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25862 Antonio Parkway
Los Flores, CA 92688

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August 12, 2013
Hello, I love this school so much! My kid is 8th grade and she loves this school! There are a couple snobby kids but that is at every school! I recommend that your child should go to this school, because there is great teachers & staff that care about you so much. They have excellent education & kids there, everyone is so sweet and my daughter loves loves loves this school!

- submitted by a parent
July 09, 2013
My son attended LFMS for three years and did well. The orchestra is excellent. He was in the GATE program which provided him with very good teachers.

- submitted by a parent
April 05, 2013
I agree with everyone that rated this school 2 stars! I had two children go through this school and I am not sure why it is rated a 10. My kids were not prepared for high school. There are a few great teachers but way too many terrible ones. The administration is not helpful either. A horrible experience twice. We are leaving!

- submitted by a parent
October 08, 2012
We have had 2 of our kids at LFMS -- one has moved on to Tesoro high school, and the other is still in 8th grade. We have been impressed with the school and its faculty. This is a great school in a great neighborhood.

- submitted by a parent
August 23, 2012
Las Flores is an ok school. I felt when I went there it was wayyy to easy and I got honer roll a lot. The kids are really mean and snobby. Most of the teachers were good, but some didnt know what the heck was going on. I recommend you not go to this school, unless you wanna be bullied and have a poor education.

- submitted by a community member
August 09, 2012
I went to this school, but I do not know what anyone is talking about. I loved my experience there. If there was any bullying, it wasn't anything the staff could do. Kids will be mean. Through all my years of middle school, the staff was supportive and kind. All classes were fun and yet also very educational. My teachers were always reliable and understanding. I could not choose a better school.

- submitted by a community member
June 20, 2012
I love las flores! My teachers are and will be great! The food is good. My grades are good. The activities are very fun and creative!

- submitted by a community member
June 08, 2012
I have been scared twice in a month by e-mail in the middle of the day that my daughter is not at school while i dropped her off my self early in the morning. while shaking i call the school (guess what) the same thing we are very sorry we made a mistake she is in the class. What kind of school and staff is this to send a scary message like this without verifying the facts. If i could i will rate the staff a zero. If anyone i the school district is reading these messages, please do something abut this.

- submitted by a parent
May 19, 2012
Do not send your child to this school as a new student in the middle of the year, if you have any fear of bullies. The bullies of this school have been there since day one and they do not like new students that "ruffle their feathers," that's how the VP put it. And you may ask, why don't I just pull my child from this school? The answer is very simple, I never turn a cheek to a very serious situation. I will make my point loud and clear! This bullying needs to stop & I don't want to hear another excuse for a bullies behavior.

- submitted by a parent
December 28, 2011
Very academic environment. Strong ties to top ranked Tesoro, many interactive engagements between Tesoro students and LFMS students - a good example is Benefield's Music program with a choir line extending to Tesoro. Consistently excellent standardized test results. Campus is shared with Las Flores Elementary School so there is a seamless transition for the students - big benefits of community familiarity and common culture and staff/resources consistency. Community is extremely proactive in academics, sports, and arts. Parents are progressive college educated professionals who instill these values and have created like expectations. Parental involvement is interwoven with the classroom and with community activities (sports, scouts, etc). Facilities are top notch, clean, and well maintained. Faculty and parents are connected daily via internet/email reports. Campus is safe friendly and cheerful. The peer culture is that of success at LFMS, success at Tesoro, on to college. The faculty isn't challenged or distracted and can easily focus on teaching. Many faculty members had requested transfers to both LFMS and LFES due to the community culture and value on academics.

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2011
Overall, my son did not have a positive experience at LFMS. He was bullied in seventh grade and the assistant principals did not handle the bullying problem very effectively. However, he had some excellent teachers such as Benefield, Hoover, Pagleili, Cummings and Oregeron. I have a break from the middle school for one year until my youngeest starts in Fall 2012. I am seriously considering checking out Arroyo Vista middle school since it is a much smaller.

- submitted by a parent
July 21, 2011
Great Schools needs to adjust their rating system, because I have no idea how this school gets a 10. Worst experience ever for my kids. We are leaving. Terrible bullying problem. Couple nice teachers, but for the most part a totally corrupt school that goes along with a totally corrupt school district. Anyone who thinks this school is actually good probably just doesn't know any better. But, if you have experienced a good school and then came here. Wow! It's bad. It's so crowded that the desks are packed together in the classrooms to fit, so kids have to climb over each other to get out. Talk about a fire hazard.

- submitted by a parent
June 18, 2011
Hi, I'm a student here, or was. This school was a horrible experience for me. I was constantly bullied from mid 7th grade until the end of eighth grade, and it is totally brutal the way these people treat you. If I could rate this school less than 0 stars, I would rate it a -100. The teachers don't follow up with you, and the asst. principal doesnt help make things better when you tell her anything. She just sits and rolls her eyes at you when you're addressing the issue you have. I wouldn't recommend letting anyone going through what I went through.

