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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly disagree (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly disagree (2 responses)
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly disagree (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly disagree (2 responses)
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Not enough (2 responses)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Alamo Heights High School 4

Posted July 10, 2016
- a community member
I feel that every experience is unique. Our experience with AHHS is that it is a very academically challenging. My daughter has spent countless nights and weekends on homework and projects. The grading the system is very tough; very rarely do they have any sort of curve, or extra credit work. She is enrolled in pre and AP classes. Most of her friends have gone on to Tier I schools. In most of her classes, the average grade on test is a mid- to low-B (it’s announced to the class). The reason for the 90+ GPA is that those are weighted GPAs (AH uses a 1.1 multiplier - this is only for class rank). Colleges go with the unweighted GPA. You will find that the average is much lower. I would recommend AH as a great prep school for college.

Alamo Heights High School
Teacher effectiveness: Very ineffective

Posted January 12, 2016
- a parent
If a teacher is effective, you can be sure that they no longer work in the district. You have 2 options: teach and get bullied or babysit and hand out A's. There is a very good reason that 50% of the graduating class has a 90 or above average, and it's not because 40% of the students are geniuses or hard workers.


Alamo Heights High School
Amount of homework: Not enough

Posted January 12, 2016
- a parent
The wealthy and powerful parents dictate that there should be NO homework, so teachers are bullied until they just give in a do nothing. Why not, it's better than being harrassed..

Alamo Heights High School
Develops grit: Strongly disagree

Posted January 12, 2016
- a parent
Parents come in and demand grade increases or changes and administration expects the teacher to comply. Parents complain because teachers do nothing, but never bother to look at their own bully tactics when it comes to dealing with teachers. The students must hear their parents throw around the phrase, "I will have that teacher fired" because ANYTIME a teacher leaves, all the kids say, "oh, I had that teacher fired." That attitude MUST come from the home.

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Develops empathy: Strongly disagree

Posted January 12, 2016
- a parent
I once had a student tell me, "Here at Heights we talk about each other behind backs and make fun of each other's cars, that's what our parents do, and their parents before them -get used to it."


Alamo Heights High School 2

Posted November 20, 2015
- a parent
Kids usage for cellphones during school for other than academic purpose is overwhelming and a great concern. Teachers are not strict with the studens, so they get away with so much Rules should be informed more in this school, teachers and the rest of the staff need to do their job, and stop being lazy

Alamo Heights High School
Teacher effectiveness: Ineffective

Posted November 20, 2015
- a parent
Teachers have it good. They are not supervised enough in the classrooms, and the kids like it, because they get away with so much. The girls do not dress in appropriate manner, no teachers enforce the dress code. Most students use the cellphone in the classroom to be on social media , bad websites etc. teachers do not care.

Alamo Heights High School
Amount of homework: Not enough

Posted November 20, 2015
- a parent
Regular classes the kids need to be challenged more. It is so easy, my fear that when it comes to college the material is not processed well.


Alamo Heights High School
Develops grit: Strongly disagree

Posted November 20, 2015
- a parent
Teachers are lazy.most teachers do the minimum ,it is more of a babysitting job, the teachers needs to supervised more than that.

Alamo Heights High School
Develops honesty: Strongly disagree

Posted November 20, 2015
- a parent
So much cover up for the students in the classrooms . Students do not follow rules and administration and staff are to blame, because they do not enforce the rules.

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Alamo Heights High School
6900 Broadway Street, San Antonio, TX  78209
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 62 reviews. (210) 820-8850
Last modified Alamo Heights High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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