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935 Buchanan Rd
Branson, MO 65616

(417) 334-6511
(417) 335-4889
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September 26, 2014
These reviews do seem to be placed by teachers and staff. I know many many parents that are upset with the way the school is run. Go to school board meetings and ask: Why has the District been sued something like 6-7 times in the past few years since Hayter has been Superintendent? How much taxpayer money has the district spent on lawyers? I have spoken to many of my daughter's friends and the staff is much more interested in in-school suspensions and taking away lunch privileges than they are interested in teaching. The school is also severely overcrowded and at times the kids are shoulder to shoulder in the hallway -- really. They are much more interested in busting kids for small infractions like not having their school ID photo-out than thinking about why schools exist in the first place. The reviewer that stated that the staff is mostly young kids just out of school pegged it exactly. Many of the teachers are inexperienced and in over their heads. Branson is a wonderful town and the District enjoys a lot of tax revenue. It's just time for new leadership -- everywhere.

- submitted by a parent
June 06, 2013
Like one of the users stated,Sports are completely overglorified... if your are in any of the teams, trust me your name will always be on the intercom. They don't really reward anybody unless they are a favorite of any of the teachers. I've had excellent grades for the past 3 years of high school. Not a single merit. However...if you play a sport, are a teacher's pet, or are just snobby. You'll feel right at home. For anyone else The administration treats you like a prisoner, 1 minute after everyone has been served lunch, sorry we're closed! Say you have In School Suspension, have fun walking in a line everywhere you go and being displayed to the "good students". Defend your case to any of the teachers, and be yelled at and threatened. There is a police guard there, and he always accompanies a principal, as if any one of us were to strike at him. He ALWAYS has his hand on his gun holster. My mom called the school, and since she's from Japan her English is not very good, I explained so to the lovely Attendance Counselor and the nerve of the woman to say I was lying, that I would get in trouble unless I didnt put her on, she was right next to me so i did.

- submitted by a student
January 11, 2011
I have lived in Branson School District since 2006. My oldest daughter graduated in 2009. My oldest son will graduate this year. I have 3 younger children in my family; each one loves this school district. I have often thought that this school district is comparable to any private school in any area. My children have learned life long lessons here in Branson. Highly recomended to everyone thinking about moving in.

- submitted by a parent
January 07, 2011
Every one of these reviews had to be written by staff. The school is the typical run of the mill school where the staff "especially admin" are completely catered to. It's really their own little kingdom where they can do and get by with whatever they want and when a parent has a problem, trust me you're the only one. No one else has a problem at all. It's all about taking care of the staff and their kids. Most of the staff are young and have no idea how to raise their own kids much less anyone else's. And sports, forget it. Most of the coaches are hired to take care and set records for the staff and admin kids and don't have a clue about what a coach is. Instead they instill fear into the kids and parents with retaliation to cover up the fact that they don't know what they are doing. Unfortunately, these problems are not uncommon in most school in Missouri. Schools here are self operating which means most of the state laws have been retracted and complete control of the school is in the hands of the school board. School boards are filled with the who's who's and chosen ones. The system always has enough power to put who they know will not stir trouble for them.

- submitted by a parent
no rating November 12, 2010
Branson is a wonderful school with a caring staff toward its students.

- submitted by a community member
no rating November 12, 2010
Great School with Great Spirit!

- submitted by a community member
November 12, 2010
Great teachers, leadership, student relationships. Helps students with keeping on top of grades with progress reports, online parent student portal.

- submitted by a parent
November 11, 2010
Great Teachers! Great facilities! Great Students!

- submitted by a community member
no rating November 11, 2010
It's just a fun place to have a school. In a town where there's lots to see and do, Branson High school encompasses what this town's about. Very community driven. Students, teachers, curriculum, sports, music, activities are fun and exciting!

- submitted by a community member
no rating November 11, 2010
Great teachers and students

- submitted by a parent
November 11, 2010
Great education, quality district, character first school, family support for students are incrediable

- submitted by a parent
no rating November 11, 2010
It's just a great school system with spirit. I love the education I see my grand daughters getting.

- submitted by a community member
no rating November 06, 2010
parents are kept well informed - I like the use of e-mails and web pages - easy to know what is going on and how the students are doing.

- submitted by a parent
November 01, 2010
The have a fantastic band--The Pride of Branson Bands!

- submitted by a parent
October 02, 2009
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- submitted by a student
May 23, 2009
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- submitted by a student
March 03, 2009
Homeschooler friendly! We have been very pleased with our experiece at BHS. Our son enrolled as a freshman a couple of years ago after having been totally homeschooled. The couselors were open-minded and eager to work with us. If your child wants to try public school, Branson is a wonderful choice for the transition. (Okay, it's not perfect. There are 'worldly' influences from other students and the usual social pressures, but we felt it better for our child to experience this BEFORE heading off to college where we will be less available to guide him through the rough spots.) The Junior High is even better! Our daugher tends to struggle with school in any shape or form. I've been EXTREMELY impressed by the interaction I've had with her teachers. Each one I have worked with has been prompt to return my messages and genuinely concerned for our child's success.

- submitted by a parent
no rating July 16, 2008
It's ok. not enough advanced placement classes so if you son/daughter excels in academics, I'd look elsewhere.

- submitted by a parent
May 17, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
March 16, 2008
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- submitted by a student
March 13, 2008
There were ups and downs of attending BHS. First of all it is a pretty good environment for learning. I took many upper level classes and they prepared me for college. One thing that the athletics is over glorifeid. I was a 4 year varsity player in basketball and feltthat I was over glorified by both stundents, teachers and administration.

- submitted by a student
December 27, 2007
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- submitted by a student
no rating December 11, 2007
Great school. My child graduated 2007. Has caring admisitrators and teachers. Security is great without police or metal detectors.

- submitted by a parent
December 01, 2007
best ever there is nothing i do not like about it

- submitted by a student
May 22, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
October 30, 2005
Thi schoo has a great learning enviroment, including the use of TPR or total physical response for lvl 1 spanish. And great teachers that hold the childrens attention and allow the kids to understand the homework and any help is offered to students befor and after school. Teachers are very responsible and seem to care about thier students.

- submitted by a student
March 14, 2005
Can't say enough good! Our son has been in the school district since kindergarten. As a whole, we have had good experiences. We moved here because of the school system. There are always factors like Cliches, peer pressures, etc. but the administration has always worked with parents to insure that students are treated fairly. The school board works diligently to provide the best things for the district as a whole. One of the things that disappoint me about the school is that there is no soccer program. That football gets all the glory. Parents get involved in the extracurricular activities and support our students very well. I feel that for the most part, if a parent is involved with their children's education, the 'powers' do whatever they can to aid parents with any concerns they have. I love the family atmosphere and the honesty and concern that we have experienced!

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2003
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- submitted by a community member
August 22, 2003
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Branson High School
935 Buchanan Rd, Branson, MO  65616
(417) 334-6511
Last modified Branson High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Branson High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 29 reviews. Top