I am currently in 6th grade and had to choose between this school and another. I was covinced the other was better until i took the tour. I am exited to go here, now that I truly believe that this is a great school.
I started as a scared 6th grader afraid of anything and everything, but the teachers and students helped me shed my shell and remove my tail from between my legs. They are always there for me, are (usually) respectful, and help hold eachother up. There is definitely a lot less bullying here than other schools and we only have rare occasions when grafiti is discovered on the walls in the bathrooms. The teachers respect students instead of acting like they are superior, and friends don't remain friends, but become a part of the family. I have always been a straight A student, but the curriculum is challenging even to me, but not so much that my grades drop because of it. If anything, they challenge me just enough to make me want to try harder. At Connect I found an environment where I could be smart and not be made fun of. I'm now an 8th grader and scored a 26 on the ACT both years I took it, and was a member of the Varsity team both years I did Science Olympiad. I participated in History Day every year, and this year I created a website with one of my best friends. I would reccomend Connect to everyone because it is a place where miracles happen.
This is a great school that will prepare students for High School and beyond. However, be aware that the mathematics curriculum only allows for a very few students (maybe 3-4) to participate in acceleration. So, if you are wishing your child to take Algebra in 7th grade and Geometry in 8th so that he or she will be ready for Algebra 2 and advanced math in High School to be competitive academically, you will most likely be disappointed. my student had a 98% in algebra and they refused to move her up. She is bored stiff and will now take Geometry in the summer to be able to move forward with advanced math subjects in high school. Otherwise, a pretty safe and academically sound school.
If you have a bright, ambitious child who wants to make something of their life, this school is manna from Heaven. There is a strong college prep curriculum, the teachers and staff have very high expectations of the students and there is no tuition. The students are treated like small adults. If this sounds like a fit, get your child on the wait list immediately. Enrollment is first come, first serve and the wait is a few years. I If your child has a history of poor academic performance and bad behavior at school, they will not be welcomed.
Connect is one of the best schools, no the best school i have gone to. Everybody becomes a friend including the teachers! Love it. Marz
i'd reccoment to anyone in the world!! great for act, high-school, and college prep... and practically free aside from occasional donations you may make :)
I'm a 7th grader a Connect and the school the work gets easier as the next year comes. we have a lot of time to our work in class, and sometimes we don't. The average time of home work is 10-45 minutes of home work every day. The connection are fun but they can be very weird. It is very weird because as the next year goes on 6th graders come to the school and it is very diffrent
Students are challenged, receive personal attention, & are happy at Connect. Make sure you get on the waiting list early!
Connect is the best school ever. they will help you with anything you need, and you will make lots of friends. Marz
I currently attend connect as a 6th grsder and it is by far the best most fun school i have ever attended. The curiculum is easy to grasp and the teachers are always there to help out. Don't get me wrong, it has its chalenges but oncne i ajusted, it was very easy and fun. We do alot of hands on work and that makes learning that much more fun. There is not a large student body so there is a smaller amount of students to teachers wich really helps out. All in all, Connect is the best school and i am so greatful to attend that school.
I went to school here from 6th-8th grade. I'm in high school now, and I still go to visit. I loved going there so much; the teacher and staff were like a second family. If it is possible; send your children to this school. The classes are challenging, but my high school classes are much easier as a result. --raegan
I must say, Connect is the best school I have ever been to. I would recommend it to anyone. We are able to participate in a variety of academic competions, such as spelling bee, geo bee, Science Olympiad, and History Day. I am an eighth grader this year, and I have participated in both History Day and Science Olympiad for the past two years and plan to do so this year as well. Another important opportunity we get is to take the ACT as seventh and eighth graders, and don't be mislead; we take the REAL test, not a practice. As a seventh grader, I scored a 21, when the average in the state is either 17 or 18. I couldn't have done that without the incredible preparation i received from my principal. Connect is an amazing school.
I think that connect is a awsome school. It really gets you ready for high school. I graduated from connect in 2008 and connect has made high school a lot eaiser. The teachers at connet will help you through your way to. They will do anything to get you to pass. Jeremiah Martin
I am about to begin my 8th grade year at Connect, and all I can really say about the school is that it is incredible. The staff, the students, the curriculum and the environment all contribute to the undeniable excellence that is Connect. The classes we take are helping us to prepare in the very best way possible for highschool. Although i am not there yet, I have heard from many a-friend that the highschool classes are easy thanks to their wonderful preparation. By all means, go to this school and i promise you will not regret it! --leah
I Absolutly love this school. It is my second home. All the staff is great to us students. We love our school. When i wake up every morning I can't wait for what is going to happen. We go alot of places for our school activites. We even get breaks during lunch to go either Skating or Bowling. We also go out to eat for lunch once a week. Connect also has many extra activites. Student who are in grade 7th and 6th have a choose to take Act prep. This helps us during Highschool with a head start. This school is the best school I have been to in all my years of school. There is so much more to this school that you would love. That is why i recomd this school.
Love the School! Im a student there and I can't wait to wake up everyday to go to school. the teachers are great, they really care about what you learn and they really like to see the students progress. They connect school staff is my 2nd family. Im in 8th grade and Im sad to leave! I dont know many kids who love school but connect does it to ya. We go staking, bowling, out to lunch,we even go hiking! We have great learning chances; we have an ACT class and we take the ACT in April.Oh I love it. We also clean our school, answer the phone, and we practice our manners in compatiton form! We learn how to become young adults while still having fun! If you are thinking about going to connect I wouldn't think I would just go! To conclude, Connect Middle school is one of the best!
highest level of education available for middle school students in pueblo. excellent staff, good disipline, but not much extracurricular activity. parental involvment is very high and teachers and staff are truly interested in student's development.
My daughter attended Connect for 6-8 grade. When she started high school this year she was suprised how easy the classes were. Connect teachers assign class work that requires at least some time spent as homework. It is not so much that the children are overwhelmed, but it is enough that when they reach high school they are prepared for the work load. The administration has a very close relationship with all students and works to develop their academic abilities. I highly recommend this school.
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