The school looks like a prison, is run down and in bad need of repair. Unused pipes sticking out of the wall, rusted barbed wire surrounds, walls throughout that looks like the inside of a bathroom. Principal is an alright person, but the principal's secretary, Nancy Logaburn is a relic of the dark ages. Rude, uncaring and generally mean spirited. If your child goes there it is likely they will learn only to survive, not thrive. 1/10; do not recommend.
i am new student at hillview but so far so good im a bit nervous but with my friends and family supporting me im pretty sure i'll be fine.!
I'am a mother of a 7th grader at Hillview Jr High. I ave had two older children graduate from Hillview also. One in college and have yet to have any problems with Hillview staff or my children having problems with other students. My child has been Honor roll since 6th grade and is also in leadership. There are problems in all schools and when i hear parents complain about the school i think WOW is it our school or our parents looking for someone to place the blame. We as parents are reponsible for our kids action if they are haveing problem whith grades or with kids in school take the time to help themout and ask for help. These are our kids we need to expect more from them because they all can achive thre best but we need to take the first step and show them what they are cappable of and demand respect for teachers and staff and fellow students. And they will achive .
My son started 6th grade 2010 at hillview middle.He want to concord school up to 5th grade.I think Hillview is a great school.H,e was in special day class in concord.and started here math and reading. His math teacher is the the best and has guided my son and he think she is the best, Her name is Ms. Beverly!!!!!!!Next year he will be in 7th grade math not in special day!!!!We need more teachers like her!!!! He get A" in all his classes and work very hard.
I'm currently in 6th Grade in Hillview Jr.High,and I think it's Great! All of the teachers are fair,and the new principal,Mr.Molina,is doing a very good job running this school.I take advanced classes,and they are very nice,you don't feel like your a nerd when you take them,and in the other classes,you wouldn't feel like your not as smart as the others.I'm not a big fan of their organization ''system''......student-activity wise.On days where we have food from outside resturaunts,all the kids are pushing,and shoving,and it didnt really seem like the teachers/staff were trying to fix it,and they sold out very quick(but the next day they re-sold for those who weren't able to purchase anything).The dances are very fun,but they usually end at 4:30.I also don't really appreciate the STUDENT;S attitudes at school,they bully,talk very rude,and steal.But, the teachers are working on that,especially the bullying. :)
I am a 7th grade student here at Hillview, and I dont mind it. it isnt the greatest school, but it is o.k. I am in advanced classes this year but i was almost in support math. What is the point of support anyway? nothing changes. It is like a punishment for not being as smart. that is why i gave the vote that i did.(P.S. the teachers are great!)
I am an eighth grader at Hillview and I think it is an awsome school. I have had a few problems with some kids but I have a great group of friends to hang out with as well. When I did have any problem with a student, teacher or anything the principal Ms. Valasco is so easy to talk to along with all of the councilors. Last year some of the new teachers did not know what they were doing which made it hard to learn in that class, most of the kids took advantage of the teacher because of his/her inexperience. For the uniforms I feel that they are a great thing at hillview becuase of how the kids present themselves on free dress day. If you want the best teachers for your child I would get involved. My overal rating of hillview would be a 7 out of 10.
As a former student, (now attending Pittsburg High School) i would say that Hillview was pretty decent. The uniforms really help less fortunate kids. Leadership is not very good. All they do is act like they run the school. Some of the newer teachers do not know what they are doing and students know how to 'get over' on the teachers. I know, I've did it. Mr. Kelly is a very good science teacher, Ms. Pounds, a very good math teacher, and Ms. Banks is a decent english teacher - if they are still there. Their aren't many good groups of students either. Overall I would rank this school a 4 out of 10.
My child went to Central Jr High School and I have found that she is doing better in her classes. She feels more welcome,safe and comfortable at this school also.
This school is so so. They have a great leadership group and fun activities. But i had too switch to the new school in pittsburg, rancho medanos. I miss my Warriors! Hillview rockz my sockz.
I'm having a difficult time having had my son come from an excellent public elementary (Los Medanos) to Hillview. He's getting D's and F's, no summer school enrollment, and I have yet to get a call from a counselor. I'm so disappointed in this school and the faculty. The teachers that have been there for a long time are excellent. The new teachers have absolutely no control and are doing it just because it's a job.
My child has not had a good experience at Hillview, as I observed one day, the teacher appeared snappy, rude, and without patients. Perhaps it was a bad day. My child has never had such bad grades! Some children do great at Hillview, but what about the ones who struggle. Don't over look those students who cries for help silently.
While there are several good teachers and administrators, the school is chaotic and the kids are basically unsupervised. I would not send my kids there if ANY alternative at all was available. I have found that the Principal will tell you what you want to hear and never follow up on anything. I will move before sending another of my children off to that lousy school!
My daughter went from A's to F's instantly entering this chaos disgused as Hillview. Classes are overfull. After school tutoring is sporatic. Would NOT recommend this to my arch enemy!
This school is very good, all my children when thare, my youngest son just graduated from hillview after being thare for 3 years with all honoroll every year. The teachers are exelent! Thay really helped my children out my daughter last year went thare the very first year she was thare she got all f's up till then , then i sent her to hillview middle school.. And she raised her f's to a's and b's im very proud of her and the school teachers and administrators! this school is great!
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