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2205 McFarland Rd
Mobile, AL 36695

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August 07, 2014
Both my children have attended Causey and I love it. The staff is attentive and the environment welcoming. The new principal is on top of everything! Carpool can be overwhelming but the teachers work hard to make things flow smoothly despite the large number of students.

- submitted by a parent
January 15, 2014
I, having been a student there, can say that this school is poorly run. The administration there is poorly trained and often place five or more students with a single paraprofessional. A majority of the school usually gets into tussles and can often result in an unsafe environment for students. This school should have far better staff and management when it comes to the way they handle the students, both regular ed, and special ed.

- submitted by a community member
February 03, 2013
My daughter is in the 8th grade at Causey this year & has attended all 3 years of middle school there. Administration changed after her 1st year there, and this was a definite improvement. Mr. Gill is very involved with improving the school and attending to/resolving parent concerns. Our experience with all of the teachers has been very positive. Mr. Bean is absolutely an amazing band instructor. The Pace teachers-- Mrs.Barry & Mrs. Johnson have been great at providing a challenging and fun learning experience during middle school. They also communicated with parents via email which I loved. The math & science teachers have all provided fun and meaningful learning experiences. I highly recommend this middle school to parents of gifted/advanced children. This is the only area I have experience with at this school.

- submitted by a parent
January 10, 2012
This school is utterly horrible. I hated it, and so did my daughter. The teachers where involved in 6th, 7th, & 8th grade drama! I had a teacher tell my daughter she wanted her to play in Traffic. Upon telling the principal, he read my complaint letter, and NEVER Got back to me. My daughter, whom went to St.Pius, & was a straight A student, dropped to a D once she arrived at Causey. I later took her out of Causey ; her grades are now As & Bs. Coincidence?

- submitted by a parent
August 28, 2011
I only gave this school a chance for a month, after my "Gifted" child told me that her pace teacher was sextexting. In shock I went to complain... the principal tossed my letter in the trash and did nothing about it. The only thing that came out of it...next day my daughter was removed from the program. The same teacher after bullied and intimidated my child in the hallways. I removed her from the school. It took me much work and stress, but i moved to another state so that my child will have a higher level of education. I googled best public schools in our nation. She is at a great school now. We still have our home in the causey school district and I let her know if she does not try her best in school we will return to Causey and that is where she will be stuck without the amazing programs this current school offers her. She brings home all A's always has, but here her little spirit shines at Causey her spirit was crushed. I asked her why the other kids don't complain about this teacher she said, "think about it, easy A" She doesn't make us work, so she can text" Sad that teachers waste our tax $ and our kids time and the Principal does absolutely nothing!

- submitted by a parent
April 09, 2011
I love Causey! I am in the 7th grade and have always had teachers that cared and encouraged me to learn. Ms. Smith is the greatest Math teacher a student could ever have! (Try to get her!) She even called my mom to brag on my project.. She teaches in a fun way and even draws pictures and plays games on the Smart Board to help you remember. Everyone thinks Mr. Snow is mean, but he is great and funny. I always felt safe on this team because he didn't let people bully anyone! My 7th grade teacher are good, but wish my old team teachers could teach 7th grade.

- submitted by a community member
March 10, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
January 02, 2010
Excellent school where all the staff care about the well-being of every student. Expectations are high and safety is a major concern. The staff is caring, dedicated, and highly-qualified.

- submitted by a teacher
December 11, 2009
The first two years at Causey Middle School for my 'A' student was a great learning experience. This is my child 3rd year there and you can see the school trending down to the level of other poor performing schools in mobile county. Some of the Teachers at Causey are educators not teachers who only care about bullying students, enforcing negative re-enforcements, and extended vacations, while some of the Admin. only get involved when there's a one sided problem.Teachers will not respond to e-mails, phone calls or visits to the schools as it relates to the education of student. Bottom line, Teachers need to get back to teaching the student with the help of parents who are eager to get involved in their childs education.

