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Woodbridge High School

18 reviews
2 Meadowbrook
Irvine, CA 92604
(949) 786-1104

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It is worse experience with Kay Bradley
Posted by a parent on 3/8/2019
Some school counselors jump to conclusions, don't get both sides of the story, and then try to destroy families based on their biased and unprofessional judgment. Jennifer Carrington is a prime example in my experience. The principal, Krebs, talks a big game, but then passes off issues to unqualified staff. This school is highly overrated.
Posted by a parent on 1/23/2019
This school would be great if your child is a straight A student. If you are not and need a little extra help you wont find it here.
Posted by a parent on 11/26/2018
The academics here are very good. However, the school facilities are very old and dated. Many of the typical high school sports facilities aren't provided and they rent them from the city. The district spends more money on high income areas such as Northwood High in the very, very, expensive part of town although all parts are expensive. Another thing to consider is the Irvine history. The Irvine Company is an infamous figure everyone here hates. See, they own a lot land and property. In fact the CEO is the fifth richest American! Well apart from that, the city is classified as suburban because they won't pay higher taxes on their land. So this on going battle between the company and the district basically makes the students suffer. The district doesn't receive enough money to pay teachers, higher more, and there's no busing. The school simply needs more funding.
Posted by a community member on 6/30/2018
Our family is a long term resident of Irvine.  Having put 2 kids through WHS now with the most recent one graduating 2017, I would say the school has overall improved under new leadership and teacher turnover.  However, WHS still has problems and short comings that continue to degrade the overall education and self confidence of the students. First, like any school there are good teachers and then there are some really bad teachers that are just going through the motions and should not be teaching in any forum, let alone a high school. I'm not going to name names but instead I will say your experience at WHS will be about the "luck of the draw". In other words, the teachers that you get will dictate the academic experience you will have here at WHS. One of the problems with WHS we found is their "lack of compassion" towards common sense and reasoning and their unwillingness to listen to any explanation with regard to grades and how those grades were given.  This directly impacted our son, his self confidence and in the selection of colleges he may attend, or in this case qualify to attend.  The teacher is "always correct".  And if your child is planning on a four year college out of WHS and has less then perfect grades, we found we had to reach out to the Counselors constantly asking for help and guidance. To be fair, there were after school programs and tutoring offered and these programs did help.  But in the end they said to us "lets look at the JC pathway". And if im being truthfully honest, a JC path can be the best route for some students.  Having said all that.  I have personally asked my son about his experience and 4 years at WHS and his reply was the following... "I enjoyed the school from a social standpoint and made lots of friends and memories but from an academic and learning experience he would give it a C.  Because of the grades at WHS our son is now attending a local JC and is doing very well, much better then he did at WHS and is finishing up his 1st semester and applying to USC and UCLA at the end of second semester. Who knows after all this maybe this was the best way for him. I do recommend WHS because it is improving and my sons did enjoy their experience overall. 
Posted by a parent on 11/27/2017

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Irvine schools - Woodbridge High School is located at 2 Meadowbrook, Irvine CA 92604. Woodbridge High School is in the Irvine Unified School District. Woodbridge High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9-12.

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