• Network: NBC
  • Series Premiere Date: Oct 15, 2010
  • Season #: 1
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  1. Nov 2, 2010
    1
    I had seen a trailer for this show before it aired and thought it was a good idea, and it is a good idea. Rebuilding schools is always a good idea, however this show does the impossible and ruins this idea. Between the coached kids, the seriously disingenuous " team" of builders and designers, I can't believe they have the ability to make an act of charity seem overproduced. I was expecting extreme home makeover and got an SNL parody of extreme home makeover. It's a joke. Expand
  2. Nov 20, 2010
    3
    I watched school pride for the first time last night. Feel good hour? I cringed most of the time. Instead of bringing the community together to confront real challenges that have existed at a local school for decades, I felt the show's host created a greater divide and effectively turned a positive into a negative. I was hoping for an inspirational show like Extreme Home Makeover, but was extremely disappointed. My opinion: Where Extreme Home Makeover appears to use sponsors to accomplish its goals and improve people's lives, School Pride seems to use people to accomplish an unknown agenda. Expand
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Mixed or average reviews - based on 9 Critics

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  1. Positive: 2 out of 9
  2. Negative: 3 out of 9
  1. It's a noble goal and one hopes that after viewing School Pride, volunteers spring up, committees form and checks are written. Because to merely watch the show and wallow in its many throat-tightening moments would be to remain a voyeur, and then you're just part of the problem.
  2. So give School Pride an A for good intentions, a D for research into what ails public schools and an F for deliberately concealing the fact that it took the network and its sponsors--and not some empowered community--to revitalize a school.
  3. 40
    If you don't have a taste for tears and cheers and group hugs, a lot of time in School Pride is actually spent watching paint dry.