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30600 Margarita Road
Temecula, CA 92591

(951) 695-7370
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June 13, 2015
Ms. Hayes was the best! She's the reason I sent my three kids through Margarita and I feel so fortunate that she was their principal. I'm not sure what will happen to Margarita without Ms. Hayes. My kids have moved past middle school but to lose Ms. Hayes is a blow to TVUSD. She's one of a kind and irreplaceable.

- submitted by a parent

April 02, 2015
Help us #savehayes by clicking on the link below. She and other female teachers were harassed by a group of union protected male teachers. This is not ok. https://youtu.be/MOZfhq1gPXU

- submitted by a community member

March 18, 2015
Readers be warned. The district just fired (3/17/15) their long time principal of this middle school, Mrs. Karen Hayes. Rumor is she was a released due to complaints from the Teachers Union representing as few as 4 disgruntled teachers. Expect her replacement to allow this small minority of disgruntled teachers to run wild. According to students, teachers, and parents speaking at the district meeting, these disgruntled teachers created a hostile campus that Mrs. Hayes was working to eradicate. The Teacher Union supported School Board removed her by a vote of 4 to 1, choosing their benefactor over the children. Bad years ahead for Margarita Middle School. Good Luck Mrs. Hayes, you will truly be missed.

- submitted by a parent

April 28, 2014
This is the best school ever! Great staff and the best principal. The teachers really care about the students.

- submitted by a community member

August 13, 2012
Margarita is a great middle school. The administration really sets the tone for a great learning environment and is always looking for ways to help the students learn and grow. It's really a team effort at this school.

- submitted by a parent

November 19, 2010
Outstanding leadership. Top test scores in Riverside County, three years in a row. Excellent advanced math classes taught by competent teachers. They send their students well prepared to compete in AP classes offered at the local High Schools. Highly recommended.

- submitted by a parent

May 25, 2010
I have been thoroughly impressed with Margarita Middle School. The principal, Mrs. Hayes, sets the tone for the school with an exceptionally supportive and enthusiastic learning environment. Where I was nervous about my child moving to middle school, I have been overwhelmed by my child's increase in responsiblity and independence. The teachers are extremely supportive.

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April 26, 2010
The leadership is outstanding! Mrs.Hayes and her staff work hard to ensure their students reach their academic goals. Students receive a quality education in our school district but Margarita Middle is tops!

- submitted by a parent

October 14, 2009
This school is awesome! My teachers are so nice and they are so nice!

- submitted by a student

September 08, 2009
This is a fantastic school. back to School this past week showed me exactly why my daughter comes home loving school! The energy from all the teachers were unbelievable...it shows in my daughters personality and attitude. Great, supportive, happy, caring teachers!!!

- submitted by a parent

June 20, 2009
My child transferred midyear to MMS. Mr. Beato, a counselor, did everything in his power to make the transition smooth and really worked at welcoming our student. MMS has a program called Epicenter to help new kids get accilmated. Mrs. Hayes is a principal who really cares about students. She is an amazing leader. The 'Prides' are an extra day of elective each week; very enriching. This school is organized and caring. The teachers are extremely fair. Each time my student has approached them, the outcome has been fair. The school we came from was much more challenging academically. I think the expectations ar too low for the students. More should be expected of them academically. Meeting State Standards is not enough in the 21st Century workforce. I see my student trying less but getting good grades. The projects given are not meaningful and graded too easy.

- submitted by a parent

August 17, 2008
My daughter goes to this school, and I work at it, and it has a wonderful staff! They always go through everything and even though they can be strict, it teachs our kids disipline. Thank you MMS!!!

- submitted by a parent

January 22, 2008
Difficult to imagine a better school. The teachers are amazing, the students are motivated, and the environment is clean and safe.

- submitted by a community member

January 22, 2008
Mr. Vaez is amazing! English language arts will never be the same. Terrific education can be had at MMS!

- submitted by a parent

January 06, 2008
This was a horrible school, I was a student for one year and it was awful never send your student here! Academic teaching was very poor and there were drugs involved with students at this school.

- submitted by a student

December 28, 2007
They are very smart and work very hard kids are happy

- submitted by a parent

October 03, 2005
Wonderufl school. I truly like that fact that during the 3 years that my child attended, he was able to take Spanish-some middle school does not have that avilable. After school homework help was a plus for my child.

- submitted by a parent

May 14, 2005
The quality of acadenic programs I think are poor. There are to many students in this school. The teachers cannot fully teach and give their time to the students because there is no many students. They do have extra activities in this school. I have no comet on thoses. The parent involement is poor.

- submitted by a parent
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Margarita Middle School
30600 Margarita Road, Temecula, CA  92591
(951) 695-7370
Last modified Margarita Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Margarita Middle School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 22 reviews. Top