Excellent school, with excellent teachers who care about the kids and excellent students. The kids have a lot of fun together, and the school does more than prepare them for college.
I am an alumna of TAG and very proud of it. TAG was fantastic in preparing me for college and the real world. From the teachers and the courses to the student creativity and intellect pumping through the halls TAG was a truly inspiring place to spend my high school years.
Best high school, public or private, in Texas and possibly in the country. TAG is diverse, has small classes, and challenges its students while at the same time providing personal attention as necessary to help each student excel. Two of my children attended and have had successful college careers, and my third child began 9th grade in August. All love TAG, as do I.
It gave me a top-notch education that offered excellent preparation for college. The tight-knit environment is excellent as well.
TAG has amazing classes with awesome students and dedicated teachers. Any student can talk to pretty much any other student, without fear of any form of descrimination, bullying, or nastiness. Pretty much every AP class can be taken at TAG (with a very high average passing rate), as well as several Dual Credit classes, including Computer Science II (like the old AB test) and Advanced Electronics (a circuit design course). A comparable education is offered at few other schools. In addition, the teachers at TAG work long hours, come early and stay late to tutor students and sponsor clubs, such as Math, Science, Computer Science, Lit Crit, and so on for UIL (as well as other competitions), Robotics, Mock Trial, Destination Imagination, [now] Photogrophy, as well as many other activities-- and they teach the material for classes exceptionally well. The general environment, students, and teachers make TAG an amazing place, and the best school I know of-- in my opinion.
It creates a diverse yet close-knit environment for students to learn from their teachers and their peers inside and outside of the classroom.
Because increase the learning of students and prepare them for great challenges also help them to increase their habilities.
Incredible school--challenging curriculum, personal attention to student's needs, small school atmosphere within a large campus and large school district. This school meets the needs of student's who are often ignored by large, urban school districts--students who are above average, who want to be challenged academically, students who are bored in a regular classroom. TAG meets these needs while fostering an attitude of support among its students. Students are competitive but not cutthroat, they help each other meet academic challenges. Teachers and staff here are dedicated to helping students achieve--they work very hard and put in many extra hours on campus to make sure that everyone succeeds.
I was challenged to be better than mediocre. Being smart was not frowned upon. If I sought more information, it was always provided. If I slacked, I was lifted up, not punished. If my view was different, it was still given a platform and heard. I was prepared so well for college, that I breezed through. I got a thorough education in both curricula and living in a diverse world. The staff and teachers were excellent examples of how people of many different backgrounds and experience levels could remain individuals yet work together to run such a rewarding program. I will forever be indebted to the teachers, staff, and supporters of the TAG Magnet H.S.
this place makes a difference. we enter as kids and leave as young adults seeded not only with a diverse education, but also confidence,character and community awareness. if you doubt it, check out what type of things the alumni are doing. this place rocks!
Great teachers, great staff, friendly people and great opportunities opened up to students of all backgrounds.
Our school is a school within a campus of 5 schools. The children are so lucky to be able to have a small school experience and yet have access to the resources and support of a large campus. The children are so so smart and focused, and the teachers and staff are supportive and passionate about their work. Parents, teachers, students and community regularly come together and support education. Our annual picnic draws alumni, both parents and students, which shows the impact that TAG has on everyone! Congratulations to TAG for having been singled out as 'the best school in the USA' by Newsweek magazine several years in a row.
It is an example for all other schools to follow...extraordinary educational experience!
TAG is great an they play classical 101.1 on the intercom in the mornings. Great view on the top 3rd floor, couldn't ask for anything more. Open early, extremely safe, very clean, and great student parking.
the students are bright, serious and funny; the teachers are cool and the building is way cool
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