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School leader JEFF BRADLEY

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601 Pate Orr Road North
Keller, TX 76248

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(817) 744-1400
(817) 337-3362
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4 stars
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October 15, 2014
Keller High School is a great school, there's no bullying and the teachers try to help and explain the subjects very well, the curriculum is very challenging, the students are prepared for college especially if they take AP classes.

- submitted by a parent
February 09, 2014
Keller ISD in general; Our kids are not going to succeed in anything with the way they are taught. I understand it starts at state level, which is more of a concern. Numbers; what all TX schools prime themselves on. Has anyone bothered to look up how the kids are doing 20+ years down the road? The way my student(s) are being taught they will be the demise of a great country; once successful at educating.

- submitted by a parent
June 27, 2013
Some of these reviews are just ridiculous. Gangs? Drugs? Sorry, haven't seen it. I moved to the area a year ago and crime an the safety of my child was a huge issue. I moved from an affluent area in the North East to Keller, I think that what they call "gangs" in Texas we used to call cliques. And as far as the bands, my kid isn't in the band but this past summer I think the Keller band placed in the top 12 in the state. The AP classes are competitive and the test scores are high. The faculty has done an excellent job of welcoming my son and making him feel as if he's been in the district since day one. This is an up and coming community and student population. It's not Phillips Exeter but then again its also not $47K per year. Some improvements need to made to the curriculum and use of technology but really minor.

- submitted by a parent
March 04, 2013
I was nervous moving my daughter her freshman year, but am very pleased with this school.

- submitted by a parent
February 06, 2013
I'm a student at this infamous school and I must say it's terrible. Students are basically jam packed into a class and expected to learn. I can't get the help I need considering the teachers are constantly busy. The tutorials aren't very helpful either. The school is relying too much on technology as well. If they kept it simplistic as in giving us all out own textbook, requiring us to bring a pencil, and a pack of paper we'd be better off. The money they spend on technology could be used for renovation and expanding. They need to hire more teachers and they also need to buckle down on students. I honestly wouldn't like to see peers smooching on faces of others while walking to my next period class. And they also throw around racial slurs like it's no big deal. I'm appalled by the actions of the students as well as the staffs' reaction to it. They simply don't care. The school itself is corrupted. If you're thinking of sending your child to this school please do spare his/her feelings by sending them somewhere else.

- submitted by a student
July 13, 2011
I had participated in a fund raising project for the band. I was impressed with the organization of the project. The parental participation was excellent. There were several events going on the night of the function and eveyrthing appeared to running smoothly with so many people going to different places within the school. I liked the school's clean appearance and openess.

- submitted by a community member
May 05, 2011
My son and daughter attended KHS and are very successful in college now and both on the deans list. So I think that speaks very well of their time at Keller HS. They both enjoyed their High School experience and learned at the same time.

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March 31, 2010
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September 24, 2009
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- submitted by a student
no rating October 15, 2008
As a Keller Alum, I have to say that it was the finest school I attended. The block scheduling worked fantastic for college prep (test scores were never an issue for us when it came to that curriculum), and the teachers were amazingly well-informed and fantastic at getting the students involved in the learning process. I moved to Keller from another 5A Texas school halfway through my secondary schooling, and it blew that school out of the water.

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March 07, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
February 04, 2008
I find the school curriculum lacking as well, I do not however blame the teachers as we have many highly qualified and excellent teachers in the district. You will learn what you are taught. I instead find fault in what is being taught and within administratorial action. We have a booming Fine Arts section that I admit is better than many schools.

- submitted by a student
October 22, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
October 14, 2007
The faculty, staff, students, parents, and community are excellent! As with any school, there are issues that must be dealt with, but my experience at Keller has been very positive.

- submitted by a teacher
August 26, 2007
While it is natural for everyone directly connected with a school to laud and promote it, I feel that Keller High is as perfectly acceptable a school as in the surrounding areas. At the same time, I should mention that Keller High is trying to settle down and get a few of their kinks worked out. There are space issues, but those are widespread and the district does work toward resolution...it is impossible, however to meet the demands dozens of schools simultaneously. If you're looking for a school with rigorous course options and a variety of extra-curricular activities, this is it.

