If you have a special Education student ie: ADHD ,Dyslexia or a slow learner It would not benefit your child. This school is not suited to teach every student!
great school..education sports and all..I made a lot of great friends.
The biggest complaint from our Senior last year was the condition of the outdoor lunch area and bathrooms. He came home with a cold more than 6 times. Since he has graduated, he stays mucy healthier.
Some very good teachers and some very poor ones. It doesn't seem that anything is done to get the poor teachers to improve or leave the school. Nor is there accountability by the admin. Very good sports programs.
There are both strong teachers and weak teachers, but there is no acknowledgement from the administration for praise to the top teachers or concern for the weak teachers. Some teachers not equipped to teach high intellect students are given these assignments with virtually no oversight as to the results. Good education can occur if the students are placed with the stronger teachers, but there are weaknesses at the top in math & science. Music & Sports have strong programs and with the size of school growing the teams are more and more competitive. Parent involvement is high, but there is a feeling by many parents that there is a disconnect with the administration except to ask the parents to do jobs that need to get done. The administration seems to listen, but then take limited action.
This is a pretty good school that emphasizes that it's students continue with their education and go to college. However, they tend to focus a lot on test scores rather than actual intellectual study and the teaching is mediocre at best. Most of the counselors are overworked and don't really push students who are not very aggressive. The vibe you get from this school is very complacent and most people are not willing to push themselves very hard, a great deal of student end up going to 2-year schools rather than top notch universities. If you can I would suggest La Costa Canyon.
I am currently a senior at CHS and it is a great school. The teachers are wonderful and the school offers many afterschool tutoring opportunities. They also have great sports programs. My overall experience there has been and will be unforgetable.
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