You could not pick a better school to send your child to. AHS has diverse and challenging class as well as a fair number of co-credit classes. The class as a whole is small (graduating seniors had 94 total) but creates a great community environment. Transferring was the best decision I've made.
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Posted by a student on 05/23/13
Anyone wishing to teach, stay away from Assumption. The building itself is not up to code (asbestos, pest problems, etc.), the staff who do teach there mostly leave after one year (or less!) and except for a handful of students who are gifted, there are many, many students who are very rude and arrogant.
... Read more I used to teach there...and I wouldn't go back there even if I was offered a million dollars. Read less
Posted by a other on 10/24/12
a great school. great academics, and extra-curricular activities. the staff are caring and good. my children got a wonderful education in a good christian school. the studnets pray daily, before class, and can go to Mass weekly - as a class, or as a team, or on their own. i recommend to everyone,
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Posted by a other on 10/12/09
Assumption is a great school to send your kids too. I have 2 kids there right now and they could not love it anymore. They are extremely involved with the school. I have a junior and about half of the junior class is involved in National Honor Society. The classes are challenging but with such a
... Read more low student to teacher ratio the kids can ask for help anytime they need it and still get the personal one-on-one attention as if they were with a tutor. Assumption is a very family-oriented school, everyone has the chance to be successful. Read less
Posted by a student on 03/21/07
Have 2 children at AHS. The senior is prepared to enter an ivy league level school. Has been challenged by the honors/AP coursework and has enjoyed the very dedicated teachers. Extra activities include drama and band,including experiences at the All-State level. Second child, a freshmen, is stepping-up
... Read more to the college-prep coursework and is loving the sports activities. Can't say enough about positive impact on the students available because religious values are integrated into the daily classroom. AHS is becoming more available to all economic levels because of more scholarships and Embracing Your Future aid. Good things are happening at this school! Read less
Posted by a parent on 02/02/07
The education is expensive, but worth it. The students are challenged to aim high and given the tools to make their goals.The band and theatre programs are flourishing, while the vocal program needs some spark. This is a college prep program, exclusively. Being a small school, the greatest negative is
... Read more class rank. The Iowa regent schools allow any student in the upper 50% of his class admittance, despite actual grade point or ACT score. At Assumption, a 3.3 - 3.5 grade point may not be in the top 50%. The attention to ethics, theology, and apologetics makes this high school a bargain. Read less
Posted by a parent on 04/18/05
...also in response to Feb 04 review.....it is evident that the reviewer does not have first hand knowledge. I have a child-at-risk at Assumption and receive weekly updates from ALL teachers and school counselor. 'Trashing' Catholic schools has always been a popular sport in Davenport, especially
... Read more Assumption High School. And as far as academics, the students consistently rank among the best in the state. Get the facts. Read less
Posted by a parent on 02/19/05
In response to the feb. 4 review....learn how to spell, then make an educated review. Assumption is a great school. Over 95% of the graduates go on to a higher education.
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Posted by a former student on 01/14/05
Assumption is a great school. The safety and discipline great. I strongly agree with the uniform policy and having religion in school. I truly wish our public schools would adopt some of these policies. We need to get back to the basics of family and God being #1.
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Posted by a parent on 08/06/04
Parents should know that overall curriculum for this school is extremely week. During the 2003/2004 School year, 36 seniors were denied admission to the University of Iowa due to the curriculum. Examples of classes include 'Crossword Puzzels and Word Games' and 'Black jack'!!! No Special Ed or assistance
... Read more to students at risk exist. Primary emphasis is on sports. The Music program is suffering. Enrolment has dropped way below 500. Read less
Basketball, Track, Football, Wrestling, Soccer, Golf, Volleyball, Baseball, General, Cross Country
Phys Ed, Business and Technology, Vocational Education
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"Extended day" programs where the school day is extended before and after school to accommodate working parents. These programs should not be confused with common after school clubs or athletic activities.
Gifted and Talented
A school system may identify 10% to 15% or more of its student population as gifted and talented. A brief description of each area of giftedness or talent as defined by the Office of Gifted and Talented:
general intellectual ability or talent - high intelligence test score (usually two standard deviations above the mean), and high levels of vocabulary, memory, abstract work knowledge and abstract reasoning;
specific academic aptitude or talent in one area such as mathematics or language arts;
creative and productive thinking, the ability to produce new ideas;
leadership ability, the ability to direct individuals or groups to a common decision or action;
visual and performing arts, special talents in visual art, music, dance, drama, or other related studies;
psychomotor ability, such as practical, spatial, mechanical, and physical skills.
Vocational and/or technical courses offered within a comprehensive school, usually a senior high school.
Special Education Classes
A school or program within a school that provides services and training to students with moderate to severe mental and/or physical disabilities.
Adult Education Classes
Programs offering GED or equivalent courses for adults within regular schools, whether classes are held during evening or daytime schedules.
English as Second Language
English language classes for students whose first language is not English.
Davenport schools — Assumption High School is located at 1020 W Central Park Ave, Davenport IA 52804. 1020 W Central Park Ave is in the 52804 ZIP code in Davenport, IA The school district for Assumption High School is the Diocese Of Davenport. Assumption High School is a Catholic school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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