My son is learning responsibility at this school. He is struggling but still he is learning.
I would like to say that I wish these posts required a Screen Name. The reason is that I note a number of very low ratings for the school and I believe they are all from the same unhappy parent who feels compelled to vent over and over. If a Screen Name was required I could be sure this was the case and that there were not several parents who were complaining.
My son likes the school very much and is very excited about having male teachers. He enjoys the band and all of the opportunities he finds there. He is in the advanced placement which he is proud of and is working hard to keep up with the other advanced placement students which I feel is good.
I just moved here last December. When school time comes around, I see ample moms coming into the Justice store frantic about finding long shorts for their daughters. After about 12 moms coming in, I finally asked one what gives. She said that the girls aren't allowed to wear basketball shorts (or any variation). However, THE BOYS CAN!! That made me so enraged! Their sexist "policy" makes want to go straight to the Board of Education. What's next? Females aren't allowed to wear clothes that actually fit them because the school's afraid that their breasts will stand out too much, and their hips will show??? Dodgen isn't even a Christian/Private school. This idiocy is also why some girls obtain a lower self esteem around Middle School. They should be confident in what they have and NOT have it SHUNNED! If the school doesn't want a mob of irate mothers storming through their school, then the policies should include an evenly matched dress code. Better yet, if you're going to do all of that, then why not just put the students in uniforms? That way, the school won't worry about anything being "exposed". I plan to live near a district where this level of asininity does not exist. I would NOT send neither my son nor daughter to a school that teaches sexism and discrimination, and lowers self confidence.