My son has special needs and was harassed the whole year. Bully free is not the case here. My son had weapons pulled on him, principal was a joke at handling situations. One kid especially tormented my child and NOTHING WAS DONE. I absolutely hate this school.
This was my daughter's 1st year attending RMMS (5th grade) and I agree with the review below about the racism that went on there. It's a shame to hear the things she overheard other kids would say. Also this school claims to be a "bully free zone" lol it's far from that! She had an ongoing issue with another student who would harass her and act innocent when confronted... that was not handled correctly. Every time she complained to teachers & her counselor it seems that they would brush her off. Conferenced with the other students parents about it who were also ignorant! Drop off/ pick up situation was a nightmare! The only positive thing about her 1st year was being a 3x honor roll/principal honor roll recipient!!!!
My daughters first year, having a bot of a hard time, she says there is a lot of racism there amongst the students and the teachers really don't do anything, the racism lies between the Hispanic and black children, really don't understand, these things are taught at home, my advice is Jesus doesn't look at color,heaven is derived of many races and mo one will get preferential treatment.
My son currently attends RMMS and my other son and daughter attended a couple of years ago. When my daughter was there, this school was great. My son and daughter both took honors classes and had amazing teachers. They still talk about their teachers and how much they enjoyed their classes. I feel they got a solid education and that has helped them succeed in high school where they now take honors and AP classes and are doing great, My other son was in special education classes and had AMAZING teachers that genuinely cared for him and wanted his to succeed. He did so well in that program that he has moved to regular classes and is doing well so far. The teachers do an excellent job in keeping parents informed on what is going in in their classes and any projects. The office staff is equally great. The only problem I see with this school are the children themselves. It seems like every year the kids get rowdier and more disrespectful towards the teachers and other students. I think their needs to be more parent involvement but overall this is a good school.
I am a former student of Ruth Musser. I've had a great experience here in this school. The teachers do their very best to help students succeed, and the entire staff are very kind. However, I believe that many students there do not succeed the way they are supposed to because the parents exercise very little control over their children. I have heard many students say they hate their parents and curse them. Some students are even disobedient to staff members. If you are a parent, I suggest you exercise some serious control over your child's life, no matter the circumstances. The students there can be very influential. So, if you plan to have your child(s) attend this school, please discipline him/her when necessary. You will regret it if you don't.
My son came into Ruth Musser as a 10 year old 5th grader, which is middle school at Ruth Musser. I was very nervous about it, but he adapted well right away thanks to the wonderful and caring teachers. The band program is excellent. Mr. K is a true gem.
RMMS is the best school in Rancho. Mr Soden and Mr Redman have done a grate job, Mr Koaltski, Mr Hallback , and Mrs Galloway. It has been a real good experance at MY school. RATE FOR US WE NEED IT
It is my second year at this school and it is pretty amazing . Despite my other schools, RMMS pushes you really hard. The learning is more advanced than others and the teachers really care for you. My fifth grade teacher, Mrs.Thomas, got really mad at me for not taking the GATE test, she wanted me to do honors in high school. They also have great clubs like Bulldog Ambassadors that lets students have a chance to help those in Africa. Even though this is my sixth grade year here i really enjoy it.
This is my son's first year at RMMS and thus far I'm extremely pleased with the academic structure and the 'no missing homework' policy that is strictly enforced. The Principal and VP are visible on campus and appear engaged and genuine. The afterschool program is cost effective and encourages homework as a rule prior to outside activity. My son has consistently been an outstanding student and I believe this will only enhance his skill level and build character.
Ruth Musser has helped my daughter raise her not only her grades but her desire to go to school. We moved from Ontario Montclair school district where it was a struggle to get her to feel well enough to go to school each day. Now not only are her grades A's & B's but she loves going every day! Thank you Ruth Musser MIddle School.
I have been going to Ruth Musser for 4 years (since 5th grade) and each year I came, there was something new and different. My favorite teacher was Mrs.Bruno who came to Ruth Musser with me the very first year, she was my forth grade and fifth grade teacher. And also Mrs. Marshall my seventh grade LA/SS teacher, she was strict and gave a lot of homework, but it was worth it and helped me a lot. All my teachers had been wonderful! This is my last year and I hope it's my best. I encourage students to come here and I'm seriously going to cry on my last day!
I am an eighth grader attending Ruth Musser Middle School as well, and I think it's a pretty good school. I am disappointed that it does not have an advanced math class for geometry like several other schools nearby, but other than that, I find it a great school. I have Miss Messina as well, and I think she's the greatest teacher I have ever had. I think the school should give her a major raise, just because all her students love her. I think Mr. Kotlewski's doing an excellent job as a band teacher, especially since it's only his first year here! I'm sure we all miss Mrs. Rail, but Mr. Kotlewski is keeping up with her extraordinary teaching. I'm going to miss this school and these two teachers especially next year when I go to high school. :]
I am currently an 8th grader at this school. It is amazing. I love the teachers and I love the campus. The academic performance is good and the teachers are wonderful. I have had a great experience goinng to this school I love you Miss> Messina!
I went to Ruth Musser for three wonderful years, that ended last year, and found it to be a very exciting experience. All of my teachers were amazing. They knew what they were doing all the time, and even knew how to control the craziest in the class. The homework and classwork were reasonable. The only time they would actually give out too much homework would be when they knew we needed it the most. They were preparing us for high school, and it really does help. I wasn't in too many extracurricular activities, but I was in band, and I think that was the best experience I had all year. It was an experience that I will carry with me forever. The Principal made sure parents were involved with what was going on with there students. The worst part was the quality of the dances. They could be improved.
We moved here from FLorida and found Ruth Musser to be a fairly comprehensive school in comparison to the Florida schools. My daughter liked having her grade confined to one section of the school. The classes are ahead of the Florida schools. The principal is fast acting on any issues that we have brought to his attention. Overall, I would say this school is a fairly good school--as with any school many of the problems encoutered are problems that spill over from home environment/conditions.
Fantastic school! Teachers are very dedicated and the administration is very responsive parents. Both of my daughters have gone to Ruth Musser and I am very happy that they did.
It is a school with limited resources, but full of teachers willing to provide. Most of the kids are willing to attend school and is a minimum of problems.
I am in 8th grade this year at RMMS. I started in 7th, and I have had great teachers both years.
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