this is a good school but it has no electives like dance or art so kids cant express themseleves or other languages like french or japanese so they need more things for kids to do to get them inspired
I attended Oceanway Middle 6-8 grade also. Mrs. BP and Mrs. Emery did a great job wit us. I now attend First Coast High School and I know everything they are teaching me because of those two. They also had relationships with us to where we could talk to them about anything going on in our personal lives. I would reccomend them to any 8th graders.
As a former student of Oceanway or as we called it O-Dub, I thought it was a great school. I attended 6-8th grade there and I had some of the most fun and great learning experiences. The teacher's are always trying there hardest to challenge us academicly. I got invovled in athletics and helped lead the 8th grade basketball team of '07-'08 to district champs. I moved out of Jacksonville but planned on going to Paxon, Frank H. Peterson, or University Christian. Oceanway gave me everything I needed to suceed there. Shout out to Ms.Emery, Ms.Hunken, Ms.BP, Ms.Sellers, Coach Albritton, Ms.Gavin, Mr.Llamdo, and Mr.P, oh and not to forget old man Coach Jamison!haha -Elijah G.
We just spent a half day at the school with our daughter, oh my goodness. What are we raising these days? Not one bit of respect for the teachers, yelling, out of there seats. More parents should have to experience this. Not all of the children are disrespectful, just most. Cell phones, i-pods ect. None of this should be allowed in the doors of the school. Parents after being subjected to this, its time to parent your children. This behavior starts at home and continues outside. My eyes have been open for a long, it's not the teachers it's unmanageable kids. How can we expect our good kids to learn when a teacher can't teach.
My son has has attended Oceanway for 2 years and we haven't had any problems. He is in band and the band director is great. I think it is a really good school. The teachers there are interested in the overall wellbeing of the students.
This is my child's first year at Oceanway. The teachers on the Sigma team do a great job in communicating to me on my childs progress. They really care.
My daughter is in the sixth grade. She loves the school, all of her teachers and the Drama Club. The problem I have with the school is that it is so crowded. The classrooms are way over national averages....with all the building in the area this will just get much worse. When a school is too crowded it will affect the students in many negative ways. It is hard to maintain the safety of your students and maintain discipline when there child/teacher ratio is out of balance.
I went to Oceanway the first year it opened and I am currently a Junior at FCHS but I just wanted to say that Oceanway is an excellent school! I was in 8th when it opened so I had Mrs. Anderson as an administrator and she was like a 2nd parent to me, I really miss her, Mrs.Graham, and all my old teachers that really took the time to explain to me everything. Math is my worst subject but Mrs.Emery took the time to explain it to me and step by step [and] show me exactly how it worked.
Horrible racial problems. Teachers having problems with the whole classroom, which points to the teachers, not the students.
Oceanway's teachers are always trying to find a way to explain something to us even if they have to 20 different times!
Oceanway middle school is a wonderful school. My child improved greatly while she attended that school. She made many great friends and loved the teachers. They are very supportive. She is now attending paxon high school but, she misses oceanway middle deeply! :)
I am a student that went to Oceanway Middle the first year it opened. Let me tell ya, Oceanway is a great school. I have never accomplished alot in school until I got to Oceanway middle. Their work can be a little challenging sometimes. But it's worth trying to learn it and really understand what the teachers are trying to teach us. The teacher's are great at what they do. The Principal is awsome. Basically, everybody that works at Oceanway Middle are awsome. I want to thank all the teachers that taught me at Oceanway. If it wasn't for all of you, I wouldn't be successful in school right now. Thank you all, and God Bless you all at Oceanway!
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