I would not suggest that any parent send their child to this school.
Low teacher quality and no leadership within the administration department. No spanish speaking administrators to serve the vast majority of parents.
I can say without hesitation, that Compton High is a low performing school that needs to be shut down. Some thing might have improved in the past couple of years, but it has a long way to go. These students are graduating without the basic skills to succeed and be productive members of society.
Compton High is indeed a good school. All of my older kids have gone there. One of my children is currently attending, she is a junior this year. Throughout these years, I have noticed that Compton High has changed a lot. Within this last year I can tell its improving by a lot. The new principle Mr. Jones is helping them come out on top. My daughter tells me everything is better over there. Her grades really seem to have come through as well. She had gotten straight A's and on B.
the teachers at this site are ok. the school also needs more extra curricular activities. parent involvement is non-existent.
So far, the only thing that I am not satisfied [with] about Compton High School is that there seems to be no dress code or kids just don't respect it and are not repremended for it. For example every morning after dropping my kid off to school, a great number or young girls are dressed very skimpy w/tube tops and or very short skirts, and boys dress w/baggy pants that are low and big oversized white T-shirts that make them look like gang members.
I've been a parent of students and an employee of Compton HS. I've seen the best of times (80's), the worst of times (90's) and times of constant improvement (presently). Currently Compton is developing small school systems. The current schools are the Health Academy and the Arts & Technology Academy. Opening in fall is the VAPA Academy with 3 more academies planned. Within these schools, students recieve greater personal attention and smaller class sizes. It has been proven that these students are testing higher than other students outside these Academies. Publicity has always been negative about any person, place or thing that includes the word 'Compton' and so the propaganda continues. More importantly, both of my children graduated from Compton, matriculated to good 4-year & 2-year colleges and are doing exceptionally well and your children can too, if you believe.
My daughter currently is attending Compton High School and from my point of view, it is not as bad as some people want to make it seem. I mean, sure there may be some administrative issues involved, but all schools, or at least most of them have some. It is up to the student to determine what their performance in school will look like. All schools have high and low performing students enrolled. Come on, just because its Compton everything has to be bad? No, sincerely most of it are myths, rather than fact based.
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