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Oceanside, CA
Students enrolled: 1,106

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850 Sagewood Drive
Oceanside, CA 92057

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(760) 726-8003
(760) 726-8596
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September 15, 2014
This school is very bad, the students have no respect for others or the teachers! I myself am a student in 7th grade and I have witnessed a majority of bullying and self harm. All of these so called pretty girls bully other girls and say the worst possible things to them. The principal needs to enforce the rules at our school. The girls dress inappropriately with their stomachs hanging out and you can see their under garments, boys sag their pants and say a lot of sexual and inappropriate things to students. Someone has to stop this!

- submitted by a community member

August 08, 2014
Last year my son had issues with bullies. 2 of his teachers told him and us that he was being overly sensitive. I actually ran into the bullies parents this summer and resolved everything. But only after deciding to home-school our son. He asked to possibly go back to this school. After today that will not happen. Parent portal does not work. We had to bypass it to register our older sons in high school. I went to Roosevelt to try and do the same thing. NOPE they refuse. The office secretary asked for my email passwords to make sure I wasn't getting the verification for parent portal. I showed her on my phone that it wasn't in my spam or inbox. Not just the app on my phone but the browser as well. She insisted I didn't know how to check my email and if I wasn't willing to give her my password I must be hiding something. Yes, I am hiding my password from a stranger. Classical Academy here we come.

- submitted by a parent

August 04, 2014
This is a pretty good school in itself. The teachers are not. I had a great 6th grade math and science teacher but the rest were horrid. the principals aren't very involved. The after school programs aren't good either. The Pe is stupid all together. way to much running and my pe teacher called me fat. There was a lot of bullying and mexican gangs. The food was unhealthy and gross. There was way to much homework that stressed me out and gave me anxiety attacks. The library and librarian is spot on. I am now a 7th grader and know all this. I hope they improve soon or else.

- submitted by a community member

May 19, 2014
Great music program, some of the staff are gems. The only, and biggest problem I believe at this school is their organization. There is none. No fliers go out, and people have to hound the staff about what is going on. No one ever had a school schedule of any sort that was legitimate, especially not the website. Because of the lack of communication, I almost didn't get to register at the high school that I wanted. Luckily, I have an amazing mother that helped me jump through hoops and I was able to get into the school of my choice. I got cheated out of my eighth grade yearbook photo and wasn't informed at all until I opened the yearbook myself and tried to find my name. Not only was I cheated out of this, but others that I knew were cheated too. I paid $45 dollars for a yearbook that I wasn't even in The worst part about all of this is, is that no one takes responsibility. The most of the staff just blew me off or blamed it on a person of higher command.

- submitted by a community member

January 07, 2014
R.M.S. is an awesome school. I'm in 7th grade going there and its an exetremely good experience for a middle school as far as most books and movies may have us think about middle school. Most kids who start here immediatly find friends within their grade and are welcomed nicely into the school. I personally love the academics at our school. We have an AVID program, Band, Chorus, and for 8th graders, both Spanish and French classes.

- submitted by a community member

August 27, 2013
All 3 of my kids attended RMS and my youngest is in her last year there. It is a great school! Perhaps once I had to make multiple contacts before meeting with a teacher, but then it was very productive. Teachers have a lot of demands, too many parents want the teacher's time to helicopter as they are overly invested in the bottom line grade their kid receives for the work the parent does. I've always found the teachers and principals to be available and receptive to concerns. Administration is wonderful, especially Kris in the front office. Our children are not all equal learners, yet we feel they have all received a great education at RMS.

- submitted by a parent

August 22, 2013
THis is a continuation of my impression, I was limited by the amount of words. so see previously submitted review. ..............................continuing review..... 3. Parking, drop off and pick up are awful! Forget the fact that it has taken us almost a whole hour to get in or out of the parking lot every day, I have seen kids darting in and out of the cars. Someone is going to get hit or hurt at the very least. They do have help in the afternoon, but lets hope its not our kids that get hit in the am! 4. Police presence on 2nd day did not help....what kind of school am I sending my kid to and what kind of peers is he with? I am very grateful for the fact that my student seems to be happy with his teachers, and especially the new teacher. Seems she is still "excited" to have a job and is not yet "soured"! I will update my opinion as school progresses.....

- submitted by a parent

August 22, 2013
This is my sons second year attending RMS, he did very well last year and is looking forward to another great year. The yearbook class is a great class for 7th and 8th grades to take if they do not join band or chorus. Last year he took half year art and half year computer. The school is known for their music program, but if your child is not interested in music, they have a great art teacher. My son drew amazing this year under her instruction!

