Pricipal Ennis is a great leader for this school. This school now boasts of an "A" rating in the Miami Dade County Public Schools rating system ("F" being the lowest). My son is enrolled in the I-Prep program which is super challenging, event for a gifted student. I chose this school over other's he was accepted to (MAST Academy, Coral Reef, Columbus (Private)) for the down to personality of most of the students, the excellent curriculum, awesome sports programs and easy access to public transportation. This school is in a neighborhood with million dollar homes and that campus is expansive. It is a large school that feels small due to the dedication of the teachers and support staff. The administration evens attends the local varisty sports events to show their support for their students. I LOVE this school
Killian is a very good school. I'm going to be a junior this upcoming year. I hear many people say Killian is a bad school and that bad kids go there but its not true. Every school is going to have those "bad kids". The school offers so much to its students. The principal Mr. Ennis is amazing. The teachers, for the most part, are great. I recommend Killian to other students. Of course every school has its downsides but overall I love it.
This school is everything you can ask for. Everyday when you walk into Killian, everyone welcomes you with open arms. The school spirt is just AMAZING. The AP, Honors, and regular classes are great also. Teachers truley care about you. Over all this school is the best thing you can ask for.
I graduated Killian in'82. Great school at that time. :) Great memories!! The school was open ...not all walled up...off campus lunch...just perfect!
Killian has good teachers that have high expectations of us. Most were always willing to lend an extra hand to help you learn before or after school. All schools have their share of bad/ uncaring teachers. I have friends in the other local high schools (magnet and well-established schools with excellent reputations), and each year they've had their complaints about some of their teachers-- Killian is no exception but overall a good school and learning environment. My suggestion: always take the highest level classes you can.
This school has an open communication policy. The principal is accessible as are the APs. The teachers are responsive. Communication is excellent. Killian still provides a great rounded education. Dual enrollment classes are a wonderful asset as well.
killian is one of the worst school my kids had been. i seriously don't recomend this school to any one. and good luck for those that are in there.
Killian is a great school my kids have great teachers. No complaints..
Principals are very accessible and show concern when you request help.
Killian is a great high school both of my kids had great teachers and experiences at Killian.
I'm a Junior at Killian and i love this school. Some people always say ohh it's killian all the bad kids go there. Honestly its not. If your are in the ap and advanced classes there so good and you learn alot. the school spirit is outstanding and there are so many after school activities to get involved in.
Weak Spots: - Principal - Getting Contact w/counselors - Emphasis on orchestra - money management I have never seen the principal. It's quite difficult to get in contact with my counselor. Band is supported, but the school ignores the fact that the Orchestra teacher is not as interested in Orchestra as he really should be. Also, they spent all this money on making the school look good, yet they don't have enough money for class sets of textbooks. Strong Points: - Gifted and AP Teachers - Choral and Band program - Sports - Vice Principal I never had any regular teachers whilst in Killian, but I can vouch for the majority of the Gifted, Honors, and AP teachers. The choral and band program are phenomenal. I know most of the Sports teams are always very successful, and the a.p. is willing to talk to all of the students on a personal level.
Both of my kids graduated from Killian. My opinion is that Killian is a great school. my kids were very well prepared for college. The counselor could have help them a little bit more but I guess they are overwhelmed by the amount of kids rheyneed to attend to. I think the principal, Mr. Rodriguez has done a lot of good things in keeping the school nice looking and clean and a safe enviroment. All the teachers that my kids had where very well prepared and very professional, My experience with this school was a very good one and I was very pleased.
Im a 9th grader in killian, and i think its a pretty good school. Yeah i do know kids that are doing drugs, but youre gonna have those in every school, right? The teachers are good in ap, honor, and regular classes. They actually teach you.I do have to say that killian has a large variety of excurricular activities for every intrest type. I guess i'll say im glad im going to killian.
I have had two children attend this school. I can only assume the complexities involved in running a school of this size so I am certain that the principal has his hands full. Good leadership, however, needs to extend out to the people who are in most contact with the students and parents who are their customers. Both of my children have had very unpleasant experiences with the same counselor (which are assigned by student's last name). The counselor is rude and downright nasty to the students. Perhaps the wonderful principal needs to remind this one counselor why she is there and what her job entails. Aside from this rude woman, the rest of the staff seems dedicated and I am most impressed with the JROTC program. Those gentlemen are most professional. Perhaps they can deal with that counselor.
I am a 9th grader attending killian now, and what can I say but 'wow what a great school'? At first was a bit upset coming so far away from my home to go this school, but after I realized the vast amount of extracurricular activites they have, I was amazed. The teachers are also great! It's quite relaxing to enter into every class and see a teacher with a smile on their face everday! Not to mention the rare fights we see! I feel right at home in killian and I will to stay there until I become a graduate!
I attended Killian for all 4 years and graduated class of 07. I must say Killian is a good school. It offers a vast amount of extracurricular activities as well as AP classes, you dont find that in many schools. The teachers are great, at least the ones who teach honors and AP, from my experience I didnt take any regular ones, so im not the one judge. the counselors are very attentive and understanding as well, it is easy to tell that they honestly care about the well being of the students. Going to Killian was a wonderful experience. I am greatful that I went there I wouldnt have been able to get into such a great university (the best in Florida) if i had gone somewhere else.
My son just started at Killian High School. I like the school, but most of all I am very impressed with the kidness of all the teachers. Everyone at this school is nice and go out of their way try to help you. Starting with Mrs. Palmas, who is very caring person. The Biology teacher Ms. Ireland, the math teacher for 9th grade, the Spanish teacher, the World History teacher, and English teacher among others. Coach Bruce (Tennis) is a friendly and nice person. Thank you for taking the time to talk to my son. I am very grateful and thankful my son goes to Killian High School where kids are always welcome! I almost forgot the securities who always were smiles. Thank you, Gracias, Merci!
My son is attending Killian for the last 3 yrs he is a Senior now, he love the school and of course the football Team, he had been playing since he stared his High School. I have no problems with the teachers I have never meet the Principal but I know all the football coaches they are great.
Im a senior at killian and I can honestly say that these past four years have been amazing. Ive had great teachers who have helped me with academic problems as well as personal problems. the band and team sports are awesome. I loved it :]
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