This school is great but I do have to say there are some flaws in the school. I don't like the rule for not allowing cellphones to step one foot in the building. What if there was an emergency my son wouldn't have his phone! Otherwise very good school!
it is an amazing school and I recommend it to a lot of people. people who think its bad s crazy
I have nothing to say but to ask God to help everyone who has anything to do with this school. I'm attending this this because there's no way out for me but I would escape this jail in a heart beat if i could. I would advice everyone and anyone to not go there! Worst school in the history of mankind. This school will never improve no matter what!
This school is actually pretty good. The teachers are very helpful and kind to you. Yeah there's a little problem with the metal detectors once in a while which can be overcrowded and it makes you late to class. But other than that everything if fine you just have to be selective of your group of friends and you'll be fine.
This school is horrible. I felt like I signed a cellphone contract with this school. There are anyflexibility and their are not many choices sometimes. The school won't be a place to help you through your struggles. Most teachers grade you with no rubric. Its a surprise. Biased to be. I can't wait till my "contract" ends in June. I liked my experience with some teachers who helped me. But all in all this school is not a first choice aspect.
This school and it's principle puts band before education and excuses ahead problems! God forbid you try and take your child out of marching band to allow them more time to study after school because your theatened with pulling your child out of all band programs. And it doesn't matter that your child makes A's and B's in all other classes and one teacher gives everyone zero's. they have an excuse for that to! Don't get me wrong Hillcrest has good teachers but the principal needs some principles!
Hillcrest High School is an okay school (6/10). I attend Hillcrest High School and it is not the best. The classes are unorganized. The Honor classes are mixed up. They put very low average students in the class and the smart kids are in the regular classes. There are metal detectors and it may be smart, but it's not. Students sneak it in anyway possible. The school is okay when it comes to teachers. The staff aren't great. They literally curse at you and will punish you harshly. For example, no I.D. you will get suspended. You don't have a schedule, your going to get suspended. The school is very different in ethnicity. Its 55% black, 35%Asian (Muslim) 10%Hispanic. The halls are sometimes clean. You can find burgers on the stairs. if you spill something on Friday, you're going to see it on Monday. The halls are always crowded. There are always fights in the cafeterias.(3rd & 4th). There are about 8 SLC's or Academies. Out of all the best are the Pre-Med and Business and Tech SLC. The schedules are very unorganized. The kids aren't from the same SLC's. Its very mixed. When applying for H.S, you should avoid this H.S. If you live close to the school, go at least to Thomas Edison HS
the school itself is okay it has alot of classes and smaller academy's to chose from but there are a few students in it that make it a very uneasy place personally i wouldn't send my kid there and i can't wait until i graduate next year
they are a dedicated and hard working school. i really think they are doing great.
My daughter is a freshman in the Pre-Med Academy. So far she loves it! I met her teachers at parent teacher conference and I was impressed. Her Science teachers- Earth and Chemistry are very supportive and are always looking for new ways for the students to learn.
As a current junior, i think the school is ok. Its not the best, and its not the worst. I would have felt a little more safer if i would have went to Thomas Alva Edison a couple blocks down if i could have. Honestly to me, its not about the school itself, its about the people that are there, and who you hang-out with and what you do after school . If you seek trouble you are Destined to find it in this school. The Staff of the school are very helpful and nice. Just stay on their good side =)
I worked at that school during a blood drive and found of all the schools I worked in,this one the staff and the chrildren were so very nice. I feel they care about there school and the staff really puts 100% into helping there school really produce good chrildren.
flooded with student, high passing and graduating classes. pre med program is considered the best in the school
my grandson is a sophmore at hillscrest. a great basketballteam, great teachers ,and coaching staff.
hillcrest has changed alot since my freshman year ---- i am a senior now and part of many school activities. Hillcrest is safe and much better than it used to be when i heard of it . Check the school out its really different.
Why would people think that Hillcrest is a bad school ? I am attending that school and my parents are very happy with it. It has a pleasant atmosphere where the teachers encourage and help you to learn and better understand something. And i can tell you this from experience. It is not in a bad area nor is it a bad school. Whoever thinks its a bad school needs to tell me what is so bad about it.
My daughter tells me that Hillcrest has great teachers but she doesn't feel safe in school. She tells me that her school is very dangerous. I can't recommend this school if it isn't safe for children no matter how good teachers are.
The school's curriculum is below average due to the low expectations of students from the teachers. The divided institutes puts a limit on students interacting and mixing neglect the idea of diversity. It creates division among the student body.
I think this school is awesome. It offers many programs for students. Its a great school to attend.
Hillcrest high school has given my child everything she needed to start college and life. The teachers are great and as someone said to me--it's a blue ribbon school all the way. Thanks Hillcrest High!
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