Wheelersburg High School
96 Best Public High Schools in Ohio
- Wheelersburg Local School District, OH
Senior: Wheelersburg High School is one of the most supportive environments I have ever been exposed to. Sure, there are some negative teachers/classes, but for the most part, everyone is kind. Because it is such a small school, everyone knows each other, and the teachers are individually dedicated to the success of their students, which sometimes means harsh discipline, academically and athletically. Graduating as a member of the class of 2019, I am extremely proud to call this my Alma Mater.
- 400 Students
- 17:1 Student-Teacher Ratio
Portsmouth Junior/Senior High School
- Portsmouth City School District, OH
High School Senior: I live in Southern Ohio. It's not the most progressive place, and frankly, as far many people are concerned the world beyond the river valley might as well not exist. In Scioto county, most kids are expected to take up a trade like carpentry or follow in one of their parents' footsteps. In Portsmouth, however, we have Shawnee State University and SOMC. Through our beautiful hospital and university, we have been inspired at Portsmouth High School to pursue more than what the rest of the schools in the county do.
At other schools, they want to get you a diploma and do not expect you to be that great of a reader or to go on to college. In my graduating class, an overwhelming majority is going to college, many with the ambition to become doctors (the hospital has been very influential). Inspired by my French teacher, I want to work for the UN one day as an interpreter. None of us would have such lofty ambitions if not for our teachers telling us every step of the way that there was a world beyond Scioto county, with much more than one little university and a shiny new hospital.
- 648 Students
- 15:1 Student-Teacher Ratio
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