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6-8
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San Jose, CA
Students enrolled: 870

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1970 Morrill Avenue
San Jose, CA 95132

(408) 923-1930
(408) 946-0776
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May 01, 2013
My school is the best school there is. I always feel safe when I enter school, and when I leave school. I most definitely recommend upcoming 6th graders to attend Morrill Middle School. I truly love Morrill Middle School, home of the tigers!

- submitted by a community member
May 16, 2012
This school is considered a PI school which means Programe Improvment school not because it is not a good school but because it is a Title 1 school which gets federal money and has to meet certain standards for NCLB(No Child Left Behind) law.In general the school is good but not perfect.

- submitted by a parent
May 08, 2012
I am a graduate way back in 1981. I found my time at Morril to be excellent. We had a breat basketball coach in Wilks. I think he is still at the school. It was great to come back and upset Piedmont in the "A" division final. The diversity was good and I learned a lot from the students. The teachers were very solid.

- submitted by a community member
May 07, 2010
No school is perfect - anywhere - period. The principal as well as staff are doing a great job. My daughter is in her 3rd and final year, and we are very fortunate that she was able to attend this school. She has loved her time at Morrill Middle and will miss it terribly as she moves on to High School next year. Special thanks to Ms. Betsy Wagner, Morrill Middles Choir Teacher. She is an amazing lady who is clearly devoted to her career and the students she teaches.

- submitted by a parent
March 03, 2010
I'm a parent with a student at Morrill for the past 2 years and thanfully we are on the final year here. There are a few good teachers here but for the most part the principal/vice principal are inattentive and lax at handling issues. Theft is a problem as is student behavior/cursing, etc. The overall curriculum is questionable as it seems it's possible to achieve higher grade scores while still failing tests and not knowing the actual material. We will be glad to be done with Morrill.

- submitted by a parent
January 27, 2010
the teachers are very helpful and the activities are great

- submitted by a student
no rating October 23, 2009
Principal Mosley is doing a fabulous job! My daughter is really proud and happy to be at Morrill.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 21, 2009
its the best of all the schools in the world because they have great food great educating teachers and they are PRO!!

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October 21, 2009
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- submitted by a student
October 18, 2009
i lov morrill because they hav the best education and better than peidmont.

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October 12, 2009
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October 12, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating October 08, 2009
I go there and its just awesome and fun! there's many activities and sports, i just love it! i loved it when i first became a student. i'm a sixth-grader and i love morril!

- submitted by a student
no rating October 08, 2009
Not the best school around. there is a lot of cursing in this area. Uniforms look like they're in a funeral. They don't tell you what's wrong on a test when you get the scan tron back.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 07, 2009
My daughter is a new intake but I can tell you that the current leadership is great. The new principal and his vice are doing a fantastic job. They pledged to take the school rating up, and they did! The teachers and staff are marvelous and genuinely helpful.

- submitted by a parent
October 06, 2009
Morrill is a very cool school and my son says so too

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 28, 2009
The principal at Morrill is the best in the district! People try to transfer their just because of him.

- submitted by a parent
September 23, 2009
Great school with super teachers willing to try new things and a great student body

- submitted by a teacher
no rating September 23, 2009
The staff at the school is very motivated to teach the students. They are constantly adapting their teaching methods to meet the requirements of the students.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 23, 2009
I love Morrill because you get a lot of freedom and the teachers and the principle is are really nice people who'll help you when you need help and give you really good advice when you need it. Morrill has a wonderful staff that you'll really get along with. I love Morrill!

- submitted by a parent
September 22, 2009
My grandaughter and grandsons enjoy Morrill Middle School. They love the teachers and enjoy going to school each day! It's an excellent school that offers great education and well-rounded staff.

