I love that the school keeps me informed by calling our house and leaving messages. I know when my sons report cards or progress reports come out. I also like that they let us know about any events that are happening at the school. There are plenty of sports for my son to try out for and get a change to participate in. I read another review saying they like the one lunch but I feel 2500 plus students eating at one time is too crowded. Or at least that's what my son says. I love that they have a website so I can contact the teachers and see their weekly plans, and I love pinnacle so I can check my sons progress on a daily basis if I wanted to. So far a great experience over the past 3 years he has been going to the school.
Great school. The one lunch period is wonderful for students being able to meet with teachers and go to clubs. The one thing that I would change would be to hire more teachers for many classes including important electives such as art and music. The large class sizes make it difficult to give individual attention and instruction.
Growing pains during the first year hopefully weeded out any issues. This 2nd year is proving to be better than last years opening. Many students have received scholarships. There are so many things available to my child that we didn't have when I attended high school. All of the academies and other programs offer gold seal scholarships when they complete the programs. You can learn guitar, how to work and cook in culinary fields, learn finance classes so students know how to invest and budget, and stem programs. They even opened a working bank in the school that my son opened an account. I love the school and the teachers and staff have been great to me. There are many opportunities for students if they just take advantage of them. I just wish we had our own stadium with lighting to bring further spirit to the school. Of course with any school there are some bad teachers (didn't we go through that in high school too?) but overall I have been extremely happy.
Since this is a new school there were some growing pains to get everything up and running at the first of the year. However, I have been very impressed with the leadership and staff at the school. My son is in Honors classes and has some special needs and I can easily contact the teachers with issues and they have been very responsive. I have heard of minimal problems with bad behavior or criminal issues and it is a very safe school. I am impressed with the first year of operation and would recommend this school.
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