The workers in the front office are HORRIBLE. If a parent comes in, they will make you wait while ignoring you until they finish gossiping. Very unprofessional employees with the worst attitudes . They will suspend students for any reason and I 'm actually surprised they are still open. Gang territory . They will pass a child that never goes to school. Worst school ever ...
Kingbury High School administrative staff needs to be replaced with people who actually care about the students. Sending a child home because the staff didn't put the child in the system don't make any sense whats so ever.
I loved KMS when the principal was Mackin, he was a great man and great at his job. The teachers worked so hard for the kids and it was a very safe zone. However, at kingsbury high school it's HORRIBLE! The staff is so disrespectful and rude. I went up to the office one time picking something up and a staff lady named ms. Bosstick was ordering food and made me wait a hour. The principal is ok, but all he's good for us suspending people for no reason. The kids that are the worst at the school are treated better and don't recieve a big punishment. In the office they have 3 students every time just hanging out on the teachers desk skipping class, but if a straight A student did that they would literally suspend them for days. Also if you're a good student wearing pants that are 98% cotton, but they think it's jeans you will get suspended. They won't even tell you not to wear it again. No body really cares about your future at KHS. It's a horrible school and you're on your own. Their night be a couple if teachers helping you, but that's it. MCS should really fire all the administrators and hire new ones. This school really needs help!
I am a recent graduate of Kingsbury High School. I attended Kingsbury Middle as well as High School. The school has always been my favorite place to be. I was a great student, but that was not my reason for wanting to be there. Kingsbury offers it's students more than just a wonderful education. It offers a whole new world for students. Kingsbury's diverse atmosphere and programs makes every day worth going. The orchestra program was my favorite part. I was in it all 6 of my middle & high school years. They have the best orchestra teacher in Memphis City Schools. The school also offers piano and guitar; also taught by the same wonderful lady. Band is also offered, taught by another wonderful lady. The AJROTC program is nice. The only problem I ever had with the program was the lies they sometimes told. Overall Wonderful School!
The school recently got a new principal. I thinh that they are on their way to improving their school but they still have a long way to go.
Kingsbury Middle High School is a very good school. The teachers and principal try to help the students reach their goals in life. The teachers help and encourage the students to try their best. They offer rewards and other activities to the students if they reach their goals. Even thought their test scores are not great, they still have great programs and teachers and a wonderful principal to keep the school going and having the students be interested in going to school!
Kingsbury is a very good school. The staff takes their time to help the students and you are able to obtain college credits. They have a very good technology program, AJROTC program, and an excellent fine arts program. The test scores may not be the best, but it still is a very good school.
Kingsbury High is an excellent school, but it lacks some attention. The school is extremely diverse with many different ethnic backgrounds. The students are great and friendly and they really seem to know where they will go in life. However, despite the drive for students to pursue further goals, parents have had to become extremely active to get results. The honors programs are really getting into shape and the school strongly supports the intelligent and is wiling to work with those not as gifted. Overall, I have been satisfied with Kingsbury, but there is a lack of direction for some of the teachers who cannot gain respect from students partially because they themselves do not regularly demand it. The science and ROTC programs are extremely successful. It is now just a matter of getting some parent involvement in providing the students with a broader view of the competition (bigfish, smallpond)
Kingsbury is the perfect school for your child to go to because they offer a great education to all students. Althogh you have to wear uniforms you'll get use to also they have a lot of friendly students and staff members.
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