Bullying is definitely a problem here at this school. I tell my children to just ignore it, but its getting worse. There are no rules and I am frustrated by the way other parents do nothing to their children. I see a lot of kids just running around doing whatever they want to other kids. This is a crucial year for my kids and the teachers are not sticking by what they are supposed to.
I have two children attending MHT and one who graduated two years ago. I am very happy with the faculty and facilities. The teachers are very caring and they have the best field and gym in our diocese. I just read the previous comment, and I just couldn't understand what inconsistencies they were talking about... I am very happy to have my kids go to Most Holy Trinity.
Most Holy Trinity in San Jose, CA Bravo to the 12/20/2013 review. I am parent who was too naive to list the inconsistencies of this school - MHT in San Jose. I have two children and nieces who graduated from this school yet struggled hard to get caught up with their academics in high school. The middle school teachers in this school should be REPLACED and the school should hire more qualified staff to make this school in line in their academic standings with other schools. You pay so much for a catholic education but you do not get the *quality of academics that your children need in getting them to a high school level.
Think twice before you enroll your child to this school. Bullying in all of the grades of this catholic school is rampant and should be addressed aggressively by the administrator and pastor. There are better schools nearby that will offer a better education and security and will make your child confident and poised to take the next step in accomplishing his/her educational goal . The school's mission and vision statements should be revisited as this is not what it stands for. The head administrator should also look closely in appraising their teachers especially those in the middle school grades as the education level that my child got was way below the standards offered in the other schools nearby.
At Most Holy Trinity Catholic Elementary School, located at the base of the foothills of San Jose, we make it our mission to daily teach and reinforce those skills, values and ideals that will help to make our world a better place. Serving children from preschool through Eighth Grade, we prepare our students to embrace challenge, to achieve daily, to care for others and to work together to build a community tht will allow them to reach out and build a world where each person has the ability and responsibility to make a difference.Established in 1965, MHT has educated over 10,000 students and now welcomes second generation alumni children. Recent graduates can be seen as valedictorians of their high schools, medical and dental students, college athletes and a vast array of other amazing accomplishments! We are proud to be home to a very diverse and cultural collage of famiies...masses are celebrated on Sundays with the Samoan community, the Hispanic community and the Filipino community, . Our students, teachers and staff embrace our individual similarities and differences..always knowing that we are all created in the image and likeness of God.
With all the cutbacks in the public schools, I am grateful to have my child in most Holy Trinity. We have the best gym of all the local middle schools. There are still art , science and P.E. classes. Plus FREE afterschool homework club.
My son has been in this school for 2 years now. So we have only met the new and wonderful principal. Our experience in this schoo has been great. It has one of the lowest tuition (maybe the lowest) from all catholic schools in the area, so of course they compensate with fundraising! This way they help the parents find the additional funds in different ways. It works for me. If you dont want to fundraise you have the option of paying it out of pocket. The school has a very family atmosphere and many activities. They take very serious the catholic values and practice it every day. I would recommend it.
I have had 4 children graduate and continue on to Catholic High schools. I have my daughter who is a 3rd grader attending the school now. MHT is a safe loving enviorment for my child.
This is a very welcoming and caring community. There is wonderful parent support, fantastic leadership from the administration, and great, energetic students who are eager to learn.
Most Holy Trinity School is a melting pot of different ethnic groups and a family oriental school.
Our school is fantastic. Our students not only take care of each other with kindness, they just finished collecting pennies ($1,300.worth)for childhood cancer research at St. Judes and now they are collecting supplies for the people of Samoa. I am so proud to be part of this school community.
I agree with the previous poster. MHT is not the best school. It needs way too many improvements begining with the secretary and ending with some teachers. Until this happens this school will continue to stuggle with it's core catholic values. It will never be the school it once was. That's unfortunate.
I would like to have my kids experience catholic education. But this school has so many catches as far as fund raisings, service hours, scrips and all those hidden fees. It s all about money here. I hope they know that NOT all students who go to private schools are rich. Parents are struggling hard to give their children quality education and putting God as a center of their lives. Please do not think we can afford all these money involved matters on top of tuition, registration fees and donations. They even started fund raising three days after the school starts this year. Money, money, money........Hoping that this school focus more on quality education because most parents will be forced to have their children leave the school because of these things. Regrettably, I will have no choice to pull out my kids if these things keep on going. These topnotch kids should have been the pride and glory of MHT but if it won t stop these outstanding students will eventually leave.... I am really hoping and PRAYING that they could lessen these money issues because I really miss how MHT used to be....Sorry for the bad review but it s the TRUTH....
Teachers and staff really lack the quality you would expect from a private catholic school that you are paying for. Too many children per class- 38! Children are stuggling and MHT can only think of raising the tuition and asking for more money from parents.
I have two daughters that are MHT alumns, and were well-prepared for Presentation High School. My youngest daughter is currently a 7th grader, and is receiveing a fine education. I've gone through five principals at our school, and our communtiy's kids have 'survived' despite parents' 'personal' problems with a principal. By the way, our new principal seems like a loving, and capable person.
Hopefully the new incoming principal will bring back the positive element MHT used to have. Unfortunately, it is too little, too late and we have chosen to remove our 2 children from the school.
I have 2 children who goes to MHT. Since the new principal took over there's a lack of leadership. I'm planning to move my 2 kids to different school. This is my opinion.
The academics at this school are excellent! My son has been going to mht for 8yrs and it has been the best decision we as parents have made. Great teachers, good friends and wonderful families.
As a parent like all others, wanting only what is best for my childrens education. I found this school about 17 years ago as my oldest child got ready for Kindergarden. I liked the importance of family values, the teaching of becoming resposable children at a very early age.The academic programs they instill allow then to apply at college prep high schools, and have a very high acceptance rate. Now as the parent of a 1st grader and haveing to make the choice again, last year, I had no problem returning tho the MHT family. That is what they make you feel like is one big family...
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