Schools in Columbia

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District Type Grade Span Schools Students
Howard County Public Schools UNIFIED PK-12 76 53,685

Schools in Columbia

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    9 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 Clemens Crossing Elementary School

    Great school and community. My husband and I are impressed.

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    9 Clarksville Elementary School

    The principal, teachers, and staff at this school focus on teaching and children get a fair amount of homework. If your child is not academically inclined and disruptive, then this is not the school...

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    9 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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    8 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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    7 Waterloo Elementary School

    I am *so* happy my son and daughter go here. It doesn't have the highest test scores in Howard County, but some of the kids just learning English probably struggle a bit. The educators really try hard...

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    7 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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    6 Hammond Elementary School

    Love it! If you plan to move here because of school system, this is an easy decision. Also, the PTA is very much active and helpful in so many levels. Ms. Cavanaugh and Ms. Strine are exemplary...

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    5 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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    5 Stevens Forest Elementary School

    Welcome to Stevens Forest Elementary School! I am delighted to be the principal at one of Howard County’s most beloved schools, and it is my distinct privilege to partner with you in the education...

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    10 Lime Kiln Middle School

    I made some great friends but the teachers really ruined it for me. Always put me down when I was up.

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    9 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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    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 Hammond Middle School

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

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    8 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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    7 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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    6 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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    5 Patuxent Valley Middle School

    GoodMy daughter was prepared for her GT courses at high school after being at PVMS. She developed time managment skills and proper stud habits which are key in being successful

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    5 Wilde Lake Middle School

    I do not recommend to send your child to WLMS, sure, the new building is nice, but the people aren't that great. I know that there are constantly fights and things like that and the teachers just send...

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    5 Lake Elkhorn Middle School

    My kids go here and they can't wait to leave.School is full of kids with bad attitudes and no respect for staff or students. They cuss at teachers and each other with no repercussions. Reverse racism...

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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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    8 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 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 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 Hammond High School

    Hammond is an amazing school with a wonderful staff and diverse student body. Our motto is "where people are important" and it is evident at our school.

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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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