The new vice principal vela came from north monterey county high school last year as principal and their scores dropped 35 points on the cst. When the school hires administrators who obviously are inept, it's time to do a clean sweep of district leadership, starting with the board and superintendent.
We moved here just after the 2012 school year had started. My son had a medical issue that required special assistance from teachers and staff. All went above and beyond to help him succeed. So thankful for their insight, assistance and flexibility. Looking forward to this year. Highly recommend Santa Clara High!
Notice how all the good reviews are from 4 YEARS AGO??? This school has turned into a dump. Nothing good about it. Teachers aren't good, other staff isn't good, students aren't good. This is the worst school in California! If you love your kids and value their education, DON'T SEND THEM HERE.
Most teachers here teach poorly, the student body has no control, neither does the staff. This school does not offer IB programs and they require taking a summer class as a prerequsite to any AP class you wish to take. I moved here 3 days before school began and I could not get into any classes I wanted to take. This school is always taking away time for education and replacing it with extended lunches to promote way too clubs that don't do anything anyway. This is, out of the ten schools I've been to, the worst.
Teachers and administration staffs are wonderful at Santa Clara High School. My son has grown to be more out going. I am greatful to all the wonderful staffs.
SCHS has provided incredible amount of support to my daughter. Her academics and her outside athletics requirements are being met with professionalism and concern that we are lucky to have.
Santa Clara High's a great school. Most teachers are really nice and spend time to get to know their students.There is rarely any fights, and the enviorment is nice and safe. There are many electives to pick from, and opportunities for students to join after-school sports. On campus, once in a while there are fun activities for students to participate in such as rallies, and teachers vs. students sport games.
I think that Wilcox is a great school, maybe its because i go there but lso because of the nice and wonderful staff. I also think that the lunch they servr is terrific: salad, cheesesand which, fresh warm pizza, and nice hot mouth-watering spicey-chicken sandwhich. The whole school is curently being remodeld. There are no fights going on the campus, i feel really safe there. Even the security gaurds are nice, unlike the ones you see in the movies, haha, little joke. And also, the security get to know each student because they help in after-school extracurricular activities. They are almost close to being division champs and maybe/hopefuly becoming champions. I actually think of it as my second home, if I could I would even sleep in the hallways at night, haha, another little joke. But that is how safe I feel there.
Some of the teachers are good, some act like they don't particularly care. The honors and AP classes aren't too challenging. The physical education program is in shambles.
This is a great school.. i am a student there and they have remodeled it and they offer a lot of ap and honor courses that i am currently enrolling into
They have just remodeled the school, and it looks great! The academics might not be the very best, but it's a good school!
The school takes great pride in having tops in the STAR testing (top 5 in California). Its sports are OK the football team is above average at best, the Baseball team s great. the basketball team had its time amd the soccer team was on a roll before coming to a halt near the end of the season. While Wilcox may brag about their great team in football Santa Clara takes just as much pride in sports as does in academics.
My daughter Janelle went to Santa Clara high school. She graduated last year, and is now attending Sac State. She was originally going to go to Archbishop Mitty High School, or Cupertino High School. Realizing that those two schools were not for her, she decided to go to Santa Clara. I remember hearing her say numerous times that she loved Santa Clara, and that she made the right decision on coming to Santa Clara. Santa Clara High School has helped my daughter mature into a wonderful young woman.
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