Like the author of the previous review, I graduated from iPoly this year, took college classes, and noticed a dramatic improvement in myself in many areas. What iPoly really helped me do was become more of a social being, a community member. I can hold conversations with a variety of personalities now and can deal with my fear of the novel much more effectively than before. I thank the numerous group projects, talking to professors to get into classes at Cal Poly (math classes filled up quickly so I had to act accordingly), and the overall atmosphere at iPoly for this. We are a family. I discovered hardship, friendship, and myself at this school and am a better person for it. They accepted me and all my quirks and I've, thus, learned to accept myself. That's a gift I feel no other school could have given me. I love you, iPoly, and I'll see you around.
I just graduated from iPoly, and the school really changed my life. In the four years that I was at iPoly, my communication and time management dramatically improved. I learned how to overcome my shyness, and gained confidence through all the presentations and group work we had. Teachers were very supportive, and you could tell they really loved helping the students. I was able to take college classes the last two years and had a great experience.. I really feel ready for college. Last but not least, I am proud to say that I was accepted to 5 of the 6 colleges I applied to!! I feel that iPoly gave me the confidence I needed to succeed in college and in my future.. Thank you iPoly!!
This school is on the top of my list for my son to attend starting 2014-15 school year. Orientation was awesome and I cant wait for m son to get accepted and attend!!!
As we participated our child's graduation this June,we felt so proud of our kid and also appreciated a lot for I-poly. This school trains students with different thinking and learning process which makes students comprehend the knowledge by many presentations. Through the process, students know to present themselves with logic thinking. Another important benefit to study at I-poly which student has chance to take the course from Cal-poly, Pomona. This benefit helps our kid is admitted by UC Berkeley.
I love iPoly!!! The teachers are great and people here are sooo friendly! Even though I still keep in touch with my old friends from middle school who go to other high schools, I can honestly say I have made friends at iPoly that I will keep in touch with for the rest of my life. We're like a big family! I love all the project work, and the high expectations the teachers have of us. They want us to show extra effort and creativity in all of our work and "think out of the box." Lately, I've really started focusing on getting into my dream college and know I will be prepared. I'm really excited about my future, and glad I chose iPoly to help prepare me for a successful one!
I heard about iPoly High School from a friend. What else can I say except it is a wonderful school! I visited the campus earlier in the year, and attended an orientation. The students that presented were polished and confident. I am so pleased with the reputation of this school- the small size, its high ratings, use of technology, and that it is a distinguished school. The school does not permit misbehaviour of its students- I wish I had heard about it when my eldest child was in high school. Fortunately my youngest son has already passed his entrance exam, and applied early enough to get in for the fall. Highly recommended!
My child is a current freshman. The school gives alot of responsibility to the student. At which has confirmed my teachings, you reap what you sew. The teachers have succeeded with keeping my child attentive to education. With the daily challenges of new assignments or homework, my child keeps busy. If your child can be trusted with freedom and liberty, then i would recommend this school for your family. But never force your child, guide your child. If your child doesnt want to be there, then listen. Otherwise, it will be a mutual regret.
Transfered my child out of this school as a Sophmore because they only teach to pass tests. Kids are not being taught the real education they need to go on to college and life. Not to mention, the girls are bothered by the older male college Adults. School doesn't do much to keep the adults away from the teens.
I just attended I Poly's parent orientation last night. My daughter will be attending as a 9th grader next week. I can't say enough good things about I Poly! I am very impressed by the school, and the staff. The families I met last night were all very friendly and very obviously care a lot about their children's education. I am really looking forward getting more involved with the school and offering all the support I can over the next four years.
I am happy that I chose this school for my daughter. She has come out of her shell, and has become more confident. She has learned to take ownership of her abilities, work with different types of personalities through the group projects, and think out of the box. The school is small enough that the kids get to socialize and make many friends, in a safe environment, unlike overcrowded schools where there is unnecessary drama. The classes are challenging, but relevant to world events. These are just a few reasons that I-Poly has been the right choice for my daughter. She will be taking college classes at community colleges and Cal Poly while she's at the high school, and I am confident she will be successful thanks to this school!
actually I have my son going to Ipoly, he is at the Junior grade, he been at this school for about 3 years. This school is the best, really good educated personal, counselors really helpful, the administration is always available to speak to you with any concern that arise. I recommend this school really well, my daughter is going this fall for freshmen year. and i am planning to send my other daughter once she get out from midle school in two more years. The teachers they really prepare and acknologeable, they help you out when you need support or you email to them, they response fast. Also if you want to have a conference with all the teachers they open to talk to you as long you make an apoyment. I am really happy my kids become part of the "one of the best distinguished Higschool at california." I am proud of this school. and for the staff and the students who made this school the best!!!!!. At first my son was really shy, but know he is confident about himself and he is able to speak well with others because the school have good projects where they able to be more confident.
Hello, I am a freshman and I-Poly is a phenomenal high school to attend! I was pretty nervous on my first day of school - how was I to fit in, would my high school years be spent alone and filled with self-doubt....Most definitely NOT! :) Upon becoming a member of this school, I've learned so much about the world - how to help it be a better place, how to present in business meetings and such, how challenging and rewarding college will be. I cannot wait for my little brother to join me. Every kid deserves this kind of education! One helps kids gain a set of skills vital for life in the"real world" and instills a sense of concern for that which goes on around the world! I'm really happy :D
Both of our boys grad from I-Poly. One plans to get his PhD from a UC and one is going to a local JC to get his basic ed before moving on to get his Bus. degree. I credit the school for opening doors for the boys to find their passions. I know a lot of students that start college that have no idea what they want to do, both our boys started knowing just what they want and unafraid to go to go out and get it!!! Bless the teachers, administration and parents that are involved in the many doors that open for the students.
It is a very good supportive learning environment. All classes are college prep and its project based. So learning here is more like the real world which can only help the students.
In my opinion, this is one of the best schools out there especially as a public school. It is small, located at Cal Poly, open to students from any district, and it offers students a lot of opportunities. The curriculum is challenging, but the projects make the learning enjoyable. A lot of the students take college classes early, and the graduation rate is phenomenal!
I-Poly is the type of high school that I wish I had the chance to attend when I was younger. I-Poly is a 500-student, tuition-free, college prep high school located on the campus of Cal Poly Pomona University; students get to use the college resources such as the University Library. I-Poly students are encouraged to take college classes while in high school, which allows them to earn transferable units. Students learn essential skills in a Project-Based setting that will help them in college and the workforce such as time management, public speaking, interpersonal communication, conflict resolution, and how to work effectively in teams. The school population is very diverse, serving students from all surrounding counties. Carpooling is very popular. Students treat each other with respect. There is also a zero-tolerance policy on campus students must remain on good behavior to attend. Great school!
I-Poly HIgh School truly is a shining star! 2009 California Distinguished School 2006 Golden Bell Award 99% Graduation Rate* *All students must graduate meeting the UC A-G requirements (college prep curriculum)
I'm currently a junior transferred from West Covina High School. Wow this school has brought me from a shy individual to an outgoing student who's ready to challenge this anti-social world with my new confidence. Even though this school is located in a rough neighborhood, it has the elements of success.
My niece attends I-Poly and truly loves it. I've never seen a student so happy with their school and especially with homework. She has matured so much and I believe this school has brought out the best in this once shy teen.
This high school is a hidden jewel. No other school can claim 99% graduation rate; 94% go on to higher education; 1.30 teacher to student ratio; 86% of students population is ethically diverse and all these successes with a limited budget. These percentages indicate teachers dedication, student commitment and parent support. I m proud to be part of this amazing community of high achievers.
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