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Wylie High School8

Wylie, TX | Collin County

August 26, 2014

This school is AWESOME with one of the best principles that I have ever sen in my lifetime. I have had 3 exchange students attend this school and they have had the best American experience that anyone could ever hope for and i think that is because the staff really cares and is involved in the details of the students lives. I have never seen a principle take such care with the students he has. I don't know how Wylie was blessed with him, but I would double his salary to make sure he never left. Anyone going to Wylie High School is privileged to be part of it. Go Pirates!

Submitted by a parent

June 5, 2013

This school broke me. I used to love school until I moved to Wylie. My smile started to disappear slowly. I turned into the loner quiet kid that everybody picks on. Even the teachers picked on me, throwing things and almost hitting me in the face then another criticizing what music I listen to not know that that person's music keeps me going. There is only two teachers in the entire school that I trust. I always felt invisible at this school. The principal is pretty awesome though.

Submitted by a student

March 27, 2012

I am a parent of three students in the district. In the fall I will have a Freshman and a Junior at WHS. My students are involved in GT services, AP classes, and That Wylie Band primarily. They have also enjoyed Theater Arts and UIL Academic competitions. We have had a very positive experience will all these programs. My oldest participated in the TMEA All State Band as a Sophomore in 2012 thanks to an outstanding band program, amazing and inspiring band instructors, an outstanding private lesson instructor and personal practice. He now wants to major in music, and he is setting all kinds of goals for himself. Each year he is taking at least one AP class which will result in college credits. My entering Freshman is looking forward to marching with That Wylie Band in the fall and a rigorous academic schedule. Schools are very well funded. Decisions to drop programs like Junior High girls soccer which was dropped this year, come from very financially savvy decision-makers that have students best interests at the core of all difficult decisions. Teachers are caring and professional. Administrators are always visible and working toward continuous improvement.

Submitted by a parent

February 27, 2011

I am currently a student at Wylie High School, and my experience here is very good from a student's point of view. The Staff is very relaxed about rules that don't have to do with safety or academics, which are the only important ones in my opinion. The teachers I've had are not only good teachers, but they are cool teachers. I'm am involved in their Debate Team, which is a nationally recognized program at Wylie, that I would recommend for anyone who can argue.

Submitted by a student

February 20, 2010

We moved here from Virginia Beach last year. We thought it would take a while for our son to adjust. He transitioned with ease. He plays football and runs track. The sports teams are very family oriented. They make sure grades come first. We have not been happier and our son loves it. The dress code is awesome. Our son leaves home dress for success. We are very satified with Wylie HS.

Submitted by a parent

September 17, 2009

Wonderful teachers. Athletic program is awesome.

Submitted by a parent

June 12, 2009

My last 8 years as a counselor before retirement were at Wylie HS. Of all my schools, I have never been prouder to be a part of a staff who put kids first, no matter what. Always a team effort, some of the most awesome instructors and principals, unbelievable extra-curricular activities in all areas, and students who were happy, engaged, challenged, and safe. Teachers truly spent many, many extra hours with students for any reason. I was happy to be a part of a district who remembers that the student is the foundation of the school, and where respect of those students was a major part of learning, not only in academics.

February 6, 2008

I think Wylie high school is a great shcool. Their culinary program probably is the best in the us.

Submitted by a student

September 28, 2007

This is my child's second year at Wylie High and it has been fantastic. The entire school district is that of a small country town and all their staff is very caring and helpful. They have some of the best funded schools I have ever seen.

Submitted by a parent

June 22, 2007

I attended Wylie schools my entire life and graduated in 2004. I was extremely impressed with the Gifted and Talented program. As a military brat and many friends enrolled, I can highly recommend the AFJROTC program. Sports are a big thing at Wylie High, but That Wylie Band is just as accomplished. If theatre is more your style, try out for Main Stage Play Production class. There are 4 or 5 productions every year and always a pleasant event. I plan on returning to Wylie in 2 years, after I have finished my student teaching, to teach. There is no better school district out there with the levels of technology and hometown feel.

Submitted by a student

July 17, 2006

Wylie High School is the best! Great school, concerned teachers and counselors. ROTC program is the best around. The only downside to the school is that they've gone to standardized dress for the 2006-2007 school year and I think that's absurd. If the staff can't control the students without a standardized dress code, they sure won't be able to do it with one!

Submitted by a parent

April 19, 2006

Wylie High School possesses a superb facility and reputation for academic excellence.

Submitted by a former student

September 22, 2004

This is my son's second year at wylie high and i must say the teaching staff is outstanding and very responsive. Wylie has a great deal to offer any student with a desire to achieve. The online grades resource for parents allows each of us to become active in our childs success. As a parent you know immediately how well your child is doing at the click of a finger. When you e-mail the teachers they respond quickly and offer their suggestions to help improve your childs grade. My hats off to the staff at wylie high .. Thanks for being caring and responsive to our needs.

Submitted by a parent

August 26, 2004

I am a current student at Wylie high. Although I havent been here long the school is amazing. Proud to be here. The only discretion I have is the afterschool activities are limited, dress code too strict almost like boot camp, and tutoring isnt very long. At W.T.White tutoring could be held from 7AM to 8:30AM or 4PM to 6PM. Other then that, it is great and very clean. Teachers are caring and very polite.

Submitted by a student

August 2, 2004

I'm not a parent I graduated in '04 and my experience at Wylie was the best time of my life. I'm an army brat and have attended multiple schools but i never attended one as wonderful at Wylie. The teachers were closely knit with the students and the students have so much spirit. It truely was the best time of my life.

Submitted by a former student

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