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Hacienda Heights, CA
Students enrolled: 651
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14505 Orange Grove Avenue
Hacienda Heights, CA 91745

(626) 933-7000
(626) 855-3837
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October 26, 2014
After meeting the new Principal last year, I knew that this school was back on track to being one of the great middle schools. After interacting with my child's teachers this year, that belief was reinforced. The atmosphere at this school has changed. You can see it in the enthusiasm of the students and on the faces of the teachers. I am very pleased with the leadership in this school and am thankful everyday that my child is attending this school. With such great teachers and staff, you know that your children will be given the best that education has to offer.

- submitted by a parent

September 25, 2014
The longer my child is at this school, the more impressed I am by the teachers and staff. The Principal and Vice Principal care about your children's welfare and safety and it shows in their actions. The Principal is very welcoming and immediately addresses any issues. It is a very common sight to see the Principal interacting in a positive manner with parents and students alike. The teachers are excellent. They are easy to contact by email or Jupiter Grades and respond promptly to concerns. The office staff is friendly and very helpful to parents. I am very happy to be a proud Ocelot parent.

- submitted by a parent

February 17, 2014
I am a current student at Orange Grove Middle School ! I love Orange Grove I am more of an athlete and Orange Grove has awesome sport teams and I am in many. There is one thing that i dislike .. the cheer team is very bad all they do is stomp and clap, but otherwise there is awesome teachers who care about us and staff. Our current principal is the best i am involved in everything im Secretary, im also involved in the SSC which i love because as a student i can improve my school and give advise of how we as a school feel and more. I LOVE OGMS !!!! i could keep going and going . There are many great memories that i will keep forever !

- submitted by a community member

August 22, 2013
I'm a parent from OGMS, I'm very pleased with the school. The teacher's are outstanding. Mr. Moldonado provides a safe environment for our children. Our new principal was very professional and approachable. I'm looking forward to a great year.

- submitted by a parent

August 09, 2012
ogms changed this 2012 all they want us to do is promote and thats all and the school never got any new air contdions theyre still the old one and lunch is the worst all you do its just stay in the heat and they dont let us play basketball , football, soccer, and etc cause its 150 degress

- submitted by a parent

August 06, 2012
It is so sad to see this school go down. Business day was a joke!!! A big waste of time, I can't believe I took 1/2 a day off from work!!! I hope we still have the good teachers there this year. Parents don't feel welcomed by the front office. I don't see much parent participation. I heard there is no PTA there anymore and thats a shame!! Alot of kids are going to other schools. I wonder why?

- submitted by a parent

November 17, 2010
Orange Grove needs to transfer the current vice principal Mr. Maldanado. He is straight up rude, intimidating, aggressive and unjust. He needs to focus more on resolving and finding solutions to student problems rather then scare and harass them. I have had nothing but problems with that man. My child is a great student with above average grades, her attendance is great and for getting into a bit of trouble, rather then help my child with a counsilor or interventionist he harassed and scared my child. They need to focus more on academics and solutions and stop focusing on "finding" behavioral problems!

- submitted by a parent

September 13, 2010
I am a 25 year resident of Hacienda Hgts and since 1990, have had 6 children attend Orange Grove. Today, I arrived a bit early & was waiting in my truck for my student when the Assistant Principal (the person in the 9/07 & 9/11 postings) confronted me about where I was parked.(I'm almost 60 & retired so I have plenty of time to wait) I was the only vehicle NOT illegally parked (there were 10-12 illegally parked vehicles in the NO PARKING zone). When I challenged him with evidence of that fact, he changed the issue from Parking to Safety, which I can only interpret as meaning that my early presence was making students unsafe. His manner was alternately intimidating, aggressive & finally dismissive. He is a big man & I can only guess how intimidating he is to the students! The 9/07 note better summarizes the conduct I observed.

- submitted by a parent

September 11, 2010
Orange Grove Middle School has high standards & high expectations for all students: academic excellence, respectful behavior, self-discipline, and developing talents and leadership skills through elective classes and extra-curricular programs. Mr. Maldonado, Assistant Principal, does an outstanding job of holding students accountable to the highest standards, which includes following the dress code. Parents are very involved in PTA and support students, teachers, and administrators to create a positive and dynamic learning environment. The few who complain the most are either not involved in the learning process or angry about being held accountable. It's easy to tell by their poor grammar that they are not serious students of Language Arts.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
May 07, 2010
I really dislike this school. The students are always getting harrassed, it is ridiculous! Mr. Maldonodo doesn't do his job in protecting the students he just harrasses them, for ridiculous reasons. They need to pay more attention to the academics rather than trying to find every little excuse to pick on a student. They are very biased and unfair. I really hope that they transfer that man.

- submitted by a parent

March 29, 2010
i attent orage grove currently and all i have to say is this school is amazing in acedemis. the teachers really care about the students and csts. the principal and counselor are very approachable

- submitted by a student
no rating
March 10, 2010
i previoousley went to this school i ama transfering to newton ms this school has alot of cliques and many bad kids lots of trouble is made here and moost teachers are mean as i am a 7th gradeer i had mrs.wooten and ms.sanchez sanchez is a wonderful teacher but the other teachers are mean and sometimes help

- submitted by a student

October 23, 2009
i love this school it has terrific sports and great staff:teachers,principal,offie

- submitted by a student
no rating
August 06, 2008
My daughter currently attends orange grove. Im am very pleased with her grades, the teachers and for the staff who make orange grove a safe place for our children.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
March 26, 2008
I currently attend orange grove middle school and I love the schools strive to suceed,excellent staff,and most importantly the students who want to make something great out of themselves. I am very privelleged to be currently attending this wonderful school and would recommend it to anyone who is willing to take action to suceed! Go Ocelots !!

- submitted by a student

March 18, 2008
it is the best school in the universe...go mrs sanchez!!!!!!!!!

- submitted by a student

January 20, 2008
Love the school go Ocelots!

- submitted by a student
no rating
July 19, 2007
Im going to miss this school very much a very good school to go to everyone is so friendly and I had so many great memories here I will never forget orange grove ever!

- submitted by a student

June 24, 2007
This is the Best School I{ have been to, I recommented everyone to attend this school.

- submitted by a student

April 06, 2007
This is a great school. The principal and the teachers work together with the parents to make sure the students can meet the high expectations. The parents and students like that the principal is visible and available to talk. The campus is safe and the students get plenty of academic support.

- submitted by a parent

March 28, 2007
The school has some great programs afterschool for the students. But there is a discipline issue, not enough of it. Principal is not approachable.

- submitted by a parent

July 05, 2005
Orange Grove is a succsesful school.The teachers help the students very much in their school work.The principal is involved in the students school work and is very smart

- submitted by a student

July 03, 2005
I am a former student of Orange Grove. The teachers were great! Very supportive!

- submitted by a student

April 30, 2004
My son entered this school in 6th grade. It's an excellent school. The teachers are extremely dedicated and care about their students. The administrators are very professional and make themselves available, without hesitation, to meet with parents who wish to discuss concerns/solutions. Like any other school, with parent involvement, students will succeed at everything. Our experience at this school has been very rewarding!

- submitted by a parent

March 10, 2004
My daughter went to this school and said that she liked the way the teachers taught her to the poit where she understood fast!

- submitted by a student

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Orange Grove Middle School
14505 Orange Grove Avenue, Hacienda Heights, CA  91745
(626) 933-7000
Last modified Orange Grove Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Orange Grove Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 31 reviews. Top