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114 East Gerald Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78214

(210) 989-1000
(210) 924-2335
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May 16, 2011
Harlandale is a mediocre school. It has way to much violence, provocative words, and gang violence. This school has got to be one of the top ten schools to be rated as worst in san antonio.

- submitted by a teacher
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January 30, 2010
I rate this school A+++++++. Why? The teachers that I have known since I graduated have given me so much friendship and guidance that, if it wasn't for their encouragement to succeed in life, I would not have found the courage to keep looking forward into the future decisions....

- submitted by a community member
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January 29, 2010
Good School. There's definetly a great amount of funds used on football. And they're not even too succesful in it. Use funds on the Arts!! So everyone has a chance, not just 'jocks'

- submitted by a student

September 04, 2009
Harlandale is a great school. Great teachers and staff. But something concerns me.... When it comes to fine arts, like theater arts, the school needs to fund more. Those kids work hard. They need some funds... Kids tell me form other kids that how cool it is to be in fine arts band, chior, drama etc. Dont over do funding on football. Let fine arts have a bit of funding.

- submitted by a parent
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July 12, 2009
The administration and leadership at this high school is excellent. Mediocrity is not accepted. Teachers do work hard to upgrade standards, and this is not easy to do because this school has over 90% of its students that are economically challenged. Parents do support the schools for the most part and there are excellent AP, Careers Prep academies, and many extra curricular groups that strive for excellence. Instead of only criticizing, get involved, volunteer, fund raise for needed equipment and provide input and positive criticism, that is OK too

- submitted by a parent
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October 14, 2008
Harlandale has a long tradition of academic success. It continues to outscore all districts on the southside of town. I am privileged to be from such a great district.

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March 28, 2007
The classes are about as watered down as you can get for the traditional student. By this I mean, a student is best taught in an Honors/GT/AP class. The traditional student is not challenged. High grades are earned by being quiet and attending class. Expectations are rarely set and if set not followed through.

- submitted by a parent

February 07, 2004
Harlandale is a great school. It's the best in the south side. Oh not just the south side, but of all San Antonio. Harlandale is the best academcly, and in athletics. Its a shame that Harlandale has to move down to 4A, just because they miss the cut by some 25 students. Now the south side is left with no 5A schools. This is a problem and is must be fixed. Thank you.

- submitted by a student

June 17, 2003
HHS was a Blue Ribbon School in 1999-2000 and 'A State Exemplary School 2000-2001.' Based on my experience with the school I'm baffled on how they obtained those honors. A large portion of class time is devoted to teaching to the standardized tests required by the state. Classes are approximately 90 minutes long and many teachers have not adapted their teaching style to the increased time. For example, the teacher teaches for the first 50 minutes and the remainder of the time is given for homework. So, few students have homework. Counselors meet mainly with the top 10% of Juniors and Seniors. A survey of graduates finds that most HHS graduates are required to take non-credit classes during the first year of college just to be prepared for college courses.

- submitted by a community member
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Harlandale High School
114 East Gerald Avenue, San Antonio, TX  78214
(210) 989-1000
Last modified Harlandale High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Harlandale High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top