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George Ellery Hale Charter Academy

Woodland Hills, CA
  • Charter
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  • Grades 6-8
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  • Enrollment: 2151


George Ellery Hale Charter Academy
23830 Califa Street
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
(818) 313-7400
George Ellery Hale Charter Academy is located in Woodland Hills, CA and serves grades 6-8.It received a GreatSchool rating of 8 out of 10
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Reviews22 Reviews

In my opinion this school to way too large. They continue having open houses for incoming students often and cramming as many kids into classrooms as they can without expanding to hire more teachers. The kids certainly are not number one. The encounters I've had with the office administration has been very frustrating. They either do not know the answers or contradict what is actually being explained by teachers in the classroom. It's a shame because this school used to be one of the best in the West Valley.
WOULD NOT RECOMMEND TO ANYONE! This school is a terrible mess. Drug use, swearing, bullying, harassment, and undisciplined children are practically leading this school. The classes sizes are so big that teachers can not properly teach or punish students for bad behavior. Not to mention, most of the students here do come from rich families, and do not know how to be somewhat humble. Students are snobby, leading to many not feeling comfortable with themselves in this school. Group projects happen all the time and are a joke since half the students do not actually want to work or just have no respect for other group members. Hale is that one school that acts as home for 'druggies', snobs, and bullies but is essentially treated like a private school. If you're not into the arts, DO NOT go to this school. There are no sports other than dance and drama (you could also count the drama between students and the physical fights as sports too), and when it comes to clubs and activities, there are no science, math, engineering, or other clubs regarding things outside of the arts with the exception of a few tutoring 'clubs'. If your child wants a fulfilling career not in the arts, they will not receive the skills needed at Hale. Definitely a joke.
My sons have indicated that they like the school. I wish that the class sizes weren't so insanely large at about 42 students in every class!
It may have been one of the worst experiences of my lifetime. The school is packed, the students are druggies, and the teachers have too many students to handle. Not to mention the awful ways they tried to “prevent” bullying and drug use.
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