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13 OVERALL RATINGS

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This school has an effective approach to homework:
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This school develops strong character in its students, like integrity, compassion and respect:
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This school effectively supports students with learning differences:
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This school effectively deals with bullying:
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There are 19 reviews about all of the school topics.



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The experience so far at Hightower and their faculty has not been positive. My daughter had to switch teachers in 2nd grade and as i took the matter to the principal, the office staff was very rude any interaction I had after. They do not deserve their rating, as another parent complained that a teacher made fun of their son's lunch that contained humus.

Supports LD students: Strongly disagree


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As I waited for my child to have lunch wth her, a teacher coming out of the special needs class was directing the kids and could not be more condescending.


Effective school leaders: Strongly disagree


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The office staff and leadership is very disconnected.

Develops character: Strongly disagree


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There is no community at this school.

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly disagree


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My experience has not been positive overall thus far.


Amount of homework: Strongly agree


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The school and teachers try to communicate as little as possible



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LOVE Hightower. Teachers have all been great. They do a good job differentiating for the students abilities. Community is wonderful. Good parent support. Great PTA. Lots of different things to offer so kids can excel. Principal, nurse, and counselor all respond fast, appropriate, and are extremely helpful. Cannot say enough good things about this school.



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Getting ready for my youngest to follow her older sister's footsteps and start kindergarten at Hightower. Great group of educators, given some are young and lack years of experience, however they are knowledgeable and genuinely care for the young boys and girls they teach. My oldest is sad to leave Hightower since she had 6 great years there.




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My daughter just finished kindergarten at hightower. I would highly recommend this school. Small school. Excellent education curriculum. Focus on Math and Reading. Amazed at my daughters progress from when she started. She loves it here.



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I too felt the teachers does not want to help the kids who needs more attention including avoiding their parents. Just pointing out the shortcomings of kids who need help would not do teachers as well special ed need to get more involved. Trying to avoid involvement due to reasons liks budget cuts does not help the kid or the parent.

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Last modified Hightower Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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