The athletics in this school are very competitive and very challenging. The coaches are strict and if you participate in a sport, be prepared to pay a lot of money for fundraising and equipment.The counselors are not as helpful as you would think they are. They appear to be nice, but will hardly do anything
... Read more to change your schedule and you have to make an appointment way in advance to even be able to talk to one. The freshman principal is not helpful either. However, the fine arts programs are wonderful and have a friendly atmosphere. Many teachers are not enthusiastic about their job or do not know much about their subject. Textbook work is all that happens. Although I am only a freshman, I have already experienced difficulties and annoyances with Guyer. Read less
Posted by a student on 11/19/13
Great school and the teachers care about the students success. The teachers and administration go out of their way to make sure your child has all the tools to be a successful student in high school and in college.
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Posted by a parent on 10/24/13
Guyer High School is a disgrace to education, very few teachers are there for anything other than a paycheck. My daughter was bullied, harrassed and hazed, by both students and teachers, especially in the athletics departments. Administration did nothing to protect or defend her, and one teacher even
... Read more told me that "she is not their to babysit, they are on their own". If not for us pulling her out of that school I truley believe she would not be with us today. Unless your child is a football player, avoid this school if possible. Her first comment after attending her new school: "wow Mom, they actually care if I learn something here". Read less
Posted by a parent on 09/13/13
Guyer High School will prepare your children for a great college experience. And as a parent I can appreciate not having to pay for a private school to get the same quality education and individual attention each student has the opportunity to recieve. The teachers are excellent they care about each
... Read more child as an individual and they give your student every opportunity to succeed. Teachers will come early and leave late to make sure your child has mastered the concept they are teaching. The theater arts department is excellent with productions of Broadway caliber our family enjoys going to the productions even though our children are not in Theater Arts. The community feel of the school from Theater to French Club to Choir to Athletics and everything in between is awesome. You will find Athletes going to Theater productions to support their friends and vice versa. Across the board the school gets high marks from me on the Quality Education, Leadership, and Parent Involvement. Read less
Posted by a parent on 07/24/13
My daughter attended another high school in town but graduated from GHS. It is a large school with many opportunities, but feels like a family atmosphere. I appreciate the fact that the principal works to keep the class sizes as small as possible. The teacher and administrators really care about kids
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Posted by a parent on 10/03/11
Guyer is a great school with great teachers and coaches for all the students as i have seen. Keep up the good work!
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Posted by a other on 06/02/11
Parents: It is YOUR responciblity to provide a good kid to the school that will learn & not hinder other students. Don't throw off your responcibilty to the school to raise your bad child. If you don't like what the school is doing then get involved. Exchange studends, when local students are doing well
... Read more them Ok other wise not at the exspence of local students just becouse you can host!. Sport should come second to good grade & real learning, not the other way around like most USA schools. Read less
Posted by a parent on 05/04/11
Our family has the means to let an exchange student stay in our home and even applied and was approved but the principal will not allow us to enter one into this school. They say they don't have room. So this lead me to believe the school is over crowded or they just don't want any exchange students.
... Read more If that is the case then the students are missing out on a learning experience that many other schools allow. Read less
Posted by a parent on 01/28/11
Guyer, which is now finishing it's fourth year is a competitive school in all areas of academics, athletics, and fine arts. It has grown to be the best school in the city. The teachers are there for the students, and they are always understanding. The school really excels in the science program and fine
... Read more arts department, with a quickly growing athletic program. The school is well run, the office always communicates with the staff, and in turn the students are more informed creating a calm environment. Read less
Posted by a student on 05/31/09
I transfered to guyer from ryan and guyer is wayyy better. The teachers help you when you need it and they always keep the students behaved. Iloveit!
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Denton schools — Guyer High School is located at 7501 Teasley Ln, Denton TX 76210. 7501 Teasley Ln is in the 76210 ZIP code in Denton, TX The school district for Guyer High School is the Denton Isd. Guyer High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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