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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Just right (2 responses)
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Kellenberg Memorial High School 1

Posted August 25, 2016
- a student
ur so called "good friends" turn against and teachers are not even qualify to teach the subjects that they r teaching....

Kellenberg Memorial High School 1

Posted August 24, 2016
- a parent
Don't waste your money it's not all its hyped up to be you can go somewhere better for cheaper and I can guarantee you that your child won't be racially profiled


Kellenberg Memorial High School
Develops honesty: Agree

Posted June 07, 2016
- a parent
By making the students conform to a strict dress code, the school eliminates the need for parents to "keep up with the Joneses" with the latest expensive fashion trend. This prevents students judging each other based on the cost of their outfit, and levels the playing field... And since all the children dress the same way, they can be treated the same way. What does that mean? If gives children a chance to excel based on ability, not on family wealth. It also allows students to focus on schoolwork and activities with feeling somehow different because of social status. Also, the charity events that are available, like visiting with the residents at a local nursing home or tutoring the local grammar school children, gives each student an appreciation for giving back to the community. All these things build strong character in the students.

Kellenberg Memorial High School 4

Posted June 07, 2016
- a parent
As a parent who has put two children through KMHS (one of which also went to the Latin school), I am very happy with the quality of education my children received. They each had different academic experiences, and both were involved in the numerous after school activities available in the school. Remember that this is a Catholic, college prep school. They have strict rules, especially around dress code and proper behavior. They call the children "professional students", and they are expected to act that way - so if you are looking for a more laid back environment, this isn't the place for your child. Both of my children have been back to visit the school post-graduation, which to me shows the positive experience and memories each took with them upon graduation. As a parent, what impressed me the most about the school was the way the teachers and student body would rally during a crisis - whether it was a school supply drive after a hurricane, or helping a current student during a family tragedy. The school teaches compassion and empathy, which makes all their students better people when they graduate.

Kellenberg Memorial High School
Teacher effectiveness: Effective

Posted June 07, 2016
- a parent
Like any school, the teachers at KMHS have multiple classes with numerous students, and most also are involved in after school activities. Not every teacher is able to connect with every student. I've sent two children through the high school, and they each connected with different teachers that more suited their individual personalities. That said, since the teachers review the curriculum at the start of school, there should be no surprises about workload, frequency of exams, etc..


Kellenberg Memorial High School
Amount of homework: Just right

Posted June 07, 2016
- a parent
The amount of homework is a good preparation for the workload in college. It's important to understand though, that if you child is involved in extracurricular activities, time management will be critical - they workload can be overwhelming when combined with those activities.

Kellenberg Memorial High School
Develops respect: Agree

Posted June 07, 2016
- a parent
The school does develop respect. While the students don't generally like the dress code, having each student in the same attire allows them to relate to each other on a human level, not on the basis of who has the most expensive shoes. Bullying isn't tolerated. Disrespectful behavior on campus, including at after school events, isn't tolerated either.

Kellenberg Memorial High School
Teacher effectiveness: Very ineffective

Posted February 08, 2016
- a parent
Very few teachers are effective or really care about the students in their care. This is very sad


Kellenberg Memorial High School
Develops respect: Neutral

Posted February 08, 2016
- a parent
I do not feel that the teachers or administration are respectful to students or parents.

Kellenberg Memorial High School
Develops honesty: Neutral

Posted February 08, 2016
- a parent
I do not feel that the teachers promote honesty, integrity, and fairness which as role models for their students would help the students develop these virtues.

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Kellenberg Memorial High School
1400 Glenn Curtiss Boulevard, Uniondale, NY  11553
(516) 292-0200
Last modified Kellenberg Memorial High School is a Private school that serves grades 6-12
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