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6-8
Public district
Stuart, FL
Students enrolled: 952
 

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575 Southeast Georgia Avenue
Stuart, FL 34994

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(772) 219-1685
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March 03, 2015
The staff cares more about the dumb dress code than the education and kids. They also care more about the FCATS than actually teaching us. The dress code is ridiculously strict and the principal is worse. Half the reason I transferred to FLVS is because this school is terrible. The staff is bad, and the whole school is just suffocatingly awful. And don't even get me started on the principal, she is possibly the worst of the worst principals. I am surprised the school district has not thrown her out of the office. She is the most unfair, unreasonable principal in the entire universe. And the whole school staff is way too liberal with referrals. Wish I could give less than 1 star.

- submitted by a parent

February 22, 2014
I am an 8th grader here at SMS. 2 years ago, I moved here and came to SMS in 7th grade. Even though I didn't know anyone, the students and teachers were very welcoming. I now have lots of friends and excellent teachers. I feel that my teachers really want to see me succeed. The school is very clean and organized. The are drugs and cheating in this school, but the education experience makes up for it. I feel very safe at school and very cared for by the staff. There are bad sides though. The teachers watch us like hawks for an untucked shirt or if our pants are too far down. My language arts teacher waits by the door with tardy forms for the pe students to arrive late. She also lets us out late so we get tardy to our next class without sending an email out. Sometimes it seems like the staff care more about dress code and behavior than education. Recently we had a real-life lockdown. My band teacher followed all the procedures and was very stoical through the whole thing. I felt very safe an confident that the staff would keep us protected. Overall, SMS is a good school and it is one of the best schools I could have hoped for.

- submitted by a community member

August 22, 2013
I feel that this is a great Middle School. My daughter is excited about joining the Band program. They have a lot to offer. It takes parent's to make the time and effort to become part of there student's school. With communication and hard work I feel my daughter will do great! The school staff are very nice and helpful as well! We Love Stuart Middle School. Keep up the good work!!

- submitted by a parent

October 28, 2012
I sent my child to this school in the hopes that it would be a healthy and challenging learning environment. I regret this decision. The teachers and administration are all but unable to communicate with other adults;the teachers are more concerned about controlling the kids than teaching them.My child called this school a "daycare" because the work, (even in advanced classes) ,is very low level.I would not recommend this school to anyone!

- submitted by a parent

April 20, 2009
My son is in his first year at SMS and I think that the school is the epitomy of quality and its staff are the consummate professionals. My son has several advanced classes and while the homework can be overwhelming at times .....that is part of the price to pay. He is constantly challenged to do his best and he does. Postings about violence at the school are grossly over exagerrated. I personally know he school resource officer there and those reports from students about school violence are just plain wrong. I also had to laugh at the 'herrendous' experience one student said he/she had there. I think my son is fortunate to be going to SMS and I look forward to him attending next year.....and if they would get a baseball team started I would really be ecstatic ...keep up the great work.

- submitted by a parent

March 24, 2009
I am an 8th grader almost finished with SMS. The teachers are terrible and care more about dress code, behavior, and using cell phones than they do academics. I would have liked to have a better experience there. If you're a parent, don't send your child to SMS.

- submitted by a student

December 19, 2008
I think my son is getting a wonderful education by some really gifted and devoted teachers. The only complaint if you want to call it that is the overwhelming amount of homework that seems to be assigned especially to children who are in any of the advanced classes. My son looks forward to school each day and enjoys his time there. His grades are directly reflective of the time and attention that the teachers give to him and there can be absolutely no complaints about his grades.....

- submitted by a parent
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July 03, 2007
I love Stuart Middle School, but there is a lot of violence sometimes and bullying. There is way too much homework some nights. I love my classemates and most of the teachers. Some of the substitutes are horrible.

- submitted by a student

June 20, 2007
Stuart Middle School has been a good experience for my child. The most teachers are dedicated and caring. The administration lacks when it comes to dealing with parents and children which is a huge shame seeing how they are the ones running the show. The school experience is what you make of it as parent and as a student.

- submitted by a parent

May 14, 2007
I have found that there has been great improvement at Stuart Middle school in recent years. The students that I have spoken to have positive things to say about their time at SMS and the experience and attitude of the staff is heartening to see. The campus is in good condition and the expansion plans for this summer are very exciting. The variety of extracurricular is great and the quality is even better!

- submitted by a parent

January 11, 2006
I do not like Stuart Middle School. It is in a predominantly Black, crime ridden neighborhood and their is quite a bit of violence at this school. Alot of bullying goes on here. My son has 3-4 hours of homework every night. It is ridiculous. Thank god he will not be going to this school next year!

- submitted by a parent

August 14, 2005
I am a former student at sms and it is herendous. My sister was harassed. I do not reccomend this school to anyone.

- submitted by a student

April 01, 2005
My son is happy at SMS. He is in all advanced classes and his teachers seem very professional and knowledgable. No complaints.

- submitted by a parent

January 27, 2005
Overall good school especially for students in the above level classes.

- submitted by a parent

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Stuart Middle School
575 Southeast Georgia Avenue, Stuart, FL  34994
(772) 219-1685
Last modified Stuart Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Stuart Middle School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. Top