Schools in Columbia

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District Type Grade Span Schools Students
Howard County Public Schools UNIFIED PK-12 76 4,185

Schools in Columbia

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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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    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 Clemens Crossing Elementary School

    Great school, great infrastructure, serious staff, wonderful community

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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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    9 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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    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 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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    7 Longfellow Elementary School

    Longfellow has been such a wonderful fit for my child and our family! The school is newly renovated and looks great! The teachers are amazing! They work so hard for the students and are very...

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    7 Jeffers Hill Elementary School

    I have 2 children at Jeffers Hill. One is in 5th grade and has been there since K. My other is in first grade. I love Jeffers Hill! The teachers and staff work together as a cohesive team and really...

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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 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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    10 Burleigh Manor Middle School

    Awful. This school was riding on its reputation, at best. Now there is a new principal and she is clearly going to run it into the ground. My daughter was assaulted at school in May. Second degree...

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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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    8 Bonnie Branch Middle School

    My son has been at BBMS for a year. He is in all Gifted & Talented classes and has been truly challenged intellectually. Janine Sharbaugh, who leads the GT program, really gets that these gifted kids...

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    8 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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    7 Wilde Lake Middle School

    The school is way to small for every kid to go through the hallway when its time to go the next class. Some times the food id under cooked. That school is dangerous. Its too much fighting. And the...

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    7 Harpers Choice Middle School

    This school is truly amazing , there are some really good teachers like ms.Smith, ms.dymek,mr.sylor and more. They are all really supportive.P.S. I go to this school

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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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    9 Centennial High School

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

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    9 River Hill High School

    Great and/or good schools teach all students regardless of the student's ability. Not this school. Too many teachers don't teach. If your student excels everything will be fine. If not and just...

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    9 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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    8 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 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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    4 Wilde Lake High School

    Both of my children graduated there, went on to get their degrees in four years and currently have great jobs and are out of the house. Excellent job Wilde Lake Staff!

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    4 Hammond High School

    I love being a Golden Bear. As a student, you feel so included and cared about. The teachers are exceptional, they are amazing at teaching and I'm doing extremely well in the 4 AP classes I am taking....

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    N/A Atholton Adventist Academy

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