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Pleasant Hill, CA
Students enrolled: 895

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265 Boyd Road
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

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(925) 934-8174
(925) 946-9063
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April 30, 2014
We are just way too fabulous for u . SWAG= Sequoia We Are Giants. STAY FIERCE SMS!!!

- submitted by a community member

March 19, 2014
I attended Sequoia Middle School all three years and I am so happy I did. The students were mostly very kind and welcoming, the teachers were all fantastic and got all students engaged, and the activities such as leadership, drama, and their many diverse clubs were so much fun and worth doing. Each student strives to excel, and each teacher supports them in doing so. I love how they would reward good grades with free lunches and homework passes! I miss it so much! If you are currently attending Sequoia, make the most of it because that experience is one of a kind!

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November 20, 2013
I go to this school as a sixth grader and even though I am new, I feel like I fit in because there is no bullying and everyone, including the eighth graders are friendly.

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October 20, 2013
It was so hard for me to choose which middle i wanted to go to back when i was in 5th grade. Until then I got accepted in Sequoia and i wasn't sure how I was suppose to feel. On my first day, i found a few of my friends there but I was sad that most of my friends weren't there though I made new friends and no bullies. The bulletin told me about the events at school and my teachers were nice. I rarely ever see bullies in the school but I still see gossipers.

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September 26, 2013
Sequoia Middle School is a great school. My child goes to this school and she always comes back feeling positive and is always participating in school activities. I personally love the school because of the block schedule, making it easier on my schedule and on my child's. I don't know anything that Sequoia could possible improve on. It's wonderful and the staff are just as amazing. Sequoia Middle School is a great school and helps my child's learings easier.

- submitted by a parent

June 28, 2012
I am a current student at Sequoia Middle School. It is a great school! I love all my teachers. The students are all so welcoming and great. I have met some great friends here. The teachers are friendly,caring, and even funny! They make learning fun! I love coming to school. But, every school has drama. Thats only part I hate. Otherwise, great school LOVE IT!

- submitted by a community member

February 06, 2012
I find the teachers and administration very accessable-we have been happy here. The rotation classes in 6th and 7th grade are tricky because you don't always get what you want, but all rotation classes seem good. The music program has had a lot of turnover in teachers.

- submitted by a parent

January 27, 2012
I do not like this school! I was bullied and beat up! It's not the school, teachers, or staff! It is the students! Some are great students and so nice, but other students don't try hard and are disrespectful! They are cruel and have no monitor on what they say! - Current Student

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December 26, 2010
The best middle school in my area. The kids are friendly and it is a great school if math isn't your strong suite. We have many electives such as woodshop, art, hands on tech, spanish , french, german, drama and academic success. The only problem is lunch you have to get their fast or else there wont be any good food left!

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November 01, 2009
It's the best school ever! The coolest core teacher to me is MR. DODSON!!!!!!(in 6th grade) the rotation classes are really fun! Drama is well, drama with funny monologues. Or dramatic ones too! HOT( hands on technology) is really fun! you get to make a lip sync video. in wood shop, you get to make awesome projects like gum ball machines! the clubs are awesome ER! But one thing, is DONT GO @ LUNCH LATE! you wont have anything 2 eat! the school isnt really big so you wont get lost on school grounds!!!! when my name got chosen i was so exited!!!!!!!!!!!

- submitted by a student

October 12, 2009
I loved Sequoia. Although some of the teachers were less than amazing, i found the administration to be responsive and accessible. I particularly liked the student resource administrators, Hans Landesvatter and the principal, Helena Postryk. They were both very helpful to us.

- submitted by a parent
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October 08, 2009
Sequoia is one of the most dedicated schools out there, and I know because I sit on school council and see what each dept. does for each and every child. the parents with the bad reviews must have had a bad day.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 25, 2009
Very good school with great activities and teachers.

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April 08, 2009
We just started our second kid at Sequoia. NIce selection of elective classes. Most of the teachers we've known are great and very accessible. I've never had a e-mail go unanswered. Science seems to have improved a bit since our first child attended. Language arts was weak and unchallenging. Many assignments were similar to what was done in elementary. Cant tell yet if that has improved. But the math teachers were excellent and turned our older student from an inept math-o-phobe to a high school honors math student. So far this still seems to be the same and we hope to see some of the same teachers second time through. Art and music teachers are great too.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
April 07, 2009
Wow, reading that last review makes me wonder if this parent made a mistake in the school. I walk right into the office and have talked to the teachers in person. If phone calls aren't working, and each teacher has 35 kids for 4 periods, maybe let your feet do the walking and make an appointment. My child has gotten great guidance and I know everyday what's going on with his homework with the new website.....

- submitted by a parent

August 31, 2008
the staff at this school is very helpful and involved in children's learning and the environment is very peaceful in the school. The secretary's are very kind and handle all problems that occur here,

- submitted by a parent

July 31, 2008
The environment in this school is not helpful to a child's education and only getting worse in time.The teachers are not encouraging, they just watch the kids go downhill. I did not learn anything from the science program here and the staff do not want to help with any questions or problems. If someone wants to succeed this is not the place to start.

- submitted by a parent

April 30, 2008
Excellent teachers, a challenging curriculum, caring parents and staff, and a safe environment make this a great school.

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June 03, 2006
very good school. prepares you very well for high school and future journeys. academic curriculum really thought out very well and instructed really well.teachers wonderful and know how to teach well. very responsible and important people here,.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
June 01, 2006
We love this school, our daughter has thrived.

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February 03, 2006
My son is in his second year at SMS. I am so impressed with the programs offered, especially Music. Communication is great between the school, teachers and parents. Office staff is very helpful. The students work hard but my son seems to enjoy it. It is nice to be at a school that your student feels good about trying hard.

- submitted by a parent

August 21, 2005
Quality of academic programs is excellent; Great music program, no sports program which is kind of a disapointment; Level of parent involvement is outstanding;

- submitted by a parent

July 27, 2005
I love this school. Although at times it has been strapped due to district cut backs, the school has tries hard to maintain it's high quality of education. It offers many programs to children that want to reach out. I would have liked it if the school provided sports programs after school. All of my sons teachers were very accesible to me and him at any time we needed them. The parental volunteer at the school is incredible. Most people send their children to that school b/c they want to be involved. I have been very impressed with this school and would highly recommend it.

- submitted by a parent

May 10, 2004
I am a student in the 7th grade and I think the staff and students at Sequoia have done an exellent job. The teachers are people who care and create an enviornment that the students can take in what is said to them. Sequoia is a good school and I hope it stays that way.

- submitted by a student
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Sequoia Middle School
265 Boyd Road, Pleasant Hill, CA  94523
(925) 934-8174
Last modified Sequoia 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.
Sequoia Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 29 reviews. Top