Deerlake Middle School is a competent school. Most students in this school are from working class families who are motivated to succeed academically. Teachers are capable, effective and responsive providing positive learning situations and challenges. Administration and office staff are professional and efficient. It is a finely-tuned machine producing a body of capable students who meet the standards and are ready for high school.
I go to school at deerlake and it is a amazing school and I have so much fun there! Teachers are really nice, very clean, and if you need help, they will help you.
This is a great school! i love it here. They have the best dances and they have cool clubs. Its a really good school for students to go to. Im in the school now and im lovin it.
deerlake is a great school and it has many good teachers and good students!
My child went to Deerlake for 3 years. It is driven by test scores. The teachers generally are very good, but don't expect the closeness your child may have experienced in elementary school. The school also fails to enforce its dress code.
Deerlake Middle School is great and i wouldn't want too go to anyother school.It's like a second home too me.
I used to go to deerlake, and I believe that it was a wonderful school in every single way. The teachers made sure that you did the best that you could, and they made sure that they would help you if you were struggling with any work. The dress code was great. They didn't care what you wore, as long as it was acceptable and not showing everything. The campus is great. It is clean, and beautiful. Supervision is amazing, and I felt safe every second I was there. I loved deerlake, and my children will be there when there in middle school.
Great school but there is a noticeable separation between students from higher income families and those without as much. I believe school uniforms could help with this. Children are made 'fun of' if they don't wear the name brands that are in fashion. Besides that, teachers are all willing to go above and beyond in any way they can.
As a parent of a new student moving in from outside Florida, this has been a very disappointing school. It is ranked as one of the best in the state, however, it simply doesn't compare to schools in other states. The focus is on school average test scores and public relations at the expense of focusing on the needs of individual students. Beware of the hype if you are considering moving to Florida.
Overall a great school. Campus isn't as large as it appears to be and easy to find your way around. Teachers are very friendly and work hard with students to help team succeed. Most of the Admin and other office staff are friendly and always willing to help out. Like every school it has its discipline problems but their usually taken care and their isn't much tolerance for higher discipline (such as drugs and such).
The principal is available to the students as a leader, the teachers have close contact with the students, the campus is easy to get around.
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