The Special Ed department is lacking in knowledge of CT Sped laws and they don't always adhere to them. Also, the Fifth grade Sped teacher over directs/explains and teaches in a way that does not address the child's issues. She is not sensitive to the needs of the child. Very disappointed in this school. Came from the Groton School district and they were fantastic in knowledge and experience in Sped.
Unfortunately most U.S. schools are shackled by their budgets and limited intellectual growth content for our children - Here at Mystic Middle however I find that they rise above the mediocrity of that system and offer more, as a whole to the students. Better than other local schools.
Excellent school. The principal, the dean of students, the teachers all care about the students and foster a comfortable environment for them to learn in. The music programs are absolutely stallar. We love Mystic Middle.
Mr. Stafford Thomas, Principal and Mr. James Hilbie, Band teacher make Mystic Middle School an exceptional school. We will not only treasure the education our daughter has received but all live learning experiences.
Mystic Middle has great programs and extracurricular activities. The principal is highly involved and liked by students, parents and teachers. Staff retention is very high. Test results, parent engagement and student performance are high, even by best of Connecticut standards.