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Katella High School

8 reviews
2200 East Wagner Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92806
(714) 999-3621

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Horrible school. I should say 80% of the students dislike their school administrators. Principal and 11th Grade AP pretending to be parents by disciplining students for activities that happened outside school campus. They should be more worrying about what is going inside campus and allowed the students to have a private life. They should mind their own business.
Posted by a parent on 3/18/2019
Horrible having to have someone I Love Terrorized going to school! The Principle & Vice Principle should be Fired! Taking the Bullying to Media also APD & ICE!
Posted by a community member on 1/19/2018
Im a sophomore here at this school and it is horrible. I originally transferred from a better high school that I attended freshman year. The principal I think tries to mean well but acts rowdy at times. Most of the students are students who couldn't care less and most likely won't attend college.
Posted by a student on 1/14/2017
I'm not sure who left the other reviews for the school, but it is clearly a two-star site at best. The teaching quality is often mediocre depending on the department, often digressing into babysitting, worksheets are considered real "work," the budget never seems to match need, and the campus is a dump. It is sad to juxtapose this campus with others in the AUHSD. There is clearly some neglect from the district itself, and a lack of oversight. Katella averages a new principal every two years, but its AP's are never switched out. Student and parental involvement are extremely low. It is a miracle any of its (socially-promoted) "graduates" can survive in college, but most don't go anyway, so it's hard to tell what becomes of all these former Knights.
Posted by a parent on 6/3/2015
It is my opinion that this school has even become more chaotic. Mr. Carpenter has the audacity to post fliers on campus to purchase his book "keeping it simple". In theory of his goal of the "Almighty dollar" rather than focus on conducting himself professionally. I have three children who were attending this school and thank God I placed them at Fullerton High, a more caring concerned group of people rather than this disenchanted Principal who is more concerned about the politics of his losing the opportunity to be school superintendent to a extremely and well rounded person. I encourage Mr. Carpenter to apply himself to his career of book writing his theories rather than complete destruction of the school.
Posted by a parent on 11/6/2014
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Anaheim schools - Katella High School is located at 2200 East Wagner Avenue, Anaheim CA 92806. Katella High School is in the Anaheim Union High School District. Katella High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9-12.

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