- submitted by a parent

May 28, 2013
I don't have an opinion yet, my daughter will be going to Roosevelt next year.

- submitted by a parent

January 07, 2012
My son attended Roosevelt for 7th and started 8th. I felt this was a good school. Great communication with MOST of the teachers. dedicated staff, academically he really thrived there. Problem was he had to leave because of bullying. Don't know if other kids had this problem, but he did. I was pretty upset because other than that if was a very good school for him

- submitted by a parent

August 11, 2010
My daughter went there and her experience was wonderful! The teacher communication was amazing ! I agree that the strictness of the staff and principal is good. It has produced better high school students! I feel they prepared my daughter for vista high in a way I doubt other schools could have! I have spoken with other parents in the district and I am glad roosevelt is our school! Her siblings will go here and that makes us happy!

- submitted by a parent

July 28, 2010
This school has awsome teachers, and a GREAT principal. We have SO many great activities and we HAVE awsome dances.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
February 09, 2010
I have a similar issue to the poster on 5/28/08 has. Communication is horrible w/some teachers at this school. It's amazing that it's 2010 and you can't even get visibility into what is happening in your childs cirriculum during the week(i.e. what projects their working on, how they're graded, etc...). You have to find out from your children and then go visit the teacher to get access to what is gonig on. Every teacher should have a webpage where they can list out the kids assignments for the week and parents should have access, so they can reinforce what is being taught at school. Or, have the teachers send out an email at the beginning of each week. That is what email and web pages are for, communication. Getting emaill responses from some teachers is like pullling teeth!

- submitted by a parent

November 09, 2008
this school is very great for kids and teachers, they do very well on their tests, and it's just a great school

- submitted by a parent
no rating
May 28, 2008
I have been very unhappy about the communication between parents and teachers at this school. I personally do not understans how these scores are accurate. I do not feel that they are a true reflection of Roosevelt Middle School.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
December 14, 2007
I don't think all the rules are fine some aren't strict enough and some of the rules are to strict. Some of the teachers go way to hard on the class..This school gives out a lot of homework!the secretarie mrs.Amy is the worlds best! this is a really good school! go Wildcats! the dance's are really fun!

- submitted by a student

October 03, 2007
Great teachers, curriculum is stimulating and parents are involved closely with child(s) learning.

- submitted by a parent

September 04, 2007
Yeah this scool is pretty cool. The principal-and one of the supervisors may be a little on the srict side, but I think that's what it takes to run a middle school with almost 2,000 kids. One of the reasons I like goin there is some of the awsome teachers, we've got some weirdos....but mainl there are occasional times when we get a cool person that teaches in a fun, interesting way. The main thing I son't like much is the cell phone rule.

- submitted by a student

May 09, 2007
This is a great school. The math and science programs have really engaged our son, and most teachers try very hard to make the transition to high school successful. Those that complain about traffic need to just slow down and be patient, my son has never had a safety incident in three years there. Very focused on student success.

- submitted by a parent

December 26, 2006
The student to teacher ratio is too high, the traffic patterns are unsafe for pick up and drop off.

- submitted by a parent

June 02, 2006
I attended this school when the new part of the school was first opened. These were first rate facilities and we had awsome equipment it was goreous! I think the administration and teacher were awsome for normal kids but they did not know what to do with children who needed more attention if your child exceeds expectations and gets bored easily this may not be a school for your child.

- submitted by a student

August 05, 2005
The teachers and administration at this school are wonderful. My son truly enjoys going.

- submitted by a parent

June 07, 2004
My son attended 8th grade and my daughter 6-8th grade at Roosevelt. Both had excellent experiences, but the budget cuts in Vista Unified are beginning to show with so many activities vital to a middle school student's experience gone now. They have excellent teachers and my daughter was fortunate to have some former Teacher of the Year as her instructors. If I had a problem and addressed it to the Vice Principal, the matter was dealt with in a timely manner. My daughter moves on to Vista High next year, and I know both she and I will miss the close-knit environment we felt at Roosevelt.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
June 16, 2003
My son is finishing the 7th grade and was happy at school every single day for the past two years. Every single teacher my son has had the opportunity to work with made him feel special, confident and want to work hard. Each one had their own style and always took the time to get to know my child whether it be to listen to a personal story or answer a question.

- submitted by a community member

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Roosevelt Middle School
850 Sagewood Drive, Oceanside, CA  92057
(760) 726-8003
Last modified Roosevelt 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.
Roosevelt Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 26 reviews. Top