Our school is full of hard working teachers. They want the best for all of their students and they work as many hours as needed to get it done. We have grown in academic success over the past 5 years and will continue to work hard. We have a lot of technology and a differentiated literacy program to help our students achieve. Markham is a beautiful brick school with what we call the "Markham Farm."
My school was a pleasant surprise for the surrounding area. My son started in the 6th grade and is now in his last year as an 8th grader. The staff all know his name and for good reasons but mainly because they truly care about him and his future. They have taken the time to tell him its not where you live but how you live and learn and grow. I'm proud of the staff at Markham!
I have twin daughters they are in 8th graders at markham. they work realy hard to graduate but on monday one of my twins got jumped by 6 girls when my other duaghter n their friend helped her they got removed from the ceremony my girls never been in trouble they where removed for defending themselves. the administratio at the school is really rediculous they should have somebody over seeing them and there socal security is worse
My son is in all AP classes but the teachers are disrespectful and maybe should consider retiring very early because they have lost the ability to treat students like human beings!!! My son is polite and respect everyone!! We have raised him well and I am very proud of him! But a few of the teachers that he unfortunately had this past year are a great disappointment and I wish someone would put nanny cams or sumthing to that effect to expose these teachers for the idiots they are!! I wish I could move out of the area so that my son does not get discouraged with school but that is not an option right now!!! And if I have to go back and meet with these poor excuse of a teacher Lord knows I will catch a case for smacking them upside the head!!!
I'm a parent at Markham. I have a son who soon will be a 7th grader there. I'm happy and very pround to know that there API scores went up a little. Hey something is something... Thanks to the teachers who has worked so hard to make this possible.. And to the students at Markham.. Always believe in your self. Don't let people think of you as u can't do anything because we are from watts..... be proud of you're self and if you need help ask for that help!! Remember the winner always asks for help and the looser stays stays in the same place all because they didn't ask for directions.. Keep up the good work Markham!!!!! And always think of your self as the winner!!!!
This school is great and ma child loved all the teachers there and the staff
The area may not help but the campus is a safe campus with really good teachers and staff.
I do think that Markham is not located in one of the best areas in Los Angeles, but I do beleive that all the kids that take advantage of the programs they offer will succeed. Is not all about the schools anymore is about our kids making the difference. The magnet program is excellent so is the staff.
The Magnet program is excellent as are the teachers. There are extracurricular activities for every student's interest. I was very impressed with the counselors and how eager they were to make sure all students were on target educationally.
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