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Houston, TX
Students enrolled: 1,358

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7504 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77074

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(713) 771-7215
(713) 773-6103
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October 31, 2014
The school is really great and the kids will only improve if they want it. Teachers in here are not babysitters yet there benefitional resources, but one thing that teachers in Sharpstown High School is taking an advantage of, what gives a teacher the right to curse at a student directly and putting a student out infront of other classmates to make fun of???

- submitted by a student

May 31, 2013
This is the worst school I have seen. I have 4 children and only 1 goes to this school because they wanted to be close to home. I met the principle 1 time this year and witnessed him being a bully to a student by shouting in his face. It was embarrassing for everyone to watch. The teachers give out lots of packets of work and no real hands on. They are more concerned with funding the school and making it look good in the community than developing the minds of students who will be successful and go to College. My child has struggled for the most part of this year in all subjects. She will not attend this school 2013/2014 and will attend a Bellaire High School. Do your kid a favor and dont send him or her here.

- submitted by a parent

July 28, 2012
Excellent and dedicated teachers who go the extra mile for their students. Principal is always available to those in the community and truly cares for the students. Great school, challenging programs and award winning departments ( fine arts, athletics, etc). Proud to be an Apollo Alumni

- submitted by a community member

May 14, 2012
i love this school it, the staff is awesome, my child is not a number they know who and what he is doing in class great commuication the principle is there for your child and you.

- submitted by a parent

October 28, 2007
The leadership of the school does not try to communicate with the students. There is no equality or respect. The curriculum is too focused on TASK rather than ensuring students gain something out of the course. Many of the teachers give busy work. Its like worksheets and no hands on activities that help students learn through mechanical ways or helps reinforce the material. The only decent teachers are the teachers from Teach for America. They are energetic, motivated and do care about the students and about teaching. They inspired me not [to] dread the class. I think the food quality is pretty unhealthy and too greasy. There is no variety for lunch. Horrible school.

- submitted by a student

October 25, 2007
I would not recommend this school by option. HISD and AISD are completely outperformed by fort bend, katy, sugarland and first colony areas. there is constant gang activity, and the distribution of drugs is rampant on the school grounds. the school is known for high drop-out rates, and poor administrative capabilities. Not to mention technologically they don't have the funding

- submitted by a parent

May 29, 2007
I have seven children, four of whom have attended SSHS (three have graduated and one is a junior). My eldest son entered SSHS in 1996 so I have been a part of the campus as an active parent since then. The teachers genuinely care about their students and most will take time out of their own personal lives to help them whenever they need it! I have always genuinely appreciated the hard work our teachers put forward for us and our children. Leadership has changed three times since 1996 with a new principal to be selected soon. Many have strong qualities and brought what was needed for our school at that time. Most recently has been Ms. Lozano as our Interim Principal. She helped the students, parents, and community to better handle this transition! Fine arts, sports, academics, etc. are all vital to SSHS!

- submitted by a parent

December 25, 2004
While a select few of the teachers are actually able to teach the incredibly disruptive students, perhaps the office staff is the more incompetant. I recieved hostillity and no help at all from the registrar. The principal is new, but has begun many new trends that current and former students found heartbreaking. For example, in the women's dressing room, the cast of each year's play wrote their names on a brick. This was a tradition carried for over ten years. Mr. Kendler painted over it. The whole school is such a hassle! Stay away from this school!

- submitted by a parent

October 08, 2004
Sharpstown Hg.is a school of courteous staff.I have two daughters,grades 9& 11 respectively,and even though sharpstown Hg is said not to be a good school,I am satisfied with the school and the help given to my daughters,but I would like the authorities to give my daughter help with her taks resit. This school is of diverse ethnicity and the school is doing a great job of keeping it together and peaceful. I would also like HISD and Harris county to be more lenient with foreign students as far as the exit level exams are concerned. Sharpstown is also a very disciplined school.

- submitted by a parent

March 07, 2004
Sharpstown High School is a very, high demand school with lots of teachers that don't just want to teach students, but want to help students with their future. Many teachers come to school just to make sure they get their money, but most teachers at Sharpstown care about their students and they always make sure that the students understand what it will take for them to be successful in life. Now, let's talk about the principal: the principal is always on task 24/7. He makes sure that students not only come to school, but come to school to read, learn, and achieve. Every day, he will make sure that the students have their novels to read in class, their I.D. bages for identifications, and that they have all the materials needed for that particular class. He goes around school talking to students, having conversations about their futures and what they need to do, and meeting parents. He's a very nice principal with a huge sense of humor, he makes people laugh, he enjoys talking to people, he is very, very friendly to all, and he always strives to make the school a better place for all. In all, Sharpstown High School is a very helping center for our kids to learn all they can learn, and to be successful in life in the future.

- submitted by a student

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Sharpstown High School
7504 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX  77074
(713) 771-7215
Last modified Sharpstown High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Sharpstown High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top