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Fred C. Beyer High School
Teacher effectiveness: Very effective

Posted April 12, 2016
- a parent
Some of the most amazing teachers ever. A lot of the teachers are very passionate about their subject and that shines through in the classroom. Beyer is great because of the teachers.

Fred C. Beyer High School
Amount of homework: Too much

Posted April 12, 2016
- a parent
For kids taking CP classes, the homework balance is light. For AP, depending on the class it is excessive. AP European History often had 2+ hours every night. If you pair that on top of other classes then your student will pretty much get home and sit at a desk until it's time for bed. It isn't healthy or natural for a teenager to do that much work. Ihave heard of a few kids burning out and taking CP the next year because of it. Which is a shame.


Fred C. Beyer High School
Develops grit: Strongly agree

Posted April 12, 2016
- a parent
There are a few AP classes that are extremely hard and have way to much homework. That being said, if your student puts in the time and effort they will be rewarded with those three character traits.

Fred C. Beyer High School
Develops respect: Strongly agree

Posted April 12, 2016
- a parent
There are strict rules enforced to keep the campus safe and clean. There is also an emphasis on character.

Fred C. Beyer High School
Develops empathy: Agree

Posted April 12, 2016
- a parent
The school has many service clubs such as Key club and CJSF that foster community service


Fred C. Beyer High School
Develops honesty: Strongly agree

Posted April 12, 2016
- a parent
The school has a program where kids are rewarded for improvement in grades. There is tutoring help available and a set of rules and expectations that apply to all students

Fred C. Beyer High School 5

Posted April 12, 2016
- a parent
My oldest graduated in 2014 and attended here all 4 years. My middle child is a freshman. Mr. Park the Principal does a very good job maintaining order. Neither of my kids had ever seen a fight and never experienced bullying. When I have been on campus the kids seem calm and normal. There are some truly amazing teachers who went above and beyond. The college councilor was wonderful in supporting my oldest and helping him navigate the confusing world of college apps. The one downfall is there are a couple of teachers who give way to much homework. Hours a night. If your student is on the AP track this is a heads up. Other than that it is an almost perfect campus. I have heard nightmare stories from parents of Enochs students regarding bullying and extremely permissive about sexual things, and the issues that I hear about Enochs, I have never heard about Beyer.

Fred C. Beyer High School 5

Posted August 09, 2015
- a student
Its a great school with teachers who are happy and willing to help you if you ASK for it. Its not crowded and teachers dont let the students do what ever they in the classroom. The councilors are amazing and work hard to make sure every student is taken care of. Its not perfect but its the best public High School you'll find in Modesto.


Fred C. Beyer High School
Teacher effectiveness: Very ineffective

Posted July 07, 2015
- a parent
It is absolutely appalling that this school employs a teacher who A) doesn't know the one subject in which she is paid to teach and who has to "relearn" her subject every year even after teaching it for 20 years, therefore if she doesn't know the subject how can she possibly teach it. B) can't teach effectively so as to not even 1 student can get an A in her class, now mind you she only had 10(TEN) students in her class and not a single one was awarded an A. C) who bullies, belittles and puts down students in front of the class, other students and peers and the administrators allow her to continue on with no discipline even after it was brought to their attention. D) who discourages students to follow their dreams and passion in life and who truly believes the only important thing in these students lives should be her class and that the students should not participate in any other clubs, sports, activities or classes. This is the worst school if your child is really smart, takes A/P courses and wants to go on to college...there is no encouragement or support for any of these students. On the other hand if your child want to just skate by with average classes and lolly-gag by all means this is the perfect school for you.

Fred C. Beyer High School
Amount of homework: Too much

Posted July 07, 2015
- a parent
They give more homework than colleges do. They give massive homework during holidays and breaks so the students are not allowed to celebrate the Holidays that are in honor of our service men and women who fought for our freedom and rights in our country....NO family BBQs allowed here on Memorial, Veterans, Labor or any other Nationally acclaimed holidays

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Fred C. Beyer High School
1717 Sylvan Avenue, Modesto, CA  95355-1399
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 51 reviews. (209) 576-4311
Last modified Fred C. Beyer High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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