Overall Niche Grade
- College ReadinessA
- Clubs & ActivitiesB
- Health & SafetyB
- Resources & FacilitiesB-
John T. Hoggard High School Rankings
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Culture & Safety
Health & Safety
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
- of students agree that they feel safe at their school.21 responses
- of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.21 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.25 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.25 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.25 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.34 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.34 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.34 responses
Clubs & Activities
Clubs & Activities
Based on expenses per student, number of sports offered, and student and parent reviews.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
Expenses Per Student
- of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.36 responses
- of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.36 responses
- of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.36 responses
- Very Good66
The academic push is what I greatly appreciate about John T. Hoggard High School. The teachers work along side with each student and push to see us succeed. The Scheduling is a four block per semester type of year which I prefer, but it makes it very challenging when AP test come around in May. The school spirit pumps every student up before a football game which encourages us all to go!
- High School Senior
- 11 months ago
I have found many extra-curricular opportunities at Hoggard! The school is very accepting of new ideas and I was aided by faculty and other students in creating a new organization, Current Events Club. Participation is fairly good overall for clubs.
- High School Senior
- Mar 2 2015
There are only a handful of teachers in the entire school that actually push and challenge their students. The rest just don't really work hard and do the bare minimum required to move the class along. Personally, I've found that I am more successful in classes where the teacher teaches the lesson using old-school whiteboard notes and a lecture than in classes where the teacher just drones on reading off of a PowerPoint. Unfortunately, the overwhelming majority will use the latter style at Hoggard. Be it a good thing or a bad thing, get ready to teach yourself entire courses during the semester if you want to get high marks in the classes. On a different note, the CTE teachers are amazing and really do an upstanding job. I remember more from Horticulture two years ago than Pre-cal one year ago. They use a very hands-on approach for teaching skills that students will never forget. In Horticulture, we spent most of the time out in the fields and the greenhouse digging up plants and taking cuttings instead of just reading about it in a book. I have taken two semesters of Horticulture and two semesters of Drafting, but I have learned an exceptional amount from both. All in all, it is very unfortunate that the hard work of the few exceptional teachers has to be brought down by the mediocre many. Coming from a private, Christian middle school, I can simply say from observation and experience that pretty much none of my teachers at Hoggard even hold a candle to my middle school teachers. My middle school teachers got paid approximately one-third what these public school teachers get paid and did three times better of a job. It is very unfortunate that the public education is paying so much for poor-quality employees. If you are like me coming from a private middle school, Hoggard is going to be a massive shock not only culturally, but also academically.
- High School Junior
- 9 months ago