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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly disagree (6 responses)
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly disagree (5 responses)
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Agree (4 responses)
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Not enough (7 responses)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Effective (5 responses)
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Hill Campus Of Arts And Sciences
Develops honesty: Strongly agree

Posted December 04, 2015
- a parent
Our 6th grader can retake math tests/quizzes/homework with the highest grade possible 90%. This gives him the opportunity to improve his learning and grade, but provides incentive to work harder.

Hill Campus Of Arts And Sciences 5

Posted December 04, 2015
- a parent
We have been blown away by the quality of teaching at Hill -- intelligence, level of commitment, how they challenge students and how each of them, in their own unique ways, make learning fun. Specifically we like: - Accountability (Our son has had to have late homework signed by parents and administration). - Students have the opportunity to improve quiz or homework grades since the real point is *learning* the material. - Teachers make themselves available for students to get extra help, though they require students to take the initiative to come see them. - Teachers go the extra mile to make students feel special, respected and connected. (i.e. our son recently redeemed some Ms. Howard's "Howie bucks" for a Chipotle lunch with her.) Other things we like about Hill: - Class groupings - The same group of students make up all of my son's core classes. This "shrinks" the size of the school and has helped him make friends quickly. - Mindfulness with Mr. Kavanaugh - This seems like a great way to regroup after lunch. - The principal knows our son by name and says hello in the hallways. - The principal is open to ideas from parents and responds quickly. - Our son feels safe at Hill. - STEM is offered. Our son loves his projects in this class.


Hill Campus Of Arts And Sciences
Develops grit: Strongly agree

Posted December 04, 2015
- a parent
Our son is high-achieving and he's also challenged in the work he's doing overall, specifically with writing and math (certain units more than others).

Hill Campus Of Arts And Sciences
Develops respect: Strongly agree

Posted December 04, 2015
- a parent
Our understanding is that Hill's teachers and administrators do not tolerate disrespectful behavior from students.

Hill Campus Of Arts And Sciences 4

Posted November 17, 2015
- a parent
The teachers this year have been terrific - they are a dedicated group. The theater program is good. There is a very nice community of students.


Hill Campus Of Arts And Sciences 5

Posted November 12, 2015
- a parent
We are a new family at Hill (6th grader) and we are having a very positive experience so far. The transition from elementary school to middle school, not to mention the choice system, can be daunting and stressful, so it has been a relief to get off to a strong and positive start. We are realistic to know that “it is middle school” and that there will be ups and downs, but have been impressed and pleasantly surprised with what we have seen so far. As we hoped for and expected, we are enjoying the well-rounded traditional programs at Hill, from honors tracks in core subjects to a wide range of electives across the arts and sciences, to after school clubs and sports. The year-long STEM elective is a must and has been the most differentiating part of the year so far. More than we hoped for, the school is clearly working to set a positive and upbeat tone. The administration has been very responsive, and we have been encouraged to see all the efforts, small and large, traditional and creative, to build a constructive culture across a diverse student body. The PTA has also been very welcoming, and it is great to see people working hard to build a strong and more importantly, caring community. Thank you for all you do.

Hill Campus Of Arts And Sciences
Develops grit: Strongly agree

Posted November 10, 2015
- a parent
my student is striving to be an honour student at Hill. That motivation comes from his teachers continuous encouragement.

Hill Campus Of Arts And Sciences
Develops grit: Agree

Posted November 04, 2015
- a parent
New this year "WE HUSTLE" - in the halls, on the notebooks. The school is trying to motivate the kids.


Hill Campus Of Arts And Sciences
Develops respect: Agree

Posted November 04, 2015
- a parent
For the first time this year, I've seen the Sky Hawk creed to help instill some respect in the kids.

Hill Campus Of Arts And Sciences 4

Posted November 04, 2015
- a parent
This is my 2nd year as a Sky Hawk parent and we're having a good year. I have a 7th grader at Hill Middle school who is happy to be there and her teachers are enthusiastic and engaging.

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Hill Campus Of Arts And Sciences
451 Clermont Street, Denver, CO  80220
Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 116 reviews. (720) 423-9680
Last modified Hill Campus Of Arts And Sciences is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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