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East Hills Middle School5
Posted October 09, 2013
- a parent
My son never liked school, EVER. Every day in elementary school seemed like a challenge, and homework was AWFUL for us. Since he started here, he has thrived. The teachers are all wonderful with providing feedback, and he seems interested in what he is learning. His mid quarter grades are the best he's ever had. I am so glad that he is here.
I recommend that you do not have your child go to this school. My daughter is disabled with epilepsy and they treated her poorly. The students there bully and it seems as if the staff doesn't care. Some of the teachers are very disrespecful, and one of them even said she is tired of my child because she misses school and completely embarrassed her. I had her doctor give the school a note to excuse all of her absences but they were still stressing her out about it before telling me. The staff was very inconsiderate of how my child felt. The school is terrible.
East Hills Middle School is the BEST school EVER! I am in High school now and i still want to go back to east hills. I was in the Harmonium program in 8th grade and it was the best year of my life. I love the teachers and the curriculum. I learned so much in my years there. Harmonium (a music program at East Hills) also taught me so much about music and i had a great time learning and performing! I LOVE East Hills!
Great selection of classes.. but VERY POOR communication from some teachers.. My son has special needs, and I was not informed that he was failing a class (for the year.. grades were B B C F with his final grade an F for the year ) until I received his report card in the mail this summer.
I went to this school in 6th Grade. This is the best school i ever went to I recomend this school to any parent that wants to put there child in it. They have an outstanding staff and amazing students.
I have two daughters. Both began in Catholic school. The eldest, a current sophomore, is still in Catholic School, the current 8th grader transfered last year. The transfer child went from 35 in her class to over 350 and it has been positive in many ways. The class room size remained the roughly same. The programs such as Monagacy, Nature Quest, Spirit of Bethlehem and Harmonium afford the students an opportunity to apply what they are taught and help them reach beyond the class room setting. For such a large school with so many students, I am impressed with the communications for both positive events and negative occurrences. Having a child in the smaller Catholic School as comparison, I can say without doubt that academically East Hills has served my child better and I am hopeful Freedom High School will be the same.