If a school can not make AYP two years in a row, maybe it is time for new leadership. Only the parents in the community can make that happen. Pressure from organized parents has worked wonders in many failing school systems. Stand up parents in Pinson. Take back your school. Demand results.
I went to Pinson schools myself my entire life. Rudd is nothing like when I was there. This is a terrible school system who has not met AYP for two years in a row. If we could move we would, I am trying all I can to get my children into AYP passing schools as we speak. The staff here is just as terrible. There are very few teachers that take their job seriously. The others are just there. If you have the chance don't sent your child to any Pinson schools.
Everybody please ignore that comment below "where the heck did they get mr.harris from...----" it was just a joke done by a mad kid who qot in trouble and was venting...!Thanks so much and have a nice day..!
I just purchased a house in this area and I think it was a huge mistake. Not the area but the school. I have had a "run-in" with a teacher and my 7th grade son. My son is a straight A student and has never had a disciplinary problem with any school. I had to deal with Mr. Harris during this incident and something that should have been resolved with a conference turned into a shouting match. I hate I purchased a home in this area and I hate this school.
Assistant principals are a joke. If the Jefferson County School Board allows these two men to become head pricipals at another school, then they are making a huge mistake. The dealings that I have had with these two assistants have been very discouraging. Not only do they treat the students poorly, they show a complete lack of disrespect to parents. Their smug and disrespectful attitudes do not help in any way. In any meetings that you have with these two morons, you can tell that they really enjoy having power over the students.
I don't like this school and i definetly don't like the facilty and the way they treat students
i love rudd middle school i go there im in mrs st john classroom 4 first period
Rudd Administrators work very hard to keep order in the school. Makes me feel very good about the safety of my child.
all the staff really care about the children and work hard to make our school a great place for learning
I love RUDD because it is a great school. The teachers are awesome, they are always willing to help out, the office staff are helpful and there is a great group of kids that go there.
the principal at Rudd truely cares about these students and is always there to help in any way she can. She doesn't just say it, I've seen first hand that she is very invovled.
Rudd Middle School has a principal that cares about each of the kids. She expects the same from each of her teachers and administration. Everyone works together to make sure our kids are receiving the education they need.
Please let me begin by saying that I have been, and still am, very happy with the education my daughter is receiving at this school. The teachers and staff, for the most part, really seem to care and try their best to help the children achieve all they can. I love the Pre-AP classes that are offered. I have never had a problem with a teacher getting back to me via email within 1 business day, sometimes the same day. Mrs. Whitehurst is awesome, as is Mr. Harris. I am very glad that my child is attending this school. It is apparent the teachers I have encountered are in this profession because they want to make a difference in children's lives. I look forward to this year and next for my daughter here at Rudd Middle.
The staff does not treat the children with respect or kindness. The dress code and the locker rules are outrageous.
I like rudd middle school especially the teachers and coaches. i am going to the 7th grade this year and the only thing i have to say is the school needs some updating. but u have to work hard to pass because the teachers dont play around but they still have the humurous side.
Mr. Harris is the best thing that has happened to Rudd in a long time. My student is finally able to learn because Mr. Harris removes the students that misbehaves from the classroom. I wish Mr. Anders would have done the same last year. Students who misbehave should be sent home so the kids who come to the school to actually learn have the opportunity to do so. Detention is a joke. I have heard plenty of other students say 'I only got detention, it's no big deal'.
I am overall pleased with Rudd. The principal, Mrs. Whitehurst is great. My son has ADHD and she has been very helpful. I cannot say the same about Mr Harris. He is over the discipline for the 7th grade. He is a great disciplinarian but he talks to the kids like they are beneath him and he degrades them in front of other students. It is hard to talk to him about your child because he is so rude and arrogant. If he talks to adults that way, I can only imagine how he talks to the children. The special education program here is great! Mrs. Southerland and Mr. Ormond are wonderful!!! The teachers are great and so is the curriculum. Get rid of Mr. Harris and let Mr. Anders handle the discipline and it would be about just about perfect.
I have two children attending Rudd and they both like it there. I like that they offer Pre-AP classes so kids can advance. I am pleased with the teachers. The PTA sends an email to all members every day with updates on the school activities and announcements. This is a public school in Jefferson County, Alabama. It doesn't have any money. It is racially integrated and has kids from all walks of life. This school requires more community involvement to keep it up due to lack of funding. It comes along with being a Jeff Co school. However the education experience seems to be good!
I currently have a 6th grader there and I feel that the teachers are only concern are for student that are more advance than my child. The leaving the voicemail is a joke because it's always full trying to email a teacher and office personnel is not reliable because I don't get a response until 2 or 3 days later. This will be the last year my son will be attending this school I have been forced to moved to actually find a school that is more concern about my child education and getting one..
Awesome school! Lots of school spirit, great kids too. I am in 6th grade and might be moving soon. I am going to be so sad if I leave!!
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