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El Paso, TX
Students enrolled: 1,151

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6101 High Ridge Drive
El Paso, TX 79912

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(915) 231-2200
(915) 587-5059
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September 25, 2015
Office staff needs to learn some manners! They mock patents and are not supportive. Very disappointing.

- submitted by a parent

November 03, 2014
Student here- i was in the GT classes. This school is a great school academically. The teachers and staff members are friendly and helpful AS LONG AS YOU DON'T GET PUSHY. There are teachers (Like Ms. Benford) children dislike, but she simply runs her classroom as an intensive workspace. The children, however are very rude and condescending at times. The general atmosphere generated by the students is dark and cynical, with lots of black comedy. I recommend this school academically, but the students are another story...

- submitted by a community member

March 04, 2013
Really like this school! So glad I did my research and decided to live on the west side of town and have my children attend Hornedo. They are very military friendly and keep you informed of all the happenings. The new military liaison is very informative and plans activities for the military kids so they can get to know each other. The school also doesnt put up with any bull and I like that! If you are looking to move to El Paso the biggest mistake you could make is NOT having your children attend Hornedo Middle.

- submitted by a parent

October 09, 2012
First I would like to say , PTA meetings at 9:30 on a weekday morning .It must be a joke but it is not .Administrators with no power .Why are we paying them a robot could do there job.We should pay good teacher and forget the puppets . This school treat there students with no respect at all.

- submitted by a parent

February 04, 2009
I am a student at Hornadoe Middle school and i just absolutly love it! There are great teachers who care about the kids and more than 600 friends i can make. Since i am a new student the first day i was immediatly greated with 'Hi! My name is______. Whats yours?' I now have great friends but most importantly I'm getting a great education. Unlike my other school i went to.

- submitted by a student
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March 06, 2008
2007-08 has been a huge challenge for this school. When the new Brown Middle School opened this year, the EPISD, in all it's wisdom, tried to solve a severe overcrowding problem at Franklin High School by taking all the 6th and 7th graders from Hornedo over to Brown then moving the 9th grade in with the 8th grade at Hornedo. After a lot of growing pains this school has somehow managed to continue fairly well. This is a temporary solution to an overcrowding problem that is present in all the westside schools. EPISD feels that these super-size schools are OK. I feel they are a disaster waiting to happen. Control becomes the issue, not education.

- submitted by a parent

December 20, 2005
HMS is a very large middle school. My daughter is enrolled in the G/T Humanities, Sci-Tech, and Math programs. For the first time in 6 years she is being challenged. Would recommend any or all of these programs. Additionally she plays in the Orchestra. El Paso is fortunate to have an amazingly robust strings program for all levels of players. School very well run to accomodate 1800+ 6-8th graders. A bit overwhelming when they first start but the kids seem to settle in.

- submitted by a parent

August 15, 2005
had a good GT and music program. My child was very well prepared for high school.

- submitted by a parent

August 02, 2005
I attended this school and loved it. There was virtually no fighting or drug problems. They parent involvmentwas at an all time high and the extra school activities were excellent! The arts were greatly appreciated at Hornedo which lead to an outstanding band and orchestra. I would highly recommend this school to anyone looking for a good safe middle school.

- submitted by a student

May 19, 2005
Hornedo is an outstanding school with exceptional teachers, terrific coaches, but administration does not work well with students. The office is not student friendly. It is an extremely competitive school in everything band, orchestra ,sports and grades. Remember there are over 500 students per grade level. Athletics are superb at this school but tryouts consists of 100 to 150 students competing against each other to make the teams.

- submitted by a teacher

April 03, 2005
Great school! The teachers work extra hard for the students, and they create a safe, creative learning environment.

- submitted by a student

December 06, 2004
I have been very happy with the quality of education at Hornedo despite it's large size. The teachers are attentive and caring but the parents need to make the effort to contact them because they are so busy with many students.

- submitted by a parent

November 05, 2004
My son just loves the tachers at Hornedo. He says none of his classes are boring and that the teachers are tough but 'cool'. We just bought a house and considered purchasing one out of the Hornedo district, but he absolutely doesn't want to move from this school.

- submitted by a parent

September 22, 2004
As with all schools, the quality of education varies from teach to teacher. I think the overall program is good. My child is in the GT program and I have found it to be very good.

- submitted by a parent

June 19, 2004
I would recommend this as an average school. I believe there is little teacher parent communication unless you are heavily involved in the school, don't expect any teacher contact reguarding you child's preformance (even if you request a weekly update)

- submitted by a parent

May 07, 2004
This school has a wonderful Orchestra Program! If you want your student to excell in music and he/she can take constructive critism and learn because of it your child will do remarkable things. Academics are strong as well. Overall school is excellent!

- submitted by a parent
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Hornedo Middle School
6101 High Ridge Drive, El Paso, TX  79912
(915) 231-2200
Last modified Hornedo Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Hornedo Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 22 reviews. Top