- submitted by a community member
May 17, 2011
While I am strongly encouraging my kids to pursue science and engineering interests, I am quite impressed with the art departments including music and dance at LFMS. Mrs Benefield's music classes are amongst the most popular on campus. She integrates talent from Tesoro High School's music department during her classes' performances and concerts. This has a big positive influence on the kids. Also, the 8th graders make a field trip to Washington DC - quite an experience. Academics are superb with standardized test scores at or near the top of the district and in the top 5% in the county. All the other parents I have spoken with offer praise for the teachers especially considering the challenging financial situation the district faces. One of the best things I like as a parent (and this may be true for other schools) is the use of School Loop which sends me a DAILY progress report for each class; this is great for keeping tabs on my kid's academics. If I see any number drop below a threshold I am on the email or phone to the teacher to remedy any problems. Great tool.

- submitted by a parent
May 11, 2011
Very disappointed with this school. The two stars given are for the two wonderful teachers my child gets there every year on average. There is no uniformity, rules and expectations are very different for every class. As a very involved parent I often communicate with teachers and find it is sometimes difficult to get a reply. We are leaving...

- submitted by a parent
November 05, 2010
Those who come to Las Flores Middle school after Tijeras Creek Elementary will be shocked by the difference in teacher quality. Every year my child has at least two teachers who are uncaring, totally disengaged, and refuse to cooperate with parents. We are surprised at how unimportant learning has become for some. Too many teachers will be satisfied with work turned in on time regardless of the content. Luckily the administrators tend to be accommodating and make the necessary teacher change but year after year, those teachers are still there. At Las Flores, we have been saved by some wonderful (5 star) teachers, to balance out my child's school experience but we are looking at alternatives for my other kids. There has to be something better out there...

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June 25, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
February 27, 2009
LFMS is a great school, providing many opportunities for students. The Orchestras are incredible and the choirs are great. There are some bad teachers but overal, im proud to be a LFMS BEAR!!

- submitted by a student
no rating January 25, 2009
Las Flores is a wonderful school. We have had 4 kids go through and 1 more to go. Most of the teachers are great and the work is challanging. 3 of my kids are in the GATE/AAA program and that program has been especially good. I know all of my kids have been well prepared for high school. The only down side is the size. I always wanted a smaller school and LFMS is very large but my kids have never had a problem with it.

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September 27, 2008
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March 28, 2008
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December 20, 2007
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- submitted by a student
June 20, 2007
If you have great kids that don't misbehave and need minimal supervision, this school will work for you. If you have kids that need a firm hand and a bit of individual assistance, forget it. It's a tail wagging the dog classroom culture with no teacher discipline. They use detentions which are ineffective. Teachers are overwhelmed and cynical and there is a focus on negativity (blank looks and no ideas at P-T meetings) instead of positive help. They need less muddled general organization and more effective Positive help and Inspiration. Come on Las Flores, get some backbone in your classrooms! Absolutely Nothing after school for 6th graders and all parental info meetings during the day - we're not all stay at home moms! We left.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 06, 2007
Wow! This school is awesome! We have recently moved here from New York, and my kids (aged 11 and 13) have loved it! The orchestra teacher is probably best in the nation, and the orchestras are ten times better than even an average high school orchestra! LFMS definently has tons of potential, and even though some teachers aren't the nicest, our students all are extremely smart! I think every one should go to LFMS!

- submitted by a administrator
May 30, 2006
Excellent school with quality teachers that care about the childs education.

- submitted by a parent
August 11, 2005
The middle school and elementary school share the same campus, although the students are segregated to a point. The campus is the standard open campus, lunch is taken outside except on those rare days that have rain. Due to proposition 13 in the 70s, all California school districts are short of money, but Las Flores is still a very good school, better than most. The demigraphics are definately upper middle class.

- submitted by a parent
May 18, 2005
I believe this school has plenty of potential, but I would recommend to pick better staff (the teachers)! Over all I think this school is very nice, but they do not like much parent involvment and not very many extracurricular activies are offered to the students.

- submitted by a parent
March 26, 2005
Las Flores is a professional learning community where all staff ensure that all students learn.

- submitted by a student
May 06, 2004
This school is absolutely unbelievable. Great techers, great environment, and a great front office. I would say it is the best I've seen and that's something because I've seen over 500! Moving here just for the school wouldn't be bad, not to mention the city is great! My hats off to the front office for creating a heaven of education in the form of Las Flores Elementary/Middle School!

- submitted by a former student
May 06, 2004
Las Flores Middle School is one of the greatest, most efficient schools I have ever had the opportunity to go to! It teaches a whole variety of students. There are many different kinds of classes there, from very excellerated Geometry classes, to children who need special help. All the teachers there are outstanding, also! Even our strictest teachers are loved by everyone. The orchestra teacher, for example, is an exceptional musician, and has made all three Las Flores Orchestras best in state. School pride days are always fun to participate in, and neatness is a priority. Our school is also beautiful, with a large field for Physical Education. Las Flores is a California distinguished school, and so is its neighboring elementary school. Lastly, there is a huge selection of elective classes, such as student council, diffrent types of musical groups, and home economics. LFMS is a awesome school!

- submitted by a student
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Las Flores Middle School
25862 Antonio Parkway, Los Flores, CA  92688
(949) 589-6543
Last modified Las Flores Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Las Flores Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 34 reviews. Top