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School leader:  Karen Simon
1505 Hampton Rd
Charleston, WV 25314

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(304) 348-1906
(304) 345-0387
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"Holz is best known for strong community involvement and high academic standards."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans shared with other schools...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Computer animation, Graphics, Video and film production...
  • World languages
    Spanish
  • Student clubs
    Boy Scouts, Chess club, Community service, Cub Scouts...
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36 reviews

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Recent Reviews


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · January 28, 2016
My children love Holz. They love the teachers, and they love the staff. They have flourished academically. Having gone all the way through Holz, our eldest is now flourishing at John Adams Middle School. As parents, my wife and I are very pleased... more

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · January 24, 2016
First, they need to dress professionally and then then need to ACT professionally. That means NOT yelling at kids and knowing how to ACTUALLY TEACH!

Amount of homework: no rating
Submitted by a parent · January 24, 2016
I cannot relate to this, I can only say that the homework my kids get is not teaching them a la TEST SCORES! Too much busy work.

Develops character: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · January 24, 2016
The staff never focuses on these aspects of life. They need to take a look at this.

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About this school

With a strong teacher retention rate, Holz boasts a fully certified professional staff, 66% of whom have earned master level degrees and higher. Holz is located within the GWHS attendance area, which is one of the highest rated secondary schools in WV with a 92% graduation rate and the most Advanced Placement college preparatory program offerings in the area. Nestled in one of the oldest and most popular neighborhoods of Charleston's South Hills, Holz provides an excellent community school.

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Last modified: January 28, 2016
Last modified Holz Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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