My son was so happy that he was joining the technical institute. While that teacher is no longer there, the course was a nerve-racking mess for both students and parents. This is for many reasons, including the fact that having to catch up in a class one or two weeks into the semester is not optimal for academic success, but also because our master schedule is made based upon student course selections in the preceding year. The technology that chose is the degree you graduated with after 5 years. The school is definately not worth the money.
The curriculum consist of a college prep education with an emphasis in technology. I was not willing to pay another full year of tuition for more experiences like these. A typical chemistry teacher would do one or two a month. Bosco Tech's Admissions Information Night is February 28. But of course, the lack of girls around all the time will damage your girl-communication skills once you get to college.
The teachers consisted from great, intelligent people word to the English Dept. I graduated from here at 16 and transferred in as a sophomore to the university I decided to go to. Course Materials: Required texts are on the Booklist, internet access available on campus , Turnitin. My brother graduated from Bosco back in the 80's. One had to choose 1 out of 7 different technologies as a freshman. No work will be assigned in place of an existing assignment. After 24 years from when I started at Don Bosco, I'm still in the construction industry and have been able to build iconic Southern California landmarks from highways to tunnels, museums to stadiums.
Important decisions - foremost being staffing - are predicated on the master schedule. This school is one of a kind. The potential is great for anyone who has graduated from here. ~~~ Summary: this would be a good school to consider for a certain type of student. For a boy who doesn't mind a school with no girls who clearly has a technical inclination, leaning toward a specialty, this could be a good place. It also shows in the product of students this school produces. Note: Essays take longer to grade.
Lab fees, lab equipment, textbooks, and so forth - even bubble sheets for multiple-choice tests. It had been many years since I saw my last basketball game there. We had to call and see what the status was, we had no contact from the principle or any staff. Other topics were dragged out excessively. He's always been an inventive, hands-on kind of student. Not too many schools are both high schools and colleges together and teach technology.
This place will make college much easier to matriculate into. I was in the department of construction techology and transferred over to get my engineering degree in construction at a four year college. After 24 years from when I started at Don Bosco, I'm still in the construction industry and have been able to build iconic Southern California landmarks from highways to tunnels, museums to stadiums. You cannot accuse what you dont know. I felt like I could pretty much do whatever I wanted all the time, get away with things and such, and as long as my parents kept writing the checks, then the school was okay with me. As a Christian faith community, the school prepares and equips students to be life-long learners who are dedicated men of faith and integrity committed to leading successful lives of distinguished service and social justice. Bosco Tech turns kids into engineers, builders, scientist, doctors, lawyers, and working professionals.
We send our children to school to get an education. All were good schools and, after applying to his top three choices, taking entrance exams, and participating in interviews, he was accepted by all of them-- Bosco was just the best fit for him. I made a lot of good friends while I was there and there were rarely any fights or drama or big scandals or anything like that. Email: Click Here to Email Phone: 626-940-2000 Fax: 626-940-2001. Contact Director of Admissions John Garcia at or 626-940-2009 for information about the event or about the school.
It's really hard to rate educational institutions because pretty much half of the experience depends on the teachers and staff and the other half depends all on the individual student. Support GreatSchools in this effort! I finally brought these matters to the attention of administration. Welcoming, nice sense of propriety on campus. Send him to a public school. The current students will be getting an average education, at best. This is a different school than it was 30 years ago.