Erika Albert

Crockett High School3

Austin, TX | Travis County

February 2, 2015

Crockett High School has been wonderful for my older son who is a Junior. My youngest son will be starting there next year. Mr. Shapiro is an excellent Principal and all the administration and faculty are approachable and willing to listen. They look at each student as individuals not one of many. Crockett is a great high school and the programs are top notch!!!

Submitted by a parent

March 12, 2014

I am currently a senior at Crockett High School. Mr. Shapiro has helped build Crockett into an excellent school. Fights have gone down, attendance has increased, New courses offer challenging work, Test results have gone up, and he has helped make great leaders. He has his own leadership advisory where he talks to students about whats going on in the school and how it could improve. (Im in his advisory ;)) The administrators might come out as rude but theyre actually really nice when you get to talk to them. The counselors are always there to help you, well when theyre not busy. The teachers are wonderful. You have the very strict but cool teachers and those nice and funny ones. All the teachers i had cared deeply about my education and where always there to help me. The students at Crockett are really friendly. Even the quietest person at Crockett has tons of friends. Not every school will be perfect. You will encounter those mean teachers and rude students just like at any school. Ever school has its good and bad things.

June 10, 2013

My school is Crockett High school and despite the rep, it is a very good school. I would go anywhere else

Submitted by a student

February 6, 2013

I went to this school a few times to substitute for some teachers. I am a certified teacher here in Texas with a Masters' degree in education. I was totally disappointed with the way professionals are treated in this school. The staff is generally quite cold and rude. The administrative assistants and clerks are rude and act as if they are doing a favor to you when they are asked to assist you with anything! I had one of the worst experiences in my life when going to that school to support other teachers! The assistant principals barely look at you and act as if you are an annoyance if you try to address them regarding any educational matter! The students are rude and disrespectful! Girls and boys make out in the corridors and no one seems to care about the situation!! Girls go to school half naked and behave provocatively in front of teachers! Honestly, I think this school is a disgrace! I a mother of a beautiful daughter and I would NEVER allow my daughter to step foot in that school!

Submitted by a teacher

May 18, 2010

I'm a senior at another Austin high school. I spent the first 2 and a half years of high school slipping through the cracks at Crockett. I'm now a week away from graduating and I was told just 3 weeks ago that I never earned a credit for Algebra 1b. I took algebra 1 as a freshman in the 06-07. In 07 I took two credit recovery classes and was told I had my credit but never shown my transcript. I even took delta over the summer when my credit didn't show up on my final report card. In my sophomore year I was put in geometry so I assumed I had the algebra 1b credit and failed geometry b but just the next year I was put in algebra 2 without completing algebra 1b or geometry b!!! I requested to talk to the counsoler but never got the chance.

Submitted by a student

March 23, 2009

The teachers at crockett are some of the best teachers ive had growing up. if you want to learn they will help you any way that they can. but the principals staff are the ones that make me uncomfortable at crockett they seem to not really know what crockett is about. Mr. Shapiro and a select few other like Mr. Davidson, is trying but the rest of the staff just seems to be in it for the money. Which bugs me.

Submitted by a student

December 24, 2008

The new principal, Craig Shapiro, has helped immensely in Crockett. There aren't as many fights as before and fewer truancy problems. There are still some students who could care less about keeping the peace, but generally, everything has gotten better.

Submitted by a student

November 26, 2008

i think the teachers were horrible at crockett they acted like the students sometimes and would over react i never got in trouble with any teacher but it seemed they only cared about their pay not the students but i did graduate

Submitted by a student

October 23, 2008

I am encouraged with the new principal at Crockett. My son likes the school and talking with his advisor about the new principal, he has seen the incident rate at Crockett go down. The halls are clean/student free and the fights among students have gone down. He has a four year plan to turn Crockett around! I think he has done a good job in the 9 weeks that he has been there, and hope to continue to see improvements!

Submitted by a parent

June 16, 2008

Crockett is an older school and yes, it is in need of improvements, but my experience with the teachers, staff and students more than make up for the lack of bling!

Submitted by a parent

August 1, 2007

As a former student I can san that I received an excellent education from Crockett High School. I think the teachers are dedicated and some that are they just for a pay check. Overall teachers don t get a lot of credit. The Fine-Arts department was awesome and made me who I am today. The office staff was always willing and able to help when I needed it. I thank you .

Submitted by a former student

April 24, 2007

The school always looks dirty, no paper towels in restrooms, there is hardly any parent involvement.

Submitted by a parent

September 9, 2006

I just wanted to let you know that I have had 2 children at Crockett in the past 4 years. My oldest told me things the teachers say and do and I am floored to hear of the teachers language to the students and the ugly attititudes they exhibit during class. I'm sure the students are ugly as well but teachers should set the example. My other child is starting her 3rd year and says the same thing. I have good kids one graduated already and they have respect. Teachers please be an example they are watching closely!

Submitted by a parent

July 27, 2006

It's dirty and unkept. Not to mention all the fights that go on. There are some teachers who do not help children with different learning capabilities. I am a spacial learner. I failed chemistry because the teacher would not stop to answer my questions- at all. I have a dissability with math. Numbers dont come quickly to me and my teacher knew this, yet she still did not help me as much as other students. i participated, did my work, but i could not understand what she was talking about. I tried to get help, go in early, at lunch, even stay after school. But she was never there when she said she would be. I just think teachers should assigned according to the students learning capabilities.

Submitted by a student

October 18, 2005

Great School. Not as involved as possible but still doing great.

Submitted by a student

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