- submitted by a parent
September 22, 2009
Office staff is great. Teachers are wonderful. Principals are fantastic, extremely sincere and caring individuals. My son had Mr. Vu in elemetary school and he really liked him.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 22, 2009
love that kids have respect to the teachers, the curriculum is awesome and that the students wear uniforms

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 22, 2009
I love morrill middle school because I get to hangout with my friends Plus all of the teacher and counselors are super nice, when you have a problem or a quesion you can always go to them .But then again you know that they always have the answer to all of you quesions. And thats why i love Morrill Middle School

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 22, 2009
I really love Morrill because it has great teachers and staff.I also love Morrill because of the great food they serve like the breakfast pizza,french toast,breakfast bagel,cookies, etc. Even though we wear black, white and gray doesn't mean that we can't have fun!!!On fridays during lunch we have contests, the contests are fun to watch.The contests are held by our very own 7th and 8th grade hosts who make the contests fun and fair.Our teachers here at Morrill have experiences of kids before, we know more stuff from the teachers here than ever before!!! The teachers here are very helpful to our problems,are smart about our enviorment/future and help us sucseed in school!!! Us students mess up and sometimes do the wrong thing but our staff and councelers are here to help. From divorces to drugs, from changes in our body to helping our enviroment, our teachers, staff and counselors our here to help!!!! For us students we try our hardest and try our best to sucseed in school, homework and life.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 22, 2009
I have never been more pleased with a middle school. There is a very high expectation of communication that they meet everyday. Overall, it is an exceptional school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
My daughters and now my granddaughters are going to Morrill Middle School, I have seen this school has much improve since my daughters attended.

- submitted by a community member
September 21, 2009
My daughter is on her third year at Morrill! The teachers are great...the principal and vice principal take a lot of pride in the school. You can really tell when school staff care about the kids. Great programs, nice campus and great teachers!

- submitted by a parent
September 21, 2009
This school is the best in the district and after being in many schools before, I have to say Morrill Middle School is by far the best school I've ever gone to.

- submitted by a student
no rating September 21, 2009
My son loves going, he likes his teachers, he enjoys the clubs they offer after school. The teachers are very dedicated to the growth of the children at this school. I appreciate their time during off hours to reply to emails and give me regular feedback on my son's progress. What a great team at that school. I've also watched the kids interact with principle Mosley, you can see how much they admire and enjoy him. That is a good indication of his strong leadership skills. I am so glad this school has such great leaders in it.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
Morrill takes pride in their Students, Staff and Community... My son is a 6th grader their and was afraid to go to school there as we were new to the community, but he truly is happy. I also love that as a parent I can stay connected by schoolloop to watch our sons progress and what he needs to do with his homework assignments.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
I love Morrill Middle School because of the academics the teachers and staff provide. My child feels safe and has learned to respect others.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
The teachers are wonderful!! I love the schoolloop system.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
The teachers are very supported and caring about my childs education. They make learning fun. My child loves going to school here.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
I think Morrill middle school is a great school, this my daughter first year at morrill and the teachers has givin her so much surport .

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
I think they have wonderful teachers who you can easily communicate with and who are supportive to both the parents & their students. They respond to your emails quickly. Morrill is a wonderful school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
Morrill is the best school! They gave everything you need! I cant describe how awesome this school is, i'm lost for words!

- submitted by a parent
September 21, 2009
History and Avid Teachers are amazing!!!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
Morrill is a well rounded school with dedicated students and staff. We offer an excellent core curriculum along with an outstanding music department, AVID, after school sports program and a variety of clubs. Morrill is a great place to be!

- submitted by a community member
no rating September 21, 2009
The staff works in a cohesive team to educate our children. They care at Morrill!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
Everyone is awesome, and all the teachers are so nice! There aren't like any gangsters or anything, so MMS is completely safe. <3 Morril

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
All the teachers are awesome, eager to teach and very motivational. Lots of school spirit...GO TIGERS!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
I love the relationship that the Administration has with the students and really enjoy the communication with the parents through their online Schoolloop webpage. I also love how they've partnered with the San Jose Parks and Recreation Department for the after school program and the city sports programs held on-site.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
i love morrill b/c its big and has great activites.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
Staff is very caring. Teachers have lots of communication with parents and students

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June 15, 2009
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May 22, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
January 28, 2009
this school rock im a 6th grader in that school and the teachers are very nice, lunch is great and everything there is just perfect!!! .

