This school is not as friendly as the other school in town. It lacks administration and the school board at west is much better. Teachers are both good and bad at both schools but the friendly and family oriented atmosphere at West makes it a better learning environment for the students. If you are transferring from another school, my advice would be to go to West as they are more welcoming and it will be easier to acclimate to that school. RHS is too snobby and the kids lack respect and class.
The school is coming out of a dark place with bad publicity and some bad leaders from years back. The school came up 2 letter grades on the State scoring system from a D to a B and will continue to prosper in my opinion. The community continues to be divided by the two separate school systems which is a detriment to the kids as one school system would be wonderful for everyone except for the administrators who stand to loose their high paying jobs as well as power and control... According to police, Robertson has far less calls to the campus than what West Las Vegas High does. I am a happy parent with the education my child is receiving here.
I actually have a question to other parents and teachers and students, we will be moving to the LV area and I would love some feed back on the schools if I could, would be soo helpful I have highschool and middle school students. Please give some information. Thank You
The school focuses on nothing but athletics. The school's freshman are in a separate building called the Freshman Academy, it is very small, poorly run (in the men's bathroom, only one of the stalls has a door, and the soap dispenser and the wall between the urinals has been ripped off by a student, about 5 months ago. The district cannot replace teachers, as soon as one retires (which the district is forcing) it takes months to get a new one and if that teacher is in the main building (grades 10-12), they will get a teacher from the Freshman Academy to replace him/her, while the Freshman get a sub, and this will last for months on end. Freshman have NO rights, you can't go off campus, you can't buy from the food vendors that come here, you can't take college credit classes. Not to mention all the scandals that have happened here. Go to West.
It seems that the problems written here about RHS are stemmed from parenting issues, not the staff. If students are ditching, getting into fights and dropping out, then what are the parents doing to discourage this. Teachers can only do so much. I have a son and a nephew who are RHS graduates. Both have done very successful in post secondary endeavors thanks to the teachers and staff of RHS. Remember the school can only do so much, parents need to take responsibility and parent. Don't expect the school to teach work ethic and morals, they can try but I has to come form home.
Not only are the academics very poor the administrative staff is poor run. I had to wait almost 2 months for Robertson to transfere my son's reocrds. I am still waiting and today finally contacted the principal. I am not sure why everything at Roberston has the mentality of 'tommorrow'. Maybe that is why the kids also have that mentality.