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Monterey Park, CA
Students enrolled: 947
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2101 South Lupine Avenue
Monterey Park, CA 91755

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(323) 722-0260
(323) 887-3068
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November 17, 2013
I loved this school. I'm a 10th grader now and can honestly say the best year of my life up to now was 7th grade here. Best teachers were Ligh, Ung, Casillas, Lee, Murillo, Buckhorn and Kawaharada. It's true that teachers give out a lot of HW and projects but it's not exaggerated, it really does help students become responsible (especially the portfolio interviews!!!) So many good memories made here... :) Admin and teachers are genuinely caring about their kids, almost every teacher I had had interesting discussions with us about their lives! responsibility, ethics, how to be a better person and inspiration. Would recommend Macy to any prospective parent interested in a good middle school for their child.

- submitted by a community member
October 05, 2013
Macy Intermediate staff and admin where excellent last year. My son had Ms. Protti, Ms. Ligh and Mr. Lee...very dedicated teachers! The admin staff worked well together and were very visible on campus and were approachable. There is new admin staff this year so we'll see how 8th grade goes for my son. So far so GREAT with his teachers this year...Ms. Murillo and Ms. Casillas!

- submitted by a parent
October 04, 2013
Macy intermediate school is an amazing school. It prepares you for high school, college, and important career choices. It allows you to think about problem solving and if there are multiple ways of figuring out the problem that the teachers give you with. They have amazing programs for children such as film crew, garden (GreenSpace) crew, yearbook, chew's crew, fishing/emergency preparedness club, Cross Country, etc. All of the teachers at Macy are passionate about what they do and they allow give children the skills they need for future references such as study skills, essay writing skills, problem solving skills, etc. Overall, this school is an amazing intermediate schoo.

- submitted by a parent
September 07, 2013
Macy is an amazing school! These negative reviews are not true! I have attended this school since 7th grade and I'm in 8th now. Teachers DO typically give out mounds of homework, but you get used it. Macy just has high expectations for their students, which is why you usually get a lot of homework and projects. Especially, if you're a current student at Macy, you'll know what I mean, 8th Grade Portfolios! If you don't know anything about Macy, portfolios are basically: when you're an 8th grader, they make you gather work from all subjects from all of your years at Macy. Then you have to present them at the end of the year to a panel of judges (Macy teachers and staff). They give you a certificate if you pass and it might not sound like it, but it's a big deal. All 8th graders dread those couple of weeks, getting ready for those darn portfolios, and trying to muster the courage to present in front of some of your teachers and staff and what not dressed in fancy clothes. I am really not looking forward to it, but other than that, Macy has great staff, amazing teachers, especially Ms. Ligh, Mr. Lee, Ms. Casillas, Mr. Hayami, and well pretty much all of the teachers. Go Knights!

- submitted by a community member
August 02, 2013
Child-oriented and focused on bringing each student up to his or her greatest academic and social potential.

- submitted by a community member
September 07, 2012
I attended Macy as a child and so have two of my older children. We took advantage everything this school had to offer(music, sports, fun activities, academics). Macy has done a great job preparing us for both high school and college. Great staff!

- submitted by a parent
May 06, 2012
YEE! this school is beast! its the best school ever, everything is just great about it! they have excellent teachers, strong principal, and challenging academic programs! its such a good school. i am currently and eighth grader there and it has prepared me for whats to come! GO MACY KNIGHTS!

- submitted by a community member
December 24, 2011
Well, to be completely honest, this school did not prepare me for my future. I attended this school for four years and I am graduating senior this year and had no idea (in middle school) what I should have been preparing for after high school. The preparation in this school did not set me up for high school let alone college. Even though I enjoyed the friends and some teachers I've still keep in contact with, once I left and went to the high school I am attending now, I had no idea students my age had been preparing for college since they where in middle school. I felt like this schools academic's and especially artistic elements, disable the students from really learning and grasping on the importance of learning it now. At that age, I didn't care about my grades or test scores. "This is middle school, I don't have to worry about anything right now," is what I told myself. I really didn't find any teachers that shed some light on my actions or on anything regarding the importance of learning something right now! I guess what I'm really trying to say is that this school has little to no preparation for the future. And so I'm sorry to say, but I would not recommend this school.

- submitted by a community member
August 23, 2011
I am very dissapointed with Macy school. If your child has disability and or struggling in school I would not send them to Macy. teachers are horrible ...................................................

- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2011
Macy Intermediate is an really great school. The teachers I had during my 3 years of education not only taught me the basic curriculum we were supposed to be taught, but also lessons about life. It was especially the teachings of my basics and PE teachers that would probably influence me the most. They were really great people who inspired me to do my best. The people at Macy in general, are wonderful people who care for others. Currently I'm finishing my 8th grade year, and I know that I would miss this school when I finally graduate . PS: MR HAYAMI ROCKS!!!

- submitted by a community member
December 20, 2009
Macy Is an awesome school. the teachers are pretty cool...especially Mr. Hayami and Lee and Chew and Jordan...basically....very kool! :>

- submitted by a student
June 12, 2009
I'm attending Macy, I have been for 4 years, I'm graduating this year, and I have loved the experiences here, and will miss this school when I leave to Schurr High School

- submitted by a student
July 24, 2008
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- submitted by a student
January 29, 2008
I attended macy. As with any school, some teachers were great and others, not so much. I was in the music program there and learned so much and also had tons of fun! One of my favorite classes there was Physical Education because they would actually make us to what we were supposed to be doing in P.E.

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March 27, 2007
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May 01, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
March 24, 2006
Great school small setting and most Teachers have great repore with students. I had a great experience there as a Jr.high student and now my children are having a great time. Great Avid program!

- submitted by a former student
July 13, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
June 24, 2005
The school is well organized and very active. Acadmically, it challenges the students and the teachers arepassionalte about their commitment to the students and Macy tradition.

- submitted by a parent
May 01, 2005
It's a great school. If your child works at a higher rate, there are gate classes and advanced math classes, I think it's a both fun and an educational way of learning. The Physical education program is great, they help you learn new sports and teach you how to be self disciplined in everything that you do. Also in the 8th grade there are certain requirements to fufill, like: a portfolio review of all of your achievements, a research paper(I like it because now I know how to do one when I go to high school, also teachers teach you step-by-step how to complete it). Also at the end of the year we have so many rewards, like: a trip to knott's, a bar-b que, an 8th grade dance, awards. In eigth grade we get an opportunity to go to Philadelphia, New York and Washington D.C.

- submitted by a student
December 06, 2004
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- submitted by a student
April 22, 2004
I thank Macy's teachers and principal for doing an outstanding job, on taking the time to meet the needs of my daughter. I can proudly go through the halls of UCLA, admiring the knowledge that my daughter has acquired in Macy intermediate school. Teaching is a gift of the heart. As a father I'm proud of the knowledge the students receive on campus. Keep up the good work. Thank you, for your concern.

- submitted by a parent
December 02, 2003
I have had 3 children attend Macy and found resources for remediation are scarce at his school. They focus a lot on the schools image than meeting your child's needs. A teacher even told me she is overwhelmed with children in her class and could only give my son as much as two minutes of her time.

- submitted by a parent
September 30, 2003
I am very please with Macy as a whole. I can see the committment and enthusiasm that both the principal and teachers have in educating our children. This is a very good quality for a school to posses.

- submitted by a parent

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Macy Intermediate School
2101 South Lupine Avenue, Monterey Park, CA  91755
(323) 722-0260
Last modified Macy Intermediate 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.
Macy Intermediate School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 24 reviews. Top