- submitted by a student
November 10, 2008
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- submitted by a community member
September 10, 2008
Morrill is a great school no one can say otherwise.

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August 08, 2008
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May 14, 2008
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March 26, 2008
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March 10, 2008
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January 17, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
January 10, 2008
This school is the best! The teachers are very nice.

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October 05, 2007
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April 23, 2007
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- submitted by a student
March 01, 2007
Morrill Middle School is SPECTACULAR and is has one of the BEST staff, programs, environment, rules and regulations in any school I have ever been acquainted with. I am a very picky, concerned, DO WHAT I GOT TO DO FOR MY KIDS, kind of mother and with that attitude, I am at ease with Morrill and very pleased as well. The principle Mr. Fairchild is a great foundation for that school.chool. Mr Fairchild and his staff, along with our great students make the future ALOT brighter for us worried parents. THANK YOU.

- submitted by a parent
June 28, 2006
My child went to Morill for a year and quit. The school and teachers were kind. The homeworks were a lot more than other public schools. They do accelerated math, but they is no differenciated education for younger and brighter kids. That was a very big disadvantage. My child was an early starter, and was doing advanced math, but he did not get any individual attention, so was very stressed the entire year. The 6th grade science teacher was the best, and has made an impact on my child's interest in Science. Hats off!

- submitted by a parent
April 06, 2006
A excellent school with super teachers

- submitted by a former student
April 04, 2006
I would not have a problem sending more of my kids to Morrill. It has great teachers, a good new vice principal and community center on the grounds.

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January 29, 2006
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August 31, 2005
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August 22, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
August 17, 2005
The music programs are awesome, especially the choir classes. Technology is also wonderful. Unfortunately there is little parent involvement. The 6th grade program is great!

- submitted by a parent
November 21, 2004
I think that Morrill is a great school..i use to go to Morrill and it was the best the best school ever. The teachers always made sure that we learned something and it was just really great.

- submitted by a former student
August 04, 2004
School has great band and great PE program. Two text books for every student. One in school and one to leave at home.

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2004
My student has attend Morrill for the past three years. Overall the school maintains a good setting for the children to learn even though it is not in a great area. The teachers do tend to give the kids way too much homework and I question their common sense when I hear my child talk about how his teacher yelled at so-and-so today or 'my teacher lost it today and said we drive her crazy'. Those type of comments lead me to believe some of the staff may be overworked. The school also needs to maintain a stricter policy for kids who start fights with others.

- submitted by a parent
March 03, 2004
My child has been studing in Morrill school for about a year. It seems different teacher has different homework requirement in Morrill. My child always has much more homeworks to do than my friend's child in different class in the same grade. My child enjoys doing his homework so much. He brought a Principals Honor Roll reward home last month. The music class is great in Morrill. My child's violin skill is making great progress. School is important but students and parents also play a very important part in achieving their goal, I think. Thanks to Ms. Sanches, Ms. Hoppe, Ms. Nicol, Mr. Fleming and all the teaches who have ever taught my child. Good job.

- submitted by a parent
January 15, 2004
My children go to Morrill Middle and I see that the overall quality of teaching is not satisfatory. From the homework that I see on a daily basis, it seems that the teacher's focus is to meet the minimum requirements, rather than go the extra mile to feed knowlege to the students. The principal is great and very courteous and so are some of teachers.

- submitted by a parent
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Morrill Middle School
1970 Morrill Avenue, San Jose, CA  95132
(408) 923-1930
Last modified Morrill Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Morrill Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 71 reviews. Top