They implement harsh discipline policies that don't work. Classroom management at McCulloch means yelling, threatening, shaming, and disapproving. They don't recognize students as people or as individuals and a lot of students feel bad about coming to a school where they're not supported. The school and the school system could make more efforts to understand and address the real life issues of disadvantaged students. This school needs to recognize the racial and other intolerances that pervade the school and take some initiative to EDUCATE students, staff, parents, and the community about bullying prevention.
I would not recommend this school to anyone, especially if your child is the type of child that gets bullied at all. My child is of athletic stature and tall for his age and still has to put up with bullying and snide remarks every day. the time between classes has been cut to help control the hallway problems, so now there isn't enough time to go to the bathroom in between classes and a lot of teachers won't give passes. (I wonder why? Discipline problems maybe!) The teachers seem to be trying their best but the principle himself seems petty about certain things. He insists that the students call him 'Dr', correcting them in a rude manner when they call him Mr. by mistake. All of this initiated from the fact that some of the students pride themselves in being trouble- makers and interrupting the flow of education. Thank you all!