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Memorial High School

7
25 reviews
Grades
9-12
Students
2669
Type
Public
935 Echo Lane
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 251-2500

State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR)

Memorial High School
Based on data from the 2018 school year

Community Reviews

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Look, nobody should think high school was the best time of their life, and among many people, it rarely ever is. If you have fond memories of Memorial, then good! I know sarcasm is hard to distinguish on the internet, but I'm not being facetious. I'm glad you felt comfortable, but think for a moment as to why it was so nice. If you thrived because others were treated poorly, then I would re-evaluate the whole experience. To the kids headed to Memorial, the kids who are currently enrolled in Memorial, and to my peers who are reminiscing like I am, let me say this: the entirety of Memorial's potential is being wasted. As the highest funded school in SBISD, with one of the highest-paid principals in Houston, and a population of students that come from affluent families, I find it embarrassing that the only thing the general public seems to remember about Memorial is its reputation for being insensitive and full of ignorance. I don't anticipate that my review on this random website will be world-changing, but I do hope that other people see this and recognize that they aren't alone in their criticism of this school. In that case, I hope it was worth the hour and a half that I put into these responses.
Posted by a community member on 1/20/2020
The teachers are a mixed bag; some good, some meh, some horrible. Do not like the MHS nor the SBISD administration - tone deaf, self-important and non-communicative. My sophomore does not know what the p-pal looks like.College counseling is non-existent; they just give you a bunch of web sites to visit. Yeah, don't need them to tell me that. The PTA spends a bunch of money on crisis counselors to help all the over-achieving sleep-deprived kids who are taking speed to wake up and downers to fall asleep at night, I think.At least it is peaceful; not a bunch of gang-type violence, not a lot of overt drug-dealing/using. That is probably as good as a big-city public high school is going to get. . .
Posted by a parent on 11/3/2017
I would roughly rate this school poorly,there are many things that could improve but because of the the people that this school aquires to, it is difficult to find a balence for everyone as well as accommodate to each individuals needs. As white being the mass percentage of all the ethnicities this prompts lots of isssues: though this not being a problem resulting from the school it self but the zoneing of the SBISD district. Racial issues often occur and could be regulated insted of silenced. I do believe that any student who attends or will attend memorial high school will gain a greater appriciation for various perspectives of one's around them, this is though, through experiences up front disclosure from their peers. To gain greater appriciation one will have to dissipate stereotypes that many students at memorial create against eachother. All high schools will have their problems and, bullies, but it's about the result and action that is taken place after a certain event causing emotional harm. The lack of support for these students being bullied is weak. Finding a way to create a heathy enviorment with differnt ethnicities, but white being the mass persentage come with challenges, but it's how memorial high school presives themselves as if they want to portray and encourage the mass persentage of whites to stand as the essence for what they want to persue. Even being white myself I stongly believe that one school and how it runs should not be based on one ethnicity; and definitely one perspective.
Posted by a student on 5/25/2017
This was literally the worst place I've ever been to. Everyday I was picked on and made to feel bad who I was. After my time at this school, it had caused me terrible anxiety, which has largely ruined my life.
Posted by a community member on 2/4/2017
My oldest daughter graduated from this school five years ago and my second daughter became a freshman this year. We all love this school!
Posted by a community member on 11/19/2016

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Houston schools - Memorial High School is located at 935 Echo Lane, Houston TX 77024. Memorial High School is in the Spring Branch Independent School District. Memorial High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9-12.

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