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9-12
Public district
Hacienda Heights, CA
Students enrolled: 1,737
 

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16455 Wedgeworth Drive
Hacienda Heights, CA 91745

(626) 934-4410
(626) 855-3792
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March 20, 2015
Wilson is the best high school in HLPUSD. The school offers a variety of rigorous academics, performing arts, athletics, clubs, leadership groups, and more. Award winning in each category!!!

- submitted by a student

March 20, 2015
I think Glen A. Wilson highschool is a great school because not only do the teachers really help and include us in class discussions, but we learn a lot from that. Our athletic department is also very hardworking and dedicated. The coaches really help us improve on what we need for any sport you are interested in.

- submitted by a student

March 20, 2015
This school is great! I am a senior at this school. All the teachers are kind, although some may be more stern than others. Also, some of the great teachers left, but the new ones are pretty good too. All the teachers gladly listen to your problems and each has a different personality, and the counselors are really helpful and approachable. The electives are great, there are many active clubs like Kiwins, Key Club, and many more. And the band, choir, dance team, and sport teams are awesome! The Leadership groups on campus are also Great! This school is the best!!!

- submitted by a student

March 20, 2015
Our school is amazing ! Along with the great staff and teachers our campus is very diverse and friendly which makes any new student welcome to the wildcat family. Not only do we have great academics but we also have a lot of great extra curricular activities. Glen A. Wilson has everything your child needs to have a bright future.

- submitted by a student

March 20, 2015
Wilson High is great. I was a bit "iffy" on attending but i'm glad I did. The students , staff, admin, and teachers here are very friendly and caring. There's many extra curricular activities for the students to join and be involved and to also build friendships. Also, we have fun spirit weeks/rallys! I'm very glad I made the decision to attend Wilson.

- submitted by a student

March 20, 2015
This school has truly posed an outstanding experience with the great abundance of opportunities that are available. The teachers at Wilson are supportive as they can be, promoting school spirit to the best of their ability. There is definitely a strive for the best in forming a home for every Wilson student as soon as they step foot in the campus. With an excellently gregarious culture, prominent academic performance, and a diverse amount of activities, Wilson proves to certainly be a great school.

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March 20, 2015
Wilson is the best school in our district compared to the other high schools. Wilson has a big variety of courses for students to choose from, from college prep to AP to electives. The clubs on campus are also varied and many of the clubs are active in the community. Some teachers are great and make learning fun and memorable.

- submitted by a student

March 20, 2015
To those who are a little hesitant about either attending Glen A. Wilson or another high school please choose Wilson. Wilson offers a great environment for students and the school staff truly care about your well being and try hard to ensure the best possible education for your student. Those who are searching for an advanced route throughout their high school career please take this into consideration: Glen A. Wilson offers a large variety of AP courses as well as the availability of an IB program for those who want to work toward a higher goal. Scheduling classes for the upcoming year is easy because our counselors truly care about the students here at Wilson and make sure that each student has his or her schedule completed and turned in.

- submitted by a student

January 31, 2011
Best school in the district for education and safe. The sports programs aren't strong, but most are stronger than the other schools within the district. My daughter transferred from Los Altos and was taking honor's over at LA, had to drop out over at Wilson, to far behind the class. They don't put up with violance, they will kick you down to Los Altos if that is the direction you want to go.

- submitted by a parent

October 12, 2010
The diversification that this high school offers.

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September 20, 2010
wilson is one of the best schools in America. and the best one in our district

- submitted by a student

August 29, 2010
My son's freshman year I was less than happy with the administration & direction I saw the school heading. At the end of the year it was announced that Wilson would be getting a new principal, so rather than move my son, as planned, I decided to take a wait & see approach, hoping things would get better. And things did get better in spades! The first year, small changes began to happen, which made me hopeful. The second year, the major changes came into play, all I can say is "wow". Mrs. Paul will listen to your comments/concerns and let you know what can be done, if something can't be done, why and makes parents feel like they are an important part of the equation. She is doing a great job in spite of the garbage she is getting from some district people.

