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Teeland Middle School

Public | 6-8 | 715 students

 

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Posted March 19, 2013

My daughter enjoys the school and likes all her teachers. The STEM program is excellent.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 29, 2013

Teeland. I am a smart student but when i miss days of school i go to my teachers and they dont help... they say thats your own fault, ir deal with it!... i Verry dislike that. and also. the step program is HORIBLE! One time i needed to assk aquestion i raise my hand and they said step 1 interfering. (time out=step). there are some teachers that are really good and really want to help though.


Posted April 7, 2010

Teeland middle school has to be the worst school ever! Although the staff is so nice they miss use the step program and some don't try and help you but hold you back. I should know I've been going there for two years now and I believe they should just scrap the whole step program.Thank you very much I hope any who reads this will not send your children to this school.
—Submitted by a student


Posted March 13, 2010

Teeland MS cares about it's students for the most part. The staff and teachers go out of their way to insure that students are learning. The focus is on academics, not athletics. However... I will say that the step program for behavior management needs to be overhauled or professional development needs to be scheduled. It is not being used as it is intended. One of my daughters had to choose step because she was tying her shoe in the hallway, and the youngest had to put her nose in the corner and stand there for 15+ minutes while other students graded their homework. Her crime? She forgot her homework. Social issues tend to run rampant, my daughter is just outside the 'social circle' and is picked on quite a bit, which doesn't seem to warrant teacher/administrative attention. TMS has great potential...
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 26, 2009

This School offers the learning challenges my daughter needs. Teeland not only caters to the below average student, but also to the above and beyond students, such as my daughter. Though the Step program is a not helpful to about 90% of the students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 14, 2009

Teeland is the best school ever. All the teachers rock. The Renassiance Team is the best. Yeah Go Titans
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 9, 2008

This school is wonderful! It is obvious that the teachers and staff at Teeland put 100% into their students and their school. I am impressed everytime I enter the building and interact with the staff. Tammie Huffstutler
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 30, 2007

We were apprehensive at first for a 6th grader, going into Middle School. But after 1 week we saw all our fears were go out the window. Teeland has a wonderful staff. They go above and beyond the academics and extracurricular activities in teaching. We are so proud to be affiliated with Teeland Middle School. Our 6th grader is an Honor Roll student and we attribute it to the teachers, that are there to teach not to just pick up a paycheck. For this we thank each and everyone of them.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 11, 2007

The finest school our daughter has ever attended! Awesome teachers and students who care about grades and their futures!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 29, 2007

The one mantra at Teeland is simple 'No one has the right to interfere with the learning of others'. I was confused about the process as was my 6th grader - this was something new....the students are actually accountable for their actions whether it be forgetting their homework or gym shorts or being a class disruption. The team approach to teaching has been a wonderful experience (Thank you Ms. Ryan and Mr. E!). Some may be uncomfortable with the initial approach but your child will become more responsible, supportive of their peers, respectful and hopefully more organized! The students grade themselves daily for their own preparedness and participation in each class, as well as hold others accountable if they falter a bit creating a community environment in school with a positive outcome. This attitude and approach even spills out into their personal lives - KUDOS TEELAND!
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 70% in 2011.

221 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
78%

2010

 
 
79%

2009

 
 
77%

2008

 
 
76%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 75% in 2011.

220 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
91%

2009

 
 
88%

2008

 
 
89%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 70% in 2011.

221 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
86%

2009

 
 
87%

2008

 
 
83%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2011.

221 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
80%

2010

 
 
87%

2009

 
 
79%

2008

 
 
80%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 78% in 2011.

222 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
95%

2009

 
 
88%

2008

 
 
91%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 73% in 2011.

221 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
88%

2009

 
 
86%

2008

 
 
83%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2011.

247 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
80%

2009

 
 
79%

2008

 
 
82%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 83% in 2011.

251 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
92%

2009

 
 
91%

2008

 
 
92%
Science

The state average for Science was 57% in 2011.

245 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
66%

2009

 
 
68%

2008

 
 
65%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 77% in 2011.

252 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
84%

2009

 
 
86%

2008

 
 
82%
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

All Students78%
Female81%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander>=60%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial>=75%
Native American70%
White80%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities40%
Students without disabilities87%
English language learners44%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students87%
Female92%
Male82%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander>=60%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial>=75%
Native American>=90%
White87%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities53%
Students without disabilities95%
English language learners33%
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students82%
Female89%
Male76%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islander>=60%
Hispanicn/a
Multiracial>=75%
Native American>=90%
White81%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities53%
Students without disabilities89%
English language learners56%
Migrantn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

All Students80%
Female82%
Male78%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic>=75%
Multiracial67%
Native American81%
White81%
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities88%
English language learners43%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students90%
Female89%
Male90%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic>=75%
Multiracial67%
Native American>=80%
White91%
Economically disadvantaged86%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities65%
Students without disabilities93%
English language learners<=40%
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students89%
Female91%
Male88%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic>=75%
Multiracial>=75%
Native American>=80%
White91%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities54%
Students without disabilities94%
English language learners57%
Migrantn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

Math

All Students83%
Female80%
Male85%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic>=60%
Multiracial>=60%
Native American68%
White85%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities33%
Students without disabilities87%
English language learners67%
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students93%
Female93%
Male93%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic>=60%
Multiracial>=75%
Native American>=90%
White94%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities50%
Students without disabilities97%
English language learners67%
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students68%
Female60%
Male75%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic>=60%
Multiracial57%
Native American57%
White71%
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged74%
Students with disabilities<=10%
Students without disabilities73%
English language learners<=25%
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students90%
Female94%
Male86%
Blackn/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic>=60%
Multiracial>=75%
Native American86%
White92%
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities50%
Students without disabilities94%
English language learners56%
Migrantn/a
Scale: % at or above proficient

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Alaska used the Standards Based Assessment (SBA) to test students in grades 3 through 10 in reading, math and writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 10 in science. The SBA is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Alaska. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.

The different student groups are identified by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Alaska Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 83% 52%
American Indian/Alaska Native 8% 23%
Two or more races 4% 7%
Hispanic 3% 6%
Asian 1% 6%
Black 1% 4%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 2%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 32%N/A38%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

Teacher resources

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  • School shares bus/van with other schools
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  • Auditorium
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  • Cheerleading

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  • Drama
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Wasilla, AK 99654
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