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6-9
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Hampton Cove, AL
Students enrolled: 595

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261 Old 431 Hwy
Hampton Cove, AL 35763

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(256) 428-8380
(256) 428-8383
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March 24, 2014
This school has a big bulling problem. The states for the school look good because they do not write up fights. I know this for a fact my son has been in two fights and has never has in-school suspension or at home suspension. He got in both of those fights because he was being bullied. He tried telling teacher and that got him no where. As the teacher are almost bullies themselves. Now when I say that. They have some really good teachers but the also have some bad ones. The problem is the admin at this school does nothing about any of it they just turn a blind eye.

- submitted by a parent
August 27, 2013
We love our middle school. We have great parent participation, and good communication with our teachers. Our principal makes herself readily available for questions and concerns. My kids enjoy going to school.

- submitted by a parent
August 20, 2013
Bullies are a problem here both from the students and the teachers. Kids know when they aren't being watched and they take advantage of it. Teachers are in a position of power over the kids, and parents are helpless to do anything about it since it could cause them to be targeted for the next couple of years. Teachers are only required to log 2 grades each week online so the online grades aren't very accurate. Overall the teachers are good, the principal is good and the curriculum is good too. But it only takes a couple of things to make a pre-teen miserable, and when the teacher is always right, a parent's hands are tied. PTA and fundraising efforts are a little over-the-top aggressive. Once someone is given a quasi-title of room mom or band president or PTA-anything, it goes to their head. PTA is great at this school, but they're too aggressive. Moms should be moms, and school employees should be school employees. High school can have back packs but middle school can't because of security. They have to transfer everything to a computer bag once they get to school. Really?!? Difference?!? And yes, even with a computerized school, they have to carry around too much.

- submitted by a parent
May 14, 2013
This is a great school! My kids love this school and the teachers are very caring. Now, don't forget that we as parents also have to contribute to the child's development.

- submitted by a parent
April 14, 2013
This school is by far the worst school I've ever been to and trust me I've lived a lot of places I come here and everyone's nice and first then nobody talks to you... I used to be very outgoing and would talk to anybody now im scared to even smile, this place ruined me don't let that happen to your kid. ONLY SEND YOUR CHILD HERE IF YOU HATE THEM! Im serious only bad things come from here.

- submitted by a community member
January 07, 2013
We regret ever sending our child here. Our daughter experienced daily bullying, but the administration never took the issue seriously. My daughter even experienced incidences of bullying by a teacher. We pulled our daughter out mid-year.

- submitted by a parent
December 28, 2011
We love this school. We've been pleased with the strong leadership and with teachers dedicated to educating our kids to the next level. Standards and expectations are high. Students are learning how to be good citizens too. Great things to come from HCMS.

- submitted by a parent
October 19, 2010
Before my daughter started at Hampton Cove, she went to private schools. She has be consistently challenged academically at Hampton Cove. The teachers are helpful and nice. When my daughter started there last year, it took a long time for her to make friends, (which isn't normal for her). She has made some fairly good ones now, but as I said it took a long time. There were also bullies there last year, but they have been removed and are not there this year. All in all I think this is the best middle school in Huntsville.

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October 23, 2009
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June 19, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
May 29, 2009
Very positive academic environment. Very clean school; bathrooms are clean and well maintained, lighting is good, equipment and furniture are in very good shape, walls are cheerful, decorated and clean. Parents are active with their kids in clubs and sports. Little if any bullying. No conerns at all about safety or drugs. The students seem polite and engaging. Body language (giggling and singing, etc) and dress appearance in dicates well balanced home life (for example, nothing vulgar on T shirts, no questionable attire). Students are high functioning and come from mostly upper middle class background with educated, professional parents.

- submitted by a parent
March 04, 2009
i love hampton cove and its great all the teachers are ah-mazing

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January 13, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
September 04, 2008
I just came to 6th grade from Hampton Cove Elementary. I'll have to say, I was very unprepared. And in my Honnors math class, I felt so dumb compared to all the math whizzes. But I am learning what I have trouble with, thanks to my awesome teachers. The teachers do their best to keep us (students) challenged. Even if that means projects frequently. I really enjoy it here.

- submitted by a student
August 24, 2008
Great leadership trickles down through principal to the teachers and to the students. Not perfect, no school is, but this school does not strive to simply 'fit' a formula but finds ways to expect and get excellence from their students in grades, character and community involvement.

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February 28, 2008
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- submitted by a student
November 20, 2007
We are new to Hampton Cove and my daughter just started the 6th grade. She loves it, the teachers and the staff are very friendly and seem to care about the students. I am glad we moved to this area.

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November 05, 2007
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August 20, 2007
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June 17, 2007
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April 03, 2007
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- submitted by a student
September 18, 2006
Hampton cove middle school is a very good school for any child to attend the teachers are wonderful.They seem to care about the students.The office staff is very friendly and helpful when needed.thank you'

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Hampton Cove Middle School
261 Old 431 Hwy, Hampton Cove, AL  35763
(256) 428-8380
Last modified Hampton Cove Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-9. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Hampton Cove Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 22 reviews. Top