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9-12
Public
Anaheim, CA
Students enrolled: 2,766
Before care: No
After care: Yes

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2200 East Wagner Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92806

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(714) 999-3621
(714) 535-3991
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November 06, 2014
It is my opinion that this school has even become more chaotic. Mr. Carpenter has the audacity to post fliers on campus to purchase his book "keeping it simple". In theory of his goal of the "Almighty dollar" rather than focus on conducting himself professionally. I have three children who were attending this school and thank God I placed them at Fullerton High, a more caring concerned group of people rather than this disenchanted Principal who is more concerned about the politics of his losing the opportunity to be school superintendent to a extremely and well rounded person. I encourage Mr. Carpenter to apply himself to his career of book writing his theories rather than complete destruction of the school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 03, 2009
I'm a senior at Katella and personally I dislike it. We have a poor educational program and even worse sports! I wanted to transfer to Sunny Hills for my final year this year :(

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April 07, 2009
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April 07, 2009
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October 05, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating June 23, 2008
My son was transfered from another High School and he enjoys school so much more. Thanks Katella!

- submitted by a parent
June 11, 2008
Its funny hearing what some parents hear and say about this school. No hard hats were worn by students to get to class, and there are always AP classes offered, you just have to be smart enough to get in them. My only concern is safety and campus security, which seems minimal. Academics aren't that bad, but could be better. Room for improvement, but better than some schools.

- submitted by a student
March 31, 2008
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- submitted by a community member
March 28, 2008
I have had a student at Katella for 6 years now (2 kids). The teachers are quick to respond to an e-mail to ask about grades or behavior. I have been really happy with the school. It is true that there has been a lot of construction, but it takes a lot of time to make so many changes to such a large school. My children have been happy there too.

- submitted by a parent
February 27, 2008
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- submitted by a student
January 30, 2008
Katella High School has been under construction for over 3 years! There aren't even any lockers! Student are forced to carry at least 3-4 heavy books and more than one binder every day, and last year the students had to wear hard hats just to get to class! I have a child that who is very intelligent and she can't enhance her knowledge because AP classes are non-existent! Their sports program is extremely poor and students aren't focused on academics! Do not send your child to this school! Im un-enrolling my daughter due to these unacceptable conditions!!

- submitted by a parent
September 05, 2007
Katella does have very good honors and ap programs the problem is they are not supported enough by the student body. Recently an AP english lit class was cancelled do to too low of numbers. The ap kids do suffer somewhat because the are a minority. The same kids are involved in asb, sports, clubs etc and the percentage of those involved are small.

- submitted by a student
September 04, 2007
I personally think that Katella High School is an good school there are good programs for kids to try out for and I enjoy the sports that most kids participate in.

- submitted by a student
June 25, 2006
Because of Katella my horizons are broad. You obtain a bond with the athletic, club and student-teacher communities aid me when I feel pressured with AP work load, and social problems at home. It is a sense of frienship, and innovation on obtains from the student goverment and subjects. Yet the current construction is a hassle going from class to class, but in the end I am proud to be a Knight!

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June 19, 2006
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June 14, 2006
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July 16, 2005
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June 29, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
April 23, 2005
This school has pretty good academics. They had a great drama and music program in the past, but since the lost their Mr. holland aka: Mr. Weiss the school's music program is now pretty lame. Their sports program is ok, but their is room for improvement. Parent involvement at this school is basically nil.

- submitted by a parent
August 06, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
January 30, 2004
Being a student at Katella gives me more power to judge than anyone else and I am a honor student that is very athletic. It is a great school and I don't believe how bad people think it is. All I have to say is Knight Pride!

- submitted by a student
October 10, 2003
I'm actually a student, but I believe that being a student gives me better claim to judge the school. The school is doing a fine job as it's going. Some teachers are better than others but that's just opinion.

- submitted by a community member
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Katella High School
2200 East Wagner Avenue, Anaheim, CA  92806
(714) 999-3621
Last modified Katella High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Katella High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 22 reviews. Top