Homestead Senior High School
- FORT WAYNE, IN
Homestead Senior High School Reviews
Rating 4.02 out of 5 743 reviews
As a HHS alum, I can confidently say that Homestead prepared me very well to accelerate at the college level and beyond, academically, professionally, and athletically. Homestead is not your typical public high school. The opportunities students are given to pursue their passions while receiving a strong baseline academically are endless. Getting involved in a club or group that interests you is easy! Staff and teachers are also passionate about what they do.
Homestead is a great environment. Homestead is in the rebuilding process, which shows that HHS wants the best learning opportunities for their students. The education I have received from Homestead has truly allowed me to learn material I find interest in which has helped me decide my major for college. I feel extremely prepared going into college knowing that I have an excellent foundation of knowledge.
Homestead is not a school where you can slack off. It was a big adjustment coming from middle school and then suddenly I had homework to complete every night, and on top of that I had sports. It did prepare me for college though. Homestead provides students with a lot of opportunities to expand their education. They provide a lot of AP classes as well as dual credit. Homestead isn't perfect though. A lot of situations have been swept under the rug because the administration refused to deal with it. And the diversity among students is very limited.
I have had a great experience Homestead Senior High School these past 4 years. There has been many changes throughout the entire school. The best part of my experience is meeting many great people that i now call friends. There was a few ups and downs, but overall it has been a remarkable high school experience. I would love to see Homestead hire more teachers, pay better, and expand our resources.
You are allowed a lot of opportunities to be the best possible person and you are always welcomed. Homestead gets a bad Rep because of what went down in past years but we have moved on and I love going here. The academics are challenging and you need to try to succeed. They are doing everything they can to set us up for success. I was asked to be a part of the Superintendents Advisory and I am so pleased with what is happening in our school.
Homestead as a school cares more about how they are perceived than the actual success of the students. if you cared about your students you would not constantly be flaunting your pro-life club everywhere in a public school where there are students who have had abortions as teenage girls due to pretty scary circumstances. We also saw last year with the protest that was brought to Homestead not much effort is being taken to tackle the racism at this school.
Homestead senior high is the Secondary school any parent could wish to enroll their child in. Homestead senior high provide students the opportunity to learn and hands on practice in nursing, pharmacy technician and culunary ect. Homestead senior high increase students potential and make each and every student know that in life it's all about learning. Learning never stop, knowledge is power.
Homestead is a great school, teachers are very supportive and go out of their ways to help the students succeed. I have nothing bad to say about Homestead...I enjoy the past three years there. I am glad I will be graduating from Homestead Senior High School.
Although I am not completely done with my high school career at Homestead High School, as I am a senior it is almost time to come to an end. Overall I would say my high school experience here has been pretty good. I have made a lot of good friends, I feel like I am being academically challenged, and I love the soccer program. In my opinion the school lunch is good and they handle serious topics with good precautions. There are always things that could be improved, but in general I am happy with the last three years.
Starting from the beginning I arrived there the last semester of my junior year. I was very nervous because it was a new country and a new school too. While my first days there some people reached out when I need help to find a class, a teacher or any other issue and I am thankful for that. In the other hand next year things turn out not that good. Because I had to leave class for a month and half due to a back surgery. For my return the scheduled was not well managed and I was not able to graduate in May.
The best part of Homestead is the teachers, and the worst part is the administration. In my experience, the counselors were almost completely unhelpful, and when they were "helpful" their help was actually harmful. When asked "How can I figure out what colleges are going to be a good fit for me" my counselor refused to answer, and when pushed, gave me a specific college that was actually a very safe school based on my SAT scores and GPA. However, many of the teachers are amazing, and this is where the school gets is claim to three stars. I had around 25 teachers, and of them, I'd say 6-8 were amazing, 3-5 were terrible (like, refused to answer questions about the content), and the remaining were pretty good. Overall, while the school could improve a lot, the teachers make it a not terrible experience.
Homestead HIgh school is an excellent school which offers many extracurricular opportunities for students from an excellent athletics department to band, choir, and countless clubs and organizations for all interests and abilities. The football, baseball, softball, basketball, and tennis facilities are all updated. The academics are excellent and there are many dual credit and AP options. Homestead high places a large emphasis on college preparation and offers many informational sessions for students and parents to learn about how to best position themselves for success in college. There are also many trade specific options such as Anthis which includes automotive, plumbing, and electrical experience. The school is currently under renovation and includes multiple gyms, athletic facilities, state of the art theater, modernized classrooms and cafeteria and is centrally located in southwest allen county near the YMCA and middle school. The school also has an environmental center.
The teachers were nice, however, some staff seemed to have a racial bias toward their students. But while being in a red state, the staff were very inclusive of different ideologies regarding gender, spirituality, and sexual orientation. It does seem that they have a natural bias towards people in athletics, and give little care for fine arts like acting, choir, and band programs.
One of my favorite parts of this school was the support and encouragement the teachers showed me, as well as all the different class options. One of my worst experiences was not really feeling very prepared for college as I was not really made aware of anything I could and needed to do except for graduation requirements.
Homestead high school is a great school for academics and sports! The wide variety of clubs and outside school activities such as volunteering, musicals, traveling, etc is a great addition to the schools strong academic goals.
Homestead high school is a good school, the teachers are very helpful and counselors are always there for you. My experience was very better than I expected. I made a whole lot of friends and made special connections with teachers.
Homestead is definitely a mixed bag when it comes to just about everything. I'd say that anyone can find their place here but it isn't going to be easy.