Students enrolled 2660
School leader CLARENCE SIMMONS
Transportation options Yes
District Birdville Independent School District

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5501 Haltom Road
Haltom City, TX 76137

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(817) 547-6000
(817) 581-5387
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3 stars
Based on 45 ratings

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October 03, 2014
teachers only care about pay checks don't care about fixing up are classrooms instead bought new tv's for the cafeteria. lots of drugs are in the school

- submitted by a student
September 13, 2013
My daughters attend this school and they like it. Staff is awesome and good with the students. Lots of structure and rules. Our children need it even if they "hate" it.

- submitted by a parent
August 29, 2013
This school is great. While some of the administrators are not people friendly it is ulitmately a very good high school. They offer many different things to the students, such as tutorials where teachers take the time to come before school, and stay after school to help the students with different subjects that they may be struggling in. They are definitely on top of their game in terms of keeping the kids safe, and notifying parents of any issues that might occur. The principal is wonderful, he is full of excitement and is very supportive of the students.

- submitted by a parent
September 24, 2012
I love haltom high school, the teachers are great and there is ALWAYS a place for someone. the hard thing is the students who dont want to try but even then the teahcer really try to help people put with school work and other problems. there im not a poor kid trying to get to college. im in the same boat as alot of people there so it is a very suportive enviorment. and if you disagree then you just try to always look at the wrost things not the best. and i am glad to say im part of the best of haltom

- submitted by a student
February 03, 2012
I would have to say that this school is beyond ridiculous. The teachers give no effort to helping a student really understand the problems they are trying to teach. I even had a teacher who would constantly call me seizure girl, instead of my name. When I finally had enough of it, the teacher was eventually suspended from teaching, but it took constant complaints form myself, classmates, and my grandma for them to do something. I even got suspended on the day of finals because of not having my id presented proplerly. I would say that is just plain madness! Haltom faculty really needs to have a sevre reality check!

- submitted by a student
July 05, 2011
As a former graduate of Haltom High I must say I am very grateful for my academic experience as well as my interactions with teachers, counselors and deans. Having transferred from the Fort Worth ISD to Haltom enabled me to see the stark contrast in they way both ISD's are managed. Haltom High School offers a much broader variety of scholastic and extra curricular programs. The teachers are genuinely concerned in making an impact on their students. When I am asked about favorite teachers, I can definitely name several at Haltom High.

- submitted by a student
June 15, 2011
With an outstanding Fine Arts program and plentiful extracurricular opportunities, this is a good choice.

- submitted by a community member
June 30, 2010
Great location and lots of great programs for the students. Large student parking and the counselors are awesome. It is newly rennovated and has a great football team. I didn't give it 5 stars because there is no swimming pool. Other than that my children's overall experience was great.

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February 03, 2009
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- submitted by a student
October 23, 2008
this has to be one of the worst schools in the area. we are thought of as such, anyway. the coaches go out of their way to be sure we always do everything to lose; the teachers and staff focus on who has a cell phone or a nose ring instead of academics and they police the place like it is a jail. it is hard to learn whn the students are though of as guilty until proven innocent. I so wish I had chosen a different school and a different district for my daughter....

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September 05, 2008
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February 26, 2008
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no rating January 30, 2008
Haltom High School has many great qualities including the teachers and the counselors.

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December 02, 2007
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November 01, 2007
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- submitted by a former student
October 31, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
no rating October 23, 2007
I have been at Haltom for 3 years and I have to say that as far as administration goes, it keeps getting worse! I love all the teachers and the students but the principals need a severe reality check. They care more about making you jump through hoops than helping you get an education. So far in the last month I have missed 9 class periods because I was in the office for forgetting to put my id back on after athletics and little minor slip-ups like such. Well anyway, the teachers are great! Since I was a freshman the fights have decreased rapidly (makes for a boring school life), and there are no racial/ethnic issues at all. The fine arts and athletics are both great- I have spent years in each! umm the food is horrible! the bathrooms could be cleaner. Could be less rodents. I still love Haltom!

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October 13, 2007
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May 31, 2007
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- submitted by a student
May 03, 2007
i used to go to Haltom and i have to say it is the worst. the teachers and priciples have to walk around with walkie talkie's and it is only getting worse. the school has good parts in it dont get me wrong... but the school as a whole is terrible. there are way too many fights and too many drop outs! (which haltom hides thier drop out rate)! so long story short... i would not want my kids going there when i get older!

- submitted by a former student
January 26, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
January 25, 2007
I am so very tired of this school. Some of the teachers don't care wether their students learn or not. A few of the teachers will even cuss in class which is not setting a good example or being a good teacher. The parents have absolutely no say so when their child gets into trouble . These are our kids not the districts . The school has them only for teaching and learing which is an accomplishment it's self

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December 12, 2006
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August 23, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
June 28, 2006
Not much to say. The school is an amazing school, despite many people's opinions. Theatre at Haltom is phenominal. There's nothing better than it. Beauty and the Beast was fantastic. The choirs are amazing, this last year's POPs concert was terrific. And the band is also a great part of Haltom. As for the academic side, it seems to be above average to say the least. I couldnt be happier anywhere else.

- submitted by a student
December 02, 2005
Haltom High is a good school with great leadership. There is always room for improvement but over all the teachers and students are great.

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November 14, 2005
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September 09, 2005
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- submitted by a student
August 22, 2005
The student drop off has changed greatly and is very inconvenient for those who have to be at work by 8:30am. There needs to be a better way? D.M.

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August 21, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
July 28, 2005
For the entire 4 years at Haltom High School there were only a couple of days that I missed. There were always activitites that involved academic programs, sports, and even my parents. I only hope that every other student from Haltom had the same experience that I did. Today I am an Office Manager of a very sucessful growing company and I hope to be CEO soon!!!!

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July 25, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
June 28, 2005
Haltom High School has the best theatre program that I've ever seen. I couldn't dream for a better program for the students to get involved in. Mrs. Norris, Mrs. Dampman, and Mr. Zolidis make Haltom High School what it is.

- submitted by a student
June 01, 2005
It is a great school filled with many extra curicular items to participate in but some teachers leave much to be desired from the classroom enviroment

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April 19, 2005
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March 30, 2005
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October 18, 2004
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October 15, 2004
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- submitted by a former student
September 09, 2004
This school is awesome, although the restrooms may be a little unclean, everything seems normal. The teachers are great, they provide help for you when you need it, and sometimes even treats if the class is behaved well enough. There could be a lot abnormal looking people at this school and could get a little rowdy but besides that people arn't what you would expect them to be. the food in the cafecteria could be a little nasty sometimes but it's food. What more do you want? It's cafecteria food! The extracurricular activities at this school are great! The band is awesome as well as theatre, choir, etc., etc. You get the picture. Over all I give this school a perfect 10.

- submitted by a student
July 06, 2004
This is a horrible school. It's not kept clean-particularly the girls bathroom. Building isn't great either-major leak problems and trash everywhere. Teachers for the most part are not good- One of my teachers told other students my grade and insulted me to my fellow classmates, nothing was done to correct her behavior. Psych. teacher very ignorant towards conditions taught. Easiest school I've ever been to. Most miserable as well.

- submitted by a former student
December 03, 2003
My daughter loves Haltom High School. Their band and teachers are outstanding. The teachers go above and beyond their duties. I have had nothing but great experiences with all the staff at this school.

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November 18, 2003
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September 25, 2003
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Haltom High School
5501 Haltom Road, Haltom City, TX  76137
(817) 547-6000
Last modified Haltom High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Haltom High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 47 reviews. Top