This school has proven to be outstanding in my eyes. This is my daughters second year there with straight 'A' s' I have seen such a difference from grade school to middle school, wherein dress codes are in place. Edline is the best source of communication, and we have never had any problems in two years. I look forward to my other children attending this school.
the schools okay. im a student that goes there. but i miss the old principal. plus im in the gifted program so from where im lookin its okay. but i thinl there a ittle to strict on the dress code.
This is an awesome school. I'm not a parent lol im a kid and im in the gifted program. It's fun and awesome here. Maybe not the new principal though...He's a little strict and mean, so im rating him a 3.
Woodlands has a strict dress code, and it's enforced. I've only had one bullying problem with my child, and the school seemed to take the incident very seriously. Less serious concerns or questions are met with being sent in circles or dismissed - but parents seem meaningless at the elementary schools my kids attended too. The front desk smiles, but you get the feeling that they just don't mean it, and heck if I delt with the public all day I probably woulnd't either. Edline was ignored for a long time, but they seem to be taking it more seriously as it was used last year much more than the year before.
I placed a previous post a year ago complaining about the school's poor compliance with EDLINE grade postings. overthe the summer they employed an in-house administator for that vital evaluative tool, and the past year went very well.
Overall school policies are good that is if in fact they are enforced year round example - dress code we start the year with strict policy of shirts tucked in, length of shorts etc, by Christmas break and up to today nothing is enforced, What about safety issues. What happened to each grade levels team leaders by the teachers, I have a 7th grader and as of today have not received one letter about any information going on with his team, example the 7th grade field trip nothing was sent home, we were not told until 2 days before, it seems the the 7th graders are forgotten...
I'm currently an 8th grader at WMS and I gotta say that although it's real strict with the whole uniform policy, it's a pretty ok school. The people are awesome and the guidance counselor rocks! The only real problem is how rude some of the people working there can be.Overall it's a good school. - Celia
I went to Woodlands for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade and graduated in May of 2005. When I look back on it, Woodlands was a great school. The discipline was always in order and the teachers were wonderful.
I cannot believe what I am seeing and I am outraged. How could these parents cut up Woodlands when they never attended? I graduated from woodlands in 2005 and I must say that Woodlands is a little strict but it's an awesome school. The entire staff is dedicated and I am proud to say that I attended Woodlands. No matter what anyone says, I know that Woodlands is a quality school.
I had rather pay my life savings and send my child to a private school than risk the chances of my child developing self inferior issues by sending her to this school. It is awful. We made the mistake of sending our oldest child there, went in a respectable young man, came out an insecure child who went from straight A's to C,D's. The teachers are less than desirable and the principal is just unexplanable. Don't risk the education of your child, send him to a better school!
I had the chance to spend some time with my child at the school one day, and that was about all I could take, I dont know how he does it for an entire school year. The faculty talks to the kids like they are trash, and they even talk to the parents that way also I know because it has happened to me! The principal is not at all in control of that school, I would not recomend the school at all. the attention should not be on is their shirt tucked in is their id badge the right way... it should be strictly be focused on education and it isnt. the children recieve no respect at all and it is a shame.
I been very disappointed in the overall leadership at the shool. Communication from the top is poor.Many times things are miscommunicated or not communicated at all. I have wriiten letters and called the school with concerns and have had no response or very delayed response. The turn-over of teachers and assignment of teachers to a class has been aweful.The Edline program has not been used by 5 out of six of my child's teachers.
I have been very happy with woodlands. I love the uniforms and the strict code that the kids follow.
I think that Woodlands is a great academic school, their extracurricular activites are outstanding, and the parent involvement is like any other school. The discipline is like no other school. There is safety. This is coming from a former student.
This school has a lot of programs to offer so the children can be involved. There have been problems with the inconsistency of teachers staying the entire year that has been detrimental to the kids. Overall, the teachers are caring and supportive.
This school has a very good state grade but the children and some of the staff are very hard on the kids. There is alot of peer pressure in this school. It's alright but I wouldn't jump for joy about it.
This school acts like it's run by the military and not a principal. They are unnecessarily strict. If their shirts are not tucked in the get a lunch detention, where they have to sit silent and isolated behind the stage. They spend too much time worrying about things like that and not more important things. Once I asked them to give my daughter a message regarding her dismissal. She rode the bus when I asked them to tell I was going to pick her up, but they were irresponsible and failed to do that. I have not been impressed with the teachers who work there either, and my daughter will not be attending Woodlands another year.
I am a student at Woodlands, and I love it! I came here from Crestwood last year, and I didn't like it! I love my teachers, especially Mrs. Cowarts and Mrs. Bicknell. They are a lot of fun!
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.
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 Woodlands Middle School on Facebook.
Welcome to GreatSchools!
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 Woodlands Middle School, including performance data and recently posted user reviews.