- submitted by a parent

August 03, 2010
I'm an alumna of Wilson and currently attend USC. I don't feel the reviews on here reflect Wilson accurately. Bottom line: any student who has a decently good attitude comes out of this school a leader at their university. A lot of directors of college campus orgs, local business start-ups, and students who go on to graduate school come out of Wilson. Not only at my university, but at others such as Pomona College and Stanford where our alumni go and graduate to do greater things. Sports is not our forte, but cultivating leaders and curious minds is. There is a reason why we are the district's flagship school, and undermining the quality of Wilson's teachers, activities, and diversity looks over so much of the great qualities that produce great students and alumni.

- submitted by a community member

November 03, 2009
one of the best school and staff that I know

- submitted by a parent

November 03, 2009
I love glen A. wilson high school because i have all of my friends there and because it's a great school that has help me improve a lot on my learning.

- submitted by a student

March 05, 2009
I graduated from Wilson last year and currently attend a university. In high school, I took a heavy load of mostly honors and AP classes. Looking back, I can safely say that Wilson did not really prepare me for college academics. The academics are sub-par at best and all the good, veteran teachers are now retiring. Some of the AP classes at Wilson don't prepare you for the AP exam. However, the sports teams are decent and there are many options for extracurricular activities.

- submitted by a student

November 04, 2008
This school is great if your kid is in honors, IB , and Ap Classes. But if he's a regular student, move him out. He will achieve so much more at another school. And if he/she is in sports, forget about getting a scholarship at Wilson. Sadly this school caters to the Asian community. How many football students are Asian.?? 1 here. So if your kid is good at sports...Dont come to Wilson.. Look it up.. you will be disgusted.

- submitted by a parent

October 18, 2008
This is one of the most overrated schools in America. It is regarded as the best in our district, but in fact it is one of the worst. 95% of students are too focused in school work, pushing away social life, making them, though intelligent, social rejects when they arrive at college. The school is always covered in trash, and the teachers there are good but incredibly strict and mean. The

- submitted by a teacher
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May 27, 2008
My son attends and the classes geard for non-academics are hard to fit in with all the state required classes. High school shoul dbe a time of exploration for a student - not a stumbling block until college. My son is a straight A student, but it has taken some fancy manuevering and summer school to get all his A-F requirements for college as well as 4 years of Drama (his passion) into his schedule. Other interensts (like choir) have to be extra curricular sicne there is just no more room in his 4 year plan. Parent involvment is not solicited (no PTA-PTO), but as an active parent you can find ways to help and support that your kid will appreciate in the long run. In all, I am impressed by the Wilson teaching staff and Mr. Clegg will be sorely missed as principal.

- submitted by a parent

May 25, 2006
If the student is motivated and hang out with the right group, they will do fine here. Wilson offers many AP, IB, and honor classes for those students who wanted to challenge themselves.

- submitted by a teacher

May 10, 2006
This year was my daughters freshman year. Although it was hard to adjust to high school all of the teachers have really made it any easy transition.

- submitted by a parent

November 16, 2005
This school lacks many classes that other districts and schools has to offer. It does not have lockers, making students carry heavy books around during the day. It doesn't offer any advanced computer classes, which I think today is very important. It does not have a class called SRC (state required course) which is sex education and driver's rules. I transferred out after my first year at this school. Teacher wise, this school's teacher is excellent.

- submitted by a student

August 15, 2005
This is a great school that your son or daughter never regret to ever attend.

- submitted by a parent

March 11, 2005
IB program is helpful toward students achieve goal of higher level classes such as college-credit classes. Not many elective classes as the other school, Los Altos. Music and Dance is the only emphasis but not as much. No funding for extracurricular activities. Parent involvement is poor. The 'beautification' is not so good either.

- submitted by a student

July 08, 2004
Wilson has been the flagship high school of the district for years. It has recently experienced a mass exodus of good young teachers leaving for many reasons (superintendant, principal, pay, etc) but many veteran teachers remain. A new principal from Monrovia seems to have energized the school and, while only time will tell if the school will change for the better or worse, parents are keeping a close eye on the changes, holding the district accountable, and are hopeful.

- submitted by a teacher

March 02, 2004
I attended here and know of others who now attend this fine High School. I can't wait till I can send my children to this school. The teachers are awesome and made learning not a chore but rather a great and fun environment. I am extremely pleased all around.

- submitted by a student

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Glen A. Wilson High School
16455 Wedgeworth Drive, Hacienda Heights, CA  91745
(626) 934-4410
Last modified Glen A. Wilson High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Glen A. Wilson High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 38 reviews. Top