The school is also notable for the amount of self-proclaimed 'squads,' 'crews,' and 'gangs.' These groups are comprised mostly of skinny white kids who will talk shit without having the fortitude to back it up. None of them are to be taken seriously.
Currently Ghetto, But being rebuilt. Corresponding with the definition of the city Elyria. Elyria High is full of baby momma Drama and drugs.
Due to Elyria High School's age and extremely poor condition, an issue known as Issue 7, passed on May 8, 2007, after three previous attempts. Issue 7 is a $45 million dollar tax levy to pay for the new school. It will cost less than $9 a month for a $100,000 home owner. The state of Ohio will pay the remaining $23 million of the $68 million dollar total cost.