Schools in Columbia

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District Type Grade Span Schools Students
Howard County Public Schools UNIFIED PK-12 76 4,009

Schools in Columbia

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    10 Centennial Lane Elementary School

    My son became bored and unresponsive quickly while attending this school. Nothing was ever sent home, I have no idea what they were teaching, not even a schedule of when he had gym etc, and emails to...

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    10 Clarksville Elementary School

    Students are bright and smart, parents really care for education and all the parents are high educated, the principal is not good and doesn't care for parents' concerns and don't listen to feed...

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    10 Pointers Run Elementary School

    This is an average school when it comes to teachers effectiveness. Teachers need more training on helping each student meet their needs and not teaching in the middle. Teaching in the middle is an...

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    9 Clemens Crossing Elementary School

    Great school, great infrastructure, serious staff, wonderful community

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    9 Atholton Elementary School

    My son is a 4th grader and he is growing academically, socially, and ethically at this school. He gets off of the bus smiling. The amount of homework is appropriate and the work is challenging. They...

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    8 Hammond Elementary School

    We love Hammond Elementary. Amasing teachers who go above and beyond for the students. The ladies in the front office are very professional and always melcoming. Mrs. Partesi,the principal is always...

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    8 Thunder Hill Elementary School

    The administration at this school demonstrates no leadership. I have 3 kids who attended or are currently attending and have witnessed a steady decline in quality of teaching (actually an increase in...

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    8 Waterloo Elementary School

    I'm so glad we moved into the Waterloo ES district. The teachers and leadership team are top notch at this school. My favorite part of Waterloo is the number of curriculum extension units (CEUs) that...

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    6 Guilford Elementary School

    This is our first year here at Guilford with a son in first grade. We are actively involved parents in field trips, classroom volunteering, PTA, etc. The teachers are dedicated and I will have to say...

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    6 Swansfield Elementary School

    My kids are learning to work and play with students from all over the world and many economic backgrounds. They are learning to be 21st century world and community citizens. Their teachers and...

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    10 Clarksville Middle School

    Clarksville middle is a great school! I went there and loved it! Most teachers are caring and extremely funny. I was able to make friends and get straight As all in one package. The comments below say...

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    10 Lime Kiln Middle School

    I agree with previous statements that the school is incapable of addressing the bullying and violent behavior enacted by a few students. It is interfering with the majority of students' ability to...

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    10 Burleigh Manor Middle School

    My son got food poisoning three times. He hated the experience the teachers know nothing about the material they are teaching. Overall

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    9 Hammond Middle School

    Special Education program is not effective at all it seems the bare minimum is done.

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    9 Ellicott Mills Middle School

    I got to do a lot of cool things in this school like First Lego Leage. It was really fun and all the teachers were amazing. The band program is also pretty advanced with 4 band during the school day...

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    8 Bonnie Branch Middle School

    All three of my children attended Bonnie Branch. The educators and leadership at school was fantastic. The course offerings there are varied enough and challenging for the students. The education my...

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    7 Mayfield Woods Middle School

    This is an amazing powerful school I live my kids have learned so much we moved here from patuxent valley that school is so old and outdated.

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    6 Wilde Lake Middle School

    My daughter is a 6th grader at the school and is having a great experience. The principal is AWESOME and there are lots of great teachers. They have a very strong music/arts program and many other...

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    6 Patuxent Valley Middle School

    The GT program is excellent including the vigorous math program, English and history tracts. The school has a new principal who encourages students to work hard. If your child is motivated, they will...

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    6 Oakland Mills Middle School

    My school is awesome from 6-8th grade it feels like home and i have never seen a better school after experiancing at least more than 5 schools.

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    10 River Hill High School

    So far my experience at river hill is very negative. There is a lot of bullying at this school. There is way too much pressure to be perfect and take all AP classes.

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    9 Centennial High School

    Centennial High School has excellent teachers, involved parents and academically competitive students with tremendous school pride.

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    7 Atholton High School

    Some HCPSS schools are high achieving by virtue of uniformly affluent and homogeneous student bodies. By contrast, Atholton is high achieving while maintaining the economic and ethnic diversity...

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    7 Howard High School

    Excellent school! I have a senior and freshman presently enrolled. Very strong academic and athletic programs, particularly happy with the career academies at the ARL. My older son is already taking...

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    6 Long Reach High School

    The RUDEST front office staff I have ever met as a parent. They are snobby & stuck up. I have been left on hold during a call to the school & spoken down to on more than one occasion! A conversation...

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    6 Wilde Lake High School

    I feel so lucky that my kid goes to school here. It's incredibly diverse and has kids from all over the place. The principal is amazing. He came from a really rough background and genuinely cares...

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    6 Hammond High School

    Currently, I have a 9th grader attending Hammond. The teachers are great! I've communicated with his teachers throughout the school year with no problem. I was able to keep up with my son's grades...

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    5 Oakland Mills High School

    Great community feel; teacher support; advanced classes available for high achieving students; safe feeling; great running team.

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    N/A Atholton Adventist Academy

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