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This school has an effective approach to homework:
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This school develops strong character in its students, like integrity, compassion and respect:
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This school effectively supports students with learning differences:
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This school effectively deals with bullying:
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There are 65 reviews about all of the school topics.

Supports LD students: Neutral


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The staff helps people with learning differences feel like a part of Churchill, but the other students, not so much. They usually sit alone at lunch and hve no friends.

Effective school leaders: Strongly agree


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I'm in Student Leadership, and it has a strong effect on the school. The elective is the bomb! The staff is good too, but the TAs are kind of dumb.


Develops character: Agree


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The school never has bullies and is a great environment! However, B Lunch is overcrowded, so some people are late to classes a lot because of the long lines.

Teacher effectiveness: Agree


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Some are mean, but most are effective and good to learn. Passport people complain that they go "too fast," which is not true! St least for me.



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Great school. Whoever said that its IB vs trash, they are wrong. There is no segregation.




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My daughter brought home homework only two times and one of those homework assignments was to color an Easter basket. She got straight A's on her report card. I then asked that she be placed in more changeling classes and she was. The problem was that the teachers were DISCOURAGING the students form pursuing the advanced levels. The reason was that there were too many students and they needed to reduced the size of the class. Instead of encouraging students to challenge themselves and increase the size of the "advanced" classes they wanted to increase the remedial ones. Keep in mind that the "advance" classes are not that advanced. It is so bad that many English teachers read to their class rather than have the students read the books assigned.

Amount of homework: Disagree


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IB kids are overloaded. Plus, they are not allowed to carry backpacks but are required to carry 25 lb. binder cases - plus their band instrument if they have one. As for the text books - there's no way without a back pack unless you have 3 arms.



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IB Teachers do not communicate with the parents. At Back to School Night they all say "E mail me anytime" and yes you can do that, but don't expect a response. I've only e-mailed two teachers one time and neither responded. They (IB Teachers) do not want to have anything to do with the parents, and push them away as much as possible. (Unless you are giving them money or your time - very one sided) Their claims of encouraging parental involvement is strictly financial. Extremely rude and self righteous behavior from teachers who are claiming to teach the students positive behavior and life skills. I am very disappointed with the disconnect they are attempting to put between parent and child and parent and school, not to mention the ridiculous amount of homework, and not sure we will be staying through the long haul.




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My son came after 7 yrs of private school. Our app for IB was declined because it must be in by Dec for the next year. Ranking 94% in nation had no bearing. This school is segregated so badly, IB vs. trash is how it should be represented but its exactly how the staff and students see it too. A teacher said "if your student isnt in IB, dont bother". That very same teacher seemed to despise he had to teach non IB classes, he literally made students hate Science who had otherwise liked it. Its overcrowded, everyone wants their child in IB yet if yours can't handle IB workload, they don't facilitate them out and replace with a more gifted student, they just let them to fail. My student was miserable, he hated going to school, being treated like trash. No thank you. We transferred to a school that doesn't offer IB and he's fine being in HA, the teachers enjoy all students and classes alike. Winston Churchill is too segregated and overcrowded, any student will tell you if you ask them. If your student desires to be IB then rest assured, they'll have little to no contact with the "rest of the cookie crumbs" but if they arent cutting it, youll sit and watch them fail miserably.



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If I was to rate this, it depends on which program. You've got Passport, AVID, and IB. IB is the best by far, as just being there, you can sense the dissent from the Passport kids. However, some students from AVID do truly try, and it reflects in the limited interaction the IB have with them. I myself attend the IB Program at Churchill.

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Last modified Winston Churchill Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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