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All three of my boys have attended Nautilus and it's been a very positive experience for all of them. They're grades are great and they've cumulatively witnessed three fights in the past five years...I'd say that's a pretty good middle school track record. My last one will be leaving this year and hates the thought of going elsewhere. The fact that my kids have all loved the school speaks volumes to me. NMS is doing something right.



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I am a parent of two students at NMS, both in the Jr. Scholars Program. The school's new Principal (Mr. Bellmas) is dedicated to improving the school and he is very welcoming to parents and students. You can feel that the teachers and staff all work together. The PTSA is very involved and works hand in hand with the school administration. Both my kids love their school, they feel safe and have terrific teachers. With a bigger budget, this school would be outstanding!




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I have 6th & 7th grade boys at Nautilus now and have a 10th grade daughterat Beach High that went to Nautius for middle school. This School has been a great experiance for all of my children and the PTSA has been getting better each year to notify me of events and things I can volunteer for. The new Principal Mr. Bellmas is available to parents and is trying to make this school even better. My kids are thrilled with their teachers and this year there are tons of North Beach elementary kids that came over. It feels comfortable to see all the parents I know from elementary school dropping off their children. Bottom line is don't be scared to send your kids to Nautilus Middle school. Save yourself the 30K and continue the public school route.



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The teachers, administrators, and parents on the PTSA are all working together to improve this school. Yes, not everything is perfect. But there are excellent opportunities for students who want to learn and get involved.



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All three of my sons have attended Nautilus Middle, one just graduated an two are currently in 7th grade. All three of them have had wonderful teachers who have truly taken an interest in them. Ms. Burns, Dr. Foote, Mr. Cotabarren, Mr. Hickey...all fantastic educators. Hats off, NMS!


Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree


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My three sons are currently attending, or have recently graduated from, Nautilus Middle. Positive experiences all around so far. They have all encountered fantastic teachers that have gone to great lengths to motivate them. Ms. Burns, Dr. Foote, Mr. Cotabarren, Mr. Hickey...all wonderful educators.

Develops character: Agree


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My three sons are currently attending, or have recently graduated from, Nautilus Middle. Positive experiences all around so far. They have all encountered fantastic teachers that have gone to great lengths to motivate them. Ms. Burns, Dr. Foote, Mr. Cotabarren, Mr. Hickey...all wonderful educators.



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Former student here, I don't know what everyone else is smoking in these reviews (I bet more than one of them are fake), but I personally had a horrible experience with Nautilus Middle School. The teachers and staff didn't care about the students, it honestly seemed like they were just there for the paycheck. As for the students, you would do better to send your child to a school full of zoo animals. Rampant drug abuse, class cutting, and bullying galore. Don't be surprised if your child's grades worsen significantly after enrolling them in this school, it is truly terrible.




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I really like the school, it's clean and nice. The neighborhood is really good and civilized, the teachers are okay tho :)



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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.

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Last modified Nautilus Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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