The school is above average. Most teachers are extremely dedicated, and the principal and vice-principals are always walking around and checking into classes. The only complaint I have is the emphasis that the school places on the Cambridge Academy because that takes away from those of us who prefer AP classes. I do not think that there are enough to fully challenge a student who does not wish to be a part of the Cambridge Academy.
I'm sorry, but many of the students that post very negative reviews here are spiteful because they fail to grasp simple concepts and have disturbingly low fcat scores. Though, I will agree that the math department is strongly lacking in good teachers. This however is not a good excuse for giving the school a horrible rating. It's common sense, and while being bad teachers, they do manage to get simple concepts across to even the least intelligent of the students. The english department is strong and the music and arts academy is extremely dedicated. The science and social studies departments have good teachers with a vast knowledge of the subjects they are teaching. The Cambridge academy is very challenging as well. My only other complaint I have is that I feel that the principle is lacking in leadership skills and/or the ability to properly manage the school. Bentolila simply doesn't care.
I am a math teacher at Reagan Senior High. I am truly thankful for working at a school where the administration fully supports a learning environment with no interruptions so that its hard-working, dedicated teachers may provide students with the best education possible. It is no wonder we are the only non-magnet 'A' high school in the county and our students excel in all areas. (Our latest numbers show that 94% of our math students are at grade level or above.) We are proud to say that we are a great team of administrators, teachers, and students - Go Bisons!
The school is very good. Some teachers give too much homework, I think they believe their class is the most important (Art History is one them, it is elective, so don't take it). I came form a private school and Reagan is much better. They need to improve the Sport activities, the level is still low, but I think it will improve over the time, coaches are very nice and very dedicated.
I was a student here 2 years ago, and i'm so glad I left this school. Yes, its true the school is super hard, strict, and clean. But does this imply the students are learning? Certainly not! By going to another school, I realized that hard classes do not necessarily teach you much. Rather, great professors and moderate classes will encourage one to learn more. As far as the good reviews, they only come from parents that have the mentality 'hard=good', which in the real world is surely not true.
This school is great! The Cambridge program is very good, the school is clean, the discipline is strict, the uniform is very good. the teachers are very good and very motivated and the Principal is a true leader.
The reason this school is the best in Dade is simple: the Principal and Assistant Principals. Great job! They really care and show it by being involved in everything. You can't visit the school without seeing one of them doing something. The teachers I have dealt with seem to care as well. I have found only one counselor that doesn't care.
This is an amazing school. They do not concentrate too much on the FCAT. As a matter of fact most of my teachers don't like the FCAT because it stifles the learning process. I in the most rigorous courses at the school, go out every weekend, have time to myself, always finish my homework on time, and get only a's and b's. In addition, there's a great Cambridge program. I have been an honors kid until I came to this school and its not challenging at all, the AP program is also rather exhausting it burns you out and truly takes up your time. Cambridge doesn't do that at all and despite what others may say the cambridge program is recognized in the US, especially in FLorida and the top univesities in the US, also around the world.
im a student in reagan and so far i havent learned much. i admit it. it is a ver clean school bathrooms are spotless and the principle is doing his best. but the school is oly two years old cant really be judged yet. teh school focues to much on the fcat and nothing else. tell you the truth i havent learned anything. all the knowledge i have is from from middle school the math teachers overall are horrible. and so is the english program. for the first time i ended up not passing my fcats. and the homework they give us is too much. for the past two school years i ahvent had time to go out and enjoy my life due to all the homework my weekends are usually packed with projects. theres betetr schools out there
I have only been attending Reagan for one year going on my second and I have had many different experiences but with each learning a bit more about the school and the attitude they take with each problem. At the beggining of the year I was in the Cambridge acadamy. That was a serious waste of time and a load of homework. You don't learn anything and i dont recomend it unless you are planning to go to the university in England because the universitys here dont even look at it. As soon as i got out i began to enjoy going to reagan. Teachers are always there for you and Rodriguez is always walking around. It is one of the few high schools in which the bathroms are spotless and there are very few fights. I am proud to say i attend the only non magnet non charter A schoolindade.
I had my child in this school last year and was amazed when he came home to say that the teachers used the F word and other words of the like, in class. Teachers only care to teach FCAT lessons, because that is what they are pushed to do. They really don't give much attention to anything else. Students were allowed to practically do what they wanted in class. If you are parents who don't really care if your child goes to a good university or care about what they become life, then keep them here, but if you do care about the future of your children and you want them to be well prepared to be admitted to any university of their choice, to be well rounded individuals, I advice you to think twice about enrolling them here.
My son attends to the Cambridge program. Although he has a good grade point average it has been a very awful task to keep the good performance due to the teacher mentality and approach of just care to cover the material for the FCAT. They give a lot of homework, much more than they can explain in the classroom. They do not support the student needs and they are subjective in their grading. Teachers as well as students should be evaluate, but by the same students they teach each quarter and work with them to improve their quality as an educator specially in Mathematics and English. The program needs better educators committed to the development of the academic and human foundation of the future professionals. Lastly, the school needs to improve the track and field and baseball facilities to ensure the safety of the students that practice sports on it.
Reagan/doral high is by far the worst school that I have ever atended. The laziness of the majority of my fellow students is only to be outdone by the unbelievable display of incompitence by teachers. Don't be fooled by what the other reviews say because the truth is that the reason that they are ranked as one of the best schools in dade county is because they have only been in operation for two years and no one has taken the time to acctually se how this school opperates. I an sebastian riera and i am ashamed to say i am a student at reagan/doral high.
This school is excellent. It has great facilites, the teachers are well trained and really care for your child's education. The students are motivated to learn. My son is in 10th grade and is enrolled in the Technology Academy and doing fantastic.
This school is the best high school in Doral! You may have heard tht it is very strict but they only do that for our own good, the administrators only want us to get used to how it is going to be in the future. They help us understand that we need to do our work, get good grades, and understand our responsibilities. I love RRHS no matter what, and i appriciate every thing they do for us, the students, even though some may not like it; but they sure will appriciate it in a couple of years.
Reagan high is not great at all especially since the administrators only care about the fcat scores and nothing else. And because of that we have tons of fcat practices and hardly time time to do our own classwork and homework.
This school is amazing. The teachers there know what they are talking about and have a high standard education. This school picks out the best of the best basically because a student who will suceed needs the best. The cambridge program is like an AP program at any schoold, the diffrence is that the Cambridge is flexible and lets you do what you want to do and learn broadly about diffrent situation not just focusing on what a board member wants you to learn.
This school is really great. my child currently goes to this school and she tells me that in this school they really try to inforce good study havits for the students. The students that go to this school show good academic skills.
this school is the best, and the principal is very dedicated and we are improving every day
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