I agree that this school can be callous towards those students outside the academic main stream. Your well-behaved 8th grader IS going on to High School but with a couple of poor classes will be told not to even show up for school on promotion day at the end of the year. The Principal says there are no exceptions so even if your child's grades are impacted by a disability and s(he) worked really hard, don't expect to be celebrating the successful end of the school year with him/her and friends. Standing behind a policy that has no other purpose but to prevent a disabled graduating student celebrating promotion is neither a good or necessary position. It is a shame because there are many good and innovative practices and policies and MMS but this one should be thrown out.
Marshall is a great school, academically. However, I don't think they treat the students in regular as they should. I have one daughter in gate at marshall and another in regular. My daughter in regular usually has a positive attitude about school, but, she really dislikes what her teachers treat her like. One of her teachers was comparing them to the gate students, saying how bad they were compared to her gate students. It made my daughter's self esteem go down by much. The teachers in regular are also not very good. They just have you copy out of notebooks day after day. Although, my gate student comes home every day with something creative from school to do. My point is that, marshall should respect regular students more than they do.
The school is good all the kids get good grades and have fun activities. It is is fun in Marshall i
MMS is an excellent school. The principle, teachers, and staff make great team. The school has very good music program and lots of activities.
This school is absolutely excellent. I am currently an 8th grade student at Marshall, and I am extremely thankful to have gone to such a great school. Entering Marshall, I had heard many 'horror' stories about the troubles of Middle School. Upon my entrance, I immediately found that the staff, teachers, principal, and students are very nice and helpful. Although the size of the school is daunting, you will quickly learn how the school works very quickly, whether it be by yourself, or with someone helping you. Once you learn what to do and where to go, you may enjoy many of Marshall's great offerings (i.e. Clubs, Electives, etc.). All in all, I am disappointed that I have to leave such a great school, I've made many friends here, and I only hope that I can have a similar experience next year when I enter High School.
It is a great school. The principle and vice principle are very nice, but have you ever have to go to the front office and try to get help? Especially, if you are a non Caucasian then expected to be ignore for at least 5 minutes or longer wait. I heard from non Caucasian parents said that "they are only cater to the white people".
The school has an excellent music program (more specifically, performing arts) and it has been improving every year. Teachers are phenomenal and students are nice (some snobby, but they go off to private schools so they won't be a hassle to your kids for long).
my child go to this school and he really love it here iam so glad that i found this great school for him keep it up the good work.
Great School! Teachers are excellent, lots of opportunities for kids.
Great leadership by the Princepal and her team. It is undoubtedly one of the best middle schools in San Diego, if not the best.
i went to Marshall in the past and i believe that it is an amazing school....i feel like i was able to try my hardest in a great learning environment
Hi, im a student here at marshall. I think i recommend this school to people who get bullied because this is a safe school.Very fun and nice teachers,Clubs. After school they sell soda and ice cream. The lines are long for those soda and ice cream. Its ver fun, So please come to this school
This is my daughters first year in a public school and so far so good. Originally my biggest concern was her safety but I am very comfortable with the manner in which teh school addresses saferty issues. Now I am concerned about the academics as she does not seem to be challenged and has been complaining that she is bored.
This is a very good school. We are happy with the programs. They have an excellent gifted program and music program.
Very good academic program. Great music program with choice of bands and activities. My son thinks it's the best school.
Great School but unfortunatly the classes are very large. Kids can be lost in the shuffle.
This is a good middle school for kids who are already academically/acheivement oriented. Kids who don't fit this mold might not find the going easy. Nice facility, good teachers, current principal is professional and dedicated.
Great school in Scripps Ranch area of San Diego. Parents are very involved in school programs. School is very safe. It is small but has many programs.
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