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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Albany High School 5

Posted December 13, 2015
- a community member
THE ENVIROMENT STAFF STUDENTS FACULTY ADMINISTRATION ATHLETIUC COACHES ALL ARE VERY ENGAGED AND AHS HAS A SMALL TOWN FEEL TO IT

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Grateful to: Student

Posted December 13, 2015
- a community member
CONGRATULATIONS TO ISABEL MARIE LAVROV COMMITTED TO PLAY SOFTBALL AT UCSD IN 2017 AHS JUNIOR, 4.0 GPA TWO TIME ALL LEAGUE VARSITY SOFTBALL,TWO YEAR VARSITY BASKETBALL PLAYER , RUNNER UP LEAUGUE MVP IN BASKETBALL 2014-15 SEASON


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Amount of homework: Too much

Posted December 13, 2015
- a community member
Adolescents need 9.5 hours of sleep every night. There is not a single child that I know of that gets 9.5 hours of sleep. this is very bad for the kids brain development.

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Develops grit: Agree

Posted December 13, 2015
- a community member
The mere fact that are required to study so many hours requires them to have grit, and the teachers are very demanding. Grit is a very abstract thing. are you born with grit, or do u develop grit, or both. I think grit comes from family, and ones ability to overcome failure and succeed that creates grit.

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Develops respect: Strongly disagree

Posted December 13, 2015
- a community member
Most of the students I know or observe are very polite ,respectful, and act very mature. of course now and then a couple students may act up. They respect each-other for the most part and u rarely hear of any fighting.


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Develops grit: Agree

Posted May 21, 2015
- a parent
In order to succeed at AHS students must be persistent and determined. That being said, aside from competition with other students, there isn't a lot done to develop grit.

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Develops empathy: Disagree

Posted May 21, 2015
- a parent
Administration drops the ball here- not sure why that is and I continue to be disappointed as issues are swept under the rug.

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Develops honesty: Neutral

Posted May 21, 2015
- a parent
I would love to see more curriculum, organized programs, and staff involvement in this area.


Albany High School 4

Posted May 21, 2015
- a parent
Albany High School is a mixed bag. I love that AHS is part of a tight-knit community where most families know one another and value student success. With so many high achieving students, academic opportunities, such as AP classes and special programs, are limited and there is fierce competition. Mid level students often fall through the cracks, despite the fact that many of the teachers are dedicated, exceptional, and engaging. The upper administration disappoints in regard to their concern over student safety and well being, which is quite unsettling and doesn't seem to align with the core values of the community. I would love to see more emphasis on character development. There are a number of opportunities to join clubs, play sports, or participate in other extra curricular activities. Overall, my student is content at AHS and it certainly beats many of the alternatives.

Albany High School 4

Posted August 01, 2013
- a parent
PE Classes. Thats my concern at this school. How are the students graded? What criteria is involved to measure student participation? Attendance? On time? Dress Code? Miles? What about students with disabilities - do they get PE waivers? If not, how are special needs students treated in these classes? Fairly? I am afraid, Not. One of the PE teachers doesn't even care about posting grades and upcoming activities on Aeries. How is it possible for the parents to monitor the performance of their child in PE with no such communication from their PE teacher? Other than leaving things on trust on this teacher, there is no way for the parents to find out whether their child finished the fitness mile in the allocated time or not. If this is the participation class, shouldn't it suffice that the child actually ran the mile? Why is it that this particular PE teacher fails those who take longer in finishing the mile? Neither she knows how to motivate students with sportsman spirit, nor is she fair in her grading. With no clear parameters for grading in place, it's only evident that she uses a lot of subjectivity and judgement in her grading. Sadly disappointed.

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Albany High School
603 Key Route Boulevard, Albany, CA  94706-1422
(510) 558-2500
Last modified Albany High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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