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This school has an effective approach to homework:
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This school develops strong character in its students, like integrity, compassion and respect:
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This school effectively supports students with learning differences:
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This school effectively deals with bullying:
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Handles bullying effectively: Strongly disagree


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It's ignored in its entirety unless it involves a teacher or faculty member. Time and time again students get shamed and teased and hit for the simplest of things, but if you look at a teacher the wrong way, it's to the Dean with you. What's worse is that the parent now thinks their child is a trouble maker, and they are further disciplined at home for just wanting a taste of justice. As a student myself, this has yet to happen to me until the very last day of school, but I have seen this happen to countless students who attend hear, and heard even more situations of it.

Develops character: Disagree


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I've seen kids practically brainwashed by what the schools churn out. I remember how, for example, before the elections started, they all agreed that they would keep the debate hushed so students can freely express their opinion, regardless of whether it was Trump or Hillary. Less than a week after the inauguration, that all fell apart. That whole "freedom of opinion" idea died just as fast as it started. People who were neutral in the debate or even slightly leaning towards Trump became social outcasts in the blink of an eye by both students an teachers. I've even seen groups of 3 to 5 students gang up on 1 or 2 Trump supporters, just for saying "give the guy a chance". I myself remain neutral, but this school and the rest of the Boulder inhabitants have me disgusted at Hillary's "peaceful supporters". Schools are supposed to be safe havens, not BULLY havens, regardless of your views on anything.




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They only treat dark-skinned individuals nicely because the whole town is politically correct, not because they actually want to be nice. Some faculty members are in there just to make cash from donations from the rich kids. The disciplinary system is way out of wack and very unfair. This school glorifies itself for having great test scores and showers the building with money, even though the students use decade-old textbooks and sit in patchy, worn down desks. The fines pop of months after they're given, and always catch the student and parent by surprise. This isn't a school, it's a monopoly. For a "team" that shows off how great the high school is and how respectable the students are, they act just as bad (if not, worse) than the "lower-class" students a few miles away. I never plan on returning again.

Handles bullying effectively: Strongly disagree


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I get bullied all the time and suffer in silence! There is no anti-bullying talks at all and some of these students seem to not even know what bullying is and they do it to others!!!!

Supports LD students: Agree


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There are many different levels of classes for all abilities.


Effective school leaders: Strongly disagree


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It's not very effective. Students still bully and trash talk Boulder High (my neighbourhood school) and it annoys me and the other kids who live near Boulder high

Develops character: Strongly disagree


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I get bullied ALL THE FREAKING TIME by sophomores probably because I'm a freshman (not respect or compassion)! In my PIB Biology class, this sophomore took credit FOR ALL MY WORK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That's not integrity! That sophomore also bullied me so badly and called me racist names and made me want to die in a ditch.

Teacher effectiveness: Neutral


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Some teachers I am in their class and sleep and learn nothing (like PIB Government). Others, I actually learn stuff. Just hope you get good teachers.




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The academics are just fine (teachers are supportive, but they have too many students so it's hard to be "close" with a particular teacher. Homework load for me is not very huge), but some of the upperclassmen are REALLY REALLY unwelcoming and make fun of the freshman. I'm in 3 sophomore classes, and in one of them particularly (pre IB Biology), some of the sophomores are really really mean and bully the "unpopular" freshman. Also, with student council and some stuff, it is run by most of the more "popular" kids (who can be such jerks at times). The building is like a prison, too. The hallways are too narrow.



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My child has been at this school for 2 years, has a very high GPA, takes IB/AP classes, has many friends, is in sports, all kinds of clubs and is very involved and motivated in general. student likes FHS mainly because friends go there and excels in spite of many obstacles, culture and challenges at this school. experience has been that the school climate in general is not so great. Very competitive, lack of transparency- e.g., for some club/activity selection seems to be arbitrarily exclusive, without transparency, and no due process. Teachers and counselors are overloaded, don't respond to emails or messages, and students and parents have to be very persistent to get an answer which leads to perception that lack of accountability, time or not caring or some combo. staff don't admit mistakes or like to be challenged, blame stuents .Students don't have much time to be persistent due to heavy load so concerns are dropped. Have second guessed selecting FHS, others say diff h.s. in the area get to know their students. school prepares for life because it's ruthless, not fair. good news is, if survive, can handle most anything. mostly school highly rated bc of high potential students

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