachers don't even have their own classroom. In some cases teachers are reduced to babysitting because of one or two students acting up in the classroom. If you are planning to move into or out of the county with a high school student don't do it during the school ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/03/08

I'm sorry to disagree with the other reviews, however my nephew has been attending this school for one whole year now!...and he is absolutley doing wonderful!...He transfered down from MD schools, and has really done awesome at this school...yes it is packed!.however their NEW HIGH SCHOOL should be open ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/03/08

Administration does not respond or is slow (days) to respond to queries. School is absurdly overcrowded. 14 trailers. There are almost as many students in trailers as there are in classrooms. School bus system is a joke. Some kids are picked up at 6 AM to be at school at 7:30. The same buses are ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/05/08

Mostly dedicated teachers, but *ugh!* the administration. Ineffectual.

Posted by a parent on 08/16/07

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Test scores for King George High School

SOLEOC* Test Scores

Grade Level: All

Test Year: 2012
King George High School
King George Co Public Schools
* In 2011-2012 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) End-of-Course tests to assess students in reading, writing, math, science and history/social science subjects at the end of each course, regardless of the student's grade level. The SOL End-of-Course 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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King George schools — King George High School is located at 10100 Foxes Way, King George VA 22485. 10100 Foxes Way is in the 22485 ZIP code in King George, VA The school district for King George High School is the King George Co Public Schools. King George High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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