This school is just out for itself and the testing shows it. Plus the teachers on disabity board don't have a clue what their doing.The coach on the board says that Texas Disability excuses are no good.So your not suppose to take students to doctors appointment by what he says.Also they have an excuse for everything, saying its the students fault.Then have enough since to send the parents emails and tell them when the students need homework ect.But when the student ask they get told i don't know or don't have anything ready.This has gone on for weeks. THIS SCHOOL IS LOW ON ALL LIST, AND LOW ON PEOPLE WHO MAKE IT OUT OF THE PIT.Send students to another school its worth it.In a meeting i even got told he would get all the work given to him or i could pick it up, 5 weeks and they still give excuses to both of us. Only rated a STAR cause it wouldn't let go on without a STAR
This is by far the best high school I have attended. My interest was engineering and I was able to join the class in 2012 it was amazing in the determination from students and teachers. They have a lab with all the equipment and more to build an award winning robot. When you join you just feel welcome with the friendly faces you will encounter. Go Grey Wolves! Previous student
Although I appreciate the racial diversity at Shoemaker - It seems as though if your not African American then you do not deserve a chance at anything in the school. At first, my 9th grader loved SHS... but after a few weeks, it was clear that my caucasian daughter has not only been shunned by other students, but by coaches and teachers. With the african american population at SHS being extremely high, Caucasian students are treated differently, and not fairly. The coaching staff takes a "if you don't like it, then quit the team" approach to any concerns voiced by students or parents. The bullying at SHS toward Caucasian students is horrendous. My daughter absolutely hates SHS, and begs us every day to transfer her out. We are currently waiting on our home to sell, and move out of KISD and away from SHS (even if it means we commute an hour to work on Ft. Hood). I also think the schools policy of determining who is on varsity sports (based ONLY on age/grade level) is far from fair. Other schools in KISD base varsity level on SKILL, which is how it should be. SHS needs to get with the program, recognize that there is a HUGE racial divide, and do something about it.
I am ok with this school, but there is a problem with the girls soccer team. I think they only scored one point the whole season! Not the girls fault, but the coach. He is friends with his "star" players parents, and the girl is awful, just stands on the field. He should have moved her after the first couple of games, but he sacrificed the whole team because he's friends with her parents. Shameful, and not fair to the actual good players on the team.
I LOVE IT!!! PROUD OF SHOEMAKER!!! EACH TIME GETTING BETTER AND MR>SHOEMAKER MAKE US PRIDE>I RECOMEND THIS SCHOOL 100% compare east coast and others THIS SCHOOL IS SAINT
Excellent principal, assistant principals, staff, students and teachers. My department is great because the teachers work well together. Although some parents are great, most parents does not register to parent connect to check there children's grades and attendance.
This school has good teachers but the staff from the office to attendance are just there for decoration. Sometimes I wonder how they retain the good teachers because it's like the administration doesn't care. <aybe if they get rid of all the staff thats just there to dress up the place it could be a great school.
just as there are a few bad students who ruin it for the good students there are always some teachers who do the same. Dual credit classes and AVID classes are looked upon as the highest academic achievements while AP students are almost ignored. It can get frustrating especially when the teachers are punished for doing something that an AP class should be able to do.
Administration really needs help! Teachers care or just go along. Those that care are forced into situations where they must comply with individual parental statements (not requests). New administrators that support pro active teachers and support students are necessary for growing success!
Overall, Shoemaker is a good school. When my son first started to attend I was worried (because of its bad reputation), however, it really does depend on the student. My son takes AP and honors classes, and those teachers are excellent. He is involved in sport and extracurricular activities at the school. He is making good grades, and has many new friends. So, as for now, I do think that maybe shoemaker has gotten a bad reputation, because of a few bad apples.
i loved this high school all 4 yrs i always had teachers who cared about me...Though this school teaches a lot of students how to grow up...Over all i think its an amazing school i love the staff
Shoemaker could definantly be better. Now, I guess you could say that they are trying to become a better school, especially since they recently hired a College Guidance counselor, but this school still needs some work. Some of the teachers do really care about their students, particularly the ones that teach AP classes, but the students just don't seem to really care about their academics. It's all about what you're wearing and who's fighting who and all that silly teenage jazz. Personally, I cannot wait to go to another high school.
My year at shoemaker was the best year of my life! The dance coach is amazing! Audrey Kosclski. i wish i could go back. They have great freshman teachers, they would accept late work and do whatever to make you pass[even annoy you and call your parents]. But what i dont like is how they reinforce the dress codes because i remember when they stop people with short skirts that are exactly 6 inches above the knee and some other girls wear shorter than that and they dont say anything! but if you've ever been stationed in korea. Then shoemaker is way better in extracurricular activities. They dont even have dance in korea! And the school is much bigger.
I believe that Shoemaker High school is a joke. No one at this school cares about the students rather they are there for a pay check. Unfortunately we are forced to attend this school. Due to the fact that soilders are moved in o the district. I think this is the worst school we have ever dealt with. We as a military family have lived in 9 states. If you are moving here with high school students think twice about where you live. Bottom line is that staff does not care about your childs education. It is all about the bottom dollar.
This school is an excellent school and is very hands on if you want your child to have a fun and exciting year but also have great grades , you should send them to Shoemaker High school home of the grey wolves !
I luv shoemaker highschool theres so much 2 do and its jus fun were alwayz havin something goin on and no school can top the Grey Wolves and Ms.Cruz is the best
This school recieves no credit for all their hard work! They are always made out to look like a bad school but my daughter changed for the better immediately since she has been there.
I am very dissatified with Shoemaker academic level. They are not concern about our students education but the numbers. Shoemaker is below the minimum average. I hope next year they do alot better
2 of my children graduated from Shoemaker and I currently have 1 attending Shoemaker as a senior. All I can say is this: My first 2 children got excellent care from the counselors office. Especially the head counselor, Ms Critchfield. Now that she is gone, I am concerned about my last child graduating. The counselors office does not seem to be as capable as it use to be. Overall, it has been a good school. I just wish the really good personnel would not leave!
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