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924 Duvall Hwy
Pasadena, MD 21122

(410) 222-6454
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April 29, 2015
The school is an "Open-Space School" where classrooms are separated by hardly anything. Its extremely noisy. Children can't concentrate on the teacher when they can hear 10 other teachers screaming at the kids. The principal and half of the teachers are amazing but the other half of the teachers seem to be allowed to call the children pigs and other hurtful names and scream at the kids all day long. The classrooms have 35 kids per teacher. It's not a learning atmosphere its a disaster. The playground isn't fenced in, anyone can walk through the playground while the kids are out, and the children are allowed to run around and attack each other because the teachers aren't watching. These problems can only be fixed with money to build walls, hire more teachers, and get rid of the teachers who hate the kids and their job.

- submitted by a parent

January 29, 2015
The only complaint I have about this School is the pick up and drop off is terrible! You will wait in traffic on Duvall forever! Its very unorganized. Its every man/woman for themselves. I hope they will have a better system when they build the new school!

- submitted by a parent

January 16, 2014
The teaching assistants at High Point are fantastic. My son especially love Mrs. Shugars. They truly are a God send to the children. The principle, Mr Merrick is great with the children as well.

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May 31, 2013
Excellent Principal Merrick promotes school rules,spirit and activities. He has the letter kiosk working again after years of not working. The parents care and it shows. They excell here in reading, writing and math. Ms. Russo is the best Math teacher ever! I was surprised to see a rating less than 10 for the school at least a 9; I think that's due to the fact that Highpoint has some special ed children there too. My son had an iep when he came with a learning disability in grasping a pencil, writing and speach. This school helped him with a 1 on 1 and he graduated to main streamed by 1st grade. Ms. Reed was an awesome Kindergarten teacher and I think she's the reason he did so well! I can't say enough...they are patient and understanding of young children and their problems.

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August 02, 2011
My daughter has spent one year at High Point and is now entering the first grade. I used to read to her at night. Now she's reading to me! I only have 2 complaints. First, she loved her kindergarten teacher so much, she said she wanted to go live with her (okay...not really a complaint). Second, I had to get used to a bunch of fundraising papers and miscellaneous stuff being sent home with her. I got tired of sorting through all of that paper. Overall, I'm very impressed with the staff and their dedication to the kids. Definitely a good school.

- submitted by a parent

May 07, 2010
I think High Point Elementary is a wonderful school with great teachers and a really great staff. The teachers really care about their students and work with them to help them be successful. The teachers and staff have also planned many fun events for the children throughout the school year. The children love the school and you can really tell by the way they show their school spirit. My boys really love High Point and I am really glad they go there.

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May 05, 2010
I must say I absolutely love the Staff, Teachers & Volunteers, All the kids as well make this school such an awesome place!,,My boys have done great there in academics and social wise!,,Kudos to the teachers for there dedicated hard work and personal skills..I just love & so did my boys Ms. Winslow 5th grade, & Mrs. Shortall Kindergarten!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
May 04, 2010
The teachers and staff make High Point the best school. I feel they go beyond limits to give the students the best education. They also work well with parents and students when problems arise.

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no rating
May 04, 2010
High Point has been an amazing school to my step son. He had some health issues and they went above and beyond in helping him to stay up to date with the lessons and homework. His second grade teacher even tutored him since she already knew him. For a teacher that deals with students all day then to come to our home and teach our child is amamzing to me and it shows a real commitment to the development of our children

- submitted by a parent
no rating
May 04, 2010
High Point is a wonderful school. Wonderful staff and teachers! :)

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May 03, 2010
I love High Point Elementary because of the staff. They are amazingly commited to the school and the students. They truely love the kids and do thier best to make sure that the students of High Point Elementary have a positive, productive and enriching experience at school. The High Point Elementary community is very supportive and embrace every opportunity to make the kids feel like they are part of something special and that they are important and valued. It is a great enviroment for my kids. Both academically and for thier self esteem!

- submitted by a parent

April 28, 2010
My gradchildren go to this school. One is in grade 3 and one is in grade 5. The teachers and staff are cordial and the teachers keep in touch with parents when there is a problem so it can be addressed promptly. The only difference I would like to see is separate classrooms. When I go there on grandparents day, it is very distracting to hear the other classes around having their instruction also. I noticed though that even through what I considered distraction, the children were listening to the teachers and responding accordingly.

- submitted by a community member

December 20, 2009
My child just started in the third grade this year and loves the school. The administration is fabulous and the teachers are great. A far cry from our previous school!

- submitted by a parent

July 22, 2009
I have two children that attended this past school year. Their teachers were great. Mr. Merritt and the guidance counselors are very hands on. There is always something going on at the school as far as activities, either school sponsored or PTA sponsored. The only downfall is the lack of class room space.

- submitted by a parent

July 24, 2008
The teachers care for the children and are excited to teach them. The principle and his staff are excellent. Want the best experience for our children and always seem to make the events for them fun.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
February 11, 2008
High Point Elementary has been a wonderful school for my children. After moving so often with the military, it was nice to find a school that cared and ensured all children were involved in some form of activity. They have a wonderful principal, guidance counselor, and great teachers. They gently push the children to achieve their best.

- submitted by a parent

September 18, 2006
I am very happy with High Point elementary. The teachers are very good with the children and the principal gets involved. My 2 daughters one is in 1st and the other in 5th. They seem to do very well in there classes. The band is awesome with great leadership with the teachers there also. They also have a reading called the Chessie which students read books and for reading so many at the end of the year get prizes. Keep up the good work High Point

- submitted by a teacher

April 23, 2006
I really love High Point Elementary. The teachers are great and the principal is very involved with the students, which is very important to me.

- submitted by a parent

February 09, 2005
Excellent principal merrick promotes school rules,spirit and activities. He has the letter kiosk working again after years of not working. The parents care and it shows. They excell here in reading, writing and math. I'm proud my two children attend (after home schooling was no longer an option). They are benefiting from the social events and love their new friends who live nearby.

- submitted by a parent

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High Point Elementary School
924 Duvall Hwy, Pasadena, MD  21122
(410) 222-6454
Last modified High Point Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
High Point Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top