My child is in 8th grade and I cant believe the segregation of children who are not doing well and the ones that are.The good are praised and the struggleing ignored and banished. The school holds 'special' days of fun for passing students and the rest stay behind still with no help but pushed off to other schools or pushed aside. Shame on peterson! Where's the compasion or real teachers at? Want to have your attend here? Run! run fast and hard! you will also be notified a month later by teachers of how your student is doing and it's too late to do anything. This schools main focus is attendance for money and if there attendance is not excused, they will get suspended.
Our 'special needs' 6th grader has not received services and support needed to be successful at Petersen. The classes are 35+ in some cases and the staff not motivated to assist outside of the 'norm.' The counseling staff has not been of much help. Seems like they have not kept up on their education and knowledge. The principal is very detatched and would not even meet with us!Weird! Very disappointing for us. Might be ok for regular ed. kids that blend in.
This school has been big disappoinment. It is probably fine for others kids but our eigth grader needs a lot of help, which have not been available, The caliber of some of the teachers has been chockingly poor. It has therefore given none of the adventages of a hug school.
Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.
The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.
To start a new list, click OK. Otherwise click Cancel.
Thank you! You will begin to receive newsletters from us shortly.
Great work! Only one more step. Now we just need you to verify your email address. Please click on the link in the email we just sent you to complete your registration.
Great work! Only one more step. Now we just need you to verify your email address. Please click on the link in the email we just sent you to submit your review.
Please click on the link in the verification email we just sent you to complete your change of email address.
Whoops! It looks like we still need to verify your email. To do so, please click on the link in the email we sent you. Can't find the e-mail? Click the button below and we'll send you a new one.
Thanks for registering. Welcome to GreatSchools, the largest online community committed to improving educational outcomes through parental involvement.
Thanks for verifying your updated email address.
Oops! You haven't verified your email address yet. To do so, please click on the link in the email we sent you. Can't find the email? Click the button below to receive a new one.
Oops! That email verification link has expired. Please click the button below to receive a new one.
Create an account to submit your answers.
Sign in with an existing GreatSchools account or using Facebook:
Your review has been posted to GreatSchools.
Share with friends! Post your opinion of Marian A. Peterson Middle School on Facebook.
Welcome to GreatSchools!
For principals and school officials, we offer a special Enhanced School Profile (ESP) which allows you to update and add information about your school, as well as respond to reviews. If you are a school official, click Continue to start.
Please note that it can take up to 48 hours for your comment to be posted to our site. While you're here, we'd like to invite you to fill out a survey on your school's programs, activities, and extracurriculars. It only takes a few minutes and will help parents get a full picture of your school.
Get started now! You have successfully registered and can now start updating your Official School Profile. The information you provide is extremely valuable in helping parents and students learn more about your school, so thanks for taking the time!
Thank you for registering as a school leader. We just need to verify your email address. We've sent you an email - please click on the link in that message to get started editing your school's information!
Thanks! We just sent you an email – please click on the link in the email to post your answers.
Get timely updates for Marian A. Peterson Middle School, including performance data and recently posted user reviews.