- submitted by a parent
July 12, 2009
I have had both of my children at Causey and I loved the school. Both of my children are in pace and straight A students and if the parent and teachers work hard together each child should always have good grades. I truly feel that there should be more teachers at the end of the school day to watch the kids get on the buses and carpool line. They need to be monitored very closely. I am in the carpool line and children do get out of hand and there are not enough teachers out there to discipline. Overall, Causey Middle is a excellent school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating July 12, 2009
My kids love this school and they improved their language also. thanks for all staff

- submitted by a parent
June 28, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
May 04, 2009
This is my sons first full year at Causey and I don't know if it's the age of the kids or the school, but I have been in the car pool line numerous times and witnessed fights that other students have broken up, the teachers never even knew what had happened. Also, my son was challenged by 6 boys in the restroom to participate in 30 seconds; this is were the kids figure out who is tougher, which is absolutley ridiculous. Overall, the teachers do have an I don't care attitude but if you stay on top of the childs grades the teachers will work with thim.

- submitted by a parent
March 19, 2009
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- submitted by a student
October 17, 2008
I recently left Causey (going into 9th grade) and overall it was a great school. All of my teachers where excelent (except two out of my three math teachers didn't teach my anything). The fights were slightly over average, but the teachers tried reallt hard to stop this (I have seen Mr. Burks along with other teachers get hit in the face trying to break kids up) but it is hard to control unruly kids, especially at 12 or 13 years old. I do have to agree the uniform policy was way to strict. I completely understant the no saggy pants or shirt skirts (not one inch to short but no one wants to see young girls walking around with three inches of fabric around there waste) and no one wants to see guys boxers or butts either!

- submitted by a student
October 08, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
October 01, 2008
The band program at Causey is the best in the state. Mr. Bean is the greatest. Other than that it is just your average middle school with all the problems that go along with dealing with teenagers. The faculty and administration seem a little to focused on the small stuff like counting the buttons on the shirts, when there are bigger problems to worry about.

- submitted by a parent
August 02, 2008
I have a daughter at causey its the only school in my district and causey is kinda nice but every teacher has that 'i dont care i get paid anyway' type of attitude.

- submitted by a parent
June 06, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
May 24, 2008
I just graduated from Causey. It really isn't a horrible school. The 6th and 8th grade PACE teachers (Mrs.Johnson and Mrs.Barry) are the best teachers you could ever have! There are some problems at the school, but there are problems at every school. One thing I must say, though is they care way too much about uniforms. I find it a bit ridiculous when students can get detention on a first offense for not having an ID badge on.

- submitted by a community member
May 06, 2008
This is the best school I've ever been to. I came here 6th grade as a new student, and I've never been happier. Everything is very organized; the teachers couldn't be better; and the people here are great.

- submitted by a student
April 03, 2008
This is the best school I've ever been to. I came here 7th grade as a new student, and I've never been happier. Everything is very organized; the teachers couldn't be better; and the people here are great. They could slack up on the uniform policy a bit, though...

- submitted by a student
December 22, 2007
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- submitted by a student
September 10, 2007
not challenging enough for a high achieving child.no opportunities given to be placed in advances classes.Uniforms stolen out of gym locker,never to be found again..... fights were a common occurrence. I would pass on this school.

- submitted by a parent
July 22, 2007
I attended Causey Middle School for three years and I urge parents to rethink their decision of sending their child here. The teachers have the I don t care if you understand or not, I get paid either way attitude. They also spend more time picking at your uniform then they do at the board actually teaching you. If you would like to spend over approximately $200 every time the uniform code flips and flops than Causey Middle School is the school for you.

- submitted by a student
April 29, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
April 21, 2007
I was a student at Causey Middle School for a total of 2 years. I found it to be the worst experience in my life. Everyone picked at everyone else. Overall I did not feel safe there. Personally I think that no parent should send their child here because of lack of good administration. Send them to Grand Bay middle. It's a far better school. The teachers actually care about the students.

- submitted by a former student
September 19, 2006
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- submitted by a staff
March 30, 2006
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- submitted by a student
March 30, 2006
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- submitted by a teacher
March 30, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
February 02, 2006
I am an 8th grade student at Causey. I just moved here this summer and have noticed many things about this school. Safety: this is a major issue because many children find it fun to tease others because of race, social status, or just for any reason. Teachers do the best they can but it doesn't keep kids for getting hurt mentally/emotionally, or physically. Education: very good but unless you want to learn, you will most likely fail. The most important thing is to pay attention and take notes. Try to stay on the teachers good side and take notice on mood changes from teachers and students. Do your best and stay out of trouble are the best ways to get through Causey because if your attitude is bad, your grades won't be very good.

