The school is good but they go too far with their attempts to be strict. If you child is tardy four times they suspend them for a day. Even if they are a straight A student and this is their first infraction. This is a bit excessive and can negatively impact their status as a 21st Century Scholar. Unfortunately it is the best Gary has to offer and it is still mediocre at best boasting only a grade of C.
I am currently a high school senior at TBLA and I love it. I've tried going to public school and I hate it. There's nothing like attending a place where the teachers not only care about you learning, but they care about you period. I love this school, it's DEFINATELY home for me ! I wouldn't change a thing, maybe except the uniforms every day lol :) ...JDLR
This is my son's freshman year; so far so good! I strongly appreciate the rappor that I've had with his teachers! They show genuine concern for his academics as well as his sportsmanship! I look forward to registering my other child for TBLA next year! Keep it up TBLA!
im a current student at thea bowman and i think you can do better for your kids . this school treat the basketball team like there so type of god . they always let them get away with any and everything . every thing you learn here you can learn at a public school . the teachers are better their always in the students business about everything . also if your child is late they miss their whole first hour class . thats why the test scores are so down because they dont teach you anything if i was you let them stay or allow them to attend a public school because your not missing anything by going here .
I have both an elementary and high school student who attend, and I am extremely impressed! The level of higher level thinking skills the teachers push the students to use is phenomenal and I'm very proud to say my kids go there.
Thea Bowman is a excellent school,and the teachers,principal and whole school adminstration is concerned about their students.I would recommend this school to anyone .My grandaughter will graduate in june and her younger brother and sister attends here.
Thea Bowman School teaches values that will help make our world more peaceful. Some of the values are responsibility, accountability, respect, equality, honesty, trust, and these will help students become good leaders in our society.
I love Thea Bowman Leadership Academy because it produces graduates who are respectful of others, who enjoy learning and who want to be persons who are leaders.
I love this school, it is a great experience to have my children attend this school. The falculty and staff has excel these children to the highest level of education. This school provides a safe environment for my child. Kudos for Thea Bowan elementary and Jr/Sr. High
I feel this is an excellent school for my children to attend. My family members have begun to enroll their children here as well. As long as I live in Gary, my children will be students at TBLA. The staff is incredible and they make learning so much fun for students and parents.
Thea bowman is a great school to me. The staff is wonderful. The team leader mrs.James is the best . The principal dr. Adell is the best principal u would find. Im looking forward to getting back in for my 9th grade year.
I think Angela Slusher is a fantastic educator and role model for her students. She possesses the patience, understanding, and hope that inner city kids need from their teachers in order to succeed.
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