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6-8
Public district
San Jose, CA
Students enrolled: 833
 

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955 Piedmont Road
San Jose, CA 95132

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(408) 923-1945
(408) 251-2392
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April 18, 2014
I absolutely love my experience at Piedmont. I will miss all the amazing staff members next year. Everyone is extremely generous and supportive. It's been a crazy school year, but I definitely will never forget all the memories I had.

- submitted by a community member

April 17, 2014
My school isn't like others. From past August, we have been doing fundraisers every month and have been donating it to big causes. Our school loves loves to give back and I really admire that. Also, without the students, staff, and parents, we wouldn't be able to give as much. From the 2013-2014 year, our school has made over $6,000 and have donated it to many charities.

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September 21, 2013
I think Piedmont Middle School is a great school. The principal is hilarious, the music program is awesome and the teachers teach well.

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September 19, 2013
This is my 3rd year at Piedmont. It has been a great 2 years here . I ment many new great friends and amazing teachers. The school is amazing . The staff members are so friendly and great. I've learned so much during my years here. Principal Hamm is amazing and friendly and did I mention a great sense of humer ? He is wonderful and did so much for our school. I'm so grateful to have a principal like him. He is the best principal I've ever ment and I will always remember my experience at Piemont

- submitted by a community member

August 22, 2013
I attended the 6th grade orientation this morning, and would like to thank the students, teachers and staff.... everyone was very helpful. Nice to meet the principal too.

- submitted by a parent

August 15, 2013
Well, My child didn't have the opportunity to attend Piedmont Middle School. I was trying to help her by putting her in a better school, but I now believe it may of been the best thing for Piedmont to refuse to accept her because I strongly feel now that they don't want to help kids that are having bullying problems & that don't have the best grades, because I guess they only want "the good kids" . But that's okay she will survive at another school. Piedmont School District should not discriminate against kids that are not the best, but should have more faith in this schools staff that they could help a child that needs help. In my opinion they only showed me discrimination !

- submitted by a parent

August 11, 2013
My school is nice overall great for 6 th graders they have their own class section. I like my school but the 6 th grade needs more elective choices. They need a separate lunch and gym room in my opinion. With lockers for the kids and not just P.E. locker because even thou they don't have to carry their books. The teachers require binders and notebooks. With all the other stuff that is needed to carry it makes the backpack too heavy and kills our backs. I'd prefer to stay healthy and not need the chiropractor more than once a month.

- submitted by a community member
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May 05, 2010
It's all about the people who work there. They are great.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
May 04, 2010
Piedmont is a great schools with teachers who care about their students.

- submitted by a parent
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May 03, 2010
Diverse school with caring staff granting many opportunities to every child.

- submitted by a parent

December 08, 2009
API has not improved over the years. School staff themselves need lots of improvement. I think the school district and school board should take responsibility for problems in the school.

- submitted by a parent

October 09, 2009
We have some exceptional teachers, such as in the music program, who really care about teaching the kids educational skills and life skills

- submitted by a parent

May 28, 2009
this school is nice, but it would be better if we students get more materials to fix up the school and learn

- submitted by a student

December 09, 2008
The school is awsome teachers are cool i like you shold come too safe and acceptible place to lern

- submitted by a student

June 23, 2008
It was horrible, to be honest. I'm finally graduating from this school. Most of the teachers were either nice but couldn't teach, or taught but were ridiculously mean. The only teacher I ever had that was both nice and effective as a teacher was Mr. Braden.

- submitted by a student

May 02, 2008
This school is awesome... It was my first year at PMS.. I find it easy to make friends with... The teachers were so awesome... I already got friends on the first day of school... ILOVEPMS!!!

- submitted by a student

February 07, 2008
This school is great. It does not lack of spirit or leadership at all. The teachers are great, and we have great educations. There's not much homewotk, but tons of learning.

- submitted by a student

September 05, 2007
This school is the best, everyones nice and the teachers are so caring and excellent at what they do.

- submitted by a student

May 08, 2007
Piedmont Middle is suffering from a lack of leadership: I think we've seen five principles in the two years my son has attended. Teacher quality is mixed. Some are engaged, some waiting to retire.

- submitted by a parent

August 31, 2006
I commend the teaching staff at Piedmont Middle School. My son entered into Piedmont Middle with Star test scores in the 'Below Basic' skill level for most of the test categories. He just entered Piedmont High School this year and just received his Star test scores for 8th grade and scored in the 'Advanced' level for most of the categories. We, as his parents are extremely proud of this improvement, but must credit the Teachers of Piedmont Middle for his achievement. Thanks PMS Teachers......Mrs. S. McNeil, Mrs. A. Avery, Mr. G. Gairaud, Mrs. G, Ausman and a special thanks to his counselor Mrs. J. Grumm

- submitted by a parent

May 12, 2006
The quality of the academic programs were awesome the first year my daugter attended PMS this in the year of 2004-2005. The quality of academics from the year: 2005-2006 is not all that great anymore it is very mediocre and very disappointing in the quality of teaching there now. The availability of music was excellent in the year of 2004-2005, but in the year of 2005-2006 it is very dry and not so good. The number of students versus the number of teachers is overwhelming. The environment at the school is not as good as it was in 2004-2005 that has gone down hill extremely. The parent involvement has really taken a toll and gone down. The whole environment and academic level to me has go down significantly and I very disappointed in all that is happen this year especially in the last 4-5 months of the school year.

- submitted by a parent

May 07, 2006
outstanding academics--specifically math classes. music program is strong. epectations for success and schievment are high.

- submitted by a parent

March 19, 2006
I love the music program here. It made me a music addict and I have great appreciation for it. The teachers were very caring and the students so loving towards each other. Go Piedmont!

- submitted by a parent

December 14, 2005
Great social school. Great for new studentss moving in the middle of a school year. Great eigth grade teachers. My favorite is McNeil. She is great with students and has a creative way of teaching.

- submitted by a parent

April 27, 2005
Offers a variety of school activities. Great academic porgrams with excellent teaching staff.

- submitted by a parent

April 17, 2005
Piedmont is diverse ,however it does not address the needs of the African American Students at all. The teachers are lacking in the math department and the administrators are so hung up dress code violations, that they have lost their focus on meeting the academic needs of the minorities that may need extra support and guidance.So thankful I can afford to send my kids to a provate school next year.

- submitted by a parent

March 22, 2004
I am a parent to a special education student attending Piedmont Middle. her primary teacher, Ms. Debbie Locke, is outstanding. My daughter is learning and enjoying her time at school when, previously, she was reluctant to even attend. Thank you Debbie!

- submitted by a parent

February 21, 2004
Piedmont Middle School schools rising stars and its teachers go beyond the basic school subjects into teaching their students the facts of life. They earn their respect and liking. Namely, though the family of great staff must not limit to them, are Mr. Vu, Mr. and Mrs. Ausman, Ms. Carlson, and Mr. Maino, to whom I express my greatest gratitude.

- submitted by a student

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Piedmont Middle School
955 Piedmont Road, San Jose, CA  95132
(408) 923-1945
Last modified Piedmont Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Piedmont Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 37 reviews. Top