- submitted by a student
October 28, 2005
I agree to the last review here.. I'm also a student at Causey Middle, and I just moved here a month ago. The school is a major change from my last one, like the way its ran. I don't know why, it just seems like the Administration has no idea what they're doing sometimes, and they do have too strict of a dress code, what are they for, its not like people are going to discriminate you for how baggy your pants are, or where your I.D. badge is. All these meaningless rules, I don't get. And they keep saying they have a 'dedicated staff', yet most of the teachers I have talk on to their cell-phones sometimes, but they are nice. In the past month I have been here, its overall good, but not as good as my last. And there isn't a lot of violence there, and pretty safe.

- submitted by a student
October 03, 2005
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- submitted by a student
September 25, 2005
I disagree with the other review about violence. I'm an 8th grade student at Causey Middle School, and I absolutley think it is a safe school. Every now and then there are little quarrels but for the most part this school is extremely safe. The only thing I do not like about it is the very strict dress code. They shouldn't worry too much about the length of a skirt or if the pants sag. They should be more concerned on grades.

- submitted by a student
June 30, 2005
This school is the best middle school in Mobile County. They have a lot of electives such as Art, band, computer and reading. The teachers are really interested in the students. The administrators follow the rules and respond to parents quickly.

- submitted by a administrator
May 05, 2005
I agree with one of the other parent's comment's also but Mr. Burks does what he can to be fair but he is only one man.The teachers so far have been ok but no matter where you go you will have the I am just here for a paycheck teachers. Yes they do cover up alot of things at this school. I hate that my kids HAVE to go there.kids also spend at least a hour to and from school on the bus everyday on what should be no more then a 20 minute ride if that.

- submitted by a parent
January 26, 2005
My child is a transfer student at Causey because I thought it would be such a better environment than that of the school in our district; but since her enrollment, we have had numerous situations pertaining to her safety concerning bullying and racism. I agree with the other parents that posted complaints; not much was done to even chastise the children who constantly tormented our daughter. Some of the teachers seem to be ok as far as academics but there are some that actually show and verbalize that they just don't care.

- submitted by a parent
October 28, 2004
I agree with the other parent who expressed concerns about the violence at this school. It seems to me it is a direct result of poor administration. There are some great teachers here, but the administration refuses to do anything about the harrasment, hazing, brutality and bullying that are the students' constant companions. Great kids (for the most part), good parents, wondeful teachers, and hopelessly incompetent administration.

- submitted by a parent
October 27, 2004
Causey is an excellent school with very high quality teachers, especially Mr. Griffin, my child's language arts teacher. He would be an asset to any faculty!

- submitted by a parent
June 28, 2004
I agree with one of the other parent's comment's: the safty of this school is not good and the P.E coach's are not nice to every one, just their hand pick'ed. There are a few good teacher's. Even if you make a complaint about a teacher or coach they do nothing! They should except every parents concern's, and stop taking the teachers side when they repeatly get complaints on the same one's.Things have not got any better since they moved to the new school. They need to stop worrying if a girls skirt is 1 inch to short or if prongs or in there pants and focus on there education. I have one more child still to enter a middle school, and I hope that it will not be here.

- submitted by a parent
May 24, 2004
I think that Causey is a great school. I have two children there and have not had the first bit of trouble. The teachers are always helpful and the coaches were great this year. I think that the staff was pretty amazing spending their Christmas break getting the new school ready for our kids to start after the holidays.

- submitted by a parent
May 03, 2004
The teachers in this school overall are good but the principals and coach should not be here. They do not care about the children whatsoever. The fighting & violence in the school are not recorded so that this school looks safe. But looks are deceiving. They don't take responsibility for the violence; in fact, they refuse to accept there is a problem. We have been told 'not to make such a big deal out of it'. Our child's safety isS a big deal. Our child is there to learn, not fight and be on the defense all the time. Our child will not return to this school. We are required by law to have our children in school - so why are the schools not required to keep them safe?

- submitted by a parent
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Bernice J Causey Middle School
2205 McFarland Rd, Mobile, AL  36695
(251) 221-2060
Last modified Bernice J Causey Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-9. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Bernice J Causey Middle School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 43 reviews. Top