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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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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 (1 response)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Reagan High School 5

Posted June 07, 2016
- a student
As a junior now transitioning to a senior, I have spent enough time at the school to understand it. There are some parents and students who complain that it is too impersonal or too competitive, respectively, and I understand why, but disagree. Reagan is trying to prepare its students for college, where we leave the little puddle that is Reagan/NEISD/San Antonio for the small pond of college life (and eventually the vast ocean of the world). The world only gets more impersonal from here - no one cares who you are; the world only cares about what you can bring to the table in terms of skills, knowledge, and ability. Academic competitiveness is to be prized in today's global economy, where, as students, we not only have to compete with students from all over the nation, but also top students from places that emphasize education like China, India, and more. The world is becoming flatter and more interconnected, and to remain competitive, students have to be held to a higher standard. With that in mind, Reagan does have numerous flaws, ranging from a few apathetic teachers to a judgmental (at times) student body. Those are givens for any public school. The best things a student can do are to find their own little social group, grow as an individual, study more intensively when needed, seek out a teacher that is competent and active to learn from in and out of class, and play the game of academic competition.

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Grateful to: Teacher

Posted June 07, 2016
- a student
Without mentioning any names, I have a few teachers that I would say an emphatic "thank you" to, for their dedication, hard work, and ability in teaching and stimulating the mind.


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Teacher effectiveness: Effective

Posted June 07, 2016
- a student
I assume that there are "bad" teachers out there in Reagan, but from my own experience, the majority are enthusiastic about their subject, and teach it with vigor and confidence. There are some excellent teachers are Reagan that do their best to impart their knowledge and experience to ensure students are well prepared for both future academic pursuits and life in general.

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Develops grit: Agree

Posted June 07, 2016
- a student
Academically, the competitiveness remarked upon by some serves to create an environment where students strive to do their best and reach new heights to compete against one another.

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Develops respect: Neutral

Posted June 07, 2016
- a student
The school - that is, the administrators and teachers - do their best to promote respect for authority and property.


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Develops empathy: Agree

Posted June 07, 2016
- a student
The myriad of volunteer and charity organizations on campus promote the well-being of all life, and strive to be as inclusive as possible.

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Develops honesty: Agree

Posted June 07, 2016
- a student
In English class, we emphasize morality in our readings and discussions - the concept of cheating is thoroughly covered and students develop their own moral stance against cheating. In addition, the administration promotes honesty and integrity - when the 2016 senior prank got too out of hand, measures were imposed to ensure that innocent students would be treated fairly while appropriately punishing those who had broken the rules.

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Grateful to: Staff member

Posted May 27, 2016
- a community member
Michelle Tanner in the counseling office is absolutely the best thing about this school. She is 100% focused on the well-being of the students.


Reagan High School
Teacher effectiveness: Somewhat effective

Posted May 27, 2016
- a community member
I think there are teachers at this school who really love their jobs, and my child did learn a lot from them. There are many others, however, that probably should have retired a long time ago. In those classes....it was absolutely a waste of my child's time.

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Develops grit: Neutral

Posted May 27, 2016
- a community member
I believe this school focuses to much on having the children declare a "major" in high school. They should not be expected to decide what they want to do at 14. By having them declare and endorsement, it many times prevents them from taking classes or electives that really interest them. They focus too much on specifics, and not enough on developing a life-long love of learning. These students are going to burn out quickly.

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Reagan High School
19000 Ronald Reagan, San Antonio, TX  78258
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 77 reviews. (210) 356-1800
Last modified Reagan High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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