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3801 59th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34209

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(941) 741-3157
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May 13, 2015
My son has attended 6th grade here and for the most part he said it was ok. He loves the classes and is getting good grades. The downfall would be how badly the other students treat each other. I am lucky that my son is mature and tall and can take care of any situation but he has had to walk kids home that were bullied by groups of other kids and has even had rocks thrown at him and others while in gym class. He says the kids curse a lot at teachers and can't believe how disrespectful the kids can be. I plan on moving back out of state to a nicer and quieter community. Florida schools seem to be a little out of control and it seems like that's the norm here.

- submitted by a parent

January 06, 2014
Sugg Middle School is great! For all types of students! Our staff is always welcome to have new faces as well as new students to be in our school.

- submitted by a community member

April 24, 2013
Let me start off I hated this school because i was having a bad day and in art class it was worst I got myself my first refferel for being framed so I am drawing this girl got up to sharpen my pencil and I was there for 10 minutes till I finished and I sit down and right on my paper is a innapropriate drawing and I told the teacher but she didnt listen I was speechless when she wrote me that refferel And IM going to MSA next year And I got accepted But I hope 1 refferel doesnt effect it.I just feel like I am nothing at that school too everyone there is childish and when will 6th graders grow up you know.Sugg middle school has very few electives and few varietes of food But some teachers are nice there and I guess I have a few freinds and some elective teachers are nice there to so you can choose if you want your kid to go to this school.

- submitted by a community member

May 12, 2011
I have mixed emotions about this place. As my eighth grade year comes to a close, I don't really know how to describe the past three. First off I will go ahead and say that the quality of the students has greatly diminished over the course of three years. Many, MANY kids are very immature here and I've seen many fights, on campus arrests, and vicious people who barely know me and completely cuss me out in the hallway if I so much as bump into them. This school has given me many wonderous academic oppertunities though, and is preparing me for high school where hopefully the kids will be a bit more mature. The reward events like dances are a drag, though, and there seems to be more and more "street talk" here everyday, as there is graffiti on the bathroom wall. This school does have TSA, and I love it and have won a first place trophy in only my first year! I pray that kids who come here after me will see an improvement in student maturity quality. The teachers and staff are excellent and are probably just as tired of the day by day immaturity that goes on as I am. This school was a mixed experience for me. Great teachers and academics, HORRIBLE 80 percent of the student "gangstas"

- submitted by a community member
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May 11, 2009
I went to sugg for only a few weeks. The kids there are not very nice at all very few electives, and the fact that the cafeteria doesnt serve many healthy foods. But, it is good the way they use technology. Everyone gets a Mac computer and uses it in most of their classes. The thing is, if there were nicer kids and less violence, I think it would be a wonderful school.

- submitted by a student

October 17, 2008
This is the greatest school of all time. Why give it a 5/10, greatschools.org? There aren't many electives, but the teachers are great and will prepare you for the future. This school is definitely worth attending. I finished all three middle school levels here. I finished my middle school life with straight As and two awards (History and Presidential). Don't trash this school. A great counselor, Mr. Baietto, is the best person over there. Never trash Sugg!

- submitted by a student

July 11, 2007
My daughter went their for 7th-8th gradee. Their werent many electives to chose from and not much variety of cafeteria food in the lunch room. Although I would also like to point out that the academic acheivement rate has been up thhe past few years.

- submitted by a parent

February 16, 2006
My daughter was at sugg for 6th grade and I feel it is a good school for academics but there is not much to offer kids in extracurricular activities. No art, drama, broadcasting, cheerleading, graphic arts etc. My daughters love for school deminished while attending Sugg Middle school. She is attending a different school for 7th grade

- submitted by a parent

January 09, 2004
I have mixed reviews and concerns about the quality of education my son is receiving in some classes and lack of understanding how an Asperger's Child learns. I am concerned that his 2nd revised IEP is still not meeting his needs. He excells in many subjects, but has difficulty staying on task. He often feels very overwhelmed and anxious. Sometimes he feels unsafe because AS kids often say things out of context. He feels like he is a failure when he comes home. We have another IEP meeting with the new ESE Director. I have been advocating for him and want him to be in a place where he can develop appropriate social skills and let everyone see what a great kid he is. I am considering another school.

- submitted by a parent

June 08, 2003
I remember when I as at Sugg for my 6th grade year. It was the best year ever. I remember all my friends and the trouble we would get into. I remember ending up in Officer O's office a lot of times. But the teachers, you could see how devoted to their work they are, how much they really love teaching, and the way they teach is very easy to learn. They dont confuse you in what they say. The Assit. Principal's you can see they're very busy trying to keep the school in order, trying to keep up to date with the students, and trying very hard to be there when you need them. Guidence counselors are very heplful in underdstanding any problem, are great listeners, and great advisors. Officer O, is a great person to talk to when no other latino is around. He really loves his job. Although it sometimes looks or seems like the students dont care, sleep time is durning class, and nobody's listening. The students will learn to respect your name once they understand everything you've tried to explain to them. THey'll look back on times and think,'Wow, I really understand what my teachers were trying to teach me.' I know for me, I thought 'School's a waste! Who cares?' But, as it turns out I respect my teachers for every time-out, every extended day, and every referral. Over time I've learned that they were just looking out for my well being. Thank You all for being the great teachers, principals,and officer that you are. Keep the great work up and keep the Sugg in shape. Naomy Velazuqez - 2000-2001

- submitted by a community member

May 24, 2003
This school gave my daughter an outstanding education, especially in technology. She loves working on her projects and can't wait to get to school every day.

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W. D. Sugg Middle School
3801 59th Street West, Bradenton, FL  34209
(941) 741-3157
Last modified W. D. Sugg Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
W. D. Sugg Middle School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 19 reviews. Top