We had our daughter attend this school for nearly 3 years. The bullying and the harassment got so bad that we withdrew her. Kids are constantly cutting class and there seems to be a lack of control in the hallways. The story seems to be the same with a lot of ex-students, too much trouble at nautilus. A 6/10 seems to still be too high on the charts and would expect it to drop even more if things continue the way they are. It is not uncommon to see the kids gather around and fight while others record with their cell phones to post online. In the 2013-14 school year it happened at least 5 times that me as a parent was aware of. Be careful with racism from the kids as a lot of the kids are intolerant of foreign races. Let this review serve as a cautionary tale, Even more so if you have a daughter.
My daughter is in the Junior Scholars Program at Nautilus and is doing really well. The school is located in a great neighborhood so I feel comfortable letting her walk to school alone. There are a lot of fantastic kids and very engaging teachers at Nautilus and after our initial concerns about the size of the school we are very happy with her progress.
I really like this school! The school food isnt as bad as I thought it would be and some things i love.; Especially the fact that you can get free lunch and breakfast!! The only thing that I dont really enjoy is that we only have three classes a day and theyre really long. I wish there would be more classes during the day.
Nautilus is a great school and I love it. My son is happy and is getting great grades.
This was my middle school from 1992-1993. Awesome school. Some of the teachers are still there and going strong. My son attends the school now and loves it. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK NAUTILUS. TEACH OUR CHILDREN.
The school is okay it has its flaws because lots of students in that school smoke alot and the security are the worst they are rude and mean and friends with the bad kids and they make fun of other students and mr smith he's a big problem too but the teachers and the educational programs of this school are great.
I love nautilus! It is my second home! The programs are kind of hard and lots of homework but I liked it!!
Beware of Mr. Smith (administrator) thinks that bullies don't bully unless they have a reason. WOW! My son got bullied and Mr. Smith said "what did your son do to provoke the bully?" WOW! On another incident Mr. Smith was told by name that my son was involved in a fight where 3 kids hit him I still haven't received a call from him that my son was attacked. I showed up in school to see him and he responded " I did not need to call you!" WOW! Please Parents if you have had similar issues please take your time to write on this. Please, I feel like i'm the only mother going through this and I know that is not the case. I will guide you if you need support.
My daughter and I like Nautilus. She's in the Junior Scholars program which is pretty much what we thought it would be: rigorous. The teachers are great! So far as the kids and any bullying, my daughter has made many new friends and still has many from her old school: South Pointe Elementary. We keep in touch with many of her former clasmates and none have reported any problems that I'm aware of, though I'm sure there are with a school this size. One surprise are the opportunities for music, theater and sports that offer lots of options. And the school is in one of the nicest neighborhoods in the country so I never worry about her walking home, taking the bus, whatever. In short, we are very pleased and comfortable with the school.
Im recently in NMS, im in 8th grade. I've been in this school since 7th and it is a great school to me but the problem is some teachers can be really rude... the secuirty, there not bad buttt they are friends with the bad kids soo... Students can be mean to but theres always mean people in schools so thats not a problem, but there are also ALOT of nice, friendly students. Other than that its actually a pretty nice school.
Why everyone hate the school.I like it! Especially art and p.e.! I LOVE THIS SCHOOL I havent seen any drugss
I go to school at nms it has good teachers and good staff but One thing I don't like is the security and most students The reason I don't like the security is because they Are all friends with all the misbehaved kids and most of The kids are bullies one time in nms a kid brought Jet fuel to burn down the school and all they did was Send him to juvy for ten days and he came back to the school a week Later also there is alot of drug using in the school
La experiencia de mi hijo ha sido muy buena. Excelentes profesores. Yo podria sugerir que hubiese mas opciones de actividades extra catedra.
You cant have the school without the students. The school is a grade A. The teachers did not take the FCAT. Last time I checked the students were the ones tested. That must say something- Kids at the school can't be all that bad!!!.. It takes two to tango. Skiping? Most definitely a big problem- where is security? Where are campus monitors? What is Administration up to?
It's okay ....i guess , I really am not enjoying my time here in this school. Mostly because of the students , there bullies everywhere and people are always skipping. There some good teachers but only a handful of them and right now we are dropping in FCAT levels because none of the students care. Whats worse is that the most badest students are friends with the security. Honestly this school would great place to attend if it weren't for the students
This school is okay i had fun but there is lots of drugs and fights. Some teachers arenice though
I am student at NMS . While i have attended this school i have notice terrible cases with the students and teachers. The students are always getting in trouble and really dont care about the consequences because they do it over and over again. Kids are always late to class, skip class and dont care. Im one of the students that have gotten hurt by some of the kids. There are a lot of BULLIES!! There are at least one fight a day, and kids are entertain by that and the securities dont care either about stopping it. Most teachers dont teach at all. I had to attend a tutor place for help for the Fcat ! I wouldnt suggest any kid to come here theres drugs, classroom overcrouding there are like 40 kids in a class, pushing in the halls and pushing on the stairs, i didnt love going here.
As a parent I can say my son is very happy . After we moved from Doral Middle school area I found Nautilus a very good option for my 13 years son, great staff, good security employees, teachers very accesible.
Honestly, the enviornment in this school is okay. The bathrooms are usually dirty, the halls are over-crowded, the security treats us like dirt, and there aren't many good influences. it's an okay school, but there are only a select few teachers that i would recommend. some have been there so long they act like they own the kids, and some have been there for so little they let the kids do whatever they want. this school did not prepare me for high school at all except for the few teachers who actually somewhat cared about us and our grades. Mr. Everett Evansky, Mr. William Lollis. Great teachers who showed me what high school was about to be like.
This is one of my favorite schools that I have ever volunteered at. I am gald to have my kid enrolled in this school.
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