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Teacher effectiveness: Agree


- a parent
Most are amazing and work well with children and families. A few are hard headed and haven't adopted teaching styles in this century.

Amount of homework: Agree


- a parent
Varies by teacher but most seems appropriate for students to have personal time or do outside activities/sports.


Develops character: Strongly agree


- a parent
New admin team really care about students and families. If you need any help with anything, they can lead you in the right direction.



- a parent
Wow! What a change! Looking great and an amazing leadership. The teachers seem extremely respectful, helpful, and knowledgable. All clean campus and no gum anywhere! They got new concrete everywhere this last 2014 summer.



- a parent
My daughter just started sixth grade here at Bell in September. She has had nothing but issues at this school. A teacher said she had to bring in her transcripts personally or she'd get an F grade for the assignment to bring it in. Found out just recently the teacher never gave the paperwork to the counselor as she was supposed to so my daughter could get into advanced classes. Now after weeks of being bullied for being white I was told that I wasn't allowed to talk to the principal unless his secretary deemed it worthy. She didn't so we were "allowed" to speak with the counselor. After realizing the school was going to be of no help we now are stuck with the only real option at this point in our area, which is to pull my daughter out and do independent studies, just so she is safe! Ridiculous!! Talking to a couple teachers only to find that white children are constantly being discriminated against at this school.




- a community member
I am a student here and I had so many memories at this school. This school contains many clubs(drama club,Glee club, etc.). They have a very talented music teacher who is (as I was told) the best music teacher in the district. The teachers are very helpful and caring, along with the staff. This is my favorite school so far.



- a community member
very bad school i rather attend Bethune k-8 which i am i love Bethune k-8 this school is worst school you can attend



- a parent
This is the worst school ever! There is really bad teachers the staff is a joke!My Daugherty was bullied severely here. She received no support! The teachers bully there own students! Something needs to be done about this! This is not right! I feel sorry for the students!




- a community member
I'm a student, and I have to say that this school is alright. It's not the best, and it's not the worst. This school has it's fair share of good and bad staff members, nothing worth getting all excited over. There are some communication issues that were VERY inconvenient, but all in all, it's not bad. It's not good either, but it's not bad.



- a parent
very irresponsible school they allow too much and the teachers don't know how to handle their own students all the staff does is wait to get referrals from a few teachers and go ahead and suspend the student they never inform the parents

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Last modified Bell Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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