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6-8
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El Cajon, CA
Students enrolled: 653
Before care: Yes
After care: Yes

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1495 Greenfield Drive
El Cajon, CA 92021

(619) 588-3103
(619) 588-3648
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June 07, 2014
I have just spend five minutes reading Greenfield's reviews and I could not believe what I was reading. I can't believe that I just read such negative reviews about the same school that my son has just attended for the past school year. Well, I disagree with most of these reviews. My son attended honor classes and honors or not, all his teachers were GREAT! He also attended drum line as an after school activity, he really enjoyed every moment of it. When it comes to the bullying, well yes, we also had a little of that too. An e-mail to the principal is all it took, the problem was solved before my son got home the following day. I do believe Greenfield is a GREAT school, however, it does depend on your experience and point of view. Based on our point-of-view, we give this school a 5-star rating. In my point-of-view, parent attendance for back to school night and performances that I attended for band and drum line, I think that it was high.

- submitted by a parent
February 07, 2014
This is the worst school I have ever sent my kids to my kids have only been in this school for three weeks and my oldest daughter is in 8th grade she gets harassed teased bullied then her and my other daughter thats in 7th grade got in a fight for nothing standing up for them selves u could say and the principal said the only solution she can see to this is to home school my oldest or send her to another school all because she speaks her mind or she walks away or defends herself

- submitted by a parent
June 17, 2012
I am currently a student here at GMS and I am fed up with the fact that since my 6th grade year they have been doing construction and they were supposed to be done by now. Because of construction we have no auditorium, eat pizza every single day, and eat lunch in the hallways. The counselor is very one sided and I got in trouble when the person telling on me had done horrible things and she got no discipline. There are some teachers who are great at what they do but there are some who need some advice on how to do their job. I think the principle is great. I just hate the problems that come w/ construction that is taking too long. Other schools have done construction get done faster and I don't understand why it's taking to long.

- submitted by a community member
November 10, 2010
This school is TERRIBLE!! RUN!! My son was bullied so badly. I brought it to the attention of the AP and the Guidance Councelor over and over again and they did nothing!! There were a lot of fights there. My son was assaulted in class and the teacher didn't even see it. He was also taunted at lunch time and again, no adult saw that either. I had to move him out. I asked to talk to the Principle many times and was told, "He does not handle this kind of stuff." My son went from an honor student in elementary school to having some grades drop due to excessive bullying at this school. One of the teachers told me it's the most disrespectful and dirty school he has ever worked at! He could not be more right!! GMS is being run very poorly! I wouldn't send my dog there.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 06, 2010
Greenfield Middle School has been great and I love the administration. My son attends GMS and he is not perfect by any means. However, the AP has worked with me to find ways to help my son be successful. He has always been positive. Whoever wrote the comment about Mr. Clapsaddle must be in denial of the real problem.....

- submitted by a parent
no rating February 17, 2010
I think this is a great school for those who have perfect behavior. I have a serious issues with the AP. I am certain he uses his position as power and goes way beyond the call of duty. This could change a child's life. I think his personal opinions and values effects his job. Teenagers are far from perfect, and he is always shocked by the normal behaviors of Some teenagers. Personal opinions should not get in the way of any job.

- submitted by a parent
February 15, 2010
Teachers are so supportive of the students! They want to teach in a way that's new for the kids. I recommend your child going to this school. It's even a bigger plus if your child enjoys after school programs and a big variety of foods at lunch/breakfast.

- submitted by a student
November 10, 2009
The teachers and staff are wonderful. Mr Villanueva is doing a wonderful job with the kids. And to me, Mrs Knoernschild is the best music teacher in all of East County.

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July 10, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
July 28, 2008
The new Principal is wonderful. The staff is working as a team. Music and theater activities are sensational. My children have enjoyed this school and achieved high grades.

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June 09, 2008
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September 27, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
May 25, 2006
Overall this school is great! If Anytime my daughter had a problem they were very responsive and always worked it out. Most of the teachers are really good my daughters grades improved dramaticly since the sixth grade. She brought her grade piont average up at to a B from a D. There are a few teachers I didnt care for at all> I didnt agree with their teaching methods.

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September 23, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
July 18, 2005
Academically it is satifactory. Needs more art and music organizations. Sports is also unsatifactory. Teachers are great though, I attended with my brother and really enjoyed my experiences, only advice is to influence children to be involved in as much extracurricular activties as possible while still attaining good standing in academics.

- submitted by a former student
January 24, 2005
This school could use alot of help in all areas. Parent involvement is virtually non existent. Teachers for the most part are unwillingly to go the extra mile.

- submitted by a parent
January 02, 2005
My son went there, wonderful school, wonderful guidance, clean, safe and secure. my daughter will be attending there in the fall. Cant wait!

- submitted by a parent
May 28, 2004
The over all school I feel is average.However, there is one teacher I feel needs to learn how to communicate to the children, rather then degrade them. I feel our children need to be uplifted and encouraged to succeed,raise there self-esteem. Most of the teachers and staff care for the children and one can see that at anytime when talking to them.This Science teacher in my opinion could use a course in communication to the children of our future.

- submitted by a parent
December 12, 2003
This school teaches the things we will need later on in life!

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October 07, 2003
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Greenfield Middle School
1495 Greenfield Drive, El Cajon, CA  92021
(619) 588-3103
Last modified Greenfield Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Greenfield Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 22 reviews. Top