Have you surfed over to http://www.greatschools.com/? It's a web site that allows you to read and post REAL mom (parent) and student reviews on your local schools.
Some of the other great features on this site are the ability to research and compare schools, the parent community - a place to ask question to other parents for education advice, wonderful information on helping children with learning disabilities, along with many articles on education topics.
Their slogan is “Involved Parents. Successful Kids.” So, if you are planning a move in location or looking for some information on your child’s education, check out http://www.greatschoools.com/.