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6-8
Public
Roseville, CA
Students enrolled: 1,144

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9300 Prairie Woods Way
Roseville, CA 95747

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(916) 771-1740
(916) 786-3003
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September 17, 2012
Cooley is an amazing school! The activities and clubs, are great such as, AVID, reptile club, Stand up now club, and many more! The teachers are smart, fun, entertaining while they teach, and know how to be strict when they need to. A majority of the students care about their grades and school, and actually want to succeed. However, some students are thinking in the opposite direction, but that is why Cooley staff/teachers help them go far, and do good in middle school. I think Cooley is the place to make middle school A LOT easier! :)

- submitted by a community member
August 16, 2011
My son will be starting his second year at Cooley. So far I believe the teachers are doing an excellent job considering the amount of children who lack discipline. The students are expected to complete assignments and study for tests. If the student can follow these simple rules, they will succeed. My son thought some of the teachers were strict but he did learn to respect them. I did not have any problems contacting a teacher when an issue cames up. The teachers respond quickly considering they are very busy. Overall I believe this school to be a great place of learning if this is the goal of both the student and parent. They also have a great band with a very dedicated teacher. If a student wants to party all the time, they will fall behind very quickly.

- submitted by a parent
February 22, 2011
hey, well got to say i go to this school. and i'm in the 8th grade. i like this school is alrite and the teachers are cool and there fun as well. i love the princeipals. this school is beast.....

- submitted by a community member
January 05, 2011
I go to this school and most of the teachers of great. One of the new teachers that came in is by far the best math teacher you could have (mr.Blom). Most of the students there though are very immature, they cannot handle having a supstitute because all they do is chat, chat, chat. And than the students also just love to treat eachother horifically and call them names because they think its cool...The teachers are awsome but the student...most of the stundents (not honors students they r MATURE :) ) need to get there act together. Being a donkey is not cool.

- submitted by a community member
September 22, 2010
Cooley Middle School is the best school I have ever taught at. I really admire Cooley

- submitted by a teacher
May 04, 2010
I go there and the teachers are excelent and the books and supplies are good!

- submitted by a student
no rating December 22, 2009
Classes took a long time to be controlled. Teachers were not able to teach adequately because of the lack of ability to discipline when needed.

- submitted by a parent
November 11, 2009
i currently go to Cooley; it is by far the best school ive ever attended. there is alot of clubs, activities,and sports. the teachers are amazing and the school is really fun

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November 04, 2009
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- submitted by a student
November 02, 2009
I go to Cooley middle school and this school is just amazing. All the teachers are excellent. I am doing really well here I have all A's. At first i wanted to go to BUljan, but now I am in love with cooley, and you will love it too. The best things about cooley is that they have Jamba Juice every Wednesday, they have a halloween fashion show, they have a ditch day, they play music on fridays and much much more. Over all Cooley is just a great school.

- submitted by a student
October 27, 2009
I couldn't be happier with Cooley. The teachers are fantastic about communicating with the parents.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 16, 2009
The teachers really demonstrate an excitement about learning, it's contagious and you can feel the energy radiating throughout campus.

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July 25, 2009
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- submitted by a student
January 24, 2009
it is an awsome school. the teachers are awsome and have great teaching skills.

- submitted by a student
December 02, 2008
I went to Cooley for 6th grade, but then i had to move sadly, but i still go there mentally :) I met a lot of great friends there and i love it dearly! Some of the teachers are a bit harsh, but most are brilliant. I met most of my best friends i still have two years later there, oh, and the food there is awesome! (Get the soup and salad, you won't regret it!) Over all, the principal is fun and energetic (and i little coocoo, in a good way), and the classes were soooo fun!

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November 22, 2008
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August 13, 2008
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May 04, 2008
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April 29, 2008
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- submitted by a community member
March 12, 2008
We are new to the area and I cannot tell you how much I respect this school and its staff. We have been made to feel welcome and my child is doing very well there. Being new and new to CA is a hard thing for any student! My son likes school and has made some really nice friends and loves his teachers. Thank you all for what you do!

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February 22, 2008
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- submitted by a student
February 01, 2008
I had nothing but problems with this school. My child paid and signed up for some extra activities the teachers made available-but then they did not follow through with them. My child has always gotten excellent grades-they dropped while attending Cooley.Then my child decided it was cool to cutt class with her friends and hang out in bathroom. They called me when she was not in class-having no idea where she was-- i was told that there would be consequences at school for her actions. But they did nothing! i left several messages for the principal and received absolutley no response. Unacceptable to me! Seems like this school does not have it together..So how can they expect their students to.Thankfully we moved out of the district and my child is doing much better with no problems.

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2007
I think this school has too much harsh disiplines. It has good teachers but some of them, I am not pointing out anyone, or a bit mean. Not mean like threat mean, just they scold the children for small reasons like if you don't pay attention you should at least give a warning. The school has great lunches. Great electives. Just the discipline is too harsh. When Cooley opened it was a good school. But I think its getting worse every year. I think if we work together though we can make this place even better for the staff and students than it already is.