- submitted by a former student
June 05, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
January 03, 2007
Keller lacks highly successful curriculum and programs of neighboring districts like Southlake Carroll. For instance, due to overcrowding, my high school age son must attend classes that are 2 hours in duration. So he finishes an entire year's worth of teaching in half a year. However much of what he learns will be lost when the SAT's / ACT's and AP testing is done in the Spring. There is no requirement for Physical Education after taking one semester in HS. Finally, my son had to share books, and a locker, upon entering 9th grade!

- submitted by a parent
October 02, 2006
Loved the enviroment. Great teachers, and all around staff. The counsulers are very helpfull

- submitted by a former student
September 12, 2006
Keller High school is amazing! This is my first year their and I love it! Coming from a school with 350 students total to one with 3,000 didn't even seem like a big change because of the family feel. This school has great classes they offer and wonderful programs. All the teachers and very dedicated. I love the shedule because we get out at 2:30 and I still have time to do other things. They have proposed a new shedule which gets out at 3:30. I was terribly upset about this but either way I still love KHS!

- submitted by a student
August 29, 2006
I'm no parent. I'm a student, and I'm not sure if you want to hear my opinion. The school itself is small, they're too concerned with renovating and expanding, they have too little space in the district as a whole and thus over-crowding in all the schools from Fossil to Central. The teachers are mostly excellent however...at least, the ones that I've had. Some will help you along, some will just be apathetic. Depends on who you get. The extra-curricular activities are decent. They have plenty of options, just too many 'dumb' ones however. Like a 'Bored Games' club. Ohhh....exciting! Overall, the school could be worse, but at the same time, could be better.

- submitted by a student
June 17, 2006
I have been most pleaseed with Keller High School. While it has a large environment, the teachers and staff really try to stay connected to the kids and parents. We've had great experiences with Keller High School in all aspects. Both my kids were involved in different activities and the coaches and teachers were committed to the kids at all costs. The academics were superb and more than I ever experienced at a college level. Communication is good between the teachers, parents and students as well. The teachers want the parents to know what is going on at all times. A great school!

- submitted by a parent
May 03, 2006
great ap and pre ap program, lots of activities, parent involvement is high, achievement is great also

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April 12, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
March 18, 2006
Keller High School is a disappoinment to our family. The school has drug and alcohol problems that are not being addressed. As with other schools in Keller if your child is not 'in the mold' they are targeted for harassment.

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December 13, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
October 17, 2005
Keller High is a great school. The extracurrricular activities are well funded and well supported. The academics are above the state standard althought I do not like the block scheduling.

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August 01, 2005
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July 27, 2005
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July 27, 2005
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July 07, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
May 24, 2005
Academically, my kids were bored. Many discipline problems seem to happen in the hallways. We've had 3 kids attend and the 4th will go to private.

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February 24, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
February 22, 2005
I have researched the schools in Northeast Tarrant County for a long time. Students and parents at Keller High School say 'Keller is the best school in the area', or '..the best in comparison to other schools'...WHERE are you getting your information? Keller High School is, at best, an AVERAGE school...compared to MOST schools within a 20mi radius!, and especially to the two other schools in its own district! The information is available from the Texas Department of Education and online also. Don't be fooled by the 'hype' from parents of, and students who attend Keller HS. Of COURSE they think their school is the best but the information available from unbiased sources clearly proves otherwise(Gangs! Drugs! too)

- submitted by a teacher
February 19, 2005
Terrible school, with poor teaching and supplies. Extra curiculars are more important than academics.The school is divided between the rich and the poor.Drugs and apathetic student influences are ample here. Backwater hicks seems to be the trend here.

- submitted by a former student
December 17, 2004
We moved to Keller just over one year ago from Illinois. We purchased a home just off Johnson Rd near Keller High. My son plays the trumpet. Needless to say, after comparing a much smaller Fossil Ridge band to the one he is in at KHS, I am extremely disappointed he is not part of the other school's band program. Their band has a great track record of winning competitions and seem to have really creative directors too! Keller High Band is good, don't get me wrong, but I doubt they will ever match the quality of the Fossil Ridge Band until many years after he graduates.

