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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Diversity
    C+
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    A-
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    A+
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
Mentor High School is a highly rated, public school located in Mentor, OH. It has 2,717 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 22 to 1. According to state test scores, 60% of students are at least proficient in math and 68% in reading.
Address
6477 Center St
Mentor, OH 44060
Telephone
(440) 974-5300

Mentor High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
68%
Percent Proficient - Math
60%
Average Graduation Rate
94%
Average SAT
1220
106 responses
Average ACT
26
284 responses
AP Enrollment
18%
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Living in the Area
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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    B
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Cost of Living
    A-
  4. Good for Families
    A
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$70,058
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$925
National
$949
Median Home Value
$167,100
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
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Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.26 responses
Poll
81%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.26 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 89 responses
Report
  • Basketball and football games
    22%
  • Theater programs
    19%
  • Stall the Teacher (for United Way)
    11%
  • Taping teachers to walls for charity
    11%
  • Marching band
    9%
  • Pep rallies
    7%
  • Cross country and Track
    4%

Students

Diversity
C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,717
Free or Reduced Lunch
22%
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.37 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.37 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.37 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
22:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$74,323
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.8%
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.47 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.47 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.47 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$13,534/ year
National
$12,239
93%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.54 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.54 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.54 responses
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Mentor High School Reviews

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Mentor High School is a good school and a great city. It has mostly wonderful modern facilities, including a huge auditorium and huge classrooms conducive to blended learning. However, despite all this, some areas of the building are neglected, like the music wing where the ceiling leaks water whenever it rains. When it comes to sports, clubs, and academics, Mentor has so many opportunities for everyone, and odds are you'll be able to find something you like. However, the student culture is relatively cliquey, and although members of specific clubs are supportive of each other, many groups are not supportive of one another. All in all, Mentor has been a very good high school experience, and the school only continues to improve in every way.
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I liked Mentor High school for several reasons one is its got great teachers and staff who are always whiling to help out the students either with school work or problems of any kind. Another reason I liked Mentor was the school activities such as sports programs and clubs to help students socialize and network with each other in the school community by getting involved. Though what I did not like was some of the academic program they had. The reason being is I wish they taught about more about finance and life skills to better prepare us for the real world. Examples would be signing a regular check, doing taxes, and overall being able to support yourself.
Mentor High School has some wonderful opportunities. The school was very high tech and progressive. The education system was above average and the majority of the staff cared about the students and how to increase their overall satisfaction. Since I have graduated, the school has been updated even more and has taken strong measures to protect students and to involve them with community work which I think is very important. I was in the Lake County school system my whole life and I had a very good experience. The only thing I would change about Mentor High School is funding for the Arts and Music. Sports was their major focus, as an avid music lover I would love to see that.