My daughter just graduated from Reservoir HS and really enjoyed her time there. The school prepared her very well to go to college and the teachers/ counselors were very supportive and available to assist any student who needed help. She took numerous AP courses and was very prepared for the AP tests. Like any HS now a days, there will be some kids who get into trouble but I feel that the current principal, is doing an outstanding job of improving the school and providing a safe and effective learning environment for the students. He makes every effort to iinform the parents of issues facing the school and enlist parental involvement when possible. Plus there are numerous extracurricular activities for the kids to be involved in including sports, numerous bands, drama groups and a wide variety of clubs. Overall it was a great time for her as a student and for us as parents.
My kid is curently attend this school. I have heard so many kids reported their belongings got stolen in girls and boys locker rooms lately and the school has not done anything to address it. My child also has stuffs stolen twice within last 3 months. That is shame, such a beautiful school being ruined with this type of behaviors.... Sad!!!
The new administration has really made Reservoir a fantastic school. Principal Saunderson makes a profound effort to attend every school activity he can while also becoming involved in every aspect of his pupils. Being a senior, I have seen the school change dramatically in the last 2 years. Reservoir's school spirit, safety, access, and teacher job satisfaction has increased exponentially. Coming from a student who has seen and heard all the talk from all the other HCPSS high schools, Reservoir is definitely a school I would send my child too. Go Gators!
Reservoir High School gets two thumbs up!! Like every other parent who wants to see their child succeed academically in a supporting and thriving environment, I considered sending my son to private school for years 9-12 after hearing negative reports about the school in the past. Well, my son just completed his freshman year and I am so pleased that I stuck with my gut and sent him to Reservoir High. This school has so many outstanding qualities. It is diverse which I love as it represents the real world whereas many private schools do not. My son was in a mix of Honors, GT, and one regular class and at every level the teachers genuinely cared about his success. Also, I would like to give a high five salute to the new principal who actively engaged with the students and attended just about all the after school events. In addition to academics, the athletic and music departments kept my son well rounded and actively engaged. I've heard many parents comment over the years that all HCPS are not created equal. Well in my book Reservoir is one of the best. Go Gators!
Reservoir High School is Howard County's newest HS and is located in a really nice high income part of the county - in Fulton, Maryland. The school is definitely an up and coming school. I suspect with the population growth in the neighboring upscale community of Maple Lawn, future redistricting plans to incorporate more of the immediate neighboring upscale residents will contribute to Reservoir's rise to the county's higher tiers of academic success.
This school is awesome!!! The teachers teach very well! There are a lot of after school acivities and it is just plain amazing. The students are vey nice and friendly. Being a freshman was easy because the teachers were so welcoming. I love this school!!!! The building is new and it is HUGE and taken care of. It is very clean. There ar fights but every high school has fights! Still it is overall a great school.
I love this school! Everything about it is great! The teachers care and they are great. The students are good depending on what crowd you hang out with. It's an exciting school and I really like it. The only problem is it is overcrowded but other than that it's amazing!
My 09 Grad found the academics, student body and faculty to be good overall. I believe the students should have been encouraged to take more Honors and AP classes. My kid complained that kids were sometimes overlooked when their hands were raised. I had to be persistent in getting my child into advanced level classes. Fortunately, child did pretty well. Race relations were a concerned all four years. I will say that the Administration and the local authorities addressed incidents a timely manner. However, the discipline and corrective measures often did not always seem fair across the board. Principal Kaufman was quite responsive and visible in her attempts to address concerns of parents. A couple of ineffective teachers were removed over our 4 years & a teacher who made a racist comment in class was quickly removed by the county. Many clubs, extracurricular and sports to participate in. But to guarantee
This is a great school, with great teachers, students, and staff. Everyone is really kind, and the curriculum is really good too.
I have worked at Reservoir since the school opened. It is fantastic place to work for those who have a strong work ethic and love a diverse and enthusiastic student body.
I attend this school and I have enjoyed my time here and have meet many new people!
I have been teaching for over 12 years and am new to the staff at Reservoir High. This is the finest school in which I have worked. The students are respectful and the parents are supportive.
Reservoir has the best prinicipal and staff. The kids come to school excited to be there and the PTA is very involved. My daughter is constantly challenged and excels greatly due in part to the high quality of instruction.
This is school is great! There is a good diversity of students when it comes to ethnicity and race. Although we aren't the best at sports what counts the most is the sport environment! We become friends of those who we train with everyday and compete against each other in a humble manner. What counts the most at Reservoir is our school pride! Everyday you see at least 1/3 of the school wearing Reservoir attire! I can say all this because I am currently a junior at Reservoir! go gators!
I have been a student a Reservoir since it opened, and I have to say that it is a great school. The staff is well trained and cooperative. The school is also very well equiped, with a computer, tv, and a ceiling LCD projector in every class room. There is also over four computer labs. The technology provided at Reservoir gives the students many ways to learn. As a senoir, I have recieved great college preperation. The only problem is that there is overcrowding this year. In the the previous years I had between 15 and 25 kids in my class, but this year there over 30 kids in have of my classes, my smalles class contains 26 kids. But all in all, Reservoir is a great school.
Great school that has great things to offer to those who seek them out ! Athletic teams are getting better and better. I do know that the girls varsity soccer program is very strong due to a very talented and motivating coach.
Curriculum is geared toward college prep. Not much opportunity for kids that need focus on basic math, grammar, reading skills. Athletic coaching very weak. No intramural sports. Frequent use of substitute teachers. Very good parental involvement.
High rate of teacher turnover. This school needs to atract more seasoned and experienced teachers and athletic coaches. Great parent envolvement.
this is a new school that has gotten off to a great start. the staff is student oriented and postive. what a break for us to have ended up in this district.
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