- submitted by a parent
December 17, 2004
Keller High has a real jealousy issue with the newer Fossil Ridge High School. But we cannot understand why! Fossil is newer, and the surrounding area is quite a bit nicer than Keller proper too. Believe what others have posted here(and elsewhere!)...my family and I are astounded by this! We are considering transferring to Central so that my two sons are not around this type of thing...if you are not from Keller...Keller High is the first high school in Keller, it is old...there are two other high schools in Keller ISD, one is Fossil Ridge, and the newest one is Central High(a showplacecomparedtoKellerHigh) . Read other message boards, there is something inherently wrong with the KHS attitude towards its sister schools(especially Fossil Ridge)in the same district! I must agree with the postings that I have read about the 'hate' at Keller High...I hear about it each day from kids.

- submitted by a teacher
November 12, 2004
Keller High School is the best college prep school in the area. Anyeone who would even consider attending any other school in the area is not interested in their children being prepared for life after high school.

- submitted by a parent
October 29, 2004
I moved here from Virginia and was appalled after enrolling my child into Keller High School to find out about the lack of interest the administrators take in the students. The quality of books and equipment used is secondary. I transfered my child to Fossil Ridge High School where I don't have any complaints.

- submitted by a parent
August 09, 2004
KHS is the best school in Northeast Tarrant County. The teachers care about the students and their families. Each student is given an opportunity to be successful. The school does an outstanding job or preparing students for life after high school. If you want your kids to be challenged and ready for the next level, then Keller is the place for you. However, do not be surprised if the school has high expectations for your students. They have also have high expectations of themselves. It is the premier high school in KISD.

- submitted by a parent
August 02, 2004
Keller High School students and parents are notorious in the Dallas Ft. Worth region for being hateful to the other high schools in their own district, especially their arch-rival Fossil Ridge. If you want your children to learn how to hate, enroll them in Keller High School. We were extremely disappointed in this when we moved to this area five years ago. The sad part is that the kids are encouraged to disseminate this hatred by their parents...and, no, you will probably not see or hear about this unfortunately until your child is enrolled into Keller.

- submitted by a parent
July 26, 2004
Keller High School is one of the simplest schools you could ever put your child in, if you do not want him/her to challenge themselves then do not put them in this school. My family moved here 5 years ago and my daughter was reading books in 6th, 7th, and even 8th grade that she had read back in South Carolina in grammar school... which was K-5th grade. Be careful about what you read and hear about Keller School District, they are also very unorganized and constantly late on reminders or important information. Be careful on the school you choose!

- submitted by a parent
July 26, 2004
Keller High School does not prepare students for college and life beyond high school. My daughter takes all AP classes and always has and she has only had two challenging teachers/classes at her time at Keller.

- submitted by a parent
June 22, 2004
Compared to other schools around the state, Keller High School is very superior! Compared to other schools in the general area, KHS is also superior. KHS has normal situations as all schools do, but it focuses on the welfare of the students and staff. If is safe, offers great opportunities to all students, provides a strong academic program, has an amazing Fine Arts Program, and supports competitive sports. Having experienced schools in Houston, the Panhandle, west Texas, throughout the metroplex, both small and large, I recommend KHS to everyone I know.

- submitted by a parent
March 18, 2004
Keller is a great school district for kids who seek a hearty education. Keller High School is much like this. They offer many advanced classes and even college credit courses. Many children transfer to this school every year. There are the usual problems of peer pressure and things of that sort, but most of the kids seem to handle it well. It is a very good school.

- submitted by a student
February 23, 2004
Keller High School has heavy parent involvement and students are given many opportunities to participate in advanced classes and start thinking about their future early in high school.

- submitted by a parent
January 17, 2004
Keller High School is continuously working to provide students with the best learning environment. The AP program is continuing to grow, and the students are being prepared for life after high school

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Keller High School
601 Pate Orr Road North, Keller, TX  76248
(817) 744-1400
Last modified Keller High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Keller High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 49 reviews. Top