HILLWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL

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8250 PARKWOOD HILL BLVD
FORT WORTH, TX 76137
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Phone: 817-744-3350
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 9
  • Educational Climate: Average
  • Technology Measure: Low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 7th Grade - 8th Grade
  • District: Keller Isd
  • Students/Teacher: 17:1
  • Students/Grade: 567.5
  • Number Students: 1135
  • Number Teachers: 65
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 4394
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Ms Kathleen Eckert
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (29 ratings)
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    School Reviews (19 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-05-23
    "Assistant Principal and Choir disappointed me greatly. If your student is interested in beginner's choir, have them take another class. They will suggest to pay for personal voice lessons afterschool in order to perform and audition for events. Previous referrals, do absolutely nothing even though it is in writing that it's required to be in advanced class. They claim awarding winning, 'clean' sweeps taking choral department", but have proven nothing to this statement. The students are allowed to talk, paint nails, do homework, during beginner's class. One of the students who did pay for personal lessons did not demonstrate confidence and progression, but was allowed to compete. My daughter informed me that they roughly received about two weeks of actual instruction and practice. I wish I knew this alot earlier. The sad part is that it is now too late to recover the passion that was stolen from the awarding winning, 'clean' sweeps taking choral department . Assistant Principal was too busy to meet with me about this."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-04-22
    "My children went to this school before I moved my family out of the district. To the one that states no bullying or fighting? It is great you haven't seen this but it happens. It really happens no matter where you go. What is VERY disappointeing regarding this school is when issues arrize and is brought to the admins attention nothing is done about it. Parents are shoo'd away as if we know nothing. A problem arose with an instructor and my daughter and when I went to the principal, they wouldn't let me see him "he was too busy" I had to fill out a form for him to call me back and after doing so, I NEVER recieved a call back. Left messages for him, no responses. Warning to parents: When helping your children choose classes for the following years, there are classes listed as being allowed to transfer and be counted toward the students HS credit. Even after speaking with counseling and being assured that this is correct and go with the student. Come to learn the hard way, THEY DO NOT go with the student. Incompetence is a good word for admin here. Be very careful what your children get into. Keep all your forms stating something will transfer to cover your childs rights."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-02-16
    "good school taks rate 2011: Exemplary my kids are making great progress no bulling no fights"
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    Posted 2010-06-25
    "The curriculum is very well planned out and the execution of that plan is almost flawless. The kids are challenged which keeps them interested in what is being taught on daily basis. The Fort Worth school system is a very good school system for any family looking to relocate to the area."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2010-03-08
    "I loved going too school here for 7th grade i wish i didnt move too north carolina! i hate it in nc i miss this school!"
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