HPMS Academy of Math and Science is superior in education and teachers and staff. Unbelievable things happen there and will continue to happen their because of dedication and passion for learning and teaching.
If you are interested in learning in depth science and math material, Hyde Park Middle School is a wonderful place to go to. We have an award-winning orchestra, band, and choir program, for those who are interested in electives. In fact, our top orchestra went to London, England during spring break, and our top band just got back from Hawaii! To be in the math and science program, you must apply and be accepted, but it is well worth it. Every spring, we have about 3,000 applicants, which says a lot about our school. Celebrating its 50th anniversary next year, Hyde Park Middle School is a great place to go for academic achievements
Hyde Park is a great school. At first I was worried about the location. And the surrounding neighborhood just seemed a bit scary. But now it doesnt matter. The school is great and the magnet program isnt bad!
This school is AWESOME. The kids are nice. The teachers are nice. Everyone is on task, this school could take you FAR in your future. This has been such a great school for me, and i am glad i came here.
I will admit, at first I was nervous about the school because of its age and the location, but the magnet program was more than enticing. Now that my daughter has settled into the Academy, I know I made the right decision. Besides mastery of academics, the diversity of the school population encourages free and independent thinking, and I have never seen and administration and principal more dedicated to its student body. The orchestra program is top notch and Mr. Woolstenhulme is the driving force behind it. I would highly recommend this school to any parent deciding on the magnet program. It is well worth all the sacrifice.
Our daughter is in the 8th grade at Hyde Park. Her experience in the Science and Math Academy has been outstanding. The staff and other students she has associated with are excellent. She has had a number of opportunities to excel and participate in extracurricular events. She is very prepared for high school and college as she has had to develop good study habits at an early age. Opting to go to Hyde Park was one of the best decisions she has made. It is an older school in an older neighborhood, but we have found that there have been less problems at the school than the school she was zoned for in a nice neighborhood. We have nothing but great comments to make about the entire experience and staff. Can't wait until our next child has the opportunity to attend this school. It's the best MS in Las Vegas.
This could be a personal experiance or simply a widespread problem. My daughter has attented Hyde for 6th and 7th grade. Slowly I have watched her progress into this unknown person. I have seen the people she chooses to be around, and they are at best, not the right kind of crowd. My daughter is failing math, and refuses to switch out to an easier or class or simply pay attention because 'thats where her friends are' she should have been put on probation but was never placed on such of a thing. Which makes me wonder what is going on there at the front office. I hear my daughter openly brag about ditching school and heading to the meadows mall. Just a fair warning to any parents, do not be fooled into thinking that a magnet school is a safe better learning community.
I am in the magnet program, and i think it is the best magnet in the state. It has the highest test scores on the distric, but the school's grade is the third best in the state, because of the local kids. The kids in the magnet are mostly smart, and the teachers are ok.
I'm a sixth grader here in Hyde Park Middle School, and I've got to say that I've learned way more here than I ever would've at my zoned middle school. They teach very advanced pre-algebra, advanced english and reading, and we learn life science. It's very fun and yet very challenging so you will never get boed. And I'm sure that you'll just love the teachers
I absolutely LOVE this school. I like how the system is set up. It is just an absolutely amazing school. It teaches you so much!
I am a magnet 7th grader at Hyde Park Middle School, My schedule is: 0 Period: Expo Robotics 1st Period: History 2nd Period: Language Arts 3- 4a: Algebra Math Lunch 4a-5: Earth Science 6th Period: Syphonic Band I have a couple of complaints, but except for that I love this school. My complaints: (New) Dean could lighten up on the kids. curly haired dean The school could use a renovation And kids are starting to feel stupid they compare themselfs to Algebra 1 honors and think that they are the most stupidest kids in school! They should also have an elective like, homework help because some people can't stay after school!
It's a great school full of productive teachers, but some of the many teachers hand out projects each and every day. So many people are on probation due to the lack of time students have to complete the project. Plus, they don't offer many interesting courses except maybe Chinese and Current Events. Furthermore, the halls are disgusting.
This school is terrific! The teachers are good and my child is well teached for high school.
My child is in the 6th grade at Hyde Park in the magnet program. The teachers are good and the curriculum is fairly challenging in math and science, though they do tend to rush through science. The English grammar taught is way below grade level, however their english reading class is fabulous and they cover a lot of styles of writing, composition etc. My main concern is that there is absolutely no history or geography taught in the 6th grade whatsoever. Later in middle school they will be taught U.S and Nevada history, but no world history which is so essential to establish a global viewpoint. The math class, orchestra, and computer class are excellent. Each grade is divided into teams but some classes are more concious about their grades and performance than others. Overall, my child is happy at this school and doing very well.
I am in 6th grade @ HPMS, and it's ok. The teachers aren't that good, and the hall monitors are mean. The school is in a bad neighborhood with crime and the students don't really care about their grades. The 6th grade counselor is never there, and it takes at least 1 week for her to reply to students' issues. The students that have grades lower than a B are supposed to be put on 'probation' which means that you have an amount of days to get their grades back to at least a B. Students aren't put on probation, and that's a problem.
Hyde park is one of the best school ever, they don't only have great teachers, but they have a great program too
Hyde Park is everything a Magnet School is supposed to be. Hyde Park is a Math and Science Magnet School. Children in the Magnet program receive an additional hour of instruction in the themed subjects. Hyde Park is located in an old neighborhood that appears low income. If you check the schools accountability report you will find that it isn't just the magnet school students who are benefiting from the magnet program. All the students do well under this highly trained staff. If you sort the middle schools here at greatschools.org by any test score category you will find Hyde Park in the top 5 in the County every time. There is a pride among the students and parents who attend that attracted me as a parent. The Orchestra is especially incredible! There is an online system to be in contact with all teachers. Curriculum is very challenging!
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