This school used to be great but after the old principal retired, it went downhill fast in terms of discipline and behavior. A laughable disciplinary system and inconsistent expectations from the administration have allowed the students to act out with little consequence.
This school is terrible. The whole school is filthy and the entire student base in incredibly rude. They should start by getting rid of the hundreds of roaches. The discipline system is useless. The overall teaching is good but so little of the students actually care about learning anyways.
Nightmare school please if you can send you student to another school. The experience my son had at this school will hunt him for years to come. Two teachers bullied him another physically assaulted him because he had his jacket/hood on in the building. The principal has no control of his school. One teach called a young man the "N" during class. Anything horrible that could happen in one year did. Please parents don't sent your children here.
this school is awesome and has really cool programs and the principal mr.rodney seems to be verry nice and verry funny! i recomend this school because alot of my friends love!! ms.benavidez is the best teacher u can meet and ms.burwinkle is a awesome teacher too!! Go Eagles!!
I work there and we had it is outstanding as far as serving APS and the community as it is a community center. Principal Ed Briggs (retired this year) was SUPERB and integrating staff, students, and community!!! We also incorporate service learning as well.
What i have to say cannot be said in 150 words or less. So quick and to the point, find another school. Most of the teachers do not try. The principal and the counslors do not care. Their before and after school classes are a joke. There are (like most public schools) too many students in the classes. Unless i quit my job and sat in class with my child, my child will not learn.
With all of the great reviews here one would think they'd have an excellent school. My child cannot receive the special education supports he needs. They may have caring teachers, but they are overwhelmed. The split schedule is a great idea, implemented incorrectly! Not enough teachers. Great after school programs, though.