Carthage Senior High School
- CARTHAGE, NY
Overall Niche Grade
- Academicsgrade B
- Diversitygrade B+
- Teachersgrade B minus
- College Prepgrade B minus
- Clubs & Activitiesgrade B
- Health & Safetygrade B
- Administrationgrade B minus
- Sportsgrade B+
- Foodgrade B minus
- Resources & Facilitiesgrade B
Carthage Senior High School is an above average, public school located in CARTHAGE, NY. It has 863 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1. According to state test scores, 92% of students are at least proficient in math and 87% in reading.
Carthage Senior High School Rankings
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- grade C+75 Students
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- grade A minus32 Students
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- Cost of Livinggrade B
- Good for Familiesgrade B minus
- Housinggrade B
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Culture & Safety
Health & Safety
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
75%of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 12 responses
67%of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 12 responses
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 56 responses
- Football Games16%
- Pep Rallies14%
- Basketball games11%
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Free or Reduced Lunch
88%of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 16 responses
69%of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 16 responses
81%of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 16 responses
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
62%of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 29 responses
76%of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 29 responses
59%of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 29 responses
Clubs & Activities
Clubs & Activities
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Expenses Per Student
$18,957 / year
88%of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 26 responses
42%of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 26 responses
65%of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 26 responses
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Carthage Senior High School Reviews
Rating 3.55 out of 5 136 reviews
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Overall, Carthage Senior High School is a great school. The teachers are great and there is an amazing selection of classes and extracurricular activities. The school has a great STEM program with many different options for classes in those fields including an agricultural science program and a project lead the way program. While the STEM programs tend to excel at Carthage some of the other field can start to be left behind. This includes the music and arts program at the school. The music and arts program at the school is small but it is a good program with multiple programs including music, choral, art, and drama. There is many different clubs and activities that the school offers ranging from Key Club to Multi-Cultural Club and there is even a Skiing Club and a Trap Shooting Club. Carthage Senior High School is a great school with many different options for whatever any student would want from their high school.
The teachers are probably the best part of this school, and even then some of them have their flaws. This school had a lot of bullying, and RACISM from the students. I was called named like Ling-Ling (unwantedly) for my duration here. It's honestly unacceptable that they let this type of behavior thrive. The only thing people care about is sports. My experience here honestly gave me such a nightmare looking back at it. Please pick a different school system, your child probably will not like it here, especially if you are a POC. I wish I never went here, it was such a bad experience.
Carthage Central High School has a lot to offer when it comes to advanced classes and a variety of clubs. There are numerous AP classes which offer college credit as well as dual enrollment classes through the nearby community college. These classes are challenging but nothing a hard-worker can't handle. The expanding clubs available at Carthage are engaging and fun! I have been involved in several, including Sustainability Corps., Key Club, Art Club, Math League, and Science Olympiad.