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Overall its a pretty good school. Most teachers are supportive and the class options are good. Although some of the classes are difficult. My experience at LHS was overall positive.
As everyone mentioned, excellent music and athletics. But if you don't fit into those categories, LHS does not foster other interests. Teaching is good though. Students get very little help from guidance about career options and they do not set students up with opportunities to explore. The least they could do is hire a teacher of color to help with diversity and update the curriculum to teach students about more global issues (from a non-white perspective). They also NEVER ask for feedback. LHS is good for white families with a good network, but really needs an update for the modern/diverse world.
Longmeadow High School is a great educational opportunity for anyone who attends, allowing students to learn about new topics they never thought they would and explore classes of their choosing to spread their interests. The teachers provide work that engages students individually and in groups, and they allow their students to challenge themselves while enjoying their learning. To change, I believe that more health science courses should be added as well as more diverse classes like the American Music History class.
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A good experience, but it definitely varies based on the people you spend your time with. This is true for most social situations but heightened at LHS.
I have been very pleased with my teachers throughout the years, but very few of them outwardly seem to care about their students learning, as well as their students activities that they participate in besides school. For example, a student athlete like myself has less time to do homework than an only-academic student. I understand that by choosing to play sports I am taking this risk, but the workload given by some teachers is outright evil. Another example would be (based on personal experiences of mine) a teacher clearly not caring to spend time with me after school versus a teacher that begs us to come after school for extra help, and wants us to truly learn. Longmeadow is a very cut-throat town, so expectations for us young people are very high. There are benefits to being held to such a high standard, but it is extremely stressful. An example would be the high average G.P.A. of most students at LHS, which if not reached, makes one feel badly about themselves.
Overall, enjoyed this school a lot. Most of the staff are nice, and a lot of kids are friendly with the teachers.

Most kids are fairly nice and value their education. Admittedly, there is a lot of alcohol consumption and vaping too. The school administration is implementing different programs to curb these issues but they still persist.
What I like about Longmeadow High is the clear communication between students and teachers. It's easy to receive help from anyone in the faculty.
I like the academic rigor and wide range of opportunities available for students. However, I would like to see more diversity.
Longmeadow High School is focused on helping student achieve. They are very supported and focused on learning and becoming successful adults.
LHS has many flaws. There’s many teachers who don’t genuinely put an effort into their jobs and there’s barely any diversity. The school seems to care more about kids that play a sport rather than anyone else.
The experience prepared me well for college, and most teachers are very supportive for whatever you strive to do.
Longmeadow High School boasts great teachers and faculty and a relatively inclusive environment. The main problems include an excessively competitive environment and too much homework.
Longmeadow high schools offers many ways to engage in extra curricular activities. From varsity sports to Japanese Club to Robotics. There is something for everyone at LHS.
Mostly pretty good teachers and stuff but school starts way to early which really limits students academic and athletic performance.
Longmeadow has an outstanding reputation for excellent academic performers! This can be attributed to the administration, physical plant and the students.
Longmeadow High School is, in many ways I’m sure, a generic, suburban, predominantly white high school in a pleasant and affluent New England town with no shortage of bright, determined, conscientious, and hard-working students. While the academics are rather rigorous, I would say that the expectations from students could be a bit higher, especially considering LHS’s reputation in the area. There is also a general sense among the students that one needs to “escape” LHS to truly be oneself—I’m sure this is a problem common to most schools, but perhaps at LHS we feel pinned down somewhat by the competition and pressures we feel all around us. Overall, it’s a great school with plenty of awesome students and staff members, but I certainly think it can do a tad better culture-wise. It’s still trying to kick that 1950s White America vibe in a sense, although that’s an exaggerated way to put it.
Amazing teachers that are dedicated to helping you learn at any level. Office hours are frequent and the teachers care about each individual even for such large classes. Many accommodations are readily available. Safe town as well.
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Longmeadow High School is a very good environment for competitive students. The student body alone creates a culture of competition. The college prep level teachers are often really helpful. The honors and AP courses are difficult, time consuming, and tiring. However, those who wish to excel do succeed when they work hard. I would say that hard work pays off in difficult classes. The English department encourages students to improve their writing. The math department is also really helpful and does a tremendous job in thoroughly teaching all levels of math. While the teaching style of some teachers may not fit some of the students, many teachers are willing to stay after to help. However, some teachers can be short with students and intimidating. For those who do not prefer a very competitive environment, Longmeadow High School is very challenging and daunting.
I had a solid 4 years here. Not a very diverse town but the school itself is great. Great academics, great teachers, and a wire variety of extracurricular activities. However, some of the rules created by administration aren't logical. But overall, it's an amazing school
Longmeadow High School has a rigorous academic curriculum, and it is common for students to participate in athletics. Most teachers are very willing to spend time with students for extra help and are patient. According to Longmeadow High School graduates I know of, classes they took in High School really prepared them for college. In addition, students tend to do well on AP testing.

This high school has an excellent music program as well, including orchestra, several vocal groups, and band.

I haven't seen any physical bullying in our school (ex. shoving people into lockers). It's interesting that students sit in the cafeteria in groups according to their grades and gender. Most students wear clothes just like everyone else and lack diversity.
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