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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Agree (2 responses)
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Disagree (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Neutral (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly disagree (1 response)
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Too much (1 response)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Very ineffective (1 response)
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Currently, most people answered School leader (1 response)
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Cupertino Middle School
Grateful to: School leader

Posted January 22, 2016
- a community member
Kara Butler is the Principal at this school and her job is very challenging. The school has been finalizing a remodel and expansion due to demography and she has been great in her rol.

Cupertino Middle School
Teacher effectiveness: Effective

Posted January 22, 2016
- a community member
The class sizes are very large, and although most teachers are trying hard many are distracted with class management priorities.


Cupertino Middle School
Amount of homework: Just right

Posted January 22, 2016
- a community member
The homework given is not counted heavily, but for the most part is designed to give enough repetition for a skill to be remembered.

Cupertino Middle School
Develops grit: Neutral

Posted January 22, 2016
- a community member
All of these students come from affluent Silicon Valley homes, and most do not understand the meaning of hard work. Some of the kids of Indian descent do grasp the need for grit, but generally the kids are complacent.

Cupertino Middle School
Develops respect: Agree

Posted January 22, 2016
- a community member
Bullying is not tolerated, and respect among students and teachers is highly emphasized. Students are encouraged to communicate any issues.


Cupertino Middle School
Develops empathy: Agree

Posted January 22, 2016
- a community member
Sensitivity to others, cooperation, team work are highly emphasized values at this school. The Caring Community ethos is discussed often.

Cupertino Middle School
Develops honesty: Agree

Posted January 22, 2016
- a community member
Bullying is monitored closely and kids are help accountable for their actions. Whe there is a problem, a student is confronted and talked to.

Cupertino Middle School 5

Posted January 22, 2016
- a community member
The staff and teachers are extremely conscientious and go out of their way to make sure kids feel safe and are thriving.


Cupertino Middle School
Develops honesty: Agree

Posted September 09, 2015
- a parent
The school leadership is very committed to getting Common Core right; the PTA is very involved with enrichment; Also, the teachers are very committed to student success.

Cupertino Middle School 2

Posted June 01, 2015
- a parent
If I had known CMS did not offer a well rounded education I would've never send my child to this glorified math camp. The school is only obsessed with mathematics and grading not education. If your child is not up to par in test scores you will be pressured to send your kid to their "math computer program class". Everyone knows a computer program is better at teaching than a actual human being, (sarcasm). My child was made to skip a grade and is doing well in math yet they want to put him in this "computer math class" because his scores are not 100%. What happened to giving students a well rounded education? I'm sick of schools like CMS that breed non creative people that are not able to problem solve and think outside of the box, not everyone wants to be a number cruncher their whole lives. CMS needs to wake up and stop with their motto of memorization is education because your kids are not learning anything, just memorizing work to pass tests. Ask them how to do a lesson they did a month ago they won't be able to do it, one ear out the other, great job CMS! The teachers take no accountability for anything. I never met so many teachers that have zero organizational skills, never grade anything on time and obviously new to their job. The only positive I can think of is they have a good anti bullying program. Maybe this program should be taught to the parents that I see on a regular basis slapping and beating their kids after school during pick up because they got a bad grade, disturbing!

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Cupertino Middle School
1650 South Bernardo Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA  94087-5256
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 80 reviews. (408) 245-0303
Last modified Cupertino Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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