My son is a senior in the IB program. I can't even describe the experience he has had or the amazing growth he has experienced. When he started he was a kid and now he a remarkable, intelligent and confident young man. This is a holistic program that challenges you to grow in so many ways. We are pleased with the college offers that are coming in now and are even more pleased by the person he has become. The director of the program is a gem. It astonishes me that this program is available for free as part of public school. Your child will blossom here.
I am a parent of a spphomore at Henrico in the IB program and am very plased with the program. I have been extremely impressed with the faculty and staff at Henrico. Teachers in IB go out of their way to engage the students. The workload is intense and challenging, but students who graduate from the program are rewarded with offers from multiple colleges. However, there are a couple of downsides. First, if your goal is to get as much college credit while in high school, do NOT go IB. IB is a fantasitc education that prepares studens for college but colleges reward AP credit more than IB credit. Second, Henrico does not offer IB physcis or HL math. These higher level classes are really necessary if students want to go into a college for engineering. Finally, Henrico is a hike from teh west end. After school activities can be very challenging from a trasportation perspective. We live in the Deep Run school district and had one student graduate recently from Deep Run. Both Deep Run and Henrico are very good schools. We're pleased with our decision to send our child to Henrico and be part of the IB program.
I attended Henrico High School my freshman year as a student in the Center for the Arts. I moved during the summer and spent the remaining three years of high school in a Georgia school. I terribly missed Henrico High School! The Center for the Arts was amazing - you were able to work with artists and performers first hand and learn from them directly, there were spectacular field trips, and the teachers were perfect. I am now a sophomore in college and I wish I had been able to stay at HHS! The Center for the Arts students almost always get some sort of scholarship - I've known several who received full-ride scholarships to Virginia Commonwealth University. HHS has a lot of clubs and activities to offer, as well as diverse students and staff.
Henrico High school is a great school which i've been attending for 3 years(junior) and I'm enjoying my years. Unfortunately, like EVERY other school we have our bad cookies, but our security officers do everything to keep us safe. The academics are great and the teachers make you strive for the best in everything you do, it's never just about them. The coaches do all they can to get atheltes schoalarships. No one who hasn't been to Henrico can sit back and judge this school on what they've "heard." It's an overall great school.
i used to attend HHS and i loved that school to death the teachers there were the best. they made things so easy to understand and the learning was fun..i wish i cud go bak there..Warriors all the way(its all bout that green and gold)
I am a freshman here at Henrico High School and I love it do far. The principal listens to you and the teachers will help you out if you try your best. I recommend this school to anyone who would like to get a warrior education!!!
Im a sophmore at henrico high school and i love it!!! Im in the Godwin district but go to henrico for the center for the arts. I actually went to godwin half-day last year and did enjoy myself. but henrico is soo diverse and the people here are very welcoming. no one is without a friend at this school.
I attend henrico high and before i got here i heard so many rumors that henrico was awful & the students were so misbehaved & that there were a lot of fights but i later discovered that its nothing like what people say. generally, henrico high is a good school. the staff and security makes sure that we dont get out of hand and that things run smoothly which i know is hard because the school is set up like a college campus..meaning we walk outside to get to our next class. i think that henrico overall is a good school
This school is not varied. It needs more variation in things. People aren't involved in things and it's just all boring.
I love Henrico High School. I attended Henrico High School a little over a year ago. Now I attend Highland Springs High School. Henrico is much more simple, sweet, and to the point. If I could go back to Henrico High School, trust me I would with NO hesitation.
This is a great school; excellent academics, wonderful teachers and supportive administrators. My children are getting a fantastic education at Henrico High. When the teaches and administrators know a student is there to learn, the staff provides as much support as they can. I have seen many students from this school go on to very selective colleges. If the students want to learn, they can get a top notch education at this school. Only the outward physical appearance of the school is lacking, and that is because the county of Henrico for so many years neglected the school. However, recently the county is putting money into the physical maintenance of the buildings. Also, I have never worried about my children's safety at this school contrary to what many say. Infact, I consider it one of the 'safer' schools in the county due to the vigilance of the staff.
