HMMMM what can is say about this school? -Racist fights -BAD ROACH PROBLEMS -Rude kids(seriously) - Teachers don't care about you ( my teacher told us at the end of the day he doesn't care if we learn because he still gets paid) If you plan on coming here RUN FAST! 40%OF STUDENTS ARE LEAVING THIS SCHOOL, and I am one of them.
My son attended Nimitz his freshman year. Nimitz is an okay school. Not as good as Irving and DEFINITELY up to par with MacArthur. The school has a lot of school spirit to be on of the weaker schools in the area. The school needs to hire more janitors. It's roach infested!
The teachers at Nimitz ARE the best in Irving. With the best AP scores, Academic Decathlon team, Band, Football team, and Principal in Irving, Nimitz has more to offer than any of the other schools in Irving. Nimitz was the FIRST SCHOOL IN TEXAS with a planetarium, and the student laptop program at Nimitz ensures that all students know how to operate a computer. Unlike reviews that state that the laptops are a bad thing, teachers use the laptops instructively, and with the new grading policy so-called "busy work" is eliminated as a grade. Nimitz is the best school in Irving for advanced students (AP, Gifted and Talented, and Pre-AP) or for students looking to participate in successful extra curricular activities!
This school is to worried about getting students ready for tests rather than teaching them what they need to know. They also give alot of busy work rather than work which tests your intelligence. There are also to many students to one class. Nimitz does have a good extra activities. The football team went to the playoffs, we have a great tennis team, and a great decathlon team. I do believe they need to focus on all students more and the ap students less. They devote all their attention to them while the regular students are failing. One last thing, get rid of the laptops. They make the teachers lazy and they decide not to teach but to just give assignments through the laptops, to make it simple for them. The teachers are failing us.
I love Nimitz. It has an excellent AP and GT program. Those teachers are caring and attend to the students' every need. They also help students extensively on applying for scholarships and filling out college applications. Nimitz's extracurricular activities are also great. The Nimitz Tennis Team were district champs this year; the Nimitz orchestra has gotten sweepstakes in UIL for mny years in a row now; and the Nimitz Decathlon team is literally the best in the state! If you enroll your child/children at Nimitz, be sure to get them into the AP/GT program because it will take them VERY far. Last year, Nimitz had 98 students named AP Scholar by College Board! Out of the entire district, Nimitz received the most money for scholarships and the highest AP scores.