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6400 Lincoln Avenue
Riverside, CA 92506

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(951) 788-7350
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February 12, 2015
I'm surprised this school even has a 6, it's a terrible school and I'm not only speaking about the careless teachers who will allow your student to fail without reaching out to you but also the office staff/ Princpial whom are heartless and lazy! So today there Is a dance going on at the school so I went to the office to fill out the form and pay so my son can go to the dance but that's not what happen! I went into the office and they had a total power trip attitude with me coming up with excuses that made no sense on why the could not allow me to fill out the from so my son can attend, so I asked to speak to the Princpial hoping that she wouldn't allow for a child not to attented a dance for basically no reason but nope she was just as cold hearted as the rest! They will not go outta the way to help your or your child and you could tell none of them enjoy their job! They act like dealing with you is a burden.... It's sad I'm currently in the process of filing a complaints on these despicable people for not only the dance sistution but for the teacher lack of effort and concer to help struggling children!

- submitted by a parent

September 13, 2014
Basically turned into an online school. Teachers only communicate and teach via computer. Extra help available during lunch so the kid can't eat. The place is a joke.

- submitted by a parent

February 01, 2013
I go here and they have some incredible teachers and others not so much... But the people in the office are very nice and helpful

- submitted by a community member

August 26, 2010
I go here. It's ok. Teachers are good, at the most. Well, I have to type 15 words so..

- submitted by a community member

April 28, 2010
Good school,but could use some help with the faculty submissions some teachers aren't qualified to be a educator

- submitted by a student

July 22, 2009
i love gage it is cool and fun school. i hope all the new kids love it like i did ,an ther are so many good theachers all are nice so dont worry new kids they dont bit but i did get in trouble but not all the time they are awsome and easy going whit have fun. :)

- submitted by a student

June 04, 2009
This school is very excellent. My child has gone to this school for seventh and eighth grade. She has always had great test scores. The teachers are very attentive and focused on student success. I recommend sending your child to Gage.

- submitted by a parent

December 05, 2008
Gage is a excellent school and very well supervised by the best on campus Supervisors you can ask for, while my daughter is at school I have faith that the school is supervised and my child is in good hands everyday. They also have an excellent teaching staff. It is one of the better middle schools in the Riverside area. My daughter is doing great. This is her first year in a public school and I was a little worried about that. The staff at Matthew Gage Middle School has made her fill welcome along with the students. She has homework every night and I think that is wonderful, that keeps her focused and has her ready for high school. Her grades have not slip they have gotten better (4.0) you cannot ask for a better teaching staff than the teachers at Matthew Gage Middle School. I recommend this school!

- submitted by a parent

August 23, 2007
I attended Gage and I was happy with it. I think their is a good falculty in place and I enjoyed coming to school. I do however wish that they had more extra curriculars and I was very dissapointed in the Primtime program. I was also disappointed on the maintence. But other than that I had a good experience.

- submitted by a student

September 21, 2005
Gage is a fine school with an involved teaching staff. It is one of the middle schools that pulls in from some of the other, less-well performing middle schools in the district.

- submitted by a student

July 25, 2005
School is great, staff is also okay, however faculties are kept in mediocre-at-best condition, with bathrooms continuously unsanitary, along with poor maintenence on older wings. Otherwise a good school, with great PE program, and the curriculum is excellent. Lots of programs for parents, including PTA, various parties, and ways for teachers, parents, staff and students to interact. On a personal scale of 1 to 10, 1 = lowest, 10 = highest, Matthew Gage measures a 7.5

- submitted by a student

November 28, 2004
My second child is attending this school. My older daughter, a junior in high school also attended this middle school. My son is currently taking all advanced classes. On the average, there is at least 5 hours of homework a nite, along with complicated and very time consuming projects, which he only gets on the average one week to complete. The poor kid can hardly breathe and he's only twelve years old! My daughter had no where near this amount of homework when she was at the same school. Is all this homework supposed to get tests scores up? I don't get it!

- submitted by a parent

February 23, 2004
My child transferred here, half-way thru the year, and I must say after hearing how great Riverside schools were, I was sadly, disappointed. The school counselor did not take the time to introduce a new child entering a school long after everyone else has, nor did she take the time to tell my child about any of the extra curricular activities the school has to offer. My child was left to fend for himself, like a fish out of water, and this is a touchy age for them to approach others. As any parent knows, the sooner a child makes friends and gets involved in these activities, the better. When I tried to get the information from the administration, they gave me that 'look' alot of parents fully understand, which means they simply do not have the time, to help. I understand they have children with 'real' issues to deal with, but they should not ignore the other children. Gage would do well to pay a visit to the nearby school Vista Heights middle school in Moreno Valley. They have figured out a way to have an involved administration, a good teaching staff, and get all of the kids involved in activities. This makes an exciting atmosphere for learning. Thankfully, Gage appears to have an awesome teaching staff. It's just too bad they don't have the balance of the administration needed to really make it a great school.

- submitted by a parent
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Matthew Gage Middle School
6400 Lincoln Avenue, Riverside, CA  92506
(951) 788-7350
Last modified Matthew Gage Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 7-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Matthew Gage Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. Top