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Russell Co Middle School 1

Posted January 24, 2014
- a parent
This is BY FAR the worst school I have ever had to send my child to! The staff is completely unprofessional, the discipline is a joke and the education is nonexistent! Do not be tempted to move into the new neighborhoods of Fort. Mitchell if you have children because they will suffer greatly. This school is in the middle of nowhere but acts as if they are in the throws of an urban ghetto! We parents try to be involved but getting teachers to call you for anything important is like pulling teeth. I knew nothing good was to come when I enrolled my child, no structure or desire to be of help. Pathetic on all levels.

Russell Co Middle School 1

Posted July 09, 2013
- a parent
RCMS, I don't even know what to say but that they need a whole new staff! The worst school I have seen ever. The principle needs to go NOW, as well as the assistant principle since he has no back bone or his own opinion. Most of the staff don't care for the kids and it shows. It is so sad.....
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Russell Co Middle School 1

Posted April 16, 2013
- a community member
Russell County Middle School is filth. The older teachers need to be fired due to a fact favoritism, They need a new principal, and, they need to update their website daily!!!! no one can keep track of their work with this!!! Disappointing.

Russell Co Middle School 1

Posted February 21, 2013
- a parent
Dr Ramsey-Patrick needs to be replaced ASAP!!! This is a poor excuse for a school! They purposefully point out children with special needs and do nothing but constantly stay on them so that they retaliate ending up they are the ones that get in trouble! Academically and in all other areas this school is useless not only should it be torn down but all teachers should be fired with the exception of Coach Hunt......great great great man!!!!

Russell Co Middle School 4

Posted February 18, 2013
- a parent
Not the best but from from the worse. Schools everywhere have issues so unless you are homeschooliing, nothng will be perfect for your child. Of course there are a few bad apples/teachers who make the entire staff look unprofessional. I do regular obervations in my childs classes to see for MYSELF what the teachers ae teaching and how. I attend parent meetings and school board sessions and I volunteer when time allows. What are we all doing as parents to help make our schools better besides waiting until somethiong negative happens and then only complaining. Get involved from day !. My child hates getting up for school but he admits he does learn alot, had fun with his friends, and looks forward to his sports.

Russell Co Middle School 1

Posted December 28, 2012
- a parent
There are some good teachers despite the jacked up leadership. The problem is the good teachers are at the mercy of that leadership that must change SOON. It's is definitely the good ole boy hook up. As long as you go along with their program then your considered a part of the in crowd. The one thing about the aweful leadership is the whole tone of the school is set by her and that's bad for the excellent teachers.

Russell Co Middle School 3

Posted May 23, 2012
- a parent
Overall a good school. The school need more teachers like Mrs. Benford. She is the best science teacher ever. Very experienced, loving, caring, and motivating. Dr. Ramsey need to get help. She can't run any events. She is very unorganized. Other than that, this school is like any other school. All schools have issues.

Russell Co Middle School 1

Posted April 25, 2012
- a parent
My recomendation: Fire the staff, and bulldoze the building to the ground. The land was more productive as a cotton field then a place to teach children.

Russell Co Middle School 1

Posted December 08, 2010
- a parent
This school needs better leadership from the top down...our kids and there education are more important than grown folks and their egos.

Russell Co Middle School 1

Posted November 17, 2010
- a parent
the entire staff at this school needs to be fired and replaced with staffers who care for the kids.... from bullies to staff who doesnt care for the kids . its time for the issues that have been a problem for the last 10 yrs to be addressed now !!!!

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Russell Co Middle School
4716 Old Seale Hwy, Seale, AL  36875
(334) 855-4453
Last modified Russell Co Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 7-9. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Russell Co Middle School Rating: 2 out of 5 based on 37 reviews. Top