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13600 South Prairie Avenue
Hawthorne, CA 90250

(310) 679-1003
(310) 679-1142
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January 03, 2014
I believe that this school is the ideal middle school in my opinion because it brought me happiness just by going to school on the week days. The teachers are very nice and made students feel as if they were to come first.there is also various beneficial after school programs,sports,and electives that can improve your knowledge and give you more experience towards a specific subject.

- submitted by a community member

October 14, 2013
My son is In the seven grade now but he has been At Praire Vista since Six grade And up To now I have not had a problem At this . I think that this School is a great place where kids can come And learn. My oldest son also atended Praire Vista. Mr Po the School security has a attitude towards the kids Thank You Mr. Po taking care Of Our kids In the School campus over all my opinion Of Praire Vista Middle School is GREAT thank To all staff.

- submitted by a parent

August 20, 2012
Horrible school, to many fights and the Staff was very rude and unhelpful. Do not send your child here. I know I'm not sending my daughter here next year.

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August 20, 2011
This school is very good. As a student, everyone is friendly, and the teachers are very supportive and helpful.

- submitted by a community member

May 20, 2009
i am in the 7th grade and i have been going to Prairie Vista since 6th grade and i think it is a great school. i think you should really consider enrolling your child in this school. this school is also easy for you child as a newcomer to make a lot of friends and fast. on my first day of school i had already made alot of new friends

- submitted by a student

October 08, 2008
I love coming to Prarie Vista Middle School. Right now im in 7th grade so all my middle school experiences have been on the new campus this school is so great

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October 02, 2008
My daughter has been going to PVMS since 6th grade...& so far I like it. I like the fact the I get emails on my daughters progress. I have never seen any other schoold that does that.

- submitted by a parent

February 23, 2008
Hi, well I might disagree with all the letters on this bulletin. In my opinion Prairie Vista Main is actually a perfect school to send your child to. I am not a perfect student at all but I know for a fact that Prairie Vista is pretty awesome and not undisciplined. This school has disciplined teachers. Unfortunately, is not the teacher's fault that the students are so undesciplined and are so out of control but is actually the parents who don't bother to pay attention to their kids. I love this school and I think you should send your child to this school. This school also has many extracurricular activities and programs and also the A.L.L Program. The A.L.L Program helps you understand class lessons and helps you with your homework plus let's you have some free time with your friends to hangout.This is my opinion.

- submitted by a student

August 20, 2007
I am a student from prarie Vista. It's not the most decent school, yet it is average. From my point of view, some of the teachers don't put much effort into teaching us a new lesson, or helping us understand some problems we have. Also, they most be stricter and get students to understand authority espiecially when we're entering the teenage life.

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January 15, 2007
I am a student at prairie vista and it is a okay school.although most kids will not listen to the teacher I managed to get a 4.0 grade average,and so did a few other students.most kids however did not get such high standard grades.at prairie vista we do have plenty of extracurricular activities and programs such as band/strings,drama,and sports.we even have exploratory classes I know most schools do but some of the schools dont.prairie vista is a okay school but it is not the best school I would recommend you to send your child to.

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January 08, 2006
This is an okay school with little extracuricular activities but ample oppurtunity to succeed academically.

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August 02, 2005
My child attended the 6th grade campus last year. I met with most of his teachers , except PE, and was very happy with them and their lesson plans. However, I found out that some of them had to curb their planned lessons to prepare the kids for state testing. I don't think my child had a full year of indtruction in history and science because the teachers are forced to concentrate on math and languarge arts. Students also have the option of only one elective class - art.

- submitted by a parent

April 04, 2004
My child has attended Prairie Vista Middle School since the sixth grade and it has been a terrible experience for her. The students at this school are undisciplined and have no respect for authority. Since she has arrived to this school, she has been torrmented and bullied everyday without an end. Cursing, including cursing at the teachers and staff, fighting, and refusal to do work are common occurances at this school with these students. The faculty and staff have been uncaring and unhelpful--despite many attempts on my part to get help for my child. The environment is so bad at this school that a serious, well behaved student, like my child, has a difficult time even concentrating, much less learning. The curriculum is far behind and parent involvement is non-existant. Overall, the school is not worth sending your child to.

- submitted by a parent
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Prairie Vista Middle School
13600 South Prairie Avenue, Hawthorne, CA  90250
(310) 679-1003
Last modified Prairie Vista Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Prairie Vista Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top