A great group of teachers and administrators run this school. The teachers communicate well with the parents and keep them informed about their student's conduct and grades. Some teachers even call just to say, 'Hey your kid is doing great, and keep it up.' They work with the student on any subject that they need with free after school tutoring and some classes even have online tutoring. School is dismissed at 2:30pm which is great for students with after school activities. The kids get done with their after school activities early enough, that they have time to complete their homework at a decent hour and spend time with their families. Before my son attended RHS, he wasn't able to get home on school nights, until after it was dark. At times he didn't get all his homework done until after 10pm. The district really thought about these kids when they set-up the schools' schedules. This school has the student's best interests in mind and they truly care about the kids and want them to succeed.
Rowlett High School. This school has no business being called a great school...a great prison maybe. The Rowlett police department runs this place and students are too often treated as inmates who have no rights. I wish I had known what bullies RUN this place.
Rowlett HS implements a trimester schedule instead of semester schedule which I like. RHS also uses exam exemptions based on grades as well as absences which helps to keep the kids motivated to attend classes. There is frequent communication from Faculty and Staff at the school.
They really seem to have it together, there efforts are always from the heart and I have to say Carol Little is outstanding and the Principle stays on top of everything which truly makes things run so smoothly they really do care about there students and there school!
I have two children who have graduated from RHS. They both had a great high school experience. Rowlett has a fabulous band program.
Rowlett High School is a great school for any parent looking to put there child in that is well-controlled, clean and has a great education opportunity as well as a great group of well disciplined kids. We enjoy the sports activities as all of the town ralleys behind the kids!
Rowlett High is a great public school. Yes, sports are focused on a lot, but the choir & band are never left out & are always recognized. The principal is strict, but for all the right reasons. The school IS crowded but with free choice on school there's not much anyone can do about it. The dress code isn't as strict as it sounds. I got through Rowlett High with no problems at all.
I enjoy the enviroment around the school both my kids, 9th,&10th are learning well, and getting all of the extra help from their teachers to me that is great, Being hispanic in my high school Health proffessions Magnet, was great but difficult, I see that my children do not get discriminated at all, in about 3 years I will have my last one there I am sure it will have the same or better reviews about this school. Thank you! for being there for us....
This is a great school to attend. My sister went for her 4 years, and now I'm in 9th grade, and already, I'm havin' a great time. There are some conflicts with club activity schedules, but who really has time to join everything? The school lets students pick from several different elective and extras, giving them a high school experience they'll never forget. As for academics, Rowlett has a decent program (nothing extremely special), but the teachers are easy to work with, because they really do care for the students, and they realize that some people need time to work things out in terms of time restraints, especially with extracurricular schedules.
It is a large school, very competitive in sports, however the band is not forgetton. While some may say the Prinicpal is strict, I think she just wants the best for the students while at RHS and also wants to prepare them for when they graduate. The principal and assistants are very supportive of the students. One of our sons had problems at begining of a semester with a class, teacher worked with him first, then when little improvement was made advised us. We all worked together to improve his grades. With the great band director and assistants and the very supportive band booster organization, the students are motivated to do their best. We had one son graduate an another presently attending and both love the school.
This school is very competitive when it comes to sports and extracurricular activities. However, the academics offered here are average. Some of the teachers will work with students, some are very hard for the students to talk to. The Principle is very much in charge, I am very impressed with her. I think it will be a much better school if the academics were just as competitive as the extracurriculars and sports.
Great school! Principal is great, but is strict. Tearches will work with you for extra help. Many activities. Over all a great school.
My childs grades are low, his self esteem is low, and I'm not impressed with this school at all. There is not accountability or motivation for the students. The parents only hear of a problem after it's too late to be resolved!
This school thinks more about Drill Team and sports than academics. It is a large school, and very competitive when it comes to class rank. There are no special classes. Other Garland schools offer dual credit classes(college credit) I have a son at North Garland, and have one at Rowlett. The counceling is much better at all the other Garland Schools. Communication from this school is lacking. The principal is extremely strong and definitely in charge!
rowlett high school is an excellent school. they have a large variety of academic programs. they also have a cornocopia of sports ranging from football to billiards. parent involvment is a must a rolwett high in order to keep up the school spirit. rowlett gives students many opppurtunities for students to be the best they can and strives to gives students a better future.
We are very well pleased with this school. 2 of our childred already graduated with high grades and our third is currently in 9th grade and doing very well. Some of the teachers will work with you and getting things together but some are very tough for the kids to talk to. But other thhan that things are great. Kids need more incouraging words to keep the movated for school, no neagtive talk for them.
Good school for a General Education. Very generic Strong principal. Lots of young inexperienced teachers. Big on choir and drill team.
Great school! The band program is wonderful. Both of my kids have been in the Eagle Band and it has made them better people.
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