I'm currently a sophmore at Henrico High School. I began my schooling at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church until fifth grade, then left and went to Moody Middle School in the IBMYP Program. I chose Henrico. My older sister, chose Henrico as well. I feel safe. The school is so open to change and improvements that its inevitable that you can go there and make a difference. I also was fortunate enough to play for the marching band who this year won the national title. I believe that no matter what others say, Henrico prepares you for everything, again my older sister applied to 12 universities this year, and got into 10 of them. With two full rides, including acceptances to William and Mary, UVA, VTech, and Villanova, St. Joseph's, and she's set for her future. Henrico is great for any student who wants to achieve and make a difference.
My daughter goes to school there and I don't think they care enough about the students passing classes as much as they do about SOL's. My child can fail and that's fine, just pass the SOL's. This will definately be her last year in this school district. Perhaps the west end schools might better prepare her for the future.
I am a student at Henrico and I do enjoy it here, besides the outside school it's a very good school. All the teachers are nice and try to help you with your grades. I think that there are no bullying or racial problems at this school and they have alot of programs that can help you succeed in the real world
If you ever were to attend henrico, you would find that it is one of the safest in the area, and bullying is a very rare thing. Henrico is an awesome school, and i feel i have matured alot since i have been going here. I am also a football player here, and the extracurricular activities are awesome. It is one of the best programs in the area, and for about five years has been doing nothing but improving. BEHOLD THE FREEN AND GOLD!! Peace.
Henrico is not the kind of school I would like my child to attend. The adminstration does not do enough to keep the students safe and sane. The teachers try their hardest to help the students but with a limited budget can only do so much. The only good thing about the school which helps it get accredited is the International Baculatuarete and Center for the Arts. As as parent, I have always wanted my student to go somewhere else but my finical situation does not permit it and the school refuses to give my child a varience. I would love to see some different adminstration come to henrico and help solve most of the bully/racial problems it has. Overall, my student likes henrico b/c they don't teach as well as they should since Henrico is on a limited budget.
This is a nice school to attend, if you would like to do performing arts. After-school tourting is good for the students. The principal really cares about his students and most of the teachers will do anything to help a student. The students love their extracurricular activites. From baseball to the Beta Club the kids are always doing something good that keeps them out of trouble. Most of the kids like going to school and enjoy learning because of their ibooks(computers).
I graduated from henrico high school in june of 2004. Henrico high is a wonderful school. The teachers really do care a lot about you & your grades. I was one of the few who had high hopes & dreams of graduating & going off to college, but there was only 1 thing that was holding me back, the sol's. I only had 5 sol's my 12th grade year, i needed 4 for the advanced dipolma, 1 for the standard dipolma. I worked hard to acheive the sol's. If it wasn't for my teachers pushing me i woulnd't be were i am today. I graduated with a 3.5 Gpa, now i attend vcu. So for those who talk down about the students, the school system,& the teachers they need to think twice. Don't talk about the system, the teachers, the students if you can't help out neither of the 3. Get-involed-it-helps-dont-talk-about-us-if-your-not-willing-to-help-keep-the-students-in-school.thank-twice-about-what-you-say!
Henrico High School has offered me so much in life that I couldn't imagine. I am currently a senior in the Center for the Arts. I have learned self confidence, and many daily challenges in life. People may say it's a daycare or what ever they want, the point is that we are here to learn. We all came to this school together and we plan on helping each other out so that we leave together with our Diplomas. If you want to see the true Henrico, come and visit us. Our Center for the Arts have a show coming up February 17, 18, 19, 2005 at 7:00 in the Auditorium. Please come see us and we will show you truly who we are. Representing the Green and Gold.
I feel the schools are not focused enough on education and life preparation. Their only focus have been sol's which does not prepare a child for life, college or career preparation. The schools have become a daycare, and I am dissappointed and afraid for the futures of the kids coming out of the public school system. Unfortunately more than 30% if not more students will graduate without being able to read fluently and write, expressing a complete thought. Learning to fill out a job application, and applying for colleges should be a prep course for a students growth. The abeka curriculum should be incorporated back into todays education. Not all schools have this problem, unfortunetly it s usually in the predominatly black schools, and the future of our kids are looking dull.
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