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September 18, 2007
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September 17, 2007
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- submitted by a student
September 10, 2007
I am a foster parent and have put 13 children through Cooley Middle School. I have found the administration and teachers to be top of the line. They have worked with me and my children providing us with the help necessary so each child had their chance to succeed.

- submitted by a parent
September 07, 2007
I was in the 2nd graduating class for Robert C. Cooley Middle School, and I have to say I miss the school, The teachers I had were always nice and fair to the students, I'd recommend this school to anyone in the area.

- submitted by a student
September 05, 2007
the teachers are graet and teach you well and have fun at the same time cooley really is a great place to be

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August 11, 2007
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- submitted by a student
August 09, 2007
Ok this school rocks. I have so many friends and the teachers are so nice! the food is excellent this school gave me staright a's. Im so happy to come again this year!

- submitted by a student
June 24, 2007
Well, I was a Cooley student for about 3 years and they were the best days of my life. Their for is great and healthy, they have awesome teachers, and a great office. Every Friday leadership would put on music and we could all dance. And on Monday they had Jamba Juice that you could also drink at lunch. Overall I think Cooley is they best place to be. I f a parent wants their child to have the best education they should enroll them in Cooley.

- submitted by a student
June 05, 2007
I am graduating this year and I am so sad! Cooley was a great place to be. There is a late buss for all of the student that participate in after school activities. I have had a new principal every year I've gone here. But I can say that Mrs. Calkins is the best. If you just e-mail her she will get back to you real quick. There is many sports for you to play here. In 7th and 8th grade you can play volleyball, wrestling, basketball, track and field, cross country, and cheer. -Jamie N.

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May 12, 2007
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October 13, 2006
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March 26, 2006
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January 31, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
October 21, 2005
Cooley Middle School is a wonderful school with new, state-of-the art facilities. The school offers after school sports programs including football, basketball, volleyball, track and wrestling. However, 6th graders are only allowed to participate in a few of the programs. This should be changed. They offer an accelerated honors class in Math/Science and Language Arts. I would like to see Cooley offer more after school activites/clubs (ie. Pep Club, Reading Club, International Club, Leadership Club, etc.) Cooley should also offer late bus transportation for kids who attend after school activities. This would really help out parents who work full time during the day and are not available to pick up their child who has after-school activities. I highly recommend this school to parents living in the area.

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2005
I was extremely dissapointed with lack of teacher creativity, and the slow notification process. I was rarely made aware of performance issues, and was not ablw to address / assist in improving my son's performace, untill most of the semester had already been completed. I would have preferred timely progress reports, and when I had requested regular Friday updates (via a form my son had to give to each teacher on Fridays) there was a lack of information, or simply not completed. I had the opposite experience with Cathryn Gates elementry...excellent k-5 school.

- submitted by a parent
August 20, 2005
I was both a parent, and I work as a outdoors supervisor during the lunch period. I have for almost four years now. I adore this school, the teachers are very committed and the staff has always been behind both the pillars of education and the well-being of their student-body. There are always difficulties, esp in a place with such a huge diverse student-body, economically, racially, language and educationally. My son went for his three years, and two years later I am still here, because it is worth it. The parents are beyond supportive. The new principal seems to be more than committed and enthusiastic. I'm looking forward to the years success.

- submitted by a staff
July 29, 2005
My son attended this school for most of his 6th grade year. We had looked forward to him going to this school since it was relatively new, had great facilities, and located in a nice neighborhood. What we found was a principal that was just biding his time. There was a recent article in the Sacramento Bee where he stated he never spends more than 5 years at any one school. His lack of commitement was passed on to his teachers. When my son was struglling in several classes I set up meetings with his teachers. The teachers basically indicated that with 200 students each they really couldn't be bothered to do more than attend class each day and it was up to me to figure out a way that my son could do better. after months of fustration, we left the district before the school year ended. Best decision we made.

- submitted by a parent
July 11, 2005
I love this school. I am sad that Mr. Hogebom is leaving. I look forward to seeing how the new pricipal take on our kids.

- submitted by a parent
March 04, 2005
Cooley Middle School is a fairly new school (within the last 5 years) and they are still working out some of the kinks. There are many different social and economic groups that come together at this school. Some people come from million dollars homes and some from poor homes. There academic programs are slightly below that of nearby Rocklin and Granite Bay as well as other schools in the city of Roseville although it is ranked much higher than Antelope and Citrus Heights.

- submitted by a parent
July 29, 2003
I have been going to Cooley for two years now. Out of all the schools I've been to (which is about 7) Cooley by far the best. The teachers are awsome and are always there to help. Mr. Hogeboom is so nice. He listens to your ideas and comments. Most kids at Cooley cry the day they have to leave. It is a special place to be for everyone. This year will be my last year at Cooley and I will leave with many of my best memories. I love going to this school, every day is an adventure. The studies aren't boring. The're fun to do and you enjoy school. You don't go because you have to, it's because you want to. Sincerly, Kirstyn Cox(kc)8th grader at Cooley

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Robert C. Cooley Middle School
9300 Prairie Woods Way, Roseville, CA  95747
(916) 771-1740
Last modified Robert C. Cooley Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Robert C. Cooley Